Bio

VINCENT C. RUNDHAUG, GG, Appraiser

Desert Gem Studio

306 W Kennewick Av

Kennewick, WA 99336

509-582-7700

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE January 01, 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION & DESIGNATIONS:

STUDENT OF MINING ENGINEERING/GEOLOGY: University of Idaho,

CURRENT STUDENT FOR PARALEGAL: Columbia Basin College (current)

GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST (GG): Gemological Institute of America

Additional GIA Courses:

Advanced Clarity Grading 

Insurance Replacement Appraisal 

DESIGNATED MEMBER (ISA): International Society of Appraisers (8/90-04/06)

Additional ISA Courses:

Advanced Appraisal Theory and Report Writing

The Appraiser as Expert Witness and Trial Consultant

The Appraisal of Gemstones

CAPP Core Course update 

LIFE MEMBER OF APPRAISAL INFORMATION SERVICES 

Additional Appraisal Courses:

Jewelers Education Foundation, Professional Appraising

Level 1/Section 1 (in residence pilot offering)

Additional Other Seminars:

Arbitration Advocacy Training 

ORGANIZATION INVOLVEMENT AND TITLES:

ISA :

Committee chairman for Washington state licensuring of personal property appraisers. (10/92-95)

National committee member for Monitoring of and Response to Gemstone/Jewelry Industry Publications. (2/92-10/93)

Co-President of WA/OR ISA Chapter. (01/94-01/96)

Region 6 Representative (AK, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA & WY) (03/94-03/96)

Executive Board Member for NW ISA chapter(01/96-12/96)

National Board Of Directors (10/02-10/05)

GIA/AA - Gemological Institute of America Alumni Association

Gemological Institute of America-cooperative pilot program on mentoring correspondence students (05/96-05/00)

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Research Assistant to 'The Guide', a trade publication on diamond/colored stone values & market (01/94-current).

Lecturer/Educator for civic organizations, community education courses, public/private schools, retail jewelry stores and industry trade organizations.

Federal Trade Commission referral center; field complaints on gem fraud from victims of the Northwest (03/91-97).

CONFERENCES & TRADE SHOWS (LAST 2 YEARS)

Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, Tucson, AZ (02/08, 02/09)

JCK Show, Las Vegas, NV (06/08, 06/09)