The office of the County Appraiser strives to achieve equalization among all classes of property by maintaining the highest standards in appraisal practices and law. Employees are guided by the goals of providing quality service to the public. The County Appraiser provides education opportunities to develop high-performance employees, recognizes achievement, and manages County growth through the creation of automated programs which expedite the work flow. Each employee can take pride in the national recognition the office has received through the International Association of Assessing Officers Excellence in Assessment Administration Certified for 2005 and 2011. The office has also achieved Substantive and Statistical compliance each year since the inception of this measurement by the State of Kansas, Department of Revenue, Property and Valuation Division.