Gordon Daman - Partner / President

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Office:  855-371-5833 ext 200
Mobile:  204-371-8887

Academic Background
Diploma in Agriculture from the University of Manitoba, 1988.
Canadian Residential Appraiser (CRA) designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada, 2001.
Certified Agricultural Farm Advisor designation from the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors, 2005.
Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI), Professional Appraiser (P. App), 2008.
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies from Steinbach Bible College, 2009.
Member Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (London, England), 2010
Employment History
1998-current: Red River Group - Partner / President
1996-1997: Association of Community Living (Steinbach), Executive Director
1988-1996: Steinbach Bible College, Community Relations and Development Coordinator
1986-1988: Manitoba Egg Producers, Field Representative
Professional Experience/Background
Gordon served over ten years as a senior administrator in the non-profit sector prior to entering the appraisal industry. He entered the appraisal field in 1998 and has been President of the Red River Group since 2000.

In 1998 Gordon was elected to Niverville Town Council, and in 2002 was acclaimed Mayor. He retired from active politics in 2006. His experience in municipal government has provided him a strong background in understanding rural/urban development issues, the nuances of property assessment, and the value influence created by long term planned development.

Gordon served as President of Heritage Holdings Inc., a non-profit Centre in Niverville from 2005 to 2008. He was involved in helping birth the 10 million dollar integrated facility which provides Niverville and area with assisted living/supportive care senior housing, medical facilities, large banquet and meeting space, and over 40,000 square feet of commercial space. Gordon was invited to re-join the Board in 2009 to assist with Heritage Holdings efforts to provide personal care housing for Niverville and area which received Provincial approval in June 2011. The Heritage Centre is seen as a model for private public partnerships in the Province of Manitoba.

Gordon currently serves as Past President of the Appraisal Institute of Canada - Manitoba Provincial Council. Along with serving on the Heritage Holdings Board he serves as Board President of St. Adolphe Personal Care Home. Gordon also serves as a member of the Manitoba Municipal Board and Canadian Mennonite University.

Area and Specialties
Gordon works primarily with agricultural appraisals for financial institutions, as well as for corporations and individuals.  He also does consulting work for government, corporations, and individuals in regards to development. 

Personal History
Gordon resides on a rural residential property near Niverville with his wife Vicki and three children. They are active members of their church and stay busy as a family through sports, community activities, extended family, and enjoying life on the "farm".