AEC Work Group Rosters for 2021

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AEC / Association Diversity Work Group Roster

Work Group Goals:

Develop and implement tools and resources, as identified by the 2020 Association Leadership Diversity Work Group, to assist and provide support for associations as they address diversity, equity and inclusion and work toward greater diversity amongst their leadership.

View the March, 2021 Diversity Work Group Report

Chair:
Justin Landon, RCE

Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (KY)
Justin@LBAR.com
(859) 276-3503

Vice Chair:
Jakeeva Lee

Chicago Association of REALTORS® (IL)
Jlee@chicagorealtor.com
(312) 803-4900

Staff Executive:

Krystal Allen
National Association of REALTORS® (IL)
kallen@nar.realtor
(312) 329-8514

Work Group Members:

Karen Becker, RCE
Aurora Board of REALTORS® (CO)
303-369-5549
karen@aaor.org

Amanda Brewer, RCE
Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (VA)
abrewer@dullesarea.com
(703) 777-2468

Cindy Butts, RCE, CAE
Connecticut Association of REALTORS®
Cindybutts@aol.com
(860) 290-6601

Leslie Frazier
Virginia Association of REALTORS®
lfrazier@virginiarealtors.org
(804) 264-5033

Christopher Galler
Minnesota Association of REALTORS®
cgaller@mnrealtor.com
(952) 935-8313

Ginny Haralson, RCE
Metrotex Association of REALTORS® (TX)
ginnyh@drwre.com
(214) 637-6660

Candy Harris
Tennessee Association of REALTORS®
Candy.harris@tnrealtors.com
(615) 321-1477

Tessa Hultz, RCE, CAE
Long Island Board of REALTORS® (NY)
thultz@lirealtor.com
(631) 661-4800

Susy Hurlbert, RCE
Eastern Connecticut Association of REALTORS®
susy@easternctrealtors.com
(860) 892-2595

Suzan Koren
Fort Collins Board of REEALTORS® (CO)
suzan@fcbr.org
(970) 223-2900

Peggy Llagas
Guam Association of REALTORS®
ceo@guamrealtors.com
(671) 477-4271

Duncan MacKenzie, RCE
New York State Association of REALTORS®
dmackenzie@nysar.com
(518) 463-0300

Teresa McKee, RCE, CAE
Nevada REALTORS®
Teresa@nvrealtors.org
(775) 829-5911

Marlo Paventi Dilts, RCE
Long Island Board of REALTORS® (NY)
mpaventi@lirealtor.com
(631) 661-4800

Monica Pena, RCE
Greater McAllen Association of REALTORS® (TX)
ceo@gmar.org
(956) 682-4119

David Ramírez
Brownsville South Padre Island Board of REALTORS® (TX)
bbor1103@gmail.com
(956) 545-0557

Wil Riley, RCE, CAE
Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® (SC)
wil@charlestonrealtors.com
(843) 760-9400

Rosemary Scardina, RCE, CAE
New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (LA)
rosemary@nomar.org
(504) 885-3200

Teresa Tilton, RCE 
New Jersey Association of REALTORS®
teresa@njar.com
(609) 341-7100

Albert Tran, RCE
West San Gabriel Valley REALTORS® (CA)
albert@wsgvar.com
(626) 288-6212

Christine Wren
Austin Board of REALTORS® (TX)
cwren@abor.com
(512) 454-7636

AEC/ Innovation Work Group Roster

Work Group Goals:

Explore the concept of greater innovation and how associations can be more nimble and receptive to risk and more responsive to member needs that support and align with member businesses.  Identify strategies and practices that assist associations in adopting a forward-thinking mindset that is in step with the member’s way of doing business.

Chair
David Bennett, RCE, CAE

Pinellas Suncoast Association of REALTORS® (FL)
dbennett@tampabayrealtor.com
(727) 347-7655

Vice Chair
Nobu Hata

Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® (CO)
nhata@dmarealtors.com
(303) 756-0553

Staff Executive
Kyle Lambert-London, RCE, CAE

National Association of REALTORS® (DC)
klambertlondon@nar.realtor
(202) 383-1203

Work Group Members

Carrie Arblaster
Ohio Association of REALTORS®
carrie@ohiorealtors.org
(614) 228-6675

Stephen Candler, RCE
Savannah Board of REALTORS®, GA
stevec@savannahboardofrealtors.com
(912) 354-1513

Ryan Castle, RCE
Cape Cod and Island Association of REALTORS® (MA)
rcastle@cciaor.com
(508) 957-4300

Laura Crowther, RCE
Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS® (SC)
laura@ccarsc.org
(508) 957-4300

Maranda DeSanto, RCE
Lake Superior Area REALTORS® (MN)
maranda@lsarealtors.com
(218) 728-5676

Roxie Glenn,RCE
Metrotex Association of REALTORS® (TX)
roxieg@drwre.com
(214) 637-6660

Jim Haisler, RCE
Heartland REALTOR® Organization (IL)
jh@heartlandro.com
(815) 459-0600

Sheree Higgins, RCE
Carteret County Association of REALTORS® (NC)
shereehiggins@ccarrealtors.com
(252) 247-2323

Tracy Huotari, RCE
North Bay Association of REALTORS® (CA)
tracy@northbayrealtors.org
(707) 542-1579

Teresa King Kinney, RCE, CAE
Miami Association of REALTORS® (FL)
tkinney@miamire.com
(305) 468-7000

Jeffrey Lasky
North Shore-Barrington Association of REALTORS® (IL)
jeff@nsbar.org
(847) 480-7177

Jorge Ledesma
Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS® (NJ)
JLedesma@greaterbergenrealtors.com
(201) 244-7000

Stacey Loh
Greenwich Association of REALTORS® (CT)
stacey@greenwichrealtors.com
(203) 869-0240

Neil Malone, RCE
Three Rivers Association of REALTORS® (IL)
neil@trarealtors.net
(815) 744-4520

Josh McFall, RCE, CAE
Huntsville Area Association of REALTORS® (AL)
josh@valleymls.com
(256) 536-3334

Michelle Mills Clement, RCE, CAE
Chicago Association of REALTORS® (PA)
michelle@chicagorealtor.com
(312) 803-4900

Lisa Myers
Allegheny Highland Association of REALTORS® (PA)
ae@aharmls.com
(814) 942-4075

Jenny Pakula, RCE, CAE
Oregon REALTORS®
Jpakula@oregonrealtors.org
(800) 252-9115

Randy Rogers
Tucson Association of REALTORS® (AZ)
randy@tucsonrealtors.org
(520) 327-4218

Mike Ruzicka, RCE, CAE
Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS® (WI)
mike@gmar.com
(414) 778-4929

Andrew Sims, RCE
Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® (NC)
AndrewS@rrar.com
(919) 654-5400

Mike Valerino, RCE, CAE
Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® (OH)
mvalerino@akronclevelandrealtors.com
(216) 901-0130

Debbie Werling
Greater Piedmont REALTORS® (VA)
debbie@gprealtors.net
(540) 347-4866

Lindsay Wright
Greater Texoma Association of REALTORS® (TX)
ae@texomarealtor.com
(903) 893-5193

AEC / Career Development Work Group Roster

Work Group Goals:

Provide guidance and resources for AEs who want to advance their careers and consider new opportunities in the REALTOR® association.  Review the AE Mentor Program and explore how the program can be enhanced to help shepherd AEs through career challenges and opportunities.

Chair
Sandy Naragon, RCE

Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® (OH)
SNaragon@akronclevelandrealtors.com
(216) 901-0130

Vice Chair
Tonya Deskins, RCE

West and Southeast REALTORS® of the Valley (AZ)
tdeskins@weserv.realtor
(480) 477-5882

Staff Executive
Andrew Scoulas

National Association of REALTORS® (IL)
ascoulas@nar.realtor
(312) 329-5974

Work Group Members

Brendan Bailey, RCE
REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley (MA)
brendan@rapv.com
(413) 785-1328

Mary Burke 
Columbia County Board of REALTORS® (OR)
Marytburke@comcast.net
(503) 679-7590

Andrea Bushnell, RCE
North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
abushnell@ncrealtors.org
(336) 294-1415

Jessica Coates, RCE
Howard County Association of REALTORS® (MD)
jessica@hcar.org
(410) 715-1437

Jamie Cooper, RCE, CAE
Jacksonville Board of REALTORS® (NC)
jamie@jbornc.com
(910) 347-6556

Sheila Dodson, RCE
Baldwin REALTORS® (AL)
sheila@baldwinrealtors.com
(251) 947-3777

Beth Hansen, RCE, CAE
Mississippi Association of REALTORS®
Bhansen@msrealtors.org
(601) 932-5241

Jamie Johnson, RCE
Park City Board of REALTORS® (UT)
jamie@parkcityrealtors.com
(435) 200-6900

Candy Joyce, RCE, CAE
Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS®
candy@mtar.org
(615) 893-2242

Matthew Lafferty, RCE
Delaware Association of REALTORS®
matt@delawarerealtor.com
(302) 734-4444

Kim McCoy, RCE
Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® (IL)
kim@succeedwithmore.com
(630) 324-8400

Amanda Ornelas, RCE
Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association (FL)
Amanda.r.ornelas@gmail.com
(407) 253-3580

Carla Rose, RCE
Salisbury/Rowan Association of REALTORS® (NC)
main@salisburyrowanrealtors.com
(704) 636-1811

Daniel Sale, RCE, CAE
St. Louis Association of REALTORS® (MO)
dsale@stlrealtors.com
(314) 576-0033

Sharon Sample, RCE
Ohio Association of REALTORS®
sample@ohiorealtors.org
(614) 228-6675

Evelyn Schultz, RCE
Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS® (CA)
evelyn@csmaor.com
(805) 495-4681

Libby Sheard 
Little Rock REALTORS® Association (AR)
libby@lrra.com
(501) 225-1987

Christina Smalls, RCE
Arizona Association of REALTORS®
christinasmalls@aaronline.com
(602) 248-7787

Wes Stefanick, RCE, CAE
Delaware Association of REALTORS®
wes@delawarerealtor.com
(302) 734-4444

Shari Veldman, RCE
Commercial Alliance of REALTORS® (MI)
shariv@carwm.com
(616) 301-1771

Edithann Wadewitz, RCE
Northeast Tennessee Association of REALTORS® 
edithann@netar.us
(423) 477-0040

Lisa Walker, RCE
Florida Association of REALTORS®
lisaw@floridarealtors.org
(407) 438-1400

Stephanie White, RCE
Mobile Area Association of REALTORS® (AL)
stephanie@gcmls.com
(251) 479-8654

AEC / Core Standards Work Group Roster

Work Group Purpose: 

Review the Core Standards appeal hearing process to determine whether the process should be modified.

Chair:
Mike Valerino, RCE

Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® (OH)
216-901-0130
mvalerino@akronclevelandrealtors.com

Vice Chair:
Jan Marie Ennenga  e-PRO®

Yuma Association of REALTORS® (AZ)
928-782-1628
janmarie@yumaaor.com

Work Group Members:

Lisia Amburn, RCE
Lakeway Area Association of REALTORS® (TN)
423-587-2266
lisia@LAAR.realtor

Brendan Bailey, RCE, CIPS®
REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley (MA)
413-785-1328
brendanb@rapv.com

Mike Barth
Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®
800-555-3390
mbarth@parealtor.org

Sandra Carroll, RCE
Berkshire County Board of REALTORS® (MA)
413-442-8049
sandy@berkshirerealtors.org

Kathy Hartman, RCE
Santa Cruz County Association of REALTORS® (CA)
831-464-2000
khartman@mysccar.org

Allan Hetkowski, RCE
Greater Scranton Board of REALTORS® (PA)
570-587-1757
ahetkowski@gsbr.org

Emily Horn, RCE
California Association of REALTORS®
213-739-8200
emilyh@car.org

Erica Huffstetler
Northeast Arkansas Board of REALTORS®
870-972-8425
office@neabor.com

Matthew Lafferty, RCE
Delaware Association of REALTORS®
302-734-4444
matt@delawarerealtor.com

Shauna Love, RCE
Tuolumne County Association of REALTORS® (CA)
209-532-3432
Shauna@TCRealtors.org

Amanda Nagle, RCE
Iowa Association of REALTORS®
515-453-1064
Amanda@iowarealtors.com

John Petrack, RCE
REALTORS® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh (PA)
412-563-5200
johnp@realtorspgh.com

Patrick Reilly, RCE
New York State Association of REALTORS®
518-463-0300
preilly@nysar.com

Jean Richardson
Pulaski County Board of REALTORS® (MO)
573-336-7225
pulaskicountybor@gmail.com

Suzanne Silva, RCE
Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® (RI)
401-274-8383
suzanne_silva@verizon.net

Diane Streichert, RCE
Nexus Association of REALTORS® (NJ)
856-428-1013
dstreichert@nexusaor.com

Liaison:
Ilene Horowitz

Coldwell Banker (NJ)
973-263-0400
ilene@ilenehorowitz.com

Staff Executives:
Andrew Scoulas, AHWD, CIPS, e-PRO, PSAT, RSPS

National Association of REALTORS® (IL)
312-329-5974
ascoulas@nar.realtor

Jeremy Green
National Association of REALTORS® (DC)
312-329-8404
jgreen@nar.realtor

AEC / RAE Magazine Editorial Board Roster

Work Group Members:

Nicole Banbor, RCE
Metro Centre Association of REALTORS® (NJ)
Nicole@MetroCentreRealtors.com
(732) 442-3400

Ana Becerra
Harlingen Board of REALTORS® (TX)
ae@harlingenrealtors.com
(956) 425-1034

Elizabeth Breen
Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS® (CA)
assocexec@syvaor.com
(805) 688-7744

Alice Clark, RCE
Northeast Louisiana Association of REALTORS®
aclark@nelarealtors.com
(318) 387-6800

Kimberly Cox
Ozark Gateway Association of REALTORS® (MO)
kim@theogar.com
(417) 782-6161

Amy DuBose, RCE
Bryan College Station Regional Association of REALTORS® (TX)
ae@bcsrealtor.com
(979) 846-3751

Lorri Edwards, RCE
Columbus Board of REALTORS® (GA)
lorri@cboronline.com
(706) 323-1701

Brenda Fisher
Lubbock Association of REALTORS® (TX)
media@lubbockrealtors.com
(806) 795-9533

Amy Fletcher
Long Island Board of REALTORS® (NY)
afletcher@lirealtor.com
(631) 661-4800

Megan Flewellyn
Iowa City Area Association of REALTORS®
megan@icaar.org
(319) 338-6460

Megan Foos, RCE
Northwest Ohio REALTORS®
megan@nworealtors.com
(419) 535-3222

Suzanne Frazier, RCE
Aspen/Glenwood Springs MLS (CO)
suzanne@agsmls.com
(970) 963-3173

Margy Grant, RCE, CAE
Florida Association of REALTORS®
Margyg@floridarealtors.org
(407) 438-1400

Ann Gutkin
Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS®
agutkin@nvar.com
(703) 207-3200

Kevin Juliano, CAE
Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®
kjuliano@parealtors.org
(800) 555-3390

Chuck Kasky, RCE
Maryland REALTORS®
chuck.kasky@mdrealtor.org
(443) 716-3500

Misty Miller, RCE
Ashland Board of REALTORS® (OH)
Eo@ashlandboardofrealtors.com 
(419) 281-2700

Peggy Misel, RCE
MIDWEST CITY DEL CITY MOORE ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (OK)
ae@mdmrealtors.com
(405) 737-3023

Erica Mosher
Las Cruces Association of REALTORS® (NM)
ceo.lcar2016@gmail.com
(575) 524-0658

Robert Olmstead, RCE
Pinellas Suncoast Association of REALTORS® (FL)
rolmstead@tampabayrealtor.com
(727) 347-7655

Kimberly Pontius, RCE, CAE
Aspire North REALTORS® (MI)
kim@aspirenorthrealors.com
(231) 947-2050

Sarah Rayne, RCE
Howard County Association of REALTORS® (MD)
sarah@hcar.org
(410) 715-1437

Heather Tenney, RCE
Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS® (SC)
heather@ccarsc.org
(843) 626-3638

Heather Wiedrich, RCE
Hometown Association of REALTORS® (IL)
heatherwiedrich@comcast.net
(815) 899-3301

Kaaren Winkler, RCE
Montana Association of REALTORS®
kaaren@montanarealtors.org
(406) 443-4032

Lisa Yelichek, RCE
Stark County Association of REALTORS® (OH)
lyelichek@starkrealtors.com
(330) 494-5630

AEC / Virtual Governance Work Group Roster

Work Group Goals:

Identify best practices and guidelines to assist associations as they navigate governance procedures and  strive for optimal member engagement in a new post-COVID virtual world.

Chair
Carol Seal, RCE, CAE

Greater Chattanooga Association of REALTORS® (TN)
carol@gcar.net
(423) 698-8001

Vice Chair
Emily Horn, RCE

California Association of REALTORS®
emilyh@car.org
(213) 739-8200

Staff Executive
Cynthia Bair

National Association of REALTORS® (IL)
cbair@nar.realtor
(312) 329-3280

Work Group Members

Michael Barr, RCE, CAE
Greensboro Regional REALTORS® Association (NC)
mpbarr@grra.org
(336) 854-5868

Cub Berrian, RCE
Orange Chatham Association of REALTORS® (NC)
cub@orangechathamrealtors.com
(919) 914-6718

Amanda Creel, RCE, CAE
Birmingham Area Association of REALTORS® (AL)
amanda@birminghamrealtors.com
(205) 871-1911

Nancy Donahue Jones, RCE, CAE
Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
njones@hawaiirealtors.com
(808) 733-7060

Anne Gardner, RCE, CAE
Cape Fear REALTORS® (NC)
anne@capefear.realtor
(910) 762-7400

Tina Grimes, RCE
Rogue Valley Association of REALTORS® (OR)
tina@roguevalleyrealtors.org
(541) 770-7060

Rebecca Grossman, RCE
Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® (AZ)
rebecca@scottsdalerealtors.org
(480) 945-2651

Ruth Hackney, RCE
REALTORS® Association of South Central Wisconsin
ruth@wisre.com
(608) 240-2800

Deb Haines-Kulick, RCE
Clarksville Association of REALTORS® (TN)
deb@clarksvilleaor.com
(931) 552-3567

Kathy Hartman, RCE
Santa Cruz County Association of REALTORS (CA)
khartman@mysccar.org
(831) 464-2000

Jessica Hickok, RCE, CAE
Oklahoma Association of REALTORS®
jmh@okrealtors.com
(405) 848-9944

Ken Hogan, RCE
Abilene Association of REALTORS® (TX)
Khogan7961@aol.com
(325) 692-9821

Scott Hughes, RCE
Northwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS®
scott@nwlar.org
(318) 797-0054

Carrie Kendall, RCE
Lafayette Regional Association of REALTORS® (IN)
Cjkendall63@yahoo.com
(765) 429-5411

Nick Kremydas, RCE
South Carolina Association of REALTORS®
nick@screaltors.org
(803) 772-5206

Twis Lizasuain
Osceola County Association of REALTORS® (FL)
tlizasuain@osceola-realtors.com
(407) 846-0117

Kathy Nichelson, RCE
Capital Area Association of REALTORS® (IL)
knichelson@caaronline.com
(217) 698-7000

Doug Rotthaus, RCE, CAE
Omaha Area Board of REALTORS® (NE)
doug@omaharealtors.com
(402) 619-5555

Angela Shields, RCE, CAE
Tennessee Association of REALTORS®
Angela.shields@tnrealtors.com
(615) 321-1477

Liz Sturrock, RCE
Miami Association of REALTORS® (FL)
Liz@miamire.com
(305) 468-7000

Rachel Tristano, RCE, CAE
South Shore REALTORS® (MA)
rtristano@southshorerealtors.com
(781) 826-5139

Kelli Walker Starrett, RCE
New Orleans Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (LA)
kelli@nomar.org
(504) 885-3200

Lynne Wherry, RCE
Virginia Association of REALTORS®
Lwherry@virginiarealtors.org
(804) 264-5033

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