Committee Liaisons & REALTOR® Party Directors

Committee Liaisons serve as a conduit for communication between the Leadership Team and their assigned committees; help committees operate effectively; and help identify future committee leaders.

Ann Defries

Ann DeFries
Deerfield Beach, FL

Association Leadership Liaison

Susan Martins Phipps

Susan Martins-Phipps
Warwick, RI

Commercial & Business Specialties Liaison

Lēil Koch

Lēil Koch
Lahaina, HI

Global Real Estate Liaison

Robert Bailey

Robert Bailey
Aptos, CA

Law & Policy Liaison

Shad Bogany

Shad Bogany
Bellaire, TX

MLS & Data Management Liaison

Tiffany Meyer

Tiffany Meyer
Ashland, OH

Member Services Liaison

John Horning

John Horning
Brookfield, WI

Large Firms & Industry Relations Liaison

Nate Johnson

Nate Johnson
St. Louis, MO

Public & Federal Issues Liaison

Pete Kopf

Pete Kopf
Cincinatti, OH

REALTOR® Party Director

Zeke Morris

Zeke Morris
Chicago, IL

REALTOR® Party Community Engagement Liaison

Steve LaRue

Steve LaRue
Lawrence, KS

REALTOR® Party Disbursement Liaison

Ziggy Zicarelli

Pat ‘Ziggy’ Zicarelli
Tarzana, CA

REALTOR® Party Fundraising Liaison

Sara Lipnitz

Sara Lipnitz
Birmingham, MI

REALTOR® Party Member Involvement Liaison

Role of the Committee Liaison

Committee liaisons are appointed by the president. They serve as a conduit for communication between the Leadership Team and their assigned committees; help committees operate effectively; and help identify future committee leaders. The REALTOR® Party Director, appointed by the NAR president, oversees and facilitates the activities of the REALTOR® Party initiatives — Vote, Act, and Invest.

Read about the mission and responsibilities of NAR's Committee Liaisons.