For IAAO Vice President

(Added via petition)

Donna Vandervries, CAE, AAS, PPS

Equalization Director,
Muskegon County, Michigan

I respectfully request your support for IAAO V.P. My goals for IAAO include building toward the future through mentoring and educating future assessors and leaders using the skills of our long-term members, maintaining our status as the world leader in mass appraisal and doing so in a manner that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as supporting our excellent and affordable education programs – both in person and online.

IAAO activities
IAAO member 2001-present
IAAO Conferences 2008-present
IAAO Representative
IAAO Rep - Stacey Ford Winner 2020-2021
Planning Rules Committee 2010-2016
Prof Designations Subcommittee 2017
Prof Development Committee 2018
Governance Committee 2022
Conference Volunteer, Moderator
IAAO Courses and Body of Knowledge Reviewer
IAAO Board 2019-2021
Professional Designation Advisor

Leadership activities
Appraisal Foundation APB and AQB
MID MICH ASSN Assessing Officers Board/Past President, current Secretary
Michigan Assess Assn Board 2010, 2012-2020
Michigan Association Equalization Directors
Board, 2018 President
Credit Union Board 1993-Pres, Chair 2010
Elected Portage District Library Board 2014-Present
Cannon Twp. Zoning Board Member/Chair and Planning Commission Member Prior
Toastmasters Board
Host/moderate annual legislative meetings

CPA – Wright State Univ.
Attorney – Ohio State Univ.
Masters Tax – Univ. of Cincinnati
Certified General Appraiser
Michigan Master Assessing Officer

Assessing experience
Equalization Director 14.5 years, 31 years total

Teaching experience
Adjunct Prof 18 Years
Instructor Assessing Courses 2008-Present
Course Reviewer and Creator
Presenter Dark Stores - Wisconsin Assessors 2016

Assessing articles authored/published
Grand Rapids Bar Journal
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Michigan Probate Estate