Maine Chapter of IAAO

The Maine State Chapter of IAAO was first established in 1978 by then Secretary Mike Austin. In honor of Mike’s memory, we offer a scholarship annually in his name, in order for a member to become CAE certified.

We continue to thrive with a healthy membership and full Board of Directors. We meet as a Chapter four times a year, with full days of educational opportunities. Like Massachusetts, the State of Maine’s taxing jurisdictions are governed by municipalities, not counties, although we also have 18 county seats.

Our purpose is to educate the public on the importance of work performed by assessing officers and to improve the standards of present assessment practice; to elevate the standards of personal requirements in assessment offices; to work for justice, equity, and uniformity within the tax structure and the distribution of the same.


President Kerry Leichtman
Vice President Judy Mathiau
Treasurer Matthew Sturgis
Secretary Clinton Swett 
Past President Wade Rainey
Director  Kyle Avila
Julie Etheridge
Darryl McKenney
Martine Painchaud