State of Kansas - Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser Certificate No. R-200

Topeka Area Association of Realtors, Kansas Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors

Topeka Area Multiple Listing Service



Washburn University, Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1984

Topeka High School, 1976

Appraisal Institute: National Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice Update every two years; Construction Details

And Trends, 2007; Appraising Manufactured Housing, 2007; Residential Property Construction and Inspection, 2006; Professional’s Guide to the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report, 2005; Appraising Distressed Properties, 2004; Appraising Manufactured Housing, 2000; Eminent Domain & Condemnation, 2000; FHA Homebuyer Protection Plan/Inspection Liability/Counting the Cost, 1999; Understanding Limited Appraisals – Residential, 1995; The New Uniform Residential Appraisal Report, 1994; Appraisal Review of Residential Properties, 1994; Relocation Appraising, 1992; Residential Appraisal Reports From a Reviewer's Perspective, 1992; Appraising the Tough Ones, 1992; Evaluating Residential Construction, 1992; Appraising the Tough Ones, 1992; The Impact of an IRS Audit on an Appraisal, 1992.

American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers and Society of Real Estate Appraisers: Real Estate Appraisal Principles, 1986; Real Estate Appraisal Procedures, 1986; Standards of Professional Practice, 1986; Residential Valuation, 1987; Small Residential Income Property Appraisal, 1989; Federal Bank Regulators and the Appraiser, 1989

Other Courses and Seminars: Appraisal Overview HUD 4001 Handbook 2016. The New FHA Handbook 4000.1 2015; Loss Prevention Program for Real Estate Appraisers 2014; Liability Issues for Appraisers 2014; Completing Today’s FHA Appraisal 2014; Valuation of Low End Properties, 2013; REO & Foreclosures, 2013; Uniform Appraisal Dataset, 2011; Introduction to Legal Descriptions, 2011; Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Appraisal Data Program 2011; Radon for Real Estate Professionals, 2008; HUD/FHA Valuation Training, 1999, 2007, 2012 and 2014; Expert Witness, 2003; Capitalization Rate, 1992; Red Flags in Real Estate, 1988; Appraising Multifamily Properties 2010; Valuation of Green Buildings 2010; Valuation of Manufactured Homes, 2008; Unique Appraisal Problems 2008; Market Trends Analysis and the 1004MC, 2009

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January 1986 to Present - Taggart & Associates: Appraising residential, multifamily and agricultural properties.

February 1990 to Present - Shadow Wood Office Park – Property Manager

August 1981 to Present - Robert C. Taggart - Management of commercial properties.

September 1985 to January 1986 - McPherson Contractors - Construction and remodeling of commercial properties.

December 1979 to July 1981 - Western Electric, Topeka, Kansas - Installation of central office equipment in offices throughout the State of Kansas.

June 1978 to August 1978 - Oak Park Development - New construction of residences.

Authorized by HUD to perform FHA appraisals.

Admitted as an expert witness in the District Court of Kansas.



Rural Water District #2, Osage County: Board of Directors 2007 – Present

            President of the Board 2010 – Present

Westminster Presbyterian Church: Property Committee 2008 – Present

Sail-a-Way Homeowners Association: Board oSail-a-Way Homeowners Association: Board of Directors 2005 – Present

            President of the Board 2012 - 2016

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