Chapter President's Message

A Message from 2018 Chapter President, Dennis M. Dull, MAI


Dear KC Appraisal Institute Colleagues

Spring is usually an active time for appraisers and it is for the Kansas City Chapter as well. I am thankful for the opportunity to serve as the 2018 President and tremendously encouraged by the great team we have with Matt Speer - Vice President, Alex Hoenig - Treasurer, and Jill Adams - Secretary and the rest of our Board; Past President Lin Schulze and Directors; Julie Grantham, Steve Seat, Brock Heyde, and Andrew Baker.

This year brings a multitude of opportunities with both industry changes and transitions at the Appraisal Institute. The leadership of all of our various committees is now in place. Please note the leaders and feel free to contact any of them for assistance or to pass along suggestions.


The Education Committee is tasked with transitioning our primary focus from Qualifying Education classes to Continuing Education offerings. The committee is chaired by Julie Grantham and includes Linda Clark, Garrett Connolly, and Donald Gossman. If you need continuing education for this cycle; sign up for the May 4th classes. We will have a chapter meeting over lunch. May 4th Continuing Ed Sign Up


The Communications committee is responsible for the newsletter and website. It is chaired by Daniel Frazee, and includes Brock Heyde, and Kathy Kocour. If you need to post a job opening or look for one; contact any one of them for help.

Candidate Guidance

For those working on a path to designation, this committee is chaired by Brian McHenry, with support from Jason Roos, and Brian Gehlen.

Nominating Committee

If you have a suggestion for the next round of leaders, this committee is chaired by Past President Lin Schulze and includes Doug Defoor, Mike Hohmann, Randy Kancel, and James Summers.


Have a question on chapter finances, this committee is chaired by Treasurer Alex Hoenig and includes VP Matt Speer, and Secretary Jill Adams.

Government Relations

A lot happening on both the national and state levels. This committee by default includes the immediate Past President, current President and Vice President.

It’s an honor to serve alongside this great team and in a chapter that has some of the best and the brightest in the industry. We are anticipating an exciting and fulfilling year.


All the Best,