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BC Assessment Welcomes New President and Chief Executive Officer

BC Assessment Welcomes New President and Chief Executive Officer

Jason GrantVICTORIA – BC Assessment is pleased to announce that after a fulsome recruitment process, the Board of Directors has selected Jason Grant as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.  Jason will assume the role October 2.

"We are pleased to appoint Jason Grant to this vital role," says BC Assessment Board Chair, Judy Rogers. "Jason brings with him extensive knowledge of the business, executive leadership, and an incredible work ethic. We have no doubt that Jason will continue to grow and develop BC Assessment's reputation as a world leader in property assessment."

Jason joined BC Assessment in 1991 and since 2004 served as the Assessor for the Greater Vancouver region, accountable for the creation of annual property assessments for over 500,000 properties. He is currently the Vice President of Assessment, overseeing assessment operations for approximately two million properties across the province. He is the past Chair of the BC Assessment Senior Leadership Team, and for the last several years he has been the corporate media spokesperson.  Jason has extensive experience with complex appraisal and related legal matters.

Jason has been a member of the Real Estate Institute of BC ("REIBC") since 1994 and was elected to their Board of Governors in 2012, serving as REIBC President from 2014-2015. Jason is an Accredited Appraiser with the Appraisal Institute of Canada ("AACI"). He is a past Executive Committee member of the BC Chapter of the Canadian Property Tax Association.

Jason will take over for the retiring David Highfield, who acted as Interim President and CEO since January 2016. 

Governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the provincial government, BC Assessment is a Crown Corporation that serves as B.C.'s trusted, go-to provider of property assessments. It collects, monitors, and analyzes data throughout the year and provides property assessment as per the Assessment Act for over two million properties across the province.

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