Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board, Chair 2015-2016, Board Member since 2011
Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials, Board of Directors 2013-present
Appraiser Qualifications Advisory Council 2015-present
Appraisal Institute: SRA Designation
Board of Directors Greater Kansas Chapter 2013-present
past National Experience Panel and Ethics Review Panel
past Board of Directors Greater Kansas Chapter and Candidate Guidance Chairman
State of Kansas - Certified General Real Property Appraiser, G-199
Topeka Area Association of Realtors: Board of Directors 2006-2008 and 2000-2002
Multiple Listing Service Board of Directors 2006-2008 and 2000-2002
Appraisal seminar instructor, past Education, Information Services, and MLS Committees
Kansas Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors
Worldwide Employee Relocation Council
EDUCATION & SPECIAL TRAINING
Kansas State University, B.S. Degree in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, 1980
Topeka High School, Graduate, 1976
Appraisal Institute: SRA Designation, 1988 (was American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers)
Additional courses through: Washburn University, Appraisal Institute, National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers, and Worldwide Employee Relocation Council.
EfficiencyWorks Certified in Energy Efficiency
February 1984 to Present - Taggart and Associates Inc.
Appraising of residential, multifamily and commercial properties.
State Certified to appraise every type of property.
December 1981 to January 1984 - Cook, Flatt, & Strobel Engineers
Cadastral mapping for six counties in Missouri for reappraisal.
August 1980 to December 1981, 1984 and 1985 - Midwest Appraisal Company.
Valuation of rural, residential, utility, and commercial properties for ad valorem taxes.
Clients include banks, savings and loans, credit unions, Appraisal Management Companies, attorneys, relocation companies, realtors, U.S. Government (USDA, Rural Development, GSA, FDIC), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, City of Topeka, Shawnee County, Jefferson County, State of Kansas, and the District Court of Shawnee County.
Authorized by HUD to perform FHA appraisals
Authorized by the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform VA appraisals
Admitted as an expert witness in the Federal and District Court systems
Topeka High School: Academic Committee 2004-2011, Site Council 2004-2012
Historical Society Board of Directors 2004-2006
Topeka Public Schools: District Citizens Advisory Council 2007-2012
Strategic Planning Task Force 2009-2010
Girl Scouts, Kaw Valley Council: Board of Directors 2006-2007
Property Task Force 2004-2005, Troop leader 2001-2008
Kappa Alpha Theta sorority: Alumnae Association, past Corporation Board
Knollwood Garden Club, past president
Junior League of Topeka: various volunteer projects since 1980
Westminster Presbyterian Church