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IMA Committees

 

Volunteers play a critical role in shaping the IMA - without their leadership, the organization would not be possible.  Serving on a committee is a great way to get to know your fellow colleagues and get involved with the Institute. 

For more information on Committees, contact the IMA office or a members from our Leadership Team. Click on any of the Committees below for more information.


Purpose: Sets standards for academic qualifications leading to the granting of professional designations.

Mandate:

  •  Monitor the course content of full-time diploma program "Real Property Administration"at Seneca College and Certificate Program in Real Property Assessment at University of British Columbia, to ensure IMA standards are maintained.
  • Maintain and update policy and procedure manual.
  • Review and grant course exemptions and/or equivalency applications.
  • Administer the written and oral exams for M.I.M.A Candidates.
  • Where applicable, review and make recommendations for approval of: M.I.M.A elevations, A.I.M.A applications and reinstatement applications.
  • Recommend to the Board any proposed changes to existing programs.
  • Communicate relevant issues with the CPD Committee.
  • Complete any other assignments  as directed by Executive and/or Board of Directors.
  • Apply to the Executive Committee in wirting for approval of any financial expeniture beyond the approved budget.
  • Submit a report for each Board of Directors Meeting and an Annual Report thirty days prior to Annual General Meeting.
  • by special assignment, review equivalency of new IMA Courses to Seneca RPA Program and UBC courses.

 

Composition: Chair, Two Vice Chairs, Four Members, One Corresponding Member (CPD Chair or Designate), Ex-Officio - 2nd Vice-President

Purpose: Plan, organize and publish the IMA quarterly issues of Insti-News.

Mandate: 
 

  • Compile a minimum of four (4) Annual Insti-News publications.
  • Develop a strategy for soliciting original material.
  • Peruse other valuation and related periodicals for material that would be suitable to include in Insti-News.
  • Develop and publicize contests, prizes and awards etc. to encourage members
    to write material for publication.
  • Complete any assignments as directed by the Executive and/or Board of Directors.
  • Apply to the Executive Committee in writing for approval of any financial expenditure beyond the approved budget.
  • Submit a report for each Board of Directors Meeting and an Annual Report thirty (30) days prior to the AGM.
  • By special assignment, develop interview questions for retirees' profile "Where Are They Now?" and for "People on the Move"as a regular column.

 

Composition: Chair, Editor, One Vice Chair, Four Members, Ex-Officio - 2nd Vice-President

 

Purpose: Manage the IMA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program.

Mandate: 
   

  • Manage the online CPD platform.
  • Approve event/activities for CPD credits/hours, as needed.
  • Approve requests for exemption to hours for the CPD program.
  • Complete any assignments as directed by Executive Committee and/or the Board of Directors.
  • Apply to the Executive Committee in writing for approval of any financial expenditure beyond the approved budget.
  • Submit a report for each Board of Directors Meeting and an Annual Reportthirty (30) days prior to the Annual General Meeting.

 

Composition: Chair, Two (2) Vice Chairs, Four (5) Members, One (1) Corresponding Member (Accreditation Chair or Designate), Ex-Officio – 1st Vice-President

Purpose: Maintain an ongoing communication strategy with members and non-members and promote the growth and retention of IMA Membership.

Mandate: 
 

  • Promote the benefit of membership with IMA and maintain all marketing material.
  • Draft/recommend promotional programs for new members.
  • Address/recommend communications necessary to retain members.
  • Attend annual RPA class information sessions at Seneca College to promote IMA.
  • Create and circulate Membership Survey.
  • Report and make recommendations of membership related issues to the Executive Committee or Board of Directors.
  • Submit a report for each Board Meeting and Annual Report thirty days prior to AGM.
  • On special assignment: i) Implement the IMA Ambassador Program for new members and ii) Recommend a program to enroll members in promoting benefits of IMA to other members.

 

Composition: Chair, Four Members, Ex-Officio - Past President

Purpose: Manage the annual nominations and election processes for the IMA Executive positions, (President, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice-Presidents).

Mandate: 
 

  • Administer the nominations for the IMA Executive positions: (President, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice-Presidents).
  • Review nominations to ensure the candidates and nominators are members of the Institute in good standing.
  • Specifically, Solicit nominations for 3rd Vice-President position prior to March 31st. Where multiple nominations are received, administer the election process through an electronic voting process. Members without email will receive ballots by mail.
  • Communicate the IMA Executive positions at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

 

Composition: Chair (Immediate Past President), Three Members (Past Presidents), Ex-Officio - 3rd Vice-President

Purpose: Manage the IMA Scholarship Trust Fund Program.

Mandate: 

  • Promote the Scholarship Trust Fund fundraising events and raise funds for the various IMA scholarships and awards.
  • Maintain and update the criteria within each of the scholarships.
  • Review the criteria within each of the scholarships to determine the award recipient.
  • Ensure that the funds of the Scholarship Trust Fund are well documented and maintained.
  • Select the successful applicants for the awards and scholarships.

 

Composition: Chair, President, Three Trustee Members

Purpose: Plan and organize the IMA Annual Conference.

Mandate: 

  • Conference Co-Chairs in consultation with the Executive Director, appoint Conference Subcommittee Chairs.
  • Plan the annual Conference, by establishing: Program, Entertainment, Fundraising, Golf Tournament and any other subcommittees as required.
  • As developed, submit to the IMA Executive Director, Conference plans such as conference theme, entertainment package, costs, speakers, presenters, workshops, format, etc.
  • Executive Director will submit conference plans to Executive Committee and/or board of Directors for approval.

 

Composition: Conference Co-Chairs, Fundraising Co-Chairs, Golf Tournament Co-Chairs, Local Hosts Chair, ED, Current President and other members as appointed/required.

 

Ad Hoc Committees may be formed from time to time to lead various projects and priorities of the IMA.

 

2020-21 Committee Mandates