Real Estate Appraiser Commission

Learn about the Real Estate Appraiser Commission members and find public meetings, agendas and minutes.

Mission statement

The purpose of this advisory commission is to provide new insights, solve business problems, and serve as a liaison between appraisal practitioners, the public, and the Department of Licensing.

About the commission

The members of the commission have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Meet at the call of the director or upon its own initiative.
  • Serve as a liaison between licensed appraisers, the public, and the Department of Licensing.
  • Study the Certified Real Estate Appraiser Act (18.140 RCW) and recommend changes to the director or the legislature.

How to serve on the commission

Want to serve on the Real Estate Appraiser Commission? Apply through the DOL's Real Estate Appraiser Commission application.

Commission members

Below are the current commission members, roles, and term expiration dates.

Member Role Term expires
Scott Biethan, Certified General Chair January 31, 2027
Claire Elston, Certified Residential Vice Chair August 31, 2025
Dean Potter, Certified General Commissioner January 31, 2027
Jay Sporn, Certified Residential Commissioner August 31, 2025
Stan Sidor, Certified General Commissioner January 10, 2026
Denise Stephens, Certified Residential Commissioner January 10, 2026
Vacant Commissioner May 31, 2024

Commission meetings

This is a record of the meeting schedule, agendas, minutes, and materials related to each meeting.

Upcoming meetings

There are no meetings currently scheduled.

      Past meetings

      Meeting date and location Agenda, minutes, and other materials
      October 12, 2023 10 a.m.
      Virtual meeting
      July 13, 2023 10 a.m.
      Virtual meeting
      May 16, 2023 10 a.m.
      Virtual meeting
      April 13, 2023 10 a.m.
      Meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum
      January 12, 2023 10 a.m.
      Virtual meeting
      November 17, 2022 9 a.m.
      Virtual meeting

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