Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Appraiser Certification Program

South Dakota Appraiser Advisory Council

The role of the Appraiser Certification Program Advisory Council is to provide recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Labor and Regulation in the areas of program administration in order to sustain a program that is consistent with Title XI.

Vacancy – Appraiser Certification Program Advisory Council

The Department of Labor and Regulation Appraiser Certification Program is seeking nominations to the Advisory Council for a State-Certified General Appraiser located in the western portion of the state.

If you are interested in nominating yourself or another appraiser for appointment to the Advisory Council, please submit your nomination in writing by email, or mail to

Department of Labor and Regulation, Appraiser Certification Program
217 W. Missouri Ave., 2nd Floor
Pierre, South Dakota 57501

The nomination should include the appraiser’s name, location and the reason that you believe you or the person you have nominated should be appointed to the Advisory Council.

Any person nominated for this position should possess substantial knowledge regarding the statutes and administrative rules regarding appraisers; a reasonable understanding of Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) and its impact on the appraiser profession; and be highly respected by other appraiser professionals.

Please submit nominations to the Department no later than Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Anna McCarthy at 605.773.3803.



Bret Afdahl
Division of Banking
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3421
Financial Institutions Regulator

Amy E. Frink
Aberdeen Appraisal LLP
1021 S Washington St.
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Phone: 605.225.7300

Alan R. Hatzenbeller
Hatzenbeller Appraisal
Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone: 605.996.6379

Kimberly Larson
Farm Credit Services of America
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.224.1678

Melissa Miller
South Dakota Real Estate Commission
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3600
Real Estate Regulator

Paul Reisch
PTR Appraisals
Watertown, SD 57201
Phone: 605.881.0270

Matt Van Zee
First Dakota National Bank
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.333.8227
Banking Institution Representative