San Antonio Board of REALTORS®
Special to NHOME
The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® (SABOR) installed its new leadership team as well as members of the 2017 Board of Directors and Executive Committee during its annual Awards and Installation Brunch on Dec. 8 at the Pearl Stable. SABOR also recognized seven award winners across several categories for outstanding achievements in real estate.
Michele Bunting Ross was sworn in as SABOR’s 2017 Chairman of the Board. With a term beginning January 1, the chairman steers the Board of Directors and works in concert with SABOR’s President and CEO to implement the policies and vision set forth by the members. With a membership numbering over 10,000, SABOR looks to its members to drive its strategies that, in turn, affect the real estate industry in San Antonio and the surrounding areas.
“Michele will play a crucial role in the coming year by continuing to make SABOR the leading resource in real estate around South Texas,” said Angela Shields, SABOR President and CEO. “The installation ceremony communicates the responsibilities of the new officers and inspires all SABOR members to advance the fine work of this organization, which is key to the economic development of the entire region.”
Other officers installed to the Board of Directors were REALTOR® members Yvette Allen as Chair-Elect and Lorena Peña as Secretary/Treasurer. Altogether, SABOR has 19 members on its Board of Directors.
SABOR also recognized seven award winners for their outstanding service in the real estate industry during 2016. John Craig received the 2016 SABOR REALTOR® Broker of the Year Award; Denise Graves is the 2016 SABOR REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year; Jeffery Shaffer received the 2016 SABOR REALTOR® Rookie of the Year Award; Marla Luciano is the 2016 SABOR Affiliate of the Year; Janice Lerma-Lozano received the 2016 Property Management Specialist of the Year Award; Marietta Alba is the recipient of the 2016 Lifetime Distinguished Service Award; and Greg Jones received the 2016 Good Neighbor Award. All were honored for their achievements as part of the Awards and Installation program on Thursday.
About SABOR: The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® is the largest professional trade association in San Antonio and represents over 10,000 REALTOR® members. SABOR’s membership services nine counties including Bexar, Atascosa, Frio, Karnes, Kendall, LaSalle, McMullen, Medina and Wilson. SABOR is one of over 1,600 local boards and 54 state and territory organizations of REALTORS® nationwide that make up the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
For more information visit www.sabor.com
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