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EANA members comprise an elite presence within the machinery & equipment appraisal market. Our members have a reputation for Accuracy, Reliability & Professionalism.

Overview of EANA Membership RequirementsMembership Criteria

Membership Types

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Currently, there is only one category of membership, individual. As an are an individual membership organization there are no corporate memberships. Any Company applications will be rejected.

Code of Ethics

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All applicants and members agree to conform to the Equipment Appraisers of North America Code of Ethics and to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of The Appraisal Foundation.

Certified Senior Members

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Only Certified Senior Appraiser members may use the professional designation CSA and Association logo on their name cards. Companies may identify that they have CSA appraisers on staff on their letterheads and advertisements.

Note: We will return any application that is not complete and/or legible. In the event that membership is denied the application fee will be returned less a $50.00 processing fee.

EANA MembershipOur Requirements

Certified Senior Appraiser - CSA

  • Have a minimum of five (5) years current, on going, documented, market oriented machinery and equipment appraisal experience.
  • Complete and pass the 15-hour USPAP Course.
  • Have sixty (60) hours of education related to appraisal valuation and methodology. The 15-hour USPAP Course may be a part of the sixty (60) hours.
  • Pass the EANA Comprehensive Exam. Any proctoring fee incurred is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Submit a redacted EANA and USPAP compliant Appraisal Report, current within the past year, an electronic pdf version for review. Appraisal to include appraisal review checklist provided by administration. The applicant must be the individual most responsible for the preparation/content of the report submitted, with redaction of all names and business entities required.
  • The Applicant must fulfill financial obligations and supply required confidential references.

CSA Re-accreditation

  • Re-accredit every five (5) years to retain CSA designation.
  • Submit a redacted EANA and USPAP compliant Appraisal Report, current within the past year, an electronic pdf version preferred for review. Appraisal to include appraisal review checklist provided by administration. The applicant must be the individual most responsible for the preparation/content of the report submitted, with redaction of all names and business entities required.
  • Complete the 7-hour USPAP Update or the 15 Hour USPAP Course every two (2) years.
  • Seventy (70) hours of credit are required to re-accredit every five years. A minimum of forty percent (40%) of the hours must be in continuing education, of which must include successful completion of either the 7-hour update or the15-hour USPAP course. Hours may be cumulative over a five (5) year period and credit will be given for professional development areas such as publishing, teaching, and organizational leadership.

Accredited Appraiser - AA

  • Have a minimum of two (2) years current, on-going, documented, market oriented machinery and equipment appraisal experience.
  • Complete and pass the 15-hour USPAP Course and be current with 7-hour update every two years.
  • Have forty-five (45) hours of education related to appraisal valuation and methodology. The 15-hour USPAP Course may be a part of the forty-five (45) hours.
  • Pass the EANA Comprehensive Exam. Any proctoring fee incurred is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Submit a redacted EANA and USPAP compliant Appraisal Report, current within the past year, in electronic pdf version for review. The applicant must be the individual most responsible for the preparation/content of the report submitted, with redaction of all names and business entities required.
  • The Applicant must fulfill financial obligations and supply required confidential references.
  • The Applicant must advance to Senior Certified Appraiser within (3) years of obtaining the Accredited Appraiser designation.

Honorary Member - HM

Selected by the Board of Directors for outstanding service to EANA

Candidate Member - CM

  • Complete and pass the 15-hour USPAP Course within a reasonable time after being accepted as a candidate.
  • Pass the EANA Comprehensive Examination within a reasonable time after being accepted as a candidate. Any proctoring fee incurred is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Fulfill financial obligations and supply required confidential references.

Associate Member - AM

Any person with interest in market oriented equipment appraising and EANA may join as an Associate Member. Associate Members are non-appraisers and may not identify themselves as appraiser members of the Equipment Appraisers of North America.

Emeritus Member - EM

The Board of Directors may bestow this honor on a member who has exemplified meritorious service. The member would enjoy all association benefits.

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