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Mission

To promote, advocate, encourage and support our members to provide professional property advisory services to their clients and to protect the public’s best interest.

Vision

AIC-Alberta is striving to be the leading valuation association in the province. Our members will be the real estate professional of choice and the trusted source for real estate appraisal, review, consulting and reserve fund planning. 

Values

AIC-AB Members will uphold the values of professionalism, integrity, ethics, quality service, reliability, transparency, collaboration and respect.

Guiding Principles

AIC-AB will reinforce and support our Members’ values by making decisions that:

  1. Respect the needs of our diverse membership
  2. Protect the public’s interest
  3. Empower members to succeed and to deliver quality service to clients
  4. Are inclusive, open and transparent
  5. Encourage collaboration and networking
  6. Deliver cost-effective and value-added services
  7. Ensure consistent, reliable, professional service

Services

AIC-AB is the first point of contact for those in Alberta and Northwest Territories wishing to join the AIC. AIC-AB will:

  • Help individuals become a Member of AIC by:
    • Reviewing education and experience of prospective Members
    • Providing necessary application forms
    • Processing the applications for Student and Candidate Members
  • Guide Members through the designation process by:
    • Liaising with AIC’s education partners
    • Informing members of current requirements and deadlines
    • Administering the Applied Experience Program
  • Seek and post career opportunities for Members
  • Organize Professional Practice Seminars within a classroom setting
  • Organize professional development seminars within Alberta to assist Members to attain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits
  • Change membership status for retirement, resignation or compassionate leave, as required
  • Reinstate a membership
  • Provide guidance about how to become a volunteer with AIC
  • Inform Members on key issues through newsletters, publications and notices
  • Promote members and the profession through local marketing, promotion and advocacy activities
  • Host provincial networking opportunities and meetings

AIC-AB also assists the public by:

  • Answering inquiries about the appraisal process
  • Providing expert advice to the media on appraisal topics
  • Providing information about appraisal as a career