2010 Fall Business Meetings
September 16-17, 2010
Hilton Capitol Center Hotel
Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana REALTORS will conduct its 2010 Fall Business Meetings and Officers Installation program in Baton Rouge, September 16-17, sponsored by Centralized Showing Service, The Southwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS, and Century 21 Bessette Realty. The event schedule includes live volunteer Team meetings, legislative issues briefing, REALTOR Town Hall & Regional Caucuses and the fall meeting of the LR Board of Directors – as well as a special installation event honoring incoming state and local association leadership.
Please review this section of the website for the complete schedule, meeting materials and online registration, or contact Louisiana REALTORS at 800-266-8538 for more information.
Featured Guest Speaker
Immediate Past President
National Association of REALTORS
Charles McMillan, a REALTOR from Irving, Texas, is 2010 Immediate Past President of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS. McMillan, a REALTOR for more than 25 years, is Director of Realty Relations and Broker of Record for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Dallas-Fort Worth. He has been recognized by NAR as an expert in the areas of agency, antitrust, misrepresentation, fair housing and diversity and is a member of Omega Tau Rho, honorary real estate society.
At the national level, McMillan was NAR 2009 President, 2008 President-Elect and 2007 First Vice President. He has twice served as NAR Regional Vice President of Region 10, including Texas and Louisiana. He is a member of the NAR Leadership Team, Executive Committee and Strategic Planning Committee. He has served as chairman of the Convention Advisory Group, 2002; Communications Committee, 1999; State & Municipal Coordinating Committee, 1995; and Urban Affairs Committee, 1993.
In 1998, he was President of the Texas Association of REALTORS, and was vice president and secretary-treasurer before that. He has chaired the Budget & Finance and Legal Review Committees, the Legislative Management Team and the Executive Board. He has served on numerous state committees, including Professional Standards, Strategic Planning, Equal Opportunity, Future Leadership Council and REALTOR® Community Service. He was named Texas “REALTOR of the Year” in 2000 and made a Life Member of the T.A.R. Board of Directors in 2002.
At the local level, McMillan was President of the Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS in 1991 and was named GFWAR “REALTOR of the Year” by his peers in 1992.
McMillan is a Life Member of the Texas Real Estate Teachers Association and is an approved instructor in real estate pre-licensing and mandatory continuing education courses. He is a past chairman of the Community Development Council of Fort Worth and the Tarrant County Affordable Housing Task Force, and is past director of the United Way of Tarrant County and of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.