TNAAO HALL OF FAME
The Hall of Fame recognizes those Assessors and special allies to our field who have performed in an exemplary fashion. Awards are made every year at our Winter Meeting.
Lifetime Achievement Award
This is the highest honor the association can bestow upon an individual. This prestigious honor may only be earned through a lifetime of excellence in selfless service to the profession.
Dennis Anglin — Bill Bennett
Jimmy Clary —
Jim Dooley — Tom Fleming
Janie Gregson — Gary Harris
Ron Hillman — Bob Icenhour
— Kelsie Jones
Barbara Kizer — Robert T. Lee
— Ken Morrell
Barry Murphy — Don Osborne
Claude Ramsey — Bubba Ricketts
George Rooker — David Sherrill
Dare Simpson — Parkey Strader
Stanley Thompson — Randy Yates
Excellence in Operations Award
This is the highest recognition the Office of Assessor of Property may receive. All aspects of the operations are evaluated and this is truly the high water mark of management to be chosen for this award.
Award of Excellence
This award is given to the individual who goes above and beyond the call of partner to provide assistance, leadership and friendship to the Assessors of Property. This is always a difficult task to select a single person and thus exemplifies the achievement of the deserving partner who receives this award.
2008—Robert T. Lee
Regional Awards of Excellence
These awards are bestowed upon individuals who show dedication and service to the assessing professionals in the three Grand Divisions of Tennessee.
2018—East: Phyllis Holt—Middle: Ryan Duggin—West: Johnna Slayton
2019—East: Rhonda Duncan—Middle: Macy Brower—West: David Gillard
TNAAO Presidential Award
This award is earned after serving a single year at the helm of the Tennessee Association of Assessing Officers. This award serves as a memento of the year of service given in name of advancing the profession and helping one's fellow Assessor.
Assessor of the Year
This award is given to the very best of the best, the Assessor who has demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and leadership throughout the entire state for the year.
Regional Assessor of the Year
This award is given to the Assessor who stands out among the best in each of the three grand divisions (East, Middle and West) by demonstrating high degrees of competency, professionalism and leadership.
East TN Assessor of the Year
Middle TN Assessor of the Year
West TN Assessor of the Year
Chief Deputy of the Year
This award is given to the very best of the best among those selected to perform the vital task of Chief Deputy.
Regional Chief Deputies of the Year
This award is bestowed to those selected in each of Tennessee's Grand Divisions as displaying exemplary service as Chief Deputy Assessor of Property.
2018—East: Cindy Shipley—Middle: Russell Key—West: Kevin Mills
2019—East: Robbie McGuire—Middle: Randy Ward—West: Javier Bailey
This award is given to the individual who demonstrates the highest level of leadership and courage.
Outstanding New Member Award
This award is given to a new member who demonstrates excellence in adapting to the role of Assessor of Property.
Outstanding Executive Board Member
This award is given to the member of the executive committee who goes above and beyond the call of duty and gives back the highest level of contribution of service.