Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time to Break Up with Internet Explorer
Posted by Brent Phillips

As of January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical supports and security updates. This means if you are using any Internet Explorer version older than 11.0, it is no longer being maintained by Microsoft. ... Continue Reading.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Director Resume: Jeff Bone
Posted by Amanda Oboza

Jeff Bone
Century 21 Cedarwood
REALTOR® Member - 9.5 years


What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?

I became a REALTOR® at the beginning of the housing crisis and survived by doing what it takes to get the job done. I've been a member of the Finance Committee

I have served on various committees including but not limited to the following:
2017 Community Enhancement Crew, Vice Chair
2017 Finance and Budget Committee Member;

2016 Community Enhancement Crew

2016 Finance and Budget Committee Member;



What do you think the biggest issue is right now facing Agents and the real estate industry?

The real estate industry is still facing some uncertainty as a result of the multi-year housing crisis. ... Continue Reading.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Director Resume: Evan Vanderwey
Posted by Amanda Oboza


Evan Vanderwey
Churchill Mortgage
REALTOR® Member - 15 years


What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?


I’ve been in the mortgage industry for 22 years. I’ve been through market ups and downs and
have taken both clients and employees through these times not only with my mortgage business,
but also with Cornerstone Wealth Partners, my registered investment advisory firm. ... Continue Reading.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Director Resume: Kern Slucter
Posted by Amanda Oboza

Kern Slucter
Gannon Commercial Realty Group
REALTOR® Member - 30 years

What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?

In a word, experience. Throughout my professional career I have been blessed with the opportunity to serve our association on many of its committees. ... Continue Reading.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Director Resume: Deb Cooper
Posted by Amanda Oboza


Deb Cooper
Coldwell Banker Frewen
REALTOR® Member - 13 years

What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?

I have volunteered and served several years on various committees. I am currently serving as Vice Chair for the MLS Committee and as a member on the Community Enhancement Crew.

What do you think the biggest issue is right now facing Agents and the real estate industry?

I feel keeping up with change is always the biggest issue whether it be changes in technology, the market, legal issues, or more recently the greater increased risk of fraud and cyber security.

From your perspective, what can the Association do to help agents or the real estate industry improve?

By continuing to offer education and training opportunities to stay on top of current matters. ... Continue Reading.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Director Resume: Kim Lundberg
Posted by Amanda Oboza


Kim Lundberg
Keller Williams Realty
REALTOR® Member - 25 years

What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?

After 25 years of membership with GLAR, I have learned what has worked to keep our Association strong. I believe I could add a fresh perspective towards future decisions that will keep us moving in a positive direction.


What do you think the biggest issue is right now facing Agents and the real estate industry?

Communication and respect. ... Continue Reading.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Director Resume: Aaron Fox
Posted by Amanda Oboza

Aaron Fox
Century 21 Looking Glass
REALTOR® Member - 14 years


What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?

I have a wide and deep understanding of many facets impacting our Association which will empower my ability to assist the Board in meeting its objectives. My multi-year involvement on committees includes Chair and member responsibilities on Education, Circle of Excellence, MLS, Finance, and RPAC.

What do you think the biggest issue is right now facing Agents and the real estate industry?

With a rapidly changing real estate landscape, two key issues facing agents and the industry include keeping abreast of federal policies, practices and legislation impacting the home buying process and effectively dealing with emerging and meaningful technology challenges and opportunities.

From your perspective, what can the Association do to help agents or the real estate industry improve?

The Association can assist both agents and the viability of our local industry by providing training to address ever-changing technology needs and opportunities as well as by sharing information vital to effectively managing rapidly evolving market conditions.

Tell us why you want to be on the Board of Directors?

I truly desire to share my experience as a younger, tech-focused agent with broker-owner experience with the Board to assist in the generation of well-targeted strategic objectives and the identification and implementation of practical, meaningful solutions to help agents and brokers prosper.

See Other Candidates!

Jeff Bone

Deb Cooper

Sue Dickinson

Aaron Fox

Tracey Hernly

Kim Lundberg

Kern Slucter

Evan Vanderwey

 ... Continue Reading.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Director Resume: Sue Dickinson
Posted by Amanda Oboza


Sue Dickinson
EXIT Realty Select Partners
REALTOR® Member - 10 years

What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?

Having an affiliation with the Association, currently as a REALTOR® and in the past as an Affiliate, provide me the unique perspective to mindfully serve the entire body. I have also served on numerous committees and held officer positions between the Association and the local chapter of Women's Council of REALTORS®, which have helped me develop great working relationships with a cross section of REALTOR® and Affiliate members. ... Continue Reading.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Director Resume: Tracey Hernly
Posted by Amanda Oboza


Tracey Hernly
Coldwell Banker Hubbell BriarWood – Holt
REALTOR® Member - 4 years


What do you believe makes you a qualified candidate for the Board of Directors?

I am devoted to our industry, profession and the overall betterment of our Association and community. I take my job, career and responsibility to serve others serious. ... Continue Reading.

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Call for Action! National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization
Posted by Amanda Oboza

Help more than 5 million homeowners around the country in less than 2 minutes.

By simply filling in your information, your U.S. House Representative will contacted and urged to pass H.R. 2874.

H.R. 2874 reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and makes improvements to the program.

Improvements include:
-Increased funds for mitigation activities
-Caps on overall premium increases
-Improved claim & mapping processes
-Removes hurdles for more private market participation in flood insurance

If Congress fails to take action to reauthorize the NFIP, it will expire by September 30, 2017.

Read more

 ... Continue Reading.