ARB Members

As defined by Texas Property Tax Code, the local administrative district judge has appointed the following

50-member Appraisal Review Board (ARB):

 

2020 ARB Members

Alonzo, Jose

Kurz, Ellen

Armstrong, Diana - (ARB Chair)

Laser, Daniel L.

Benjamin, Gordon

Mathis, Donald

Betancourt, Gerard

Meurer, Michael

Boyer, Howard

Nazaroff, Joseph E.

Bridges, Stacy

Olson, Vera

Brown, Evelyn J.

Perales, Mary M.

Cantu, Erasmo

Prado, Deanna B. - (Secretary)

Cervantes, Jose H.

Ramirez, Rodolfo

Chapa, Teodoro

Ramon, Gilberto

Clemon, Walter R.

Resendez, Antonio

Colvin, Charles

Rodriguez, Domasio

Contreras, Jose Antonio

Rodriguez, Rosalie

Cruz, Juan G.

Sanchez, Ramon

De La Cruz, Victor

Schrimpsher, Elva

Dominguez, Frank

Smith, Willie Jr.

Dominguez, Gilberto

Solis, Dora

Drees, William

Teague, Larry

Duffy, Pauline

Tepera, John

Escobedo, Mary Alice

Vasquez, Jesse H.

Felder, Debra

Warren, Robert

Galvan, Hector

Webb, Joe

Gibbons, Jimmie

White, Sylvia

Hall, William

Ybarra, Edward

Hubbert, Ronald P.

Zamora, Ruben

   
   

 

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.