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Research Behind the Scenes at the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo: Leading Edge Advisory Board

On Tuesday May 14th, Brandi Snowden, Director, Member and Consumer Survey Research, presented survey findings on Association benefits and services to the Leading Edge Advisory Board committee meeting.

The Leading Edge Advisory Board’s goal is to provide feedback to the Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee in identifying, analyzing and providing input on emerging issues and the competitive landscape regarding the industry and association.  The Board consists of two members the Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee; one member of Finance; one local AE; one state AE; one member of the YPN Advisory Board; one Commercial member; and one past national president, among others.  Also included in the meeting was a panel discussion on the usefulness of benefits at the local, state and national level.  The three panelists were  Katherine Aronsson, REALTOR®, Shay Hata, REALTOR®, and Nobu Hata, Director of Membership Engagement at NAR, and the panel and round table discussions were lead by Leading Edge Advisory Board Chair, Terrie Suit, and Vice Chair, Otto Catrina.