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IAAO election results announced

IAAO recently completed the election process for the 2021 Board of Directors and the following members were elected.  In addition, members approved the proposed amendments to the IAAO Bylaws.

President Elect - L. Wade Patterson
Vice President - Patrick Alesandrini, CAE, RES
Region 1 - Marcy Martin, AAS
Region 2 - Brian Gay
Region 3 - Terry Taylor, CAE, RES, AAS

Paul Welcome named IAAO Interim Executive Director

With the retirement of Ron Worth as IAAO Executive Director, the IAAO Board has named Paul Welcome, CAE, FIAAO, as interim Executive Director effective Oct. 1.  Paul is a former IAAO president and Johnson County, Kansas, Appraiser. He will serve until a new Executive Director is selected, which IAAO intends to name by the end of the year. IAAO is working with a search firm and will be publicizing the job opening and interviewing candidates.

IAAO accepting research topics for Research Grant Program

IAAO is accepting research topics submissions for the 2021 IAAO Research Grant Program and IAAO members, along with students and faculty, are now eligible to submit proposals. The IAAO Research Grant Program, formerly the Academic Partnership Program, provides financial support to complete research in areas related to property appraisal, assessment administration, and property tax policy. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, February 12, 2021.



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IAAO accepting research topics for Research Grant Program

Upcoming Meetings

Legal Seminar Cancelled

As a result of the Austin area tightening coronavirus restrictions, IAAO has cancelled the 41st Annual Legal Seminar, originally scheduled for Dec. 3-4, 2020 in Austin, Texas. The seminar annually covers legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry and the IAAO Legal Task Force will be working on offering some of the programs as separate webinars. Separately, the Preparation and Trial of the Property Tax Appeal Seminar is scheduled to take place in Des Moines, Iowa, on the campus of Drake University, in June of 2021.

Women's Initiative Task Force hosting conversations

The IAAO Women's Initiative Task Force is setting up a series of interactive virtual presentations and the first call discussed gratitude and why it's so good for you. Future calls will be set up and to be put on the list to be contacted please use the signup page.

2021 Annual Conference in Chicago, 2020 Conference access available

The 2021 Annual Conference is scheduled for August 29 to September 1. The 2020 Annual Conference is over however attendees can still view the sessions and anyone who missed the conference can purchase access. Post conference on demand conference registration provides access to videos of all educational sessions, plus Keynote, Plenaries, and Thought Leadership presentations, Board of Directors Candidates messages, and Annual Business Meeting. Also provides access to Conference Photo Wall, Networking/Speaker Directory, Exhibit Hall Booths (no live interaction), Awards/Recognition Page, and Resources and Materials section, which includes forms to track CE credits for sessions. Cost is $250 for member and $450 for nonmembers.

Women's Initiative Task Force Calls

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Find the resources you need in the library

Looking for an IAAO resource? Find all of our internationally recognized publications, standards, and periodicals here. Members have full access to the IAAO Library as well as IAAO Connect, our member community networking tool.

Research Exchange

The new IAAO Research Exchange is also now available. The Research Exchange is the central repository for research papers and journal articles relevant to the property tax assessment and administration community.

Subject Guides

The library recently released two new subject guides. The Marijuana Valuation Subject Guide provides links to articles, reports and websites with information on this new special property type. The Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide focuses on how green buildings features impact property valuation.

Research Exchange

Subject Guide on Marijuana Valuation

New Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide

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