VALA 2020 Annual Conference

VALA Virtual Annual Conference, September 18, 2020 via Zoom. Hosted by Vision Government Solutions. The cost is $25 per person, please click here or use the PAY ONLINE link on the Home page to register.


VALA 2020 Annual Conference

When:  September 18, 2020

Where: via Zoom / United States

Contact: Elizabeth Curran 802-349-3825


Hosted by: 


2020 – VALA Annual Conference Agenda


Exhibitor / Sponsorship Rates and Levels

There are 2 levels/rates.

  • The Conference Sponsor at $200: Conference Sponsors will provide us with your logo and a hyperlink to your company’s web page for our website and will receive recognition at the conference and in any marketing materials prior to the conference.
  • The Conference Sponsor with Brown Bag Lunch Series  at $1,000: Sponsored Brown Bag demonstrations will be for a minimum of 15 minutes and a maximum of 25 minutes, during the lunch hour. The length of the demonstration is TBD once all sponsor registrations have been received. This level of sponsorship includes the benefits of both levels.

Please support VALA and its members during the COVID-19 pandemic by registering as a VALA Virtual Vendor for our Annual Conference being held September 18, 2020.  All Vendors will be recognized by the Association in any marketing materials prior to the conference and on our website.


The 2020 Annual Conference Agenda:

2020 Annual Conference – September 18, 2020
To Be Held Remotely Via Zoom
You Will be Sent a Link Upon Registering

Door Prizes to be Drawn at the end of Each Vendor Presentation as well as Each Educational Sessions

8:45 Check in, Verify Connected to Meeting

9:00 Meeting called to Order  – Lisa Wright

Business – Summaries of Written Reports to be Posted on Website

  • Treasurer Report – Lisa Truchon
  • Auditor’s Report – Pat McNall
  • President Report – Lisa Wright
  • Statistical Reports of the Committees for 2018-19
  • Annual Conference – Phyllis Hayward
  • Education – Karen Lemnah
  • Legislative – Walter Hastings, Tom Vickery
  • Membership – Val Almosnino


9:30 Announce County Delegates – Selection to be Done Prior to Meeting

9:45 Announce 2020-2021 Officers – Voting to be Done Prior to Meeting

10:00 Announce Changes to By-Laws – Voting to be Done Prior to Meeting

10:15 Any new business, member concerns for the coming year

10:30 PVR- Presentation of New Designations

  • NRAAO – Sherry Vermilya Award
  • New Rising Star Award, the Steve Jeffries Award
  • Lister of the Year, the Michael P. Cyprian Award


10 Minute BREAK

11:00 Guest Speaker George Sansoucy  “ Appraisal of Utility Properties”

12:00 Brown Bag Lunch Series: Presentations by Our Sponsors

  • 12:00-12:20 Vision Government Solutions Presentation
  • 12:20-12:40 Second presenter
  • 12:40-1:00 Third presenter


Afternoon Sessions

1:00 PVR and Axiomatic Presentation on New Grand List Software

2:00 Roundtable – Preparing to Issue an RFP for a Town-Wide Reappraisal

  • Christie Wright and Deanna Robitaille, PVR
  • Doug Linell, Assessor, Hartland


10 Minute Break

3:00 Roundtable – Preparing Listers to Defend Town Appraisals at Tax Appeal

  • Christie Wright, PVR
  • Lisa Wright, Wright Appraisal Company
  • Louise Ferris Burt and Judi Brigham, Bethel Listers


4:00 Drawing for Final Door Prize for the Day

4:15 Adjournment

Thank you for Joining Us and Have a Great Year!!