Paul R. Gillespie, MAI October 18, 2013
2013 Chicago Chapter President
4th Quarter Greetings, Colleagues!
See you at the OCT 24 Chapter Lunch* with Special Guest, Dr. Rachel Weber, Professor of Urban Planning at University of Illinois at Chicago: Why we overbuilt? (And why we’ll do it again). Meeting will begin at 12noon with recognition of CCAI Appraisers who are Veterans and Those who Served & wore our nation’s colors. Many special guests, including AI President Rick Borges, MAI, SRA and Northern IL Chapter President, Ken Mrozek, SRA. http://www.appraisalinstitute.org/education/more_info.aspx?id=29560&view=B&state=I1&sort=D
NOV 4 Bloomington: Meeting re Potential Bubble in Farm Land Values - Open Invitation to ALL real estate professionals with Guest Speaker, Mr. Michael Morris, ARA, MAI, Chief Appraiser at First Farm Credit Services. Visit http://www.ccai.org/ to reserve.
CANDIDATES – Use 10/24 or 11/4 to fulfill mandatory meeting requirement - & to meet peers!
NOV 6-7 Chicago: Residential Applications & Case Studies, visit http://www.ccai.org/
NOV 8-12 Chicago: Residential Report Writing
NOV 15 CCAI 2014 Installation - Support our 2014 Board & incoming president, Sharon Bagby, SRA!
*U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots - Consider bringing a small, unwrapped toy (not book/stuffed animal) for any age (balls are great) for the Marines' Toys for Tots Drive…Bring to the 10/24 lunch or any other event above.
Since last month, I do not have any additional news re the ASC threat of de-certification nor Illinois’ AMC Law.
Please be aware of the Appraisal Institute’s new Strategic Initiatives; I welcome your feedback.
The clock is ticking on a 45-day notice from the Appraisal Institute re Proposed Changes to AI Regulations 4 and 7- This proposal would move from hours-based continuing education to a points-based system. Do you like this? Please look it over & offer feedback.
For our Chapter,
Paul R. Gillespie, MAI (773.612.4408)