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Weld County Assessor

The Weld County Assessor is an elected officer of the county. The Assessor serves a four-year term and is elected in the county general election by the voters; if re-elected, a person can serve in the role of County Assessor for up to three consecutive four-year terms. The constitutional duty of the County Assessor is to evaluate all property in the county for property tax purposes.

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Brenda Dones

Term: 01/01/19 – 12/31/22 
email: bdones@weldgov.com
phone: 970-400-3650

Weld County Assessor Brenda Dones.Brenda is a Colorado native who grew up on the Western Slope in Gunnison. She attended the University of Northern Colorado and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.

In 2019 Brenda was elected as the Weld County Assessor.  Prior to that, Brenda served as the Chief Deputy Assessor for Weld County from 2007 to 2018 and as the Senior Analyst from 1999 to 2006.  Other property assessment experience includes work as an appraiser and as an Appraisal Specialist for the Colorado Division of Property Taxation.  In total, Brenda has over 25 years of appraisal, assessment and management experience and has extensive experience in the assessment of agricultural, residential, commercial, industrial, oil and gas, and pipeline property.

Brenda holds a Certified General Appraiser license and is a member of the Colorado Association of Tax Appraisers and the International Association of Assessing Officers. From 2015 through 2018 she represented Colorado as a board member for the computer-assisted mass appraisal user group for Harris Computer Systems and she has taught multiple classes on assessment and appraisal throughout Colorado and Wyoming.

Brenda is a past Chair and graduate of Leadership Weld County and is an active member in Greeley Centennial Rotary having served as Secretary from 2008 to 2011 and President in 2014/2015. She has combined her love of the outdoors, her passion for Rotary, and her desire for children to receive a well-rounded education by serving as a charter board member for the Poudre Learning Center Foundation.

Brenda and her husband, Wade, spend their free time managing their 80 acre farm where they grow grass and alfalfa hay. They prefer all things outdoors including golfing, fishing, and skiing.

Historical List of Weld County Assessors

Weld County Assessors Past and Present

YEAR(S) ASSESSOR'S NAME

1861 ?
1862 ?
1863-1864 D. J. Hopkins
1864-1865 Chas M. Thomas
1865 Jay Thomas
1865-1866 Peter Winne
1866-1867 J. H. Pinkerton
1867-1868 Chas M. Thomas
1868-1869 John Elliott
1869-1870 Daniel Scott
1870 Seth Ward
1870-1871 Lewis M. Stone
1871 E. D. Quiqley
1871 Jonas Higley
1872-1873 Holland Scott
1873-1874 John Eacker
1874-1875 Calvin Kelsey
1875-1879 W. J. Kram
1879-1885 James Torrens
1885-1887 James Sutherland
1887 James Torrens
1887-1889 A. I. Wilson
1889-1893 Thos C. Williams
1893-1895 Wm. A. Hotchkiss
1895-1899 Wm. P. Wasley
1899-1900 Everett H. Stevens
1900-1908 J. C. Wylie
1908-1912 A. R. Fischer
1912-1916 Abram L. Mumper
1916-1922 Robert E. Hanna
1922-1932 Homer Bedford
1932-1947 Chas M. Whiteside
1947-1953 Homer M. Bruce
1953-1959 W. T. Kennedy
1959-1967 H. H. Hansen
1967-1971 George E. Barber
1971-1985 H. H. Hansen
1985-1990 Richard W. Keirnes
1990-1998 Warren L. Lasell
1998-2007 Stanley F. Sessions
2007-2018 Christopher M. Woodruff
2019-Present Brenda Dones