Appraisal Commission

The Commission of Appraisers of Real Estate is a five-member body, appointed by the governor.

Powers and Duties of the Commission 

  • Conducts meetings pursuant to NRS 645C;

  • Establishes programs for education and research in the preparation and communication of appraisals;

  • Adopt regulations 

    • Governing the examinations, education and experience;

    • Establish standards for the preparation and communication of appraisals;

    • Establishing standards of professional conduct; and

    • As reasonable and necessary for the administration of NRS 645C.

Qualifications and Limitations

  • Must be a US citizen;

  • Must be a resident of Nevada for at least five (5) years;

  • Must have been actively engaged in business as a Nevada real estate appraiser for at least three (3) years preceding appointment;

  • At least two (2) commissioners must be residents of Northern Nevada and at least two (2) commissioners must be residents of Southern Nevada;

  • No more than two (2) commissioners may be residents of the same county;

  • At least two (2) commissioners must hold certificates as general appraisers and at least two (2) commissioners must hold licenses as residential appraisers; and

  • Commissioners are appointed for a three (3) year term and are eligible for reappointment, but shall not serve for a period greater than six (6) years consecutively, after which he is not eligible for appointment or reappointment until 3 years have elapsed from his previous period of service.

 

Ex Parte Communication

An ex parte communication is a communication made to a commission member concerning a pending licensing, disciplinary, rule making proceeding or education course approval.  The communication is made outside of the formal proceeding and is not made to the entire commission.  Literally, ex parte means one side; by or for one side. The formal definition is: an oral or written communication not on the public record with no prior notice to all parties. Ex parte communications may violate due process and may force a Commissioner to recuse him/herself from participation.

Communication and Service of Process

Pursuant to NRS 645C.210(3) service of process and other communications upon the Commission may be made at the principal office of the Real Estate Division. The following is the proper routing for service of process and other communication upon the Commission:

Legal Administrative Officer
State of Nevada, Department of Business & Industry
Real Estate Division
2501 E. Sahara Avenue, Suite 303
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone (702) 486-4036
Fax (702) 486-4067

Commission Members


STEPHEN R. JOHNSON, President
Zephyr Cove (Douglas County)
REAPPOINTED: 07/12/2012
TERM EXPIRES: 06/30/2015
GLENN M. ANDERSON, Vice-President
Las Vegas (Clark County)
REAPPOINTED: 08/20/2014
TERM EXPIRES: 06/30/2017
DEBBIE HUBER, Secretary
Las Vegas (Clark County)
REAPPOINTED: 08/21/2013
TERM EXPIRES: 06/30/2016
CYNTHIA HOONHOUT, Commissioner
Reno (Washoe County)
APPOINTED: 12/18/2012
TERM EXPIRES: 06/30/2015
DANIEL WALSH, Commissioner
Carson City (Carson City)
APPOINTED: 08/21/2013
TERM EXPIRES: 06/30/2016

Scheduled Meetings

Licensees can earn continuing education credit by attending Nevada Appraisal Commission meetings.  Licensees must be present for at least three (3) hours of an active commission meeting.  Up to six (6) hours of Ethics credit may be earned through meeting attendance during any licensing period.

*NOTICE:  Meeting agendas are stacked and the meeting will close upon completion of the agenda.  For those attending commission meetings for CE credit, please review the agenda!  Portions of the meeting may be conducted in closed session.  Those portions will not be eligible for continuing education credit.

Commission Meeting schedules are subject to change without notice.  We recommend that you call (702) 486-4074 or (702) 486-4036, or check back frequently.

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