Jeff Warfield, MAI – Chair
(507) 252-1615

The duties of the Chapter Bylaws Committee shall be to maintain the Chapter Bylaws and make recommendations regarding the national Bylaws and Regulations.

Tim Klein, MAI – Co-Chair
(612) 349-9275

Jake Scheeler, MAI – Co-Chair
(320) 492-7487

The duties of the Chapter Candidate Guidance Committee shall be to:

  1. facilitate networking among Advisors to Candidates; and
  2. arrange special programs and events for Candidates belonging to the Chapter to encourage and help them in their efforts to become Appraisal Institute Designated Members; and
  3. perform such other duties as may be assigned by the national Board of Directors and the Chapter.

Brett Hall, MAI, SRA – Chair
(612) 386-6214

The duties of the Chapter Education Committee(s) shall be to formulate and submit to the Chapter Board of Directors a general program for educational activities at the Chapter level for the year and to take all steps necessary to prepare and conduct Chapter educational programs. The Chapter must offer Appraisal Institute approved educational programs totaling at least ten (10) hours during each calendar year, unless the Chapter opts out of providing education.

Ethan Waytas, MAI – Chair
(952) 544-8966

The Chapter Finance Committee shall prepare a proposed budget for the succeeding operating year and shall deliver in writing its recommendations concerning proposed changes in the Chapter budget for the current year to the Chapter Board of Directors for approval. The Chapter Treasurer shall deliver in writing a copy of the approved budget to the Chief Executive Officer, or staff designated by the CEO, of the Appraisal Institute no later than January 31 of each year. The Chapter Finance Committee must periodically review the general financial condition of the Chapter and submit reports concerning such condition to the Chapter Board of Directors.

Byron Miller, SRA, AI-RRS – Chair
(612) 203-1647

The duties of the Chapter Government Relations Committee shall be to promote the Appraisal Institute’s policies and programs regarding legislation and regulations, which are of interest and importance to appraisers.

Jake Scheeler, MAI – Chair
(320) 492-7487

Byron Miller, SRA, AI-RRS – Chair

(612) 203-1647

Each year the Chapter Nominating Committee shall prepare a slate consisting of at least one (1) nominee for each of the following positions, as necessary and subject to the expiration of terms as specified in these Bylaws; each Chapter office, each vacancy on the Chapter Board of Directors and each vacant Chapter Representative position to be filled for the succeeding year.

In addition, the Chapter Nominating Committee may recommend up to ten (10) alternate Chapter Representatives who would be available to fulfill the duties of a Chapter Representative elected by the Chapter, or the Chapter President, who are unable to attend a Regional Committee meeting.

Jeremy Winter, MAI, AI-GRS – Co-Chair (Trends)
(612) 667-6561

Scott Neu, MAI – Co-Chair (Chapter Meetings)
(612) 215-7368

The Chapter Program Committee shall be responsible for the preparation and presentation of the regular meetings, choice of speakers, panels, topics and special projects. The Program Committee shall also insure that approval of certification credit is obtained for those programs which meet the certification requirements of the Appraisal Institute.

Michelle Koeller, MAI – Chair
(952) 886-7151