Congratulations to Illinois REALTORS® who were named to NAR committee chair and vice chair positions for the 2016-2017 year.
Among those playing key leadership roles on committees are:
Jim Haisler, Chair of the AEC-RCE Certification Advisory Board. Haisler is the association executive for the Heartland REALTOR® Organization.
John Kmiecik, chair of the Federal Technology Policy Advisory Board and vice chair of the Business Issues Policy Committee. Kmiecik is a Illinois REALTORS® past president and a past NAR regional vice president. He’s a former Illinois REALTOR® of the Year.
Alex Ruggieri, CCIM, chair of the Commercial Leadership Forum. Ruggieri is a frequent contributor to Illinois REALTOR® magazine and senior advisor for Sperry Van Ness in Champaign.
Genie Birch, chair of the Diversity Committee. She’s a broker associate with Century 21 Affiliated in Lincolnwood. She was 2010 president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®.
Zeke Morris, vice chair of the Large State Forum. Morris is a former president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. He’s operating principal of the Morris Group at Century 21 Affiliated.
Karen Robertson is vice chair for the Medium Board Forum. She’s a broker associate with Spring Realty in Shorewood.
Rebecca Thomson, chair, Meeting and Conference Committee. She’s vice president for agent development at @Properties in Chicago, and she is treasurer of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®.
Michael Oldenettel, chair of the Risk Management Issues Committee. A former Illinois REALTORS® president, he’s managing broker of RE/MAX Professionals in Springfield.