Scott Robinson, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Salisbury, North Carolina, began his one-year term as president of the Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1.
The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers with nearly 20,000 professionals in almost 60 countries.
The Appraisal Institute’s other elected officers for 2016 are: President-Elect Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Austin, Texas; Vice President James L. Murrett, MAI, SRA, of Hamburg, New York; and Immediate Past President M. Lance Coyle, MAI, SRA, of Dallas.
Also serving on the Appraisal Institute’s Executive Committee, as a non-voting member, is Chief Executive Officer Frederick H. Grubbe, MBA, CAE.
In the coming year, the Appraisal Institute’s officers and Board of Directors will focus on promoting its professionals, body of knowledge, education, publications and designations around the world; expanding the use of its Standards of Valuation Practice and Code of Professional Ethics; advocating for its individuals and the valuation profession as a whole; enhancing its body of knowledge; and responding to the shrinking number of appraisers.
“I am excited to serve in this role with the Appraisal Institute as we work to advance the valuation profession in the United States and around the world,” Robinson said. “It’s an honor to serve my colleagues in the profession.”