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STEVE BLACKLOCK ELECTED

President of the

British Columbia Association of the Appraisal Institute of Canada

 

Vancouver, British Columbia – At the Directors Meeting, October 14, 2016, Steve Blacklock, AACI, P.App of Comox, BC was re-elected President of the British Columbia Association of the Appraisal Institute of Canada for a one year term.  The Association congratulates Steve Blacklock, AACI, P.App, of the Nanaimo Chapter of the BC Association of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

 

Steve Blacklock - updatedSteve has been employed by Wm S. Jackson & Associates since August 2006, as a commercial property appraiser.  Based in Courtenay, BC, the firm is a medium sized real estate appraisal and consulting firm that provides quality professional services to a wide variety of clients who have interests in real estate throughout the Central / Northern Vancouver Island and Upper Sunshine Coast Regions.  Steve began his valuation career with BC Assessment – Prior that he worked in an accounting firm in Vancouver.

 

Steve Blacklock is an accredited member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada, he was awarded his AACI designation in 2009.  Specializing in commercial property – Steve has completed appraisal and consulting reports on a wide variety of property types including:  condominium projects, residential subdivisions, industrial and commercial strata units, and general retail properties.

 

Steve holds undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Geography from Simon Fraser University and he earned a Post Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation from the University of British Columbia in 2006.

 

Steve has been a fixture on the AIC-BC board for 7 years as Nanaimo Chapter Director. Prior to that, he worked with BC Assessment in the Vancouver (Sea to Sky) Office.

 

The BC Association of the Appraisal Institute of Canada is the provincial association of professional real estate appraisers. With approximately 1,000 members, the provincial association is affiliated with the national Appraisal Institute of Canada and comprises eight chapters throughout BC and the Yukon. 

 

Members are awarded designations after completing extensive education, applied experience, guided case studies and final examinations.  Members are governed by the Canadian Uniformed Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. A strict code of Ethics ensures that all members maintain high standards in appraisal assignments.

 

Professional designations conferred by AIC are: AACI, P.App, and CRA.

AACI, P.App – Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute, Professional Appraiser

CRA – Canadian Residential Appraiser.

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For further information:     Christina Dhesi, Executive Director

 

 

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Christina Dhesi

Appointed Executive Director of the

British Columbia Association of the Appraisal Institute of Canada

 

The Appraisal Institute of Canada – British Columbia President, Steve Blacklock is pleased to announce the Christina DhesiAppointment of Christina Dhesi as Executive Director (ED) to AIC-BC. 

 

Christina’s strong background in customer service, as well as impeccable organizational and administrative skills will serve the Institute well.  Her strong work ethic, commitment to the profession, excellent communicative skills, and high level of professionalism balance her management skills required as Executive Director.

Accomplishments

  • Nomination for 2016 Colliers Service Excellence Award
  • 2014 Top 20 Under 40 Vancouver Island Winner
  • 2013 Black Press Women In Business Rising Star Award
  • 2012-2013 Top 100 Finalist, Top 20 Under 40 Vancouver Island
  • 2011 Award for Outstanding Achievement – Volunteer Victoria

 

The AIC-BC Board is responsible for navigating a rapidly changing political, professional and regulatory environment. The skills of AIC-BC Presidents and the ED in this millennium are critical to managing operational effectiveness. To that end, AIC-BC will be proactive in areas of stakeholder engagement, government advocacy and public awareness.

 

Christina brings her valuation, advocacy and networking experience to meet these challenges through a proven record of business and volunteer leadership, strategy development, customer service, team building, financial acumen, and relationship building.

              
Ms. Dhesi assumes the Executive Director position at AIC-BC Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

The BC Association of the Appraisal Institute of Canada is the provincial association of professional real estate appraisers. With approximately 1,000 members, the provincial association is affiliated with the national Appraisal Institute of Canada and comprises eight chapters throughout BC.

 

Members are awarded designations after completing extensive education, applied experience, guided case studies and final examinations. Members are governed by the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (CUSPAP). A strict code of Ethics ensures that all members maintain high standards in appraisal assignments.

 

Professional designations conferred by AIC are: AACI, P.App and CRA

AACI, P.App – Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute, Professional Appraiser

CRA – Canadian Residential Appraiser

 

For more Information:

AIC-BC

www.appraisal.bc.ca

604-284-5515                                                                           

 

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LETTER OF UNDERSTANDING

On September 29, 2015 the Appraisal Institute of Canada – British Columbia (AIC-BC) and the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia (REIBC) signed a new Letter of Understanding (LOU) which replaces the one signed on June 28, 2010.

AIC-BC and REIBC recognize the other organization and their role in the industry and will continue to work together in a proactive way.

The parties have entered into this agreement for the purpose of:

  • Recognizing the professional status of their respective members;
  • Recognizing the educational achievements of real estate professionals in both organizations, and furthering the educational standards of the real estate profession;
  • Promoting co-operation and open communication between the organizations.

 

The organizations will also hold a joint conference every 2 years beginning in 2016.

We are pleased to have this LOU signed by the respective Presidents; Doug Janzen, AACI, P.App. and Andrea Fletcher, RI .

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