Meet the Board

Current Santa Cruz County Assessment Appeals Board Members

Current Santa Cruz County Assessment Appeals Board Roster:
Eric Herrick
Regular Member

Term Expires:
September 5, 2022
Steve Allen
Regular Member

Term Expires:
September 2, 2024
Wendy Strimling
Regular Member

Term Expires:
September 5, 2022
VACANT
Alternate

Term Expires:
September 1, 2024
VACANT
Alternate Member

Term Expires:
September 1, 2024

Want to fill a vacant seat on the Assessment Appeals Board?

Qualified candidates (see details below) can apply virtually by filling out the Commission Application, or can apply in person by filling out the hard copy Commission Application available at our office. For more information about Santa Cruz County Commissions, Committees and Advisory Bodies, please click here.

Candidate Minimum Qualifications: As mandated by Revenue and Taxation Code Section 1624.05, a person shall not be eligible for nomination for membership on the Assessment Appeals Board unless that person has a minimum of five years’ professional experience in California as one of the following:

  • Certified public accountant or public accountant
  • Licensed real estate broker, attorney, property appraiser accredited by a nationally recognized professional organization
  • Property appraiser certified by the Office of Real Estate Appraisers
  • Property appraiser certified by the State Board of Equalization.

Additionally, as mandated by Revenue and Taxation Code Section 1624.1, no person shall be qualified to be a member of the Assessment Appeals Board who has, within three years immediately preceding their appointment to the board, been an employee of an assessor’s office. [Ord. 5279 § 14, 2018; Ord. 5046 § 2, 2009; Ord. 2241, 1976; prior code § 3.09.030].

For more information on Santa Cruz County Commissions, Committees & Advisory Bodies, including a list of current vacancies and Local Appointments List, please click here.