Committee/Subcommittee/Forum Name: AEC/Recommendations and Recognition Advisory Board
Liaison: Andrea McKey
Chair: Jim Haisler, RCE
Vice Chair: Jarrod Grasso, RCE
Recommend the 2024 AEC Vice Chair at the 2023 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings.
The advisory board recommended that Tricia Thomas, RCE, Chief Executive Officer, Bay East Association of REALTORS® (CA), be the 2024 AEC Vice Chair. This recommendation was approved by 2023 NAR First Vice President Kevin Sears.
Recommend AEC Representatives to 2024 NAR committees and AE appointees to the 2024 NAR Board of Directors at the June 2023 virtual meeting.
During this virtual meeting, the board recommended more than 55 AEs to various AEC Representative positions on 2024 NAR committees, and to spots on the 2024 NAR Board of Directors.
Select the 2023 Dr. Almon R. (Bud) Smith, RCE, AE Leadership Society inductees (maximum of 3) at the October 2023 virtual meeting.
The following AEs were named to the Smith Society Class of 2023:
John Gormley, RCE, CAE, Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®, IL
Michele Holen, RCE, CAE, Portland Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®, OR
Wil Riley, RCE, CAE, Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS®, SC
Select the 2024 William D. North AE Institute Scholarship recipients at the October 2023 virtual meeting.
The following AEs were awarded 2024 William D. North AE Institute Scholarships:
Lisa Buitrago-Freitas, Del Norte Association of REALTORS®, CA
Jackie Hendricks, Curry County Board of REALTORS®, OR
Cristiana Holloway, Ozark Trail Board of REALTORS®, MO
Cheryl Jordan, Laurel Board of REALTORS®, MS
Carla Rose, RCE, Salisbury/Rowan Association of REALTORS®, NC
Select the Judith Lindenau RCE Scholarship recipients at the October 2023 virtual meeting.
There were no Judith Lindenau RCE Scholarship applicants this year.
Select the 2023 AE Leaders of Tomorrow Young Professional Award recipient at the November 2023 NAR NXT Meetings.
Select the 2023 William R. Magel Award of Excellence recipient at the November 2023 NAR NXT Meetings.
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.