Our Conference and Annual Membership Meeting  will be held:

October 27 – 29, 2019

Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa

1001 E McCarty Ln,
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: (512) 392-6450


Hotel Reservations can now be made online or by calling the hotel directly at 512-392-6450 or 866-327-0186.  Please be sure to use the code TRC to take advantage of the special room rate of $129.00 per night during the conference.  Reservations must be made by September 27, 2019 in order to take advantage of this special rate.

If you make reservations that you later decide you do not need, please contact Bud Black at or by phone at 512-522-2405 before cancelling.


Overflow Hotel Information

Rooms have gone really fast! If you weren’t able to get a room at The Embassy,we have some rooms available at the Holiday Inn Express that is directly across I35 from the Conference Center.

Here are ways that you can book a reservation:


  1. Call the front desk at 512-392-6355 and mention that you are with the “Texas Rural Chief Appraisers” group and the front desk will book your reservation.
  2. Book online! Click the TEXAS RURAL CHIEF APPRAISERS BOOKING LINK. It will take you to their website. From there, select the dates you wish to stay per the agreement and the rates will appear.

Reservations must be made at the overflow hotel by October 11, 2019 to take advantage of this rate.

2019 TRCA Conference Plan Outline

Sunday 10/27/2019
Event Speaker
1:00 1:30 Laws & Rules Update Registration
1:00 4:00 Exhibit Booth Setup
1:00 6:30 Early Conference Registration
1:30 4:30 Laws & Rules Update (3 CE Credits) Tracey Foster
3:00 5:30 Auction & Raffle Item Check-in
5:00 6:30 Trade Show Preview
6:00 ??? Embassy Happy Hour
Monday 10/28/19
7:00 8:00 Conference Registration
8:00 Trade Show Opens
8:00 8:30 Opening Ceremony
8:30 9:30 Keynote Speaker Avish ParaShar
9:30 10:30 Sexual Harasment in the Worplace Michelle Bohreer
10:30 11:00 Break
11:00 12:00 What A Good Wildlife Mgmt Plan Looks Like Texas Parks & Wildlife
12:00 1:00 Luncheon
1:00 1:15 Awards Ceremony
1:30 2:30 Chief Appraiser Ethics Tracey Foster
2:30 3:30 Tiny Homes & Barndominiums
3:30 5:30 Trade Show
5:30 All Sold Silent Auction Winners Named
Live Auction
Tuesday, 10/29/19
Event Speaker
8:00 8:30 Business Meeting
8:30 9:30 What’s Going On Around The State
Legeslative Committee Report
PTEC Report
PTAD Report
TDLR Report
9:30 9:59 Break
9:59 Drawing for $50
10:00 11:00 What CAD’s Need to Know About PVS Carla Pope-Osborne & Panel
11:00 12:00 Legislative Update & Case Law Robert Mott