Virginia Beach’s Celeste Mohon Honored as Appraisal Institute’s ‘Volunteer of Distinction’

CHICAGO (Jan. 3, 2018) - Susan Celeste Mohon, SRA, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, was recognized today as an Appraisal Institute fourth quarter "Volunteer of Distinction" for Region V.

The Appraisal Institute is the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers; Region V consists of Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. Mohon is a member of the Hampton Roads Chapter.

"Celeste Mohon has been a great contributor to the Appraisal Institute," said Appraisal Institute President James L. Murrett, MAI, SRA. "We are grateful for the time, effort and talent of volunteers like Celeste who have devoted themselves to the betterment of our organization, the valuation profession and their local communities."

Mohon served on the Hampton Roads Chapter's Education Committee in 2017 and 2014-15; the Board of Directors from 2015-16; Candidate Guidance Committee in 2015; associate guidance chair-residential in 2010 and 2004-08; Membership Admissions; Development and Retention Committee in 2008; president in 2007; vice president and alternate regional representative in 2006; treasurer in 2005; secretary in 2004 and candidate guidance chair-residential in 2003. She served on the national Diversity Committee from 2013-14, and was a participant in the Leadership Development and Advisory Council conference from 2004-05.

She joined the Appraisal Institute in 1995, and received her SRA designation in 1998.

Mohon is the owner of Susan Celeste Mohon, Appraiser, located in Virginia Beach, and has been in the valuation profession for 26 years.

Among her community activities, Mohon has attended numerous mission trips through her church, including two to New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina aid.

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