ARB Members

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

 

 
2019 ARB Members
Allison, Gary Mathis, Donald
Almanza, Trinidad Jr. Nazaroff, Joseph F.
Alonzo, Jose Olson, Vera
Armstrong, Diana - (Secretary) Perales, Mary M.
Benjamin, Gordon
Prado, Deanna B.
Bridges, Stacy Ramon, Gilberto
Brown, Evelyn J. Reidenbach, Michael
Cantu, Erasmo Resendez, Antonio
Cirilo, Albert Rodriguez, Rosalie
Clemon, Walter R. Rodriguez, Domasio
Colvin, Charles (Keith) Sanchez, Ramon
Cruz, Juan G. Schrimpsher, Elva
De La Cruz, Victor Smith, Willie Jr.
Dear, Ronald Solis, Dora
Dirks, Henry Southern, Shirley
Dominguez, Frank Teague, Larry
Drees, William Tepera, John
Duffy, Pauline Tijerina, Lorenzo
Fox, Brigitte Vasquez, Jesse H.
Gibbons, Jimmie Vinson, Gene
Hubbert, Ronald P. Webb, Joe
Keough, Joseph W. Whitcomb, Kathryn
Kurz, Ellen White, Leroy (Chris) - (Chair)
Laser, Daniel L. White, Sylvia
Levine, Natalie Ybarra, Edward
   
   

 

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.