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CAD hires Dustin Vernor as new chief appraiser

June 15, 2022 - 05:00
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  • CAD hires Dustin Vernor as new chief appraiser

The Board of Directors of the Bandera Central Appraisal District (CAD) announced the hiring of Dustin Vernor, who will head the local appraisal district as chief appraiser.

The decision, announced Monday in a press release from the CAD, was made following a June 10 meeting to approve the hiring of Vernor, who will be relocating from the Denton area, where he has headed the Business Personal Property department.

“We are very pleased that Mr. Vernor has accepted our offer and the job and can begin work very soon,” said Board Chairman Bo Mansfield, Board Chairman.

Vernor said his focus is always on serving the public.

“I am pleased that Mr. Davis emphasized that with the staff, and I will continue to work toward excellence in customer service at every turn,” said Vernor.

According to a press release from the CAD, Vernor is walking into the district at a time where protests are very active again this year as the real estate market continues to surge. Over 3000 protests have been filed so far this year and more are expected before the deadline.

Mr. Vernor graduated from Nueces Canyon High School and attended college at Texas A&M University, Kingsville earning his degree in Economics.

After leaving Bandera the first time, he attended nursing school and became a licensed surgical nurse but decided later to go back into the appraisal field.

Vernor managed a staff of 10 in Denton so the numbers of personnel in Bandera will be very similar to what he supervised there. He has also worked as a commercial appraiser and a residential appraiser in his career and is very familiar with the software used by the appraisal district.

Mr. Vernor is married to his wife of 20 years, Bethany, and The industrious owner bought the motel and immediately began grounds renovations to improve the curb appeal. We have already redone Cabin 3 and the Farmhouse,” he said.

“I was born in Kerrville and grew up right here in the Texas Hill Country. This seems like a move back home for us,” said Vernor. “We hope this will be a place where we spend many years and make many friends.”

He has two children, a grown son, Braxton, who is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hunting and fishing and a daughter, Katy, who plans to finish her high school career at Utopia, where she started a number of years ago.