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Appraisal Foundation Seeks Candidates for Vacancies on the Appraiser Qualifications Board and the Appraisal Standards Board

DEADLINE APPROACHING: August 1, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2013

Contact:
Paula Douglas Seidel
Executive Administrator
The Appraisal Foundation
paula@appraisalfoundation.org
direct phone 202.624.3048

Washington, DC– The Appraisal Foundation has begun its annual search for qualified candidates to serve on the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) and the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB). There are three vacancies on the AQB and two vacancies on the ASB. Completed applications for these vacancies must be received by August 1, 2013.

Background and Qualifications:

The Appraiser Qualifications Board (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 prerequisite of service on the AQB, and a minimum of ten years of appraisal experience is required. The AQB meets up to three times per year for approximately six days in total and individuals serving on the board are compensated for their time and reimbursed for travel expenses. Those selected for AQB positions will serve a term of up to three years commencing January 1, 2014.

The Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) is charged with developing, interpreting and amending the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Familiarity with USPAP is a prerequisite of service on the ASB, and a minimum of ten years of appraisal experience is required. The ASB meets up to four times per year for approximately ten days in total and individuals serving on the board are compensated for their time and are reimbursed for travel expenses. Those individuals selected for a position on the ASB will serve a term of up to three years commencing January 1, 2014.

How to Apply:

Applications for the positions outlined above are now available on-line at The Appraisal Foundation’s website at: https://appraisalfoundation.sharefile.com/d/s90875a8647946a9a.

If you would like to request an application via email or if you have questions, please feel free to contact Arika Cole (arika@appraisalfoundation.org). When requesting information on the applications via e-mail, please use the phrase “2013 AQB/ASB APPLICATION REQUEST” in the subject line, and please include your full name, email address and phone number.

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