• By Albert Depew

About the Assessor

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Dave Dawley

Dave Dawley moved to Nevada after being Honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force in 1989. He spent four years in the Real Estate business in the Carson/Dayton Area before joining the Assessor’s Office in 1993. He was hired as a Personal Property Appraiser and worked his way up to the position of Chief Deputy Assessor in 1999.  Dave was elected Assessor in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and was reelected for a fifth term in 2018. 

Dave has an Associate’s Degree in General Business and received an Accounting Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.  He has successfully completed the Nevada’s Property Tax Appraiser Certification Program and is certified in both Real and Personal Property. He is a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers, Nevada Assessors Association and also Kiwanis.  Dave has worked as an advocate for the Nevada tax payers in the last six Nevada Legislative Sessions.  

As always, the staff at the Carson City Assessor's office is here to answer any questions that you may have regarding your assessment.  Please feel free to contact us at 775-887-2130 or you may email us.

The staff at the Assessors Office includes:

    Assessor, Dave Dawley (Certified in both Real and Personal Property)

    Chief Deputy Assessor, Kimberly Adams (Certified in both Real and Personal Property)

    Property Appraiser, Jeremy Saposnek (Certified in both Real and Personal Property)

    Property AppraiserTravis Haslem (Certified in Real Property.  Personal Property certification pending)

    Property AppraiserBryce Wiele  (Certification in Real Property and  Personal Property pending)

    Personal Property Appraiser, Caron Machado (Certified in Personal Property)

    GIS Analyst, Ken Shannon

    Office Specialist, Rhonda Price