State Board of Equalization Members

State Board of Equalization

Tyre L. Gray, Esq.

Tyre L. Gray, Esq.

Tyre L. Gray, Esq., President of the Nevada Mining Association, is a charismatic thought-leader.  Known for his big laugh and positive outlook, Tyre cut his teeth as an educator at an at-risk learning academy before transitioning into the private sector where he spent the past two decades acquiring a wide variety of skills holding leadership positions in the consulting, resorts, and legal industry.  Immediately before taking the helm of the Association, Tyre was an attorney in private practice focusing on government affairs, where he represented a Fortune 5 company and numerous Fortune 500 companies before local, state, and federal regulatory and legislative bodies across the southwestern states.  Tyre's sharp dress is only matched by his sharp wit and great appreciation for music.  Tyre lives in Las Vegas, NV, with his wife, Ashanti, son Adonis, and his daughter, Reign.
Tim Morse

Tim Morse

Mr. Timothy R. Morse, MAI, is a Certified General Appraiser in the State of Nevada, License A.0000005-CG, a MAI Designated Member (No. 7241) of the Appraisal Institute (1985), and has been active in the appraisal community and served in several capacities for the Appraisal Institute, including President of the Las Vegas Chapter in 1991. Originally appointed to the Clark County Board of Equalization in 1981, Mr. Morse served as Chairman from 1987 to 1999. He was appointed to the first Nevada Commission of Appraisers in 1989 and served as President for two years. Appraisal experience began at a financial institution after graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He established Timothy R. Morse & Associates in 1979, which is now operating as Morse-Krueger & Associates LLC.

 

Mr. Morse and his wife of over 50 years reside in Las Vegas. They have three grown children and six grandchildren.

Robert Schiffmacher

Robert Schiffmacher

Mr. Robert Schiffmacher, MAI graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration before starting his appraisal career in 1991 at Stephen R. Johnson and Associates. He also worked for the Washoe County Assessor’s Office as an Appraiser III before forming Wright, Warren and Schiffmacher LLC., now Warren and Schiffmacher LLC in 1997. He earned the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute in 2000.

Mr. Schiffmacher has served the Appraisal Community through the local chapter of the Appraisal Institute as President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and as a member of the Board of Directors for nearly 20 years. He lives in Reno, Nevada with his wife of 33 years, Linda.
Al Plank

Al Plank

Mr. Al Plank graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Carroll College in Helena, Montana. He is Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Nevada Society of CPAs. He worked for 10 years in public accounting before moving to the mining industry for the past 23 years. As a life-long resident of Northeast Nevada, he served in a variety of positions for local groups in and around Elko, NV including several years as a member of the Elko County Board of Equalization.

Al currently lives in Spring Creek, Nevada with his wife Teresa and has two children in college.