2013 WAAO AWARDS  

Most Valuable Member - Shannon Krause

In recognition and appreciation of initiative for recent contributions to WAAO and the assessment profession, including her service and leadership in the following positions and committee’s: President; Vice President; President-Elect; Past President; Director; Chairperson of WAAO’s Nominating and Planning & Management Committee’s; Co-Chair of the Education & Training Committee; several Ad Hoc Committee’s; League Trustee; Legislative; and, Public Relations.

 
CHAIRPERSON OF THE YEAR - Rocco Vita

This year's award is in appreciation for assuming the Chair of a committee that required extensive work and service hours. 

In grateful appreciation for exceptional service to the assessing profession for his work as Chairperson of the Legislative Committee.  


WISCONSIN AWARD - Mary Reavey
The Wisconsin Award is the most prestigious award each year awarded by the WAAO for exceptional individual efforts to promote the goals of WAAO.  The person receiving this year's Wisconsin award has been involved in WAAO for many years - serving in the following capacities

In recognition and appreciation of initiative for continuing contributions to WAAO and the assessment profession over a period of several years, including her service and leadership in the following positions and committee’s: President; Vice President; President-Elect; Past President; Director; Chairperson of the IAAO 2006 Host Committee, the IAAO Endorsements Committee; WAAO’s Exemptions, Legislative, Nominating and Strategic Planning Committee’s; Assessment Practices; Bylaws; Re-Engineering; State & Local Finance; USPAP; WPAM; Awards; DOR Liaison; Education & Training; League Trustee; Membership Services; Planning and Management; Program; Real Estate Standards; and, was awarded Most Valuable Member in 1992.


DISTINGUISHED LIFE MEMBER AWARD - Pam Hennessey

Pam served with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue for several years and helped to develop training for Boards of Review. For the past 10 years she has served as WAAO’s Secretary, working with the Executive Board of the Association and keeping the Association records updated.

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