The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) is a nonprofit educational and research association of individuals in the assessment profession and others with an interest in property valuation. Membership is open to anyone and includes individuals working in government, private industry and academia, as well as members of the general public. Membership falls into one of four categories: Regular, Associate, Retired and Affiliate.
Key Reasons to Become a Member:
Education: Cost effective education programs help you meet the challenges of an increasingly complex career. IAAO offers a range of educational opportunities for the beginner to seasoned professional. Textbooks are known for their depth and quality of information.
Professional Designations: Receive certification that recognizes professionalism, and competency in matters regarding property appraisal and assessment for property tax purposes.
Peer Networking: Meet other assessment professionals to share common ideas, concerns and interests. Tap the IAAO brain trust with IAAO’s new on-line networking forum AssessorNET. Share and receive ideas at conferences and seminars. Locate other members through Member Look-Up.
Publications: Fair & Equitable and Journal of Property Tax Administration IAAO’s monthly and quarterly publications bring you up-to-the-minute perspectives and research on today’s assessment issues.
Library Services: Access to a research library featuring 10,000 volumes of literature and over 600 periodicals.
Members-only Access and Discounts: Receive special rates on publications, text books, technical standards, seminars, and conference registration. Utilize special sections and resources on the IAAO Website including access to the library through LibraryLink and the Glossary for Property Appraisal and Assessment.
Leadership Opportunities: Become an author in one of IAAO’s publications. Help shape industry policies by volunteering for a committee, or consider running for the IAAO Executive Board.
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