For IAAO Vice President

Amy Rasmussen, RES, AAS

Director of Litigation
Polk County Assessor’s Office
Des Moines, Iowa

I respectfully ask for your vote for IAAO Vice President. I have been in the assessment profession for 28 years and am fortunate to have been mentored by many hard working, dedicated professionals. I therefore, feel a strong responsibility to give back to IAAO. My goals are to: align association resources in order to continue developing ways to mentor and foster new leaders, strengthen our current membership while looking for innovative ways to recruit new members, and focus on providing the highest quality education at the most affordable cost. For more information please visit https://www.voteamyforvp.com.

IAAO Involvement and Leadership:

  • Professional Development Committee, Chair 2017
  • Executive Board, 2014 - 2016
  • USPAP Committee SME, 2015 - present
  • Budget Committee, 2016
  • Technology Special Committee, 2014 -2015
  • Vision 2020 Committee, 2014
  • Planning and Rules Committee, 2009 - 2013
  • Senior Specialty Instructor, Professional Designation Advisor, IAAO Representative

State Leadership:

Iowa Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board

  • Board member, 2005 - 2011; vice chair, 2008 - 2010

Institute of Iowa Certified Assessors

  • Board of Directors, 2011 - 2016
  • Summer Seminar Committee, 2010 - 2014 & 2017; chair 2010 - 2012
  • Ethics Committee, 2007 - 2008
  • Narrative Grading Committee, 2005 - 2006

Iowa State Association of Assessors

  • Public Relations/Editorial Committee, 2012 - present
  • Nominating Committee, 2011

Professional Designations, Certifications, and Awards:

  • Clifford B. Allen Most Valuable Member - 2017
  • Assessment Administration Specialist - 2013
  • Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund Scholarship Recipient - American Business Women’s Association, West Des Moines Chapter, 2012
  • Certified Public Manager - 2011
  • George C. Askew Award - The American Academy of Certified Public Managers, 2011
  • Residential Evaluation Specialist - 2010
  • Iowa Certified Assessor - 2005
  • Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser - 2002

Education:

Master of Public Administration, Public Policy, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa