ASFMRA National Staff

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American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
950 South Cherry Street, Suite 508
Denver, CO 80246-2664

TEL: (303) 758-3513
FAX: (303) 758-0190

The ASFMRA staff in Denver is here to help you! Please feel free to contact us via phone or email. Our normal business hours are 8 am to 5 pm MT Monday through Friday.

Brian Stockman Executive Vice President Brian Stockman
Executive Vice President and CEO
Direct line: 303-692-1211
E-mail: bstockman@asfmra.org

Brian is responsible for governance, strategic planning and managing the day-to-day activities of the staff. He works directly with the Executive Council to ensure that the goals, vision and mission of the Society are being met. He is responsible for performance, growth and development of ASFMRA staff as well as maintaining and growing the Society to ensure its future success.

Contact Brian with any issues related to governance, strategy or staff.


 Brian Sheppelamn Director of Financces and Administrator Brian Sheppelman
Director of Finances and Administration
Direct line: 303-692-1213
E-mail: bsheppelman@asfmra.org

Brian is responsible for administering the accounting department, and ensuring that the Society is in compliance with its fiduciary responsibilities. Brian is responsible for financial management, monthly and year-end financial statements and audits, reports, analysis, budgeting and ASFMRA banking relationships. Brian also manages human resources reporting, record keeping, as well as benefits and insurance program administration.

Contact Brian in regards to accounts payable, receivables and other accounting questions for either the Education Foundation of the ASFMRA or the Society.


 Mya Sadler Director of education Mya Sadler
Director of Education
Direct line: 303-692-1224
E-mail: msadler@asfmra.org

Mya manages the Education department staff and coordinates with instructors and course developers to achieve an excellent student experience. This includes coordination of education development and delivery as well as managing content and quality of classroom materials, member records, and the accreditation processes. Mya interacts with the Education and Accreditation Committees and acts as a liaison between staff, volunteers and the Executive Council.

Contact Mya if you have questions in regards to educational offerings, the education staff or have suggestions for new seminars or other course offerings.


Jaleen Edwards Director of Marketing and Communication Jaleen Edwards
Director of Membership, Marketing and Communications
Direct line: 303-692-1227
E-mail: jedwards@asfmra.org

Jaleen is responsible for developing and managing efforts to grow the internal and external markets with the goal of retaining and growing membership, increasing meeting and class attendance and retaining and growing corporate partnerships. She oversees the Association brand and public relations in the marketplace ensuring it is consistent and reputable. She also oversees the membership and marketing/communications staff as well as acts as the staff liaison to the Sponsorship Committee.

Contact Jaleen for any marketing and public relations needs, as well as sponsorship and corporate partnership opportunities.


Debe Alvarez Manager of Education and Accreditation Debe L. Alvarez
Manager of Accreditation and Education
Direct line: 303-692-1225
E-mail: dalvarez@asfmra.org

Debe manages the accreditation process and is responsible for effectively scheduling the education programs for the association. She is the key contact for coordinating faculty, working with ASFMRA Chapters to deliver educational programs as well as ensuring that course and instructor materials are delivered.

Contact Debe to discuss accreditation, delivery of ASFMRA educational programs, and information on developer and instructor workshops or Summer Education Week.


Cheryl Cooley Manager of Meetings, Information Technology and Communications Cheryl L. Cooley
Manager of Meetings and Information Technology
Direct line: 303-692-1215
E-mail: ccooley@asfmra.org

Cheryl is responsible for the successful production of the Annual Meeting and Trade Show, including managing the program committee, budget, logistics, and delivery of an incredible attendee experience. She also plays a key technology role, supporting the IT functions of the association staff including database management and the Society’s website.

Contact Cheryl if you have questions about the Annual Meeting (hotel, location, registration, etc.) as well as if you have questions about the Society’s database and/or website functionality.


Hope Evans Membership Coordinator Hope S. Evans
Membership Coordinator
Direct line: 303-692-1216
E-mail: hevans@asfmra.org

Hope coordinates all aspects of membership including applications, records, payment, incentive programs, membership retention, the membership database, and recruitment coordination. Hope also has oversight of Appraisal Review and Ethics records, Bylaws, Council and Board minutes, and the Education Foundation.

Contact Hope if you have questions about joining ASFMRA, renewing your membership, paying your annual dues, changing your contact information, referring a member, serving on a committee or donating to the Education Foundation. Hope should also be contacted in regards to any Ethics issues, including court testimony relating to another member of the Society.


Deanna Ilk State Certification Coordinator Deanna Ilk
State Certification and Continuing Education Coordinator
Direct line: 303-692-1222
E-mail: dilk@asfmra.org

Deanna coordinates Qualifying and Continuing Education credit and obtains approvals from the Appraisal Qualification Board (AQB), state appraisal and real estate broker approval offices, and other approval offices as required. Deanna tracks member Continuing Education Credits to include ethics requirements of the Society, and notifies members as to their CE status.

Contact Deanna if you need to register for a course or meeting, need assistance entering your CEU credits online or have questions about what will qualify for continuing education credits. You can also contact Deanna if you need to get a class approved, have questions about becoming an appraiser, or need a replacement QE or CE certificate.


Erica Lindberg Communications Coordinator Erica Lindberg
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Direct line: 303-692-1210
E-mail: elindberg@asfmra.org

Erica supports the communications, marketing and administration functions of the Society. She designs marketing and promotional materials, creates and manages all of our electronic newsletters, manages our social media sites and online brand identity as well as provides support for the Young Professionals Network Committee, the Editorial Committee and the Executive Vice President.

Contact Erica if you have questions regarding the ASFMRA E-News, Journal, Leadership Institute, the Young Professionals Committee, student activities or you need to order marketing collateral. Chapter Officers should contact Erica with questions regarding Chapter Meetings and change of officers.


Michelle Guszack Education Coordinator Michelle Guszak
Education Coordinator (Part-time)
Direct Line: 303-692-1226
Email:mguszak@asfmra.org

Michelle ensures that all ASFMRA educational materials are properly updated, formatted and reviewed. She interfaces in regards to materials, coordinates with developers to incorporate any changes, and schedules/communicates with reviewers to finalize the process. She is also responsible for managing end-of-course surveys and preparing course materials for print.

Contact Michelle if you have feedback that you would like to share regarding your ASFMRA educational experience either at the chapter or national level.


  Position Open
Production Coordinator (Part-time)
Direct line: (303) 692-1218
E-mail:

The Production Coordinator is responsible for the production of printed classroom materials and responding to customer inquiries for materials. The Production Coordinator also handles all office supply order and copier maintenance.

Contact the Production Coordinator to answer questions about books and materials that you or your chapter ordered or that needed to be shipped.


If you are not certain who to contact, please feel free to use any of these department e-mail addresses. Your e-mail will be forwarded to the correct staff member:
Accreditation@asfmra.org
Communications@asfmra.org
Education@asfmra.org
Info@asfmra.org
Meetings@asfmra.org
Membership@asfmra.org
Publications@asfmra.org