American Society of Appraisers: Northern New Jersey Chapter
American Society of Appraisers: Northern New Jersey Chapter Serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

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4/22/2017
Changed Chapter contact to VP Michael Lavelle.
Archived older copy on homepage
Corrected list Officers to show Secretary is Vacant.
4/15/2017
Removed notice of April Meeting from homepage.
Edited six photos from Meeting and compiled Flash slideshow.
Reworked copy from Donna Ray and posted Meeting review and photos to homepage.
3/12/2017
Posted Calendar Notice of April Meeting with Ellen Epstein, Lynn Magnusson and Jane St. Lifer speaking and conducting a Members Only Appraisal Clinic.
Created Meeting Alert box for homepage.
Emailed notice of Meeting to subscribers.
12/10/2016
Posted Calendar Notice of December Meeting: Annual Holiday Party at Bistro 18 in Montclair.
Created Meeting Alert box for homepage.
Emailed notice of Meeting to subscribers.
5/10/2016
Posted Calendar Notice of May Meeting with Kevin Benoit: Market and Economic Outlook for 2016 with one edited image.
Created Meeting Alert box on homepage.
Emailed notice of Meeting to subscribers.
1/27/2016
Posted notice of 7-HR USPAP National Update Course to be held with Appraisal Economics.
Researched course description. Located and edited course book graphic.
Emailed Save the Date notice to subscribers.
Created banner ad for Course and posted it to the homepage.
1/25/2016
Replace email address and affiliation for Lynn as requested.
Move older events from homepage to Members page.
Post Lynn's write up of the 2015 Holiday Party, with minor edits, on the homepage.
Rework and post copy on the homepage about Paul Roberts' Life Membership.
12/12/2015
Posted Calendar Notice of January Meeting: Annual Holiday Party with two custom graphics.
Created Meeting Alert box on homepage.
Emailed notice of Meeting to subscribers.
11/4/2015
Posted Calendar Notice of November Meeting: Mark Balian's 2016 Estate and Gift Tax Changes with one custom graphio.
Created Meeting Alert box on homepage.
Emailed notice of Meeting to subscribers.
4/28/2015
Posted Calendar Notice of May Meeting: Patrick Frame's 2015-16 Economic Outlook with one custom graphio.
Created Meeting Alert box on homepage.
Emailed notice of Meeting to subscribers.
2/12/2015
Updated most website pages with new header including new ASA logo and Montclair NJ image.
Pages updated: Homepage, FAQs, Members Only, Join Us, Bookshelf, Weblinks, Business Valuation, Gems & Jewelry, MTS, Personal Property, Real Property. Copyright, Privacy, What's New.
Added new custom menu, replacing old image map menu.
Moved old news items from homepage to Members Only page.
Moved older news items from Member Only page to new Members Only Archive page.
Updated copy and links on Join Us page.
Replace old ASA logo with new logo where found and practical.
Made new sitemap for search engines.
2/4/2015
Removed notices of past meetings.
Posted notice of February 2015 Planning Meeting with new graphic.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
11/13/2014
Posted notice of December Meeting: Annual Holiday Party.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage for meeting.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
10/28/2014
Posted notice of November Meeting: Market Yourself with LinkedIn with two edited images.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage for meeting.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
9/10/2014
Moved website to new, faster server. Posted notice of September Meeting: Appraisal Challenges after Hurricane Sandy with one edited image.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage for meeting.
Updated homepage with current Chapter Officers and revised President's Box.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
6/17/2014
Posted notice of Annual Installation Dinner to ASA NJ Calendar.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage for event.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
4/28/2014
Posted notice of May Chapter meeting on "The Future of the NJ Chapter," with one edited image.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage for event.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
2/15/2014
Changed title of Mitch Caspert's talk, reposted notices to NJ, NY and Phila calendars.
2/11/2014
Posted notice of February Chapter meeting with Mitchell Caspert on Auctions and Appraisals to NJ, NY, Phila calendars with edited image captured from YouTube and edited bio.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage for event.
2/9/2014
Posted notice of joint NAIFA/ASA SNJ/Princeton Meeting to NJ, NY, Phila calendars.
Emailed ASA NJ subscribers.
Added alert box to ASA NJ homepage for event.
11/25/2013
Updated members Profile links to correspond to locations on new ASA national website.
11/21/2013
Created Calendar notice for December Meeting, the Annual Holiday Pary with new graphic and homepage alert.
Emailed Meeting Notice to subscribers.
9/11/2013
Created Calendar notice for September Meeting with Princeton Chapter on Wine Appraising with new graphic and homepage alert.
Emailed Meeting Notice to NJ, NY and Phila subscribers.
6/6/2013
Created Calendar notice for June Installation Dinner meeting with homepage alert.
5/26/2013
Posted April Newsletter.
3/24/2013
Removed homepage alert box for March meeting.
3/17/2013
Added March Newsletter to Members page, and created graphic link on homepage.
Created Calendar notice for March meeting with Anthony J. Rinaldi on Hotel Appraisal with new graphic and homepage alert.
3/8/2013
Added February 2013 Newsletter to Members page.
2/9/2013
Created Calendar notice for February meeting with Daniel Gibson, CPA with one edited photo and homepage alert. Emailed subscribers/members with meeting notice. 1/9/2013
Created Calendar notice for January meeting with Gary Snowdon with one edited photo, posted to NYC and Philadelphia calendars, created homepage alert.
Reworked ASA NJ spreadsheet and imported into Mail Chimp. Emailed subscribers/members with meeting notice.
12/23/2012
Updated homepage with tease re: Holiday Party linked to story on Members page with four edited photos and edited and linked copy from Lynn Magnusson. 12/4/2012
Updated homepage with edited copy and photos about the Chapter Installation Dinner, ASA International Conference in Phoenix, and Personal Property Symposium sponsored by Devenish Group. Copy and photos from Lynn Magnusson.
11/30/2012
Reworked homepage to include more prominent newsletter sign-up and for better appearance.
11/29/2012
Posted notice of December Holiday Party meeting with Robert Connelly on NY, NJ and Philadelphia calendars, with email blast to those chapters and homepage alert. Edited image.
11/28/2012
Updated homepage with copy and photo re: “Paul Roberts Co-Authors White Paper”
10/9/2014
Created six new pages for Officers and ASA NJ Members by Discipline, revising Find An Appraiser links.
Updated homepage.
Re-indexed website.
10/1/2012
Posted Calendar notice of Devenish Symposium with two graphics.
Emailed NJ, NY and PA subscribers.
8/25/2012
Posted Calendar notice of September Inaugural Dinner with one new graphic.
Updated homepage alert box.
6/21/2012
Updated homepage with 2012-2013 Officers, graphic of Pres Magnusson, new President's Box copy.
Added teaser for September Installation & Networking Dinner.
2/7/2012
Posted Calendar notice of February Chapter Meeting, Economic and Investment Outlook, with new graphic.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers, Tweeted.
9/17/2011
Updated homepage notices and Chapter Officers.
Posted Calendar notice of October Chapter Meeting, Solar Energy in New Jersey, with new graphic.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
6/14/2011
Posted Calendar notice of June Chapter Meeting, Installation Dinner, with two graphics.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
5/12/2011
Posted Calendar notice of May Chapter Meeting with Joseph Novelli with two graphics.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
3/25/2011
Changed homepage meeting alert box to free April Chapter Meeting with G. Scott Clemons on the 2011 Economic Outlook.
3/9/2011
Posted Calendar notice of March Chapter Meeting with William H. Merdinger with two new graphics.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
3/5/2011
Posted Calendar notice of free April Chapter Meeting with G. Scott Clemons on the 2011 Economic Outlook. This event rescheduled from January.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
1/12/2011
Posted Calendar notice of free January Chapter Meeting with G. Scott Clemons on the 2011 Economic Outlook.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
12/10/2010
Posted notice of Annual Holiday Party Meeting with "Discovering Dog Art" by Alan Fausel with graphic.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
11/20/2010
Added John Russell at September Chapter Meeting to homepage with custom graphic.
Added Mentoring for Candidates and Webinars: Growing Through Education to Members page.
11/9/2010
Updated Officers as directed.
10/24/2010
Posted notice of November Chapter Meeting, Reasonable Compensation and “Soaking the Rich” by Ray Dragon with graphic.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
9/12/2010
Updated listing of Chapter Officers and posted new President's Box with graphic.
Reworked homepage, Members Only and Join Us pages, and Directory to fix or eliminate search and other functions broken by changes on national website.
9/11/2010
Posted notice of September Chapter Meeting, Beltway Update by John Russell with graphic.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
6/16/2010
Converted Calendar blog from FTP publishing to auto-publishing at blogspot.com
Posted notice of June Chapter Meeting, installation of the 2010-11 Board of Directors with graphic.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers.
Repaired broken member profile links site-wide.
3/15/2010
Posted notice of March Chapter Meeting with guest speaker J.W. "Ted" Ibex on Calendar with graphic.
Updated homepage alert box, emailed subscribers, alerted via Twitter.
2/9/2010
Posted notice of February Chapter Meeting with guest speaker J.W. "Ted" Ibex on Calendar with graphic.
Update homepage alert box, email subscribers, alerted via Twitter.
2/6/2010
Updated Martine White's email and website at her request.
1/28/2010
Added "Residential Contents" to Martine White's credentials, as requested.
1/19/2010
Posted notice of January ASA Town Hall Meeting with Timothy Griffith on Calendar with graphic.
Update homepage alert box, email subscribers, alerted via Twitter.
11/2/2009
Posted notice of November Evening at the Races on Calendar with new graphic.
Update homepage alert box, email subscribers, alerted via Twitter.
10/5/2009
Posted notice of October West Point Joint Meeting and Tour on Calendar with new graphic
Updated homepage removing September meeting alert box, adding October with new graphic, adding member solicitation box.
Added social bookmarking, new ASA logo.
Emailed subscribers; alerted via Twitter.
9/11/2009
Posted notice of September Installation dinner meeting on calendar with homepage alert box and email to subscribers.
Updated table of Officers.
4/29/2009
Repaired links broken when ASA national moved its server and changed URL addresses.
4/17/2009
Removed NYDEC RFP for R.E. Appraisal Consultants.
4/4/2009
Posted updated notice of NYC BVAL Seminar on Calendar with homepage banner linked.
4/1/2009
Posted notice of PA Law Class at Pal's Cabin and Dinner Meeting afterward with Guest Speaker Susan Smith, MAI.
Custom graphic, homepage alert, and email to subscribers.
3/13/2009
Posted notice of March Real Property Seminar on Calendar with custom graphic; also on NYC and Phila Calendars.
Emailed subscribers, posted homepage alert box, generated press release.
12/28/2008
Reworked homepage, adding copy and photo with tooltip about Gerald Coyne, ASA and Kent Amarante, AM advancement.
Removed extraneous homepage material.
New sitemap; added Google Analytics for better tracking.
11/7/2008
Updated President's box with new material, edited photo of Kyle Garcia.
Added copy to homepage about recognition of Newsletter.
Added link to Members page to October Newsletter. Posted notice of November Meeting on Marketability Discounts with Espen Robak to Calendar, with homepage alert box, two graphics, email to subscribers. 9/29/2008
Updated Chapter Officers.
5/10/2008
Changed Cary Kao's email address, website, and company affiliation in Directory, as requested.
5/6/2008
Calendar notice with graphic for May Multidisciplinary Appraisal Lecture & Tour of Masonic Hall, with homepage alert with graphic, and notices with graphic banner for ASA Phila and ASA NY calendars.
Calendar notice with graphic for 7-hr USPAP Update Course by John Willey, FASA. Added to ASA NY and ASA Phila calendars with graphic banner.
Emailed subscribers in three chapters about both events.
4/10/2008
Calendar notice for April meeting with photo, homepage Alert Box, and email to subscribers.
Updated Members page, linking to March and April Newsletters, with new graphic.
1/15/2008
Calendar notice for January meeting with photo, homepage Alert Box, and email to subscribers.
Updated Members page, linking to January Newsletter with new graphic.
12/16/2007
Calendar notice for December meeting with photo, homepage Alert Box, and email to subscribers.
Updated Members page, linking to December Newsletter with new graphic.
11/16/2007
Calendar notice for November meeting with photo, homepage Alert Box, and email to subscribers.
Updated Members page, linking to November Newsletter with new graphic.
10/18/2007
Created Calendar Notice for October meeting with photo, thumbnail, homepage Alert Box, and email to subscribers.
Updated Members page, linking to October Newsletter.
9/15/2007
Changed Rufino Fernandez photo, as requested.
Updated Members page, linking to August Newsletter, and congratulating Justin Bain on achieving AM.
Created Calendar Notice for September meeting, compiling brief bio, editing Rosoff photo, and updating homepage with Alert Box.
Emailed subscribers.
9/13/2007
Removed Fran Zeman material from homepage, as requested.
8/19/2007
Changed homepage to show current slate of Officers.
Changed President's message box.
Posted Calendar notice and added homepage alert for ASA Advanced Business Valuation Conference
Changed graphics for softer look
7/12/2007
Posted calendar notice for 2007 annual International Conference, with homepage alert.
5/9/2007
Updated Calendar with notice of May Meeting featuring attorneys from Herrick Feinstein, LLP. Changed homepage alert box. Emailed subscribers.
4/19/2007
Updated Calendar with notice of April Meeting featuring Assemblyman Vincent Prieto. Changed homepage alert box. Emailed subscribers.
Changed Benjamin Williams designation, as requested.
1/16/2007
Posted January meeting notice and updated homepage. Emailed subscribers.
9/5/2006
Created Yahoo! newsletter Group for Calendar subscriptions, updated Calendar.
8/13/2006
Added Regional Governor's farewell and report as newsletter with attached PDF, linking from homepage and Members page.
Updated Chapter Officers and changed President's Message and photo.
Added homepage copy about Kal Barrow's lifetime membership, changing copy about Feranandez to reflect his new role as President.
7/13/2006
Changed Directory page to make it easier to find all appraisers.
6/1/2006
Posted notice of June meeting. Updated homepage alert box. Emailed subscribers.
5/18/2006
Updated May meeting notice with speaker photo and bio. Updated homepage. Emailed subscribers.
5/11/2006
Posted notice of May meeting. Updated homepage alert box. Emailed subscribers.
4/11/2006
Posted notice of April meeting. Updated homepage alert box. Emailed subscribers. 2/28/2006
Posted March meeting notice on Calendar, changing homepage alert box.
Emailed subscribers.
1/30/2006
Archived 2004-5 Calendar.
Changed Calendar format to blog page with RSS subscription.
Posted February notices for NY Chapter and NJ Chapter.
Updated alert box on homepage.
Added copy to home page about Rufino Fernandez's accreditation, professionalism.
Changed February meeting date as requested.
Emailed subscribers.
1/6/2006
Added ASA to Treasurer Rufino Fernandez's designation as requested.
1/4/2006
Archived Calendar. Added notice of January USPAP Course with homeepage alert box.
Emailed subscribers.
12/23/2005
Updated Find An Appraiser directory of members with websites.
Added new navigation to the Directory and to the homepage.
12/3/2005
Added notice of December Dinner & Auction to Calendar with homepage alert box.
Updated Find an Appraiser page.
Emailed subscribers.
10/31/2005
Added notice of November Chapter meeting to Calendar with homepage alert box.
Emailed subscribers.
10/8/2005
Added notice of October Chapter meeting to Calendar with homepage alert box.
Changed Calendar to show regular meeting place is now Pal's Cabin in West Orange.
Emailed subscribers.
9/16/2005
Updated homepage with 2005-6 Officers. Changed President's copy as suggested. Archived Calendar.
6/18/2005
Changed homepage President's box.
Added Kal Barrow as President, removed all other Officers until known.
Added ASA International Appraisal Conference to Calendar with homepage alert box.
6/7/2005
Changed Paul Engel's email address at his request.
4/19/2005
Archived March and April chapter meetings.
Posted notice of NYC Chapter's Current Topics in Business Valuations conference.
3/15/2005
Updated Calendar with March chapter meeting. Made homepage alert box. Emailed subscribers.
3/10/2005
Updated Calendar with April Regional Meeting notice.
1/27/2005
Archived January meeting notice, removed homepage alert box.
12/27/2004
Updated January meeting notice as directed.
Changed homepage alert box and emailed subscribers.
11/18/2004
Archive November meeting.
Make homepage alert box for December meeting.
11/15/2004
Added December meeting notice.
Emailed subsribers.
11/9/2004
Changed homepage logo banner to Flash movie.
10/28/2004
Posted notice of November meeting with Paul Roberts' seminar.
Added homepage alert box.
Added photo of Chapter President Mark Rodriguez with Mark Pomykacz, MAI, who spoke at the September Chapter meeting.
10/24/2004
Created Calendar Archive page for past items.
Updated homepage to remove October meeting notice.
Archived Calendar items.
Added January 2005 chapter meeting notice.
Added April 2005 Regional Meeting notice.
10/9/2004
Archived Calendar.
Posted October meeting notice and changed homepage alert box.
Posted Easement Seminar notice.
9/16/2004
Updated homepage with Chapter Officers for 2004-5 and Installation Dinner photo.
9/15/2004
Archived Calendar.
Added September meeting notice to Calendar.
Changed homepage alert box.
9/13/2004
Removed Linda Dawsons website from Directory on note from Lynn Magnusson.
8/2/2004
Added outgoing President Muranyi's farewell newsletter.
Added slideshow of images from June 2004 Installation dinner.
6/12/2004
Archived Installation Dinner.
Removed homepage alert box.
Changed homepage President's box to incoming President on How is Value Estimated?
6/10/2004
Updated Installation Dinner notice.
Emailed subscribers.
5/30/2004
Added notice of David Wolf's NAJA talk to news page.
5/20/2004
Archived May meeting, removed homepage alert.
Updated June meeting, added alert to homepage.
5/18/2004
Archived Golf Outing.
5/17/2004
Corrected day of Golf outing.
4/23/2004
Archived April Regional Meeting.
Changed homepage tease to May Liberty Hall Meeting.
3/29/2004
Changed Timothy Griffith's email address and website at his request.
3/18/2004
Archived 3/17 Board Meeting.
3/13/2004
Added 2004-2005 Slate of Officer Candidates to Members Only page.
3/12/2004
Updated Golf Outing per Timothy Griffith.
Posted notice of ASA International Conference in Kansas City, MO.
3/11/2004
Added condensed Regional Governor's report to Members Only page, with full version available as PDF.
Updated homepage tease for Regional Meeting.
3/9/2004
Updated Calendar, revising March, April and May meetings. Adding May Golf Tournament.
Notified members.
2/11/2004
Added May meeting with Liberty Hall tour to Calendar.
Added April Regional Meeting to Calendar.
2/10/2004
Archived February meeting notice. Removed homepage tease.
2/5/2004
Added venue to February meeting notice.
2/4/2004
Updated Calendar to include February meeting notice. Created homepage tease.
1/22/2004
Archived Calendar. Removed homepage meeting notice alert.
12/19/2003
Changed homepage Javascript alert to upper right-hand corner box.
12/18/2003
Archived December meeting; updated homepage tease.
12/16/2003
Updated News page to include December and January meetings.
Updated homepage tease.
11/30/2003
Removed Fran Zeman video clip link. Amplified her remarks.
Removed homepage meeting tease. Archived Calendar.
11/4/2003
Updated News page to move November to top.
Updated Home page tease and Frances Zeman interview.
10/20/2003
USPAP seminar removed from Calendar.
10/15/2003
Posted new photos of Ben Williams and Scott McMahon on News page.
10/14/2003
Added new President's Message to home page.
Added Mentoring for Personal Property Candidates, Appraising Wind Farms (November meeting), and USPAP notice to News page.
10/12/2003
Posted Estate Planners Day notice and November meeting notice.
10/7/2003
Reworked homepage tease to point to News.
10/6/2003
Posted October chapter meeting.
9/5/2003
Corrected spelling of Mark Rodgriguez's name at his request.
9/2/2003
Homepage tease updated to point to President's Message.
Calendar updated to show new meeting place and to add September Chapter meeting.
Members page updated to point to new Newsletter.
President's Newsletter posted including President's Message and Tampa awards ceremony photo.
8/26/2003
Homepage updated to include Fran Zeman's Today Show appearance.
8/14/2003
Homepage updated to show Best Website award.
8/8/2003
Added Carmen D. Brown's email and website listing to the Directory.
7/25/2003
Added Regional Governor Paul Robert's report on the Board of Governor's meeting at the Tampa Conference and the memorandum on alliances with AI and ASFMRA to the member's section.
7/13/2003
Updated Calendar of Events.
7/4/2003
Homepage updated with new President's message, 2003-2004 Officers, and photo from Installation Dinner.
Members page updated with Lifetime Achievement Award for Ralph Okrepkie, ASA and link to 2002-2003 Chapter achievements spreadsheet.
5/31/2003
Updated News and Members pages.
Created Newsletter pages for President's and Governor's messages.
Created special page for Secaucus Reporter article on Stefano Simone.
5/8/2003
Added additional listings to Directory page.
Updated News page.
Updated Members page and homepage to reflect election of officers. 4/23/2003
Updated Members page with April meeting comments.
Updated News page with May and June meeting information.
4/18/2003
2003-2004 Slate of Officers published on Members Page with homepage tease.
4/5/2003
Added April Chapter meeting to News page and revised homepage tease.
3/11/2003
Revised the Find an Appraiser feature to include of directory of designated members with websites and to put the feature on a separate page.
3/8/2003
Updated News page (and home page tease) to provide details of April Regional Meeting.
2/19/2003
Updated News page.
Added short version of Regional Governor's Report on Board of Governor's meeting to Members page, with full version posted for download as PDF.
2/9/2003
Updated News page with new and changed events.
1/26/2003
Updated News page with current events.
10/24/2002
Added Tim Griffith's picture to his President's box.
Added photo of Regional Governor Paul Roberts presenting ASA certificate to Jane Muranyni.
10/23/2002
Updated News page with current events.
10/12/2002
Edited FAQs page.
10/11/2002
Created FAQs, Books, and Weblinks pages and reworked navigation to emphasize these.
10/10/2002
ASA NJ goes live
Created Home, News, Members, Join, Recommend, Suggest, Copyright, Privacy, and Guestbook pages.
Set up email accounts.
Registered site with ICRA for parental filtering.

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