Name Title Email
Lisa Stephens-Musick, RPA Chief Appraiser
Dan Conatser, RPA, CAE Director of Appraisal
Denton Keltner, RPA Director of Operations
Monty Toliver, RPA, RES Director of Residential Appraisal
Brian Peterson, RPA Senior Commercial Appraiser
Paul Bata GIS/IT Manager


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A person who engages in appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes for an appraisal district must be registered with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations and successfully complete the following courses within 5 years:

  • Within Year 1 – 32 hours in the basics Texas property tax system, and 8 hours in professional ethics.
  • Within Year 3 – 18 hours in the income approach to value, 18 hours in the theory and practice of personal property appraisal, 15 hours in Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP), 24 hours in the theory and practice of appraisal of real property, and Pass the Class III examination.
  • Within Year 5 – 18 hours of analyzing real property appraisal, 16 hours in Property Tax Law, 18 hours in mass appraisal, 7 hours in USPAP, and Pass the Class IV examination.

Upon completion of the above a Registered Professional Appraisal (RPA), a registrant must complete 30 hours of approved continuing education every 2 years which includes:

  • 2 hours in professional ethics, a state laws and rules update course, and 7 hours in USPAP.