New President Elected to the Appraisal Institute of Canada's National Board of Directors

Daniel Doucet, AACI, P.App from Altus Group will lead AIC

OTTAWA, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) is proud to announce the election of Daniel Doucet, AACI, P.App of New Brunswick AIC National President for 2015-2016. Mr. Doucet was formally inducted during the AIC's Annual Conference held on June 3-6, 2015 in Kelowna, BC.

Daniel Doucet, AACI, P.App is currently the General Manager and Senior Director, Research, Valuation and Advisory at the Moncton office of the Altus Group.  He has more than 30 years as a professional appraiser in New Brunswick, with extensive valuation experience in residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, special purpose properties and all types of vacant land throughout New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Ontario and Quebec.  In the latter part of his career Mr. Doucet has been involved in First Nations Specific Land Claims and Expropriation/litigation assignments.

He has been an active volunteer within provincial and national committees of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and the New Brunswick Association of Real Estate Appraisers. He is fully bilingual and will be a strong representative for AIC members in both English and in French.

"I am proud to be the next elected leader to the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Our organization has a long and proud history and our members have earned a reputation of being Canada's appraisal professionals of choice," states Daniel Doucet, president of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. "

"I look forward to working with my colleagues on the 2015/2016 Board of Directors to strengthen our relationships with our partners, to engage our members, and to continue to build the profile of AIC-designated members throughout Canada and world-wide."

Joining Mr. Doucet on the AIC Executive Committee are:

Dan Brewer, AACI, P.App – President Elect– Ontario
Rick Colbourne, AACI, P.App – Vice President – Nova Scotia
Thomas Fox, AACI, P.App – Vice-President - Saskatchewan
Scott Wilson, AAIC, P.App, Fellow - Past President – Prince Edward Island
Keith Lancastle, Chief Executive Officer, Non-voting member

The 2015/2016 Board Members include:

Dan Jones, AACI, P.App, British Columbia
Paula Malcolm-Schaller, CRA, Ontario
John Manning, AACI, P.App, Alberta
Peter McLean, AACI, P.App, Ontario
Ernie Paustian, AACI, P.App, Alberta
Glen Power, AACI, P.App, Newfoundland
Darrell Thorvaldson, AACI, P.App, Manitoba
Louis Poirier, AACI, P.App, Quebec
Dan Wilson, AACI, P.App, British Columbia

The AIC's highest honour, the Fellow, was also awarded to two AIC Designated Members who have emulated AIC's values and integrity in every facet of their career. This year's recipients include: Scott Wilson, AACI, P.App, Fellow of Prince Edward Island and Peter MacLellan, AACI, P.App, Fellow of Nova Scotia.

An Honourary AACI was also awarded to Janice O'Brien, the Executive Director of AIC-BC in recognition of over 20 years of dedicated service to members and her involvement with various provincial and national committees.

The Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) is a leading real property valuation association with over 5,000 members across Canada and around the world. Established in 1938, AIC works collaboratively with its 10 provincial affiliated associations to grant the distinguished Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI™) and Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA™) designations.  AIC is a self-regulating organization that is guided by a Bylaws, Regulations and standards of professional practice known as the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (CUSPAP) and a Code of Conduct to ensure the integrity of the profession and the protection of public interest. AIC Designated Members are highly qualified, respected professionals who undertake comprehensive curriculum, experience and examination requirements.  They are committed to continuing professional development to maintain the highest level of competency within the evolving marketplace. Our members provide unbiased appraisal, review, consulting, reserve fund studies and other services on all types of properties within their areas of competence defined under CUSPAP. For more information, go to


SOURCE Appraisal Institute of Canada

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