The members of the Budget Committee are appointed annually by the TALCB Chair. This committee reviews the Board's annual budget and advises the Board on and makes recommendations to the Board on all budget-related matters.
The members of the Enforcement Committee are appointed annually by the TALCB Chair. This committee advises the Board on enforcement-related matters and recommends changes to the Board's rules, policy and procedures relating to those matters.
The executive Committee is composed of the officers of the Board (TALCB Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary). This committee advises the Board regarding broad issues that could have a wide-ranging effect on the policies and duties of the Board.
Depending on the nature of your particular real estate business―whether it’s an issue with a financial institution or a property tax concern― there are a number of agencies that are looking out for your best interest. If your issue is not under the jurisdiction of the TALCB, one of the resources below may be able to help. Here you can find more information about how these related industries are regulated and how complaints are filed:
Volunteering to become a member of the Peer Investigative Committee (PIC) is a way for experienced appraisers to serve the public interest and contribute to the appraisal profession. A PIC member agrees to serve for a two-year period (individuals may be reappointed) and is asked to assist TALCB in performing appraisal reviews as part of a complaint investigation or application for review of trainee work product.
The Board may accept a course of study to satisfy pre-licensing education requirements for certification or licensing established by the Act or by the rules if the Board has determined that the course is related to real estate appraisal and was:
Texas appraisers and appraisal management companies (AMC) are governed by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Act and the Texas Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulation Act.
Last week the Board met on September 6 to conduct its regular quarterly meeting, postponed from late August to accommodate an unexpected and important development. The agenda was far from typical as it included a public hearing on the subject of “evaluations” and we had a high level of interest in the subject matter! We also said a special thanks to Ms. Sara Jones Oates for her diligent service as one of the original appointees to the Board’s Appraisal Management Company Advisory Committee in 2013 and welcomed her newly appointed replacement Ms. Lisa Rodriguez.