What position would you like to fill?
Why do you want to be in this leadership role?
I have a strong desire to make our association better for all members and I believe I can make a difference. Words my peers have used to describe me are dedicated, committed, proactive and a problem solver.
If elected, how do you intend to use your position to benefit the membership?
My organizational skills and leadership experience will benefit both the association and its members. My desire is to do what is best for our members by communicating trends and working hard. I believe we should focus on enhanced forms of service, negotiating skills and strategic acumen to better serve our members and the public.
If elected, do you plan on seeking a higher office in the future?
Positions you have held with the National Association of REALTORS®.
My National positions have been with Women's Council of REALTORS as both Louisiana State President and Govenor for WCR.
Positions you have held with Louisiana REALTORS®.
1994 was my first year as an active member of Louisiana REALTORS. I have served on a number of state committees such as professional development. I have been chair of Member Services (1994) and Professional Standards (2010). Currently, I am serving on LR's Pac Trustees, Marketing & Member Services, Mediation and Strat planning.
Positions you have held with your local association.
Locally, I havecompleted 6 years of service on our board of directors. Serving as chairman of most of the committees, some more than once. Currently I am chair of our local association's Pac Trustees, Member Services, Risk Management, Chair of MLS User Group and Professional Standards. I was President of NWLAR in 2010, President Elect 2009, Secretary/Treasurer 2008. I am very involved with our MLS having served for a number of years including Chair of General MLS, Chair of MLS Administrative and formed a MLS User Group.
I have worked on a number of work groups which include updating our local association web site, the Northwest Louisiana Association of Realtors Scholarship for graduating high school seniors (2009, 2010,2011,2012), and Home is where the Heart is” (2009,2010, 2011) which gives back to Realtors who find themselves in a catastrophic need, Habitat (2004),
In 2010, I was appointed to the Shreveport Mayor’s Committee to explore a bond proposal which was passed by the public in 2011.
I am a dedicated volunteer and work diligently to help provide services and recognition to our members. I am a working residential REALTOR, and a graduate of LR Leadership (2005). I enjoy being involved with my community which has included board memberships on Parent Teacher Associations, Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana, and local Home Associations.
I am a major donor for LARPAC, and have been endorsed by my local association, Northwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS.