Thank you for your inquiry in regard to the ASA-IFA Portland/Rose City Chapter formerly the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA) before merging with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), and the Portland Rose City Chapter of the NAIFA (Formerly PRCC-NAIFA).
The ASA-IFA provides local representation in national and state governmental affairs.
The ASA is a leader in national and state accredited appraiser continuing education programs. The ASA-IFA provides 2-day courses in over 100 cities four times a year nationally and internationally.
The ASA-IFA sponsors four (4) 2-day NAIFA continuing education courses per year in the Portland metro area, and additional courses in other Oregon cities. Candidate and designated membership in the NAIFA provides two (2) days per year of continuing education to the members for an administration cost of $20.00 per day.
The ASA-IFA holds a monthly meeting at Ernesto's Italian Restaurant -8455 SW Apple Way, Portland OR 97225, at 11:30, the second Thursday of each month.
The ASA-IFA sponsors the following data services:
The American Society of Appraisers is a multi-discipline, non-profit, international organization of professional appraisers representing all appraisal disciplines: Appraisal Review and Management, Business Valuation, Gems and Jewelry, Machinery and Technical Specialties, Personal Property and Real Property. Our mission is to foster the public trust of our members and the appraisal profession through compliance with the highest levels of ethical and professional standards. The American Society of Appraisers: