The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) is in the midst of its annual search for qualified candidates to serve on the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) and the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB).
There are up to two vacancies on the AQB with both incumbents eligible for re-appointment. The AQB is responsible for setting minimum qualification criteria for state licensure and certification of real estate appraisers and has established voluntary qualification criteria for personal property appraisers. Familiarity with appraiser qualifications is a pre-requisite of service on the AQB, and a minimum of ten years of appraisal experience is required. The AQB meets four times per year for approximately ten days in total. Individuals serving on the AQB are compensated for their time and are reimbursed for travel expenses. The individuals selected for the AQB positions will serve a term of up to three-years commencing January 1, 2010.
There are three vacancies on the ASB with two incumbents eligible for re-appointment. For the third vacancy on the ASB, the Board of Trustees is specifically interested in individuals with a background in the valuation of personal property. The ASB is charged with developing, interpreting and amending the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Familiarity with USPAP is a pre-requisite of service on the ASB, and a minimum of ten years of appraisal experience is required. The ASB meets five times per year for approximately fifteen days in total. Individuals serving on the ASB are compensated for their time and are reimbursed for travel expenses. The individuals selected for a position on the ASB will serve a term of up to three-years commencing January 1, 2010.
The Appraisal Foundation is interested in expanding the diversity of all Boards by considering applications from business leaders with an interest in valuation or involved in various appraisal disciplines such as business valuation or personal property. Application packages are available online for all of the positions outlined. Completed applications for these vacancies must be received by August 14, 2009.
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