Archive for December, 2013

Member Spotlight: Donna Vandervries

TweetDonna Vandervries is the real deal. From a career starting in public accounting, to becoming a lawyer to a career in assessing, she is a successful professional who has recently received her Ad Valorem designation. Read on to learn more about her professional journal and why she decided to invest her time in the Ad […]

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ASA Leaders Represent Society in Tokyo

TweetSeveral ASA leaders recently traveled to Tokyo, Japan to represent the Society. November 4-7—ASA’s International President, J. Mark Penny, ASA and ASA’s Past-Chair of the Machinery and Technical Specialties Discipline, Richard Berkemeier, ASA participated in a special meeting coordinated by the Japanese Society of Independent Appraisers (JaSIA). Attendees were key members of JaSIA including representatives […]

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ASA Helps Train New Generation of Valuation Professionals

TweetOne noticeable addition at ASA’s recent 2013 International Appraisers and Advanced Business Valuation Conferences in San Antonio was the increased numbers of prospects, applicants, candidates and newly designated ASA members just beginning their careers. Although detailed numbers are difficult to measure there was a noticeable change in this demographic of attendees. “Networking, of course, is […]

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Hudson Valley Chapter Pays Tribute to Norman Rockwell

TweetA fitting homage for the Thanksgiving holiday. ASA’s Hudson Valley chapter recently sponsored an annual education seminar that featured a special tour of the Norman Rockwell Museum hosted by the museum’s deputy director/chief curator Stephanie Plunkett. That evening, dinner was held at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, MA—the same location featured in Norman Rockwell’s […]

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ASA’s DC Chapter Hosts Legislative Update Event

TweetASA’s Washington, DC chapter recently hosted a special legislative update event that featured John D. Russell, JD—ASA’s Director of Government Relations. Mr. Russell shared his insights on the latest legislative and regulatory issues affecting the appraisal profession across all disciplines. To learn a little more about the event we spoke with chapter member and event […]

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