Utah Chapter of IAAO

The Utah Chapter of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) serves as an educational and networking resource for public property appraisers and their staff throughout the state of Utah. We strive to follow the mission of our parent organization to promote innovation and excellence in property appraisal, assessment administration, and property tax policy through professional development, education, research, and technical assistance. Founded in 1965, the Utah Chapter of the IAAO also strives to:

  • Promote uniform and equitable principles of assessment through professionalism;
  • Educate the public on the importance of the work performed by assessing officers;
  • Improve assessment standards through education and modern methods of efficient technology;
  • Promote professional designations through our organization; and
  • Better serve Utah taxpayers  


President Chris Stavros
President Elect Burt Garfield
Chairperson Josh Wadsworth
Secretary Julie Medley
Treasurer Aaron Miles
Executive Board  Sharon Torgensen
Executive Board
Verna Blair
Executive Board Matt Hone
Executive Board Amy Garren-Clark
Executive Board Cassandra Macklin
Executive Board Mark Tebbs
Education Specialist Tiffany Opheikens, RES