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Below are important notices and upcoming events

It is with the great sadness that we announce the passing of MAAO Executive Director, Robert "Bob" J. Ellia.  Bob served this Association as the 1st Executive Director since July 1, 2008.  We will be honoring him in our MAAO Newsletter.  If you should like to share your memories, stories or anecdotes about Bob, please click the following link, Thoughts, or send an email to Christine Purple at adminasst@maao.org.

If you should need to contact the MAAO for any items or issues, please contact Christine Purple at adminasst@maao.org or 774-249-8624. As well, the MAAO Executive Board has appointed Peter Caron as the Acting Executive Director.  If you should have urgent need to contact him regarding issues you do not feel can be resolved by Christine, you may contact him at maaointerimdirector@gmail.com or his cell phone 781-983-2391.

FY2019 Executive Board Nominations

Are you interested in running for the MAAO Executive Board?  If so, the MAAO Nominating Committee has been formed for the FY2019 Election.  Please review the information below.  We encourage all who are interested in being involved to apply.  Please be aware that our By-Laws require that E-Board members be a regular member and hold a valid MAAO designation.

The By-Laws require that the Nominating Committee name candidates for the two open positions of Executive Board and at least one name for President Elect (the current President Elect automatically moves into the Presidency). 

If you are interested in serving the Association, please submit your letter of interest to any of the members of the nominating committee listed below by January 2, 2018

MAAO Nominating Committee

Peter Caron, Chair, Lynn - pcaron@lynnma.gov

Ellen Blanchard, Carver - ellenmblanchard@gmail.com

Kathleen Stanley, Paxton - kstanley@townofpaxton.net

Michael Golden, Lexington - mgolden@lexingtonma.gov

Maureen Cronin, South Hadley - mcronin@southhadleyma.gov

If you wish to send a hard copy, please mail it to:  Mr. Peter Caron, MAA, Director of Assessing, 3 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901.


COURSE 200 - Principles of Assessing Procedures

Sponsored by Essex County Assessors Association & Middlesex County Assessors Association


When:             January 19, 20, 26, 27 & February 2, 2018


Time:              9:00 am – 4:30 with a 1 hour lunch break on your own


Where:           Saugus Town Hall Auditorium (2nd Floor) 298 Central Street, Saugus, Massachusetts


To Register:   Click on “Upcoming Events” on the left-hand side.  Select the event and follow the prompts to the end.  You will receive an email confirmation once your registration is complete.

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