ARB Members

As defined by Texas Property Tax Code, the local administrative district judge has appointed the following 50-member Appraisal Review Board (ARB):

 

 
2018 ARB Members
Allison, Gary Leitko, Allen
Almanza, Trinidad Jr. Levine, Natalie
Alonzo, Jose Martinez, John
Arevalos, Alma H. Mathis, Donald
Armstrong, Diana - (Secretary) Nazaroff, Joseph F.
Badger, Scott Olson, Vera
Bridges, Stacy Prado, Deanna B.
Brown, Evelyn J. Ramon, Gilberto
Cantu, Janie Reidenbach, Michael
Casillas, Raymond Resendez, Antonio
Cirilo, Albert Rodriguez, Rosalie
Clemon, Walter R. Sanchez, Ramon
Colvin, Charles (Keith) Smith, Willie Jr.
Cruz, Juan G. Solis, Dora
Dear, Ronald E. Southern, Shirley
De La Cruz, Victor Teague, Larry
Dirks, Henry Tepera, John
Dominguez, Frank Tijerina, Lorenzo
Duffy, Pauline Vasquez, Jesse H.
Fox, Brigitte Vinson, Gene
Guyer, Michael Webb, Joe
Hubbert, Ronald P. Wesley, Jean
Keough, Joseph W. White, Leroy (Chris) - (Chair)
Kurz, Ellen Ybarra, Edward
Laser, Daniel L. Benjamin, Gordon 
   
   

 

The ARB's Role in the Property Tax System

The appraisal review board (ARB) is the judicial part of the system. The ARB is a separate body from the appraisal office and serves a different function. It hears and resolves disputes over appraisal matters. This is a very broad and important responsibility, but the ARB must be sensitive to its legal and practical limits.

 

First, the ARB only has authority over matters submitted to it. The ARB has no role in the day to day operations of the appraisal office or in appraising property.

 

Except where it is deciding a protest, challenge or a correction motion, the ARB has no authority to change a value or correct the appraisal records directly. In a challenge, it must order the chief appraiser to reappraise or correct the records related to the challenge. Only in resolving taxpayer protests can the ARB make changes or set a value on its own. Such a change only affects the property in question.