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Board/Commission Name Equalization Board 
Introduction/Overview/Duties The Board of Equalization shall hear all complaints and objections to real estate assessments from the taxpayer or his agent. The Board shall hear and give consideration to such complaints and equalize such assessments and, moreover, the Board is charged with the especial duty of increasing as well as decreasing assessments. The Board's main charge is the equalizing of real estate assessments. 
Length of Term One year beginning January 1st and ending December 31st, and may be reappointed. 
Frequency/Times for Meetings As needed. 
Membership Section 58.1-3371 of the Code of Virginia was amended in 1995 to permit any county operating under the county executive form of government to "be composed of not less than three nor more than the number of districts for the election of members of the board of supervisors in the County". 
Qualifications Members of the board shall have the qualifications prescribed by Section 58.1-3374, shall conduct their business as required by Section 58.1-3378, and shall be freeholders must own property in the County). A candidate with a background in the real estate market sales, assessing, etc.) would find that knowledge helpful in filling this position. In order to be eligible for appointment, each prospective member of such board shall attend and participate in the basic course of instruction given by the Department of Taxation under Section 58.1-206. Members are paid $45.00 per meeting Albemarle Code Section 15.1). 
County Members/Term Expiration Steve Janes, Rivanna District/, Term Expires 12/31/2018
Tammie Moses, Jack Jouett District/, Term Expires 12/31/2018
David Farrell, White Hall District/, Term Expires 12/31/2018
Landon Birckhead, Scottsville District/, Term Expires 12/31/2018
William Cromwell, Rio District/, Term Expires 12/31/2018
David van Roijen, Samuel Miller District/, Term Expires 12/31/2018 
Web site for more information N/A 
Comments c of appointment letter to:

Peter Lynch
County Attorney
Commonwealth's Attorney 

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