BATON ROUGE, LA – October 25, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board.
The Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board serves to regulate the issuance of real estate appraiser and trainee licenses and related services.
According to statute, the board is comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments with one member appointed from each congressional district and the remainder appointed at large. Of the nine members appointed by the governor, two members are selected from nominations submitted by Louisiana banking associations. The remaining members shall have been Louisiana residents engaged in the general practice of real estate appraising in the state of Louisiana for not less than five years immediately preceding their appointment. At least four of the nine shall be general appraisers and at least two of the nine shall be residential appraisers. All appraiser members shall be state certified and are subject to Senate Confirmation.
Appointments to the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board:
Richard Wayne Pugh, of Baton Rouge, is the CEO and Owner of R. Wayne Pugh & Company, the CEO and Founder of Software for Real Estate Professionals, the CEO and Founder of RealPro Investments, and the CEO and Founder of LA Mirage Investments. Pugh will be appointed to serve as a general appraiser representing the 6th Congressional District, as required by statute.
Clayton “Clay” Lipscomb, of New Orleans, is the Western Region Manager for Regions Financial Corporation. Lipscomb will be appointed to serve as a nominee of Louisiana banking associations, as required by statute.