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Governor Abbott Reappoints Black And Jeffries To Texas Appraiser Licensing And Certification Board

Wednesday, March 29, 2017  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment
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Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Clayton Black and James Jeffries to the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board for terms set to expire January 31, 2023. The board performs duties relating to the education, ethics, and certifying or licensing of real estate appraisers or appraiser trainees.

Clayton Black of Stanton is the owner and manager of Lazy Leven Ranch. He is a past member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Concrete and Masonry Association, Texas Society of Professional Engineers, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, Lubbock Lions Club and the Midland Jaycees. Additionally, he is a graduate from Leadership Lubbock and Leadership Midland. Black received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in civil engineering from Texas Tech University.

James Jeffries of Georgetown is the owner of Jeffries Appraisal Services. He is a member of the Appraisal Institute and of the American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers. He is a past chairman and board of directors member of the Texas Land Trust Council. Jeffries received a Bachelor of Arts in pre-law and political science from Wright State University and a Master of Arts in political science from Ohio State University.