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Get To Know Our Board

The Board of Directors is made up of leaders that represent AARO's diverse membership. These committed professionals help guide AARO's policy and provide leadership for state regulators and industry professionals.

The Board of Directors consists of the President, President Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President, ten Directors and five Alternate Directors.

PRESIDENT - VANESSA BEAUCHAMP

Vanessa Beauchamp, Missouri
Executive Director,
Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission
Executive Committee Member

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PRESIDENT ELECT


Tom Veit, Kentucky
Executive Assistant,
Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board
Executive Committee Member

VICE PRESIDENT


Allison McDonald, Florida
Executive Director,
Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board
Executive Committee Member

 

TREASURER


Dennis Badger
, Kentucky
Investigator,
Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board
Executive Committee Member
 

secretary


Steve McCaleb, Oklahoma
Attorney,
Oklahoma Real Estate Appraiser Board
Executive Committee Member
 

Immediate Past President

Joe Ibach, North Dakota
Owner,
Dakota Appraisal & Consulting
Executive Committee Member

 

DIRECTORS 



Justin Barney
, Utah
Hearing Officer and Record Manager, Utah Division of Real Estate
Executive Committee Member



Eric Brinton, Idaho
Chairman of the Board,
Idaho Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses




Janice Buchele, Ohio
Executive Vice President,
Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing

 


Larry Disney, Arkansas 
Contract Investigator, Arkansas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board 

Executive Committee Member


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Pete Fontana, Iowa
Contract Investigator, Iowa Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board 

 


Jacqueline Olson, Minnesota
Senior Director, Licensing, Unclaimed Property, & Consumer Support
Minnesota Department of Commerce

Executive Committee Member



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Laura Smith, South Carolina
Administrator,
South Carolina Real Estate Appraisers Board


Craig Steinley, South Dakota
Consultant, South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program
2023 President, Appraisal Institute



Henk van Duyvendijk, Louisiana
Compliance Officer, Louisiana Real Estate appraisers Board 



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Guy Wesselkamper, Ohio
Chairman, Ohio Real Estate Appraiser Board
 

ALTERNATE DIRECTORS
              

MiChell Bird, Idaho
Exective Officer, Investigations Program Manager Building, Construction and Real Esatte Bureau
                                           

 


Leon Lewis, District of Columbia
Program Coordinator, OPL



Matt Schlenvogt, North Dakota
Vice Chair, North Dakota Appraisal Board




Mark Smeltzer, Pennsylvania
Vice Chair, Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers



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