Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New ISA Members

The International Society of Appraisers is proud to introduce you to all of the new members since the beginning of 2014. Please join us in welcoming them to the Society!

Marie Dietrich
Portland, OR
Steven Raether
Mesa, AZ
Shannon Aubin
New Boston, NH
Jason Howe
Owego, NY
Camille Huie
Gainesville, FL
Linda Matthews
Santa Fe, NM
Andrew Gellatly
Santa Fe, NM
Maria Gianino
St. Louis, MO
Lauren Abramowitz
Glendale, AZ
David Dike Fine Art
Dallas, TX
John Latour
Montreal, QC
Janet Madrigal
Joliet, IL
Sarah Sweet-Brown
Pacific Palisades, CA
Cynthia Postma
Calgary, AB
Leslie Vitanza AnnRenee
Montecito, CA
John Romani
Ardmore, PA
Manya Basile
Beverly Hills, MI
James Kanel
Las Cruces, NM
Jerry Coker
Lumberton, TX
Lisa Schoening
Los Angeles, CA
Joseph Daniel
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Trevor LePrevost
West Windsor, NJ
Steven Stam
Lynbrook, NY
Armen Dohanian, III
Dallas, TX
Katy Alexander
San Antonio, TX
Christopher Gaillard
New York, NY
Robert Vogt
San Antonio, TX
Daniel Rogers
Williamsburg, VA
Theresa Sickler
Bluffton, SC
Holly Latch
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Vanessa Elmore
Santa Fe, NM
Jennifer Lynch
Taos, NM
Michael Mee
Dallas, TX
Robin Gross
Kansas City, MO
Mark Cooper
Sarasota, Fl
Steven McNeil
Ottawa, ON
Elizabeth Underhill
Birmingham, AL
Rachael Leventhal-Garnett
Fort Worth, TX
Brian Herzig
San Antonio, TX
Henry Cadwalader
Jackson, WY
MS Hayes
Linda Cano
Fresno, CA
David Templeton
Burien, WA
Sarahlynn Schenck
Puyallup, WA
Helen (Len) de Rohan
Knoxville, TN
Lisa Desilets
Winnipeg, MB
Rachael Storey
London, ON
Richard Henley
North Liberty, IA
Veronica Adetuyi
Toronto, ON
Sara Cain
Houston, TX
Michael Skerrett
Toronto, ON
Ashleigh Hite
Dallas, TX
Kara Dirkson
Sioux Falls, SD
Daniel Deyell
Edmonton, AB
Beata Riedemayer
Potomac, MD
Robert Golan
Hillsborough, NC
Emily Meyer
Potomac, MD
Cynthia Corcoran
Houston, TX
Michelle Stallings
Aubrey, TX
Andrew Higgins
Tucson, AZ
Elizabeth Pier
Canton, NY
Karena Rozin
Aurora, ON

The ISA would also like to recognize the following members for their successful completion of the ISA CAPP program.

This achievement marks their tireless efforts in the pursuit of education and professionalism in the field of personal property appraising. Please join ISA in congratulating these members on their extraordinary achievement:

Laura Wallace, ISA CAPP - Birmingham, AL
Perri Guthrie, ISA CAPP - Woodside, CA
Ruth Winston, ISA CAPP - New Orleans, LA
Meredith Meuwly, ISA CAPP - Dallas, TX

Congratulations to our newest CAPPs!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

ISA Announces Slate of Candidates

We’re pleased to announce the following candidates are running for election to the ISA Board of Directors:

Perri Guthrie, ISA CAPP
Tom Helms, ISA CAPP
Beth Kinstler, ISA CAPP
Cindy Charleston-Rosenberg, ISA CAPP
Fred Winer, ISA CAPP

Special thanks to the Nominating Committee, chaired by Jan Robbins Durr, ISA CAPP, for working diligently to put together this year’s slate. There are three Board positions available, each for a three year term.

This year ISA will again be using an online ballot program, so watch your email late next week for more information.

Best of luck to each candidate!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

You’re invited to the Foundation for Appraisal Education’s Seminar this August


The Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) would like to invite you to attend its August Seminar at Michaan’s Auctions, which will include nine presentations over the course of two days in the San Francisco Bay area.

2014 Foundation for Appraisal Education Seminar at Michaan’s Auctions
August 27-29
Alameda, California

We’ve put together a diverse group of presenters and topics that provides both ARC and fine art appraisers with learning opportunities and professional development credits.

We’ll start off the seminar with a reception at St. George’s Spirits on August 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

Our presenters for Thursday, August 28:
  • Allen Michaan of Michaan’s Auctions will speak on Tiffany Studios and his famous works.
  • Susan Lahey, ISA AM, MA, of Eastern Art Consultants, Inc. will present on Contemporary Chinese Art.
  • Brian Witherell, Witherell’s Auction House, will speak about The Gold Rush.
  • Peter Fairbanks, AAA, Montgomery Gallery, will present on California Art.
  • Steve Cabella, of Modern I, will present on Mid-century Modern.
Our presenters for Friday, August 29:
  • Panel Discussion on Problems of Art Authentication: What’s An Expert to Do?
    • Hilarie Faberman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Stanford Museum
    • Ben Marks, Art News Writer, CollectorsWeekly.com
    • Michaan’s Legal Counsel
  • Harry Huang, Asian Arts Expert, Michaan’s Auctions, will present on Certified Organic Snuff Bottles.
  • Laura Woolley, AAA, The Collector’s Lab, will speak about The Value of Celebrity.
  • Rick McDaniels, McBeath Lumber, will lead a workshop in Wood Identification.

For more information and to register, please visit the Foundation for Appraisal Education website and download the registration form: www.foundationforappraisaleducation.org

To secure your hotel reservation, contact Hawthorn Suites on 1628 Webster Street, Alameda CA, group rate of $139/night, group code: MCAC

Hotel phone:
510.522.1000. Deadline for group rate is August 5! Don’t wait, rooms are filling up.

For general questions, please contact Kim Kolker at kim@arttrak.com.
For more information about the seminar location, please visit www.michaans.com.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Deadline Tomorrow – Call for Nominations

Have you submitted your nominations for the upcoming ISA Board of Directors election?

Nominations or letters of intent and a resume are due to Jan Durr, ISA CAPP, no later than Tuesday, July 1.

This year, we have three vacancies which must be filled, and we are seeking candidates who will lead and inspire our membership. Each vacant position is for a three-year term. The ISA Board meets four times a year, two via conference call and two are in person, with one taking place at the annual conference and the other in Chicago at ISA headquarters.

Candidates for director must have been members of ISA for at least three years and must currently be an Accredited or Certified member in good standing. Your letter of intent, detailing your qualifications and desire to take us to the next level, are most welcome. Please send letter and resume to Jann Durr no later than Tuesday, July 1.

Jan Durr, ISA CAPP
Chair, Nominating Committee

If you are looking to become a leader in your professional community, this is your opportunity. Submit your nomination now.