Meeting Summary


MEETING SUMMARY
NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL
June 10, 2013

 

The meeting was held at the Department of State, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany; 123 William Street, NYC; and, 65 Court Street, Buffalo.

I.          INTRODUCTIONS, ROLL CALL AND QUORUM ANNOUNCEMENT

S. Roefaro, Chair, called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m.  He stated that this meeting was mainly to pass regulations due to new Federal requirements taking effect July 1, 2013.

The official attendance was as follows:

BOARD MEMBERS                                                          
Stephen Roefaro, Chair                                 
Carol DiSanto                                                
Peter Goold                                                                
Christian Klueg                                              
Lillian Levy                                                    
Excused:                                                        
Anthony Girasole                                           
Matthew Smith                                              

VISITORS                                                    
Rebecca Jones, UPstate Training                   
                                                                       
DEPARTMENT STAFF                            
Marcos Vigil, Deputy Secretary of State
Kathleen McCoy, Director of Licensing
Aiesha Battle, Director, Consumer Protection
Whitney Clark
Aqil Qureshi
Ernest Delaney
Vicky Cline
Keith Simon
MaryJo Moore
Amy Penzabene
Marc Mastrobuono
Donna Zoller
Carol Fansler

II.        APPROVAL OF MEETING SUMMARY

Chair S. Roefaro asked for a motion to approve the April 3, 2013 meeting summary.

C. DiSanto made a motion to approve the summary of the April 3, 2013 board meeting.  The motion was seconded by L. Levy and passed unanimously.

III.       SUBCOMMITTEE AND DEPARTMENT REPORTS

C. DiSanto shared that the subcommittee continues to work on drafting legislation for appraisal management companies.

C. DiSanto shared that the subcommittee has researched other state laws regarding mandatory licensing, and will continue working on draft legislation.

IV.       ACTION ITEMS

W. Clark shared that the public comment period had ended for the proposed regulation changes, due to new Federal requirements which take effect July 1, 2013.  These changes are in regard to federal supervision and trainee standards, as well as reciprocity.  No public comment was received.  Therefore, she asked for a motion to adopt the proposed regulation changes. 

C. DiSanto made a motion to adopt the proposed regulation changes.  The motion was seconded by L. Levy and passed unanimously.

V.        NEW BUSINESS

S. Roefaro asked to have an item added to the agenda for the next meeting.  He would like to research the possibility of allowing board meeting hours and subcommittee hours as continuing education credits.

VI.       PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

There was no public comment.

VII.     ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 2:25 p.m.