REALTORS® Relief Foundation Welcomes New Vice President and Directors to Strengthen Its Mission

CHICAGO (January 11, 2024) – The REALTORS® Relief Foundation, renowned for its commitment to providing housing assistance following natural disasters and crises, proudly announces the election of Gregory Hrabcak as the new vice president, and David Legaz and JoAnne Poole as new directors. This strategic enhancement to the RRF board of directors aims to fortify the foundation's vision for impactful nationwide assistance.

REALTOR® Gregory Hrabcak, from Westerville, Ohio, will serve as RRF vice president in 2024 and begin a two-year term as president starting in 2025. Hrabcak also serves as the 2024 treasurer for the National Association of REALTORS®.

Newly elected RRF directors include REALTOR® David Legaz, from Flushing, New York, and REALTOR® JoAnne Poole, from Baltimore, Maryland.

"Inducting Gregory, David and JoAnne into the RRF board marks a significant milestone in our journey," said RRF President Mike McGrew. "Their collective experience and dedication to service align perfectly with our mission, and I am confident that their leadership and insights will be invaluable as we extend our reach and deepen our impact across the nation."

RRF has become a cornerstone in disaster relief, having disbursed more than $41 million in aid to more than 22,000 families since its inception in 2001. With NAR covering 100% of administrative costs, every dollar donated goes directly to disaster relief efforts.

"This efficient model has positioned RRF to be a vital resource in recovery efforts, providing timely and crucial support to families in times of need," said McGrew.   

To learn more about the REALTORS® Relief Foundation and its impactful work, visit

About the REALTORS® Relief Foundation

RRF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that exists to provide financial housing assistance to the public after disasters. In its 22 years of existence, more than $41 million in aid has helped more than 22,000 families. RRF is supported generously by the Realtor® organization family. Local and state Realtor® associations partner with RRF as they mobilize the Realtors® in their locale to assist those in need. NAR covers all administrative costs allowing 100% of donations to be used for disaster relief.

About the National Association of Realtors®

The National Association of Realtors® is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.5 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. The term Realtor® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

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