For IAAO Vice President

Lisa A. Hobart, CAE, PPS, FIAAO

Consulting Assessor
Birmingham, Michigan

Candidate Video

Michigan Certified General Appraiser #1201000475
Chief Assessor – West Bloomfield Township Michigan (Retired)
Chief Assessor – City of Detroit, Michigan (Previous)

IAAO involvement and leadership
  • Executive Board Member
  • Member since 1988
  • Senior Instructor – Teaching in 40 States, 4 Canadian Provinces, 2000+ students!
  • IAAO Designation Advisor – 7 achieving the CAE, RES, or PPS in 2020!
  • Contributing Author Property Assessment Valuation (PAV), 3rd Edition
  • Chair – IAAO Authoritative Text Task Force (Rewrite of IAAO Glossary) 2020-2021
  • Chair – Designation Skills Map Task Force 2020
  • Chair – IAAO Valuation of Personal Property Standard 2018
  • Nominating Committee
  • IAAO Editorial Review Board - current
  • Course Content Task Force Member
  • Technical Standards Subcommittee of Research and Technology Committee
  • TeGOVA - European Valuation Standard - Reviewer - current

National Contributions

  • Author – Assessor Training Manuals, Presentations for more than 100 Chapters/Affiliates
  • The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) Board of Trustee Member, 2015-2020
  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Former Detroit Chapter President
  • Michigan State Assessors Board – Member/Chairperson, 2000-2009, Gubernatorial Appointment
  • Michigan Assessors Association - Instructor, Education Chair, Audit Chair


  • 2018 Recipient of the IAAO Fellow Award
  • 2016 IAAO Most Valuable Member
  • 2014 IAAO Instructor of the Year
  • Provide support to the IAAO elected leaders and professional staff for the benefit of all members.
  • Development of a Rapid Response Task Force. Goals include providing timely information and focused education programs for our membership on contemporary topics.
  • Ensure careful attention to member expectations with immediate leadership review and response. Specific areas include:
    • Develop contemporary topic continuing education workshops and courses.
    • Involve more members seeking to contribute to our association.
    • Conduct meetings in locations which maximize membership attendance and participation.
    • Survey members regularly on ways IAAO can better serve every member.