Austin Founder Lions Club
The Truth About Tax Appraisals
January 28, 2016
Introduced by Lion Bill Martin
Marya D. Crigler, RPA
Travis Central Appraisal District
There’s always a lot of talk about affordability and property taxes in Austin, especially this time of year. Marya Crigler, Chief Appraiser with the Travis County Appraisal District, will explain the process, the roles of the appraisal district and the taxing units, and it’s importance to the community and to you, the taxpayer. We should also get some background on the recent controversy regarding commercial vs residential appraisals.
Marya Crigler is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. She has over 25 years’ experience with Travis Central Appraisal District and during that time has held a variety of positions to include Appraiser, Modeler, Director of IT, ARB coordinator, Deputy Chief of Operations and was appointed Chief Appraiser in December 2011. She is a member of the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts, International Association of Assessing Officers, Texas Association of Assessing Officers and served on the Comptrollers Property Value Study Advisory Committee.
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