Committee/Subcommittee/Forum Name: AEC/Recommendations and Recognition Advisory Board
Liaison: David Peretti, CRB, GRI
Chair: Mary Cano, RCE
Vice Chair: Steve Francks, RCE, CAE
Recommend the 2017 AEC Vice Chair at the 2016 AE Institute.
The advisory board recommended that Rebecca Grossman, RCE, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®, AZ, be the 2017 AEC Vice Chair. This recommendation was approved by 2016 NAR First Vice President Elizabeth Mendenhall.
Recommend key AEC liaisons to 2017 NAR committees at the 2016 Midyear Meeting.
The advisory board recommended AEs to be considered for appointments to key committee liaison positions. With this input, 2017 NAR President Bill Brown appointed the following 2017 AEC key liaisons:
Consumer Communications (2017) – Eric Berman, Massachusetts Association
Data Strategies (2017) – Mike Valerino, RCE, Akron Cleveland Association (OH)
Executive (2017) – Cliff Long, RCE, Birmingham Area Association (AL)
Finance /Local AE (2017-2018) – Theresa Hatton, RCE, CAE, Greenwich Association (CT)
Legal Action (2017-2019) – Duncan MacKenzie, RCE, New York State Association
Membership Policy and Board Jurisdiction (2017-2019) – Lance Evans, RCE, Jefferson-Lewis Board (NY)
Professional Standards (2017) – Nancy Deichert, RCE, Bismarck Mandan Board (ND)
RPAC Major Investor Council (2017) – TBD
RPAC Trustees Fundraising (2017) – Chris Kyler, Utah Association
State and Local Issues Mobilization Support (2017) – Mike Kelly, New York State Association
Strategic Thinking Advisory (2017) – Deb Junkin, RCE, Georgia Association
Recommend AE appointments to the 2017 NAR Board of Directors (1 State AE, 2 Local AEs, 1 Regional MLS AE) at the 2016 Midyear Meeting.
With input from the advisory board, 2017 NAR President Bill Brown approved the following 2017 AE Board of Directors Appointments:
State AE (1) – Mike Theo, CAE, Wisconsin REALTORS® Association
Local AE (2) – Rebecca Grossman, RCE, Scottsdale Area Association (AZ); Jim Haisler, RCE, Heartland REALTOR® Organization (IL)
Regional MLS AE (1) – Anne Marie DeCatsye, Carolina MLS, Inc. (NC)
Select the 2016 Dr. Almon R. (Bud) Smith, RCE, AE Leadership Society inductees at the 2016 AE Institute (maximum of 3).
The following AEs were named to the Smith Society Class of 2016:
Laura Crowther, RCE, Coastal Carolinas Association, SC
Duncan MacKenzie, RCE, New York State Association of REALTORS®
Angela Shields, RCE, CAE, San Antonio Board, TX
Select the 2016 William R. Magel Award of Excellence recipient at the 2016 Midyear Meeting.
The advisory board selected Andrea Bushnell, RCE, CIPS, Chief Executive Officer, North Carolina Association of REALTORS®, as the recipient of the 2016 William R. Magel Award of Excellence.
Select the 2016 Terry McDermott AE Community Leadership Award recipient at the 2016 REALTORS® Conference and Expo.
Select the 2017 William D. North AE Institute Scholarship recipients at the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
Select up to two 2016 AE Leaders of Tomorrow Young Professional Award recipients at the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
Identify key NAR committees to which AEC liaisons will be appointed in 2018 at the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.
Actions to be taken to achieve goals:
Solicit nominations and applications from the AEC constituency prior to each National meeting; carefully review all nominations and applications and conduct interviews (when appropriate) to ensure that the most qualified candidates are recommended for these positions.
Qualified association executives are appointed to select positions within the association and selected as recipients for awards/scholarships.