WAC Crystal Ballroom

Registration now open!

Dinner Meeting

Nathan TorgelsonNathan Torgelson, Director, Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections

NATHAN TORGELSON has dedicated his career in the public sector to improving the relationship of people and communities to their built environment and has served as the Director since his appointment in January 2016. Nathan leads a staff of 400, with a budget of $76 million, who are responsible for the City’s permitting, code compliance and land use code development work. Previously Nathan was Deputy Director of the City’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD), and led the long range planning and community engagement divisions.

Nathan has held a variety of other positions at the City of Seattle, including working on community development issues for former Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, working at the Office of Economic Development, and working on Seattle’s waterfront project for Seattle Parks and Recreation.

Nathan also served as the Economic Development Director for four years for the City of Kent. A native of Minnesota, Nathan has a Master’s Degree in City Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a graduate of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Northwest Center for Sustainable Leadership and was a ULI Rose Center Fellow.

Full topic information will be coming soon, but in the meantime, you can see what’s happening in Construction & Inspections on their department website, Building Connections blog, and get an introduction to Mr. Torgelson and his department in his Message from the Director.

Join your friends and colleagues for mingling at the 5:30pm cocktail hour before sitting down to a delicious dinner.  Parking in the Washington Athletic Club garage is included with your attendance.

Certificate Presentations

Brant Sheaffer, MAI

The Property Sciences Group, Inc.

Christa Snyder, MAI


Free Candidate/Affiliate Meeting – ALL are welcome!

This meeting will be held in the Heritage Room.

As always, don’t forget to join us from 5-6pm for this free event. It may be geared toward Candidates, but topics are often of interest to a variety of people, so EVERYONE is welcome to attend!  More information coming soon on the September topic.


5:00-6:00PM Candidate and Practicing Affiliate Meeting (Heritage Room, 3rd floor)

5:30-6:30PM Registration & Social Hour (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd floor)

6:30PM Dinner Meeting (Crystal Ballroom, 3rd floor)


Washington Athletic Club
Crystal Ballroom (3rd floor)
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Parking Information
Please note: parking is included with your dinner meeting attendance.

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Registration now open!

September Dinner Meeting Cost

$0.00 – 2017 Prepaid Members
$60.00 – Appraisal Institute Members
$70.00 – Non-Members

* Prepaid Members MUST RSVP prior to the meeting to ensure accurate seating and catering arrangements. Simply e-mail aisea@qwestoffice.net, call (206) 622-8425, or submit the online form.


Beef, salmon, or chef’s choice vegetarian.  No host bar will be available.
If you have a special dietary need, please contact the chapter office at aisea@qwestoffice.net or (206) 622-8425.