Chapter News

  1. AI News Release: Appraisal Institute Joins 35 Groups Seeking to Halt Appraisal Waivers


    For immediate release
    Sept. 7, 2017

    For more information:
    Ken Chitester
    O/M 312-335-4290

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  2. Appraiser News Online - September 6 Edition


    The latest issue of Appraiser News Online is now available! Click here to read it on the AI website. 

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  3. AI Relief Foundation - Here to Help

    We Are Here to Help

    Recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma remind us that disaster can strike anytime and anywhere, and the AI Relief Foundation is here to help.

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  4. Save the Date: 2018 Appraisal Institute Annual Conference

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  5. New AI Video: Why Pursue Appraisal Institute Designations?

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  6. Summer 2017 Newsletter

    View our summer newsletter today!


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  7. LDAC Recap

    LDAC Recap - Kassidy Noem

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  8. June 2017 Presidents Letter By Brian R. Tinjum, MAI

    Greetings North Star Chapter Members:

    The 2017 Trends Seminar was well received.  A special thank you to Justin Reed,  MAI - Chair of the 2017 Trends Task Force and his committee: TJ Espensen; Joan Johnson, RM; Byron Miller, SRA, AI-RRS; Frances Odenthal, MAI; Greg Reich, MAI, SRA; Sam Schulte, MAI; Mitch Simonson, MAI; Mary Ulwelling, SRA; Brett Hall, MAI, SRA; and Maribelle Cushman.  I know they invested countless hours to present a successful program.  Justin was also able to get an event sponsor, Co-Star.  Thank you Co-Star for the sponsorship.

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  9. Membership News

    Congratulations to our newly Designated Members
    Reid Loidolt, MAI - TCF Bank in Minnetonks
    Derek Pedersen, MAI - Hosch Appraisal and Consulting in Champlin
    Richard Nordquist, MAI - Insight Realty Advisors in St. Paul
    Charles Paulson, MAI - Springer Appraisals - Rochester, MN - 6-23-17
    Welcome to
    Candidate for Designation—General
    Jonathan Hicks - City of Minneapolis
    Jason Oberhamer - GTRE - Minneapolis
    Travis Shaykett - Shaykett Appraisal - Sioux Falls, SD

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  10. Appraisal Institute Leadership Resource Registry

    Leadership Resource Registry Submissions Due Sept. 1. The 2018 National Leadership Resource Registry is now open for submissions! 

    To be considered for national committees, individuals must express their interests within the Registry by Sept. 1. 

    To access the Registry go to click on
    the tab “About Us” click on “AI Volunteer Opportunities”. Indicate your areas of interest and expertise and volunteer to serve on the National, Regional or Chapter level.

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