The Illinois Chapter of the IAAO is pleased to announce 10 two-hour continuing education sessions for 2022. Each session will count as two hours of CE credit with the IDOR and IPAI for CIAO maintenance.nnOur January session, "The Impact of Reassessment & the Relationship of Ratios" will be offered for FREE for all Illinois assessors and deputies.n

When: Once a month on a Thursday morning (see schedule for dates) from January through October.

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon Central Time

Where: Virtually via Zoom

Required: Web camera and microphone for attendance


        • $350 for all 10 sessions for non-members
        • $30 for Illinois Chapter of the IAAO Members per session (except January)
        • $450 for non-members per session (except January)
        • $210 for all 10 sessions for Chapter Members

Capacity: 90 participants per session

Each session includes a prerecorded IAAO webinar along with a question-and-answer session performed by a live moderator. Participants MUST attend the entire 2-hour session to receive credit. Additionally, all participants MUST have a web camera and microphone for attendance and participation purposes. Attending 8 sessions will earn the participant 16 CE hours.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Course Coordinator Dale Butalla at

Seminar Topic Date
The Impact of Reassessment & the Relationship of Ratios (FREE) January 5
Excel Can Do That? Part 3: The Power Edition February 2
Deliver Compelling & Captivating PowerPoint Presentations March 2
Foreclosure Sales and the Mass Appraisal Process April 6
Preferential Assessments - Open Space, Forestry, Conservation Easements May 4
Demystifying Commercial Property Appraisal Technology June 1
Court Decisions Every Illinois Assessor Should Know July 6
Zen and the Art of Hotel Valuation August 10
Cap Rates and Valuation Metrics from REITS September 7
GIS/CAMA October 5

IAAO Illinois Chapter Executive Officers


Timothy A. Jorczak, CAE, AAS, CIAO
McLean County (McLean - Bloomington, IL)

Vice President

Julie A. Russell, CIAO-S
Fulton County (Fulton - Lewistown, IL)

Dale D. Butalla, CIAO-M
Will County (Will - Joliet, IL)

Jennifer Campbell, CIAO
Piatt County (Piatt - Monticello, IL)

Immediate Past President

Mark D. Armstrong, CIAO-M
Kane County (Kane - Geneva, IL)

Executive Committee Member at Large

Chesney M. Leafblad, CIAO-M
Warren Township (Lake - Gurnee, IL)

Executive Committee Region #1
Jeff Lee, CIAO
Lake Villa Township (Lake - Lake Villa, IL)

Executive Committee Region #2

Brent D. Dornon, RES, AAS, CIAO
Tyler Technologies (Peoria - Peoria, IL)

Executive Committee Region #3

Georgene Zimmerman, CIAO
Adams County (Adams - Quincy, IL)