Board of Directors

2022 Committees

Each year, dedicated volunteers from around the Illinois assessment industry serve on our standing committees. Their assistance and guidance enable the IPAI to elevate assessment standards and move our industry forward.



  • Chesney Leafblad, Warren Township Chief Deputy Assessor (Chair)
  • Joe Dauderman, Madison County CCAO (Board Liaison)
  • Amanda Padgitt, IPAI Learning Program Manager (Staff Lead)
  • Kathy Hogue, Mt. Pleasant & Union Grove Township Assessor
  • Anne Hutson, PTAB Administrative Law Judge
  • Erin Kljaich, Plainfield Township Assessor
  • Shelly Renken, Livingston County CCAO
  • Jerry Rudman, York Township Chief Commercial Assessor
  • Adrianne Bailey, IDOR Property Tax Division Manager
  • Kendra Banning, IDOR Property Tax Division Education Coordinator




  • Vicki Sheets, Decatur Township Assessor (Chair)
  • Mark Armstrong, Kane County CCAO
  • Ken Crawley, Rockford Township Assessor
  • Josh Barnett, IPAI Executive Director & Ethics Officer




  • Mark Armstrong, Kane County Supervisor of Assessments
  • Dale Butalla, Joliet Township Commercial Appraiser & Deputy Assessor
  • Lori Barringer, Moultrie County Supervisor of Assessments
  • Mckenzi Easton, Cumberland County Supervisor of Assessments
  • Tom Hodges, Winnebago County Supervisor of Assessments
  • Tim Jorczak, City of Bloomington Township Senior Commercial Appraiser
  • Deb Lane, Meriden, Ophir & Troy Grove MTAD Assessor
  • Chesney Leafblad, Warren Township Chief Deputy Assessor
  • Jennifer Gomric Minton, St. Clair County Assessor
  • Vicki Sheets, Decatur Township Assessor
  • Mary Tamez, Crete Township Assessor


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