The Nueces County Appraisal District Board of Directors elected and seated its 2009 Officers at their regular meeting Jan. 14.

Re-elected to serve as officers were John Sendejar, chairman and Sandra Billish, vice-chairman. Ed Lopez was elected to serve as secretary. Other 2009 Directors are: Robert Adler, James Duerr, Robert Jones, Lorraine Stern, and Ronnie Canales. Ollie Grant is chief appraiser of the NCAD.

The NCAD Board of Directors is responsible for governing the Appraisal District. It consists of seven members who are selected by the taxing units served by the district, e.g. cities, school districts, county, fire districts, etc.

The directors serve two-year terms and are responsible for making the district's major administrative and financial decisions. Board members are not compensated for their service, only reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses.

The Board of Directors meets regularly on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the First Floor Board Room of the Nueces County Appraisal District, 201 N. Chaparral Street in Corpus Christi.

The meetings are open to the public and meeting notices are promulgated at least 72 hours in advance.