New Designees

Tabitha Ashe, PPS

 

Tabitha Ashe, PPS, earned the Personal Property Specialist designation in June. Ms. Ashe is a Property Tax Valuation Specialist II for the North Carolina Department of Revenue, a position she has held for the past two years. Prior to joining the North Carolina Department of Revenue, she was Assistant Tax Assessor at the Jackson County, North Carolina, Tax Administration Department. She began her service there as a Real Property Appraiser. Ms. Ashe holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, where she received the Co-op Student of the Year Award in 2011. She teaches the North Carolina Personal Property Appraisal and Assessment Course along with North Carolina Vehicle Tax System webinars. She has also created tutorials to assist North Carolina Vehicle Tax System users.


 
     

Derek J. Green, AAS

 

Derek J. Green, AAS, earned the Assessment Administration Specialist designation in June. Mr. Green was appointed Gloucester County, Virginia, Assessor in 2012. In a career that spans more than 14 years, Mr. Green has an extensive background in real estate assessment and information technology. He began his career in ad valorem assessment as Appraisal Manager Trainee for Tyler Technologies performing a 2002 general reassessment for Butler County, Ohio. He served four years with Appraisal Research Corporation performing project management services for Preble County, Ohio, and Randolph County, Indiana, including CAMA conversion and the 2005 general reassessment in Preble County. In 2006, he became the Chief Deputy of Real Estate for Preble County. He then served Preble County for six years as Chief Assessor and managed the 2008 triennial reassessment. Mr. Green is a Certified Virginia Assessor, Certified Indiana Level 1 Assessor and Licensed Real Estate Appraiser. He attended Wright State University, Lake Campus, and studied real estate appraisal at Hondros College in Westerville, Ohio. In addition to being an IAAO member, Mr. Green is a member of the Virginia Association of Assessing Officers and serves as an IAAO Representative.



 
     

Dawn M. Guidry, CMS

 

Dawn M. Guidry, CMS, completed the requirements for the Cadastral Mapping Specialist in June. Ms. Guidry is a Map Tech 1 for the Jefferson Central Appraisal District in Beaumont, Texas. She has been with the district for 19 years, beginning her career there in the front office and in the mapping department. She now works in the mapping/GIS department full time, where she establishes tax accounts for all new subdivisions and processes recorded deeds to update the maps. Ms. Guidry attended Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.


 
     

Jane E. Shaw Hainline, RES

 

Jane E. Shaw Hainline, RES, fulfilled the requirements of the Residential Evaluation Specialist designation in June. Ms. Hainline is a Residential Appraiser for the Travis Central Appraisal District in Austin, Texas. She has held this position for six years after a career as a licensed appraiser in the state of Texas, a real estate broker for 31 years, a co-owner of a home building company, and an office/sales manager of Moreland Properties. Ms. Hainline holds a Bachelor of Science in geology degree from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. She says of her career, “Appraisal has always been an evolving business filled with change and diversity. I have been fortunate enough to enjoy a range of appraisal activities and to work with some highly skilled and talented people. But I believe my greatest pleasure has been derived from the challenging work at the Appraisal District where the great eff orts applied to the job truly assist the general public to a more fair and equitable value.”


 
     

Travis J. Isaacs, PPS

 

Travis J. Isaacs, PPS, met the requirements for the Personal Property Specialist designation in June. Mr. Isaacs has been a Property Valuation Specialist for the North Carolina Department of Revenue for the past five years. Prior, he served the Watauga County, North Carolina, government for 12 years, six years as the Business Personal Property Appraiser and six years as the Director of the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles License Plate Agency and Motor Vehicle Valuation for the county. Mr. Isaacs holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. He is a certified IAAO in-state instructor for North Carolina and he also teaches appraisal certification courses in North Carolina for the North Carolina Department of Revenue Local Government Division.





 
     

Andrea B. Kirk, RES

 

Andrea B. Kirk, RES, completed the requirements of the Residential Evaluation Specialist designation in June. Ms. Kirk is a Real Estate Appraiser for Wake County, North Carolina, a position she has held for the past eight years. She began with the county in 2001 as a Revenue Agent in the Wake County Revenue Department until assuming her present position in 2009. Ms. Kirk holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from William Peace University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was a co-presenter at the 2007 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference and is a member of the North Carolina Tax Collectors’ Association.





 

Diane Pendleton, CAE

 

Diane Pendleton, CAE, fulfilled the requirements for the Certified Assessment Evaluator designation in June. Ms. Pendleton is Manager, Agricultural Appraisal Department for the Palm Beach County, Florida, Property Appraiser’s Office. She has held this position for the past four years after serving as an Appraiser II in the office’s commercial appraisal division for almost two years and as a private fee appraiser for 30 years. Ms. Pendleton holds a Bachelor of Arts in marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. She holds an MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute and is a member of the Property Review Committee, a five-member real estate transactions advisory committee to the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, and is a member of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce. After working 30 years for her husband in fee appraisal, he doubted Ms. Pendleton would succeed at a “9-5” job. Over six years later, she loves her “fantastic job” and looks “forward to future education in the mass appraisal field.”



 

Clayton G. Rogers, RES, AAS

 

Clayton G. Rogers, RES, AAS, earned the Residential Evaluation Specialist designation in June. Mr. Rogers is Senior Analyst for the Harris County Appraisal District in Houston, Texas. He has held this position for 11 years after a career in private fee appraisal. Mr. Rogers holds a Bachelor of Science from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana, and is working towards earning his master of business administration degree in finance from Texas A&M, Corpus Christi. He also holds the designations of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA), and Certified Tax Administrator (CTA).