Joseph W. Lessard, Jr.
Joseph W. Lessard, Jr. graduated from the University of Maine with a BS degree in Engineering. He was Assessment Administrator/Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Gardiner, Maine and served as Chief Assessor for the Towns of Windham, Maine and Salem, New Hampshire. He has extensive experience in Assessing Management and departmental operations and procedures, as well as expert witness experience at both the Board of Tax and Land Appeals and Superior Courts in New Hampshire, U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court, and both the State of Maine Land Claims Commission and Board of Assessment Review. He is both a Certified Assessor and Certified General Appraiser in Maine and New Hampshire, approved as an Assessor Supervisor by NHDRA and a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers, the Maine Association of Assessing Officers, and the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials. He provides and oversees operational, management and technical support services to nearly two dozen municipalities in this very specialized area.