Awards and Recognitions

NCAAO Assessor of the Year:

The Assessor of the Year Award is designed to recognize one outstanding North Carolina Tax Assessor annually.  It is presented in recognition of outstanding achievement in tax administration and public service.  General requirements of the award include:

  1. Must be a North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers member in good standing;
  2. Must have been an Assessor for at least 10 years; and

Must be now or have been recently active in the regional tax association, North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers and International Association of Assessing Officers.

NCAAO Appraiser of the Year:

The Appraiser of the Year Award is designed to recognize one outstanding appraiser annually.  It is presented in recognition of outstanding achievement in tax assessment and public service.  General requirements of the award include:

  1. Must be a North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers member in good standing;
  2. Must have five (5) years of continuous appraisal service as a Certified County Appraiser; and

Must have demonstrated an exceptional performance record over the past two (2) years in his or her local community.

Henry W. Lewis Award:

This award is given in honor of Henry W. Lewis in recognition of exceptional accomplishments in advancing the science and art of property  tax assessment in North Carolina.  By order of the President and Executive Committee of the North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers. 

Joseph E Hunt Award:

The North Carolina Association of Assessing Officers (NCAAO) has approved The Jurisdiction Award to be presented each year in recognition of a county (or counties) achievement in areas of property tax assessment and/or collection, the implementation of a project, or endeavors to enhance the overall effectiveness of a county tax department. The recipient(s) will receive prestigious recognition and an award at the annual NCAAO Fall Conference in November. The NCAAO reserves the right not to give this award annually but as it deems justified.

The President’s Recognition For Outstanding Contributions to Assessment Administration

The President’s Recognition For Outstanding Contributions to Assessment Administration may be awarded annually by the NCAAO President upon written approval by the NCAAO Past President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  The President at his discretion may choose not to recognize a recipient, however, the President may not issue more than one (1) award in any year.  This recognition can be awarded to an individual, two individuals, a group, a company, an institution or organization that has made an outstanding contribution of any type to further the cause of the NCAAO and the assessing profession.

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