The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) has elected new board members and officers to lead Southern Nevada’s largest professional trade organization in 2014.
Current GLVAR President Dave Tina, whose one-year term heading the association ends Dec. 31, 2013, announced the results of GLVAR’s annual election. Officers of the 2014 GLVAR Board of Directors include: 2014 President Heidi Kasama of Prudential Americana Group; President-elect Noah Herrera, Platinum R.E. Professionals; Vice President Keith Lynam, Windermere Prestige Properties; and Treasurer Christopher Bishop, Coldwell Banker Premier. All will take office on Jan. 1, 2014.
Tina, who runs Urban Nest Realty and will serve as GLVAR’s immediate past president during 2014, added that local REALTORS® elected to serve as directors starting in 2014 include: Tina Africk, iProperties International; Thomas Blanchard, 1st Realty Group; Kathryn Bovard, Realty One Group; David Brownell, Keller Williams Realty Southwest; and David J. Tina, son of 2013 President Dave Tina and his partner at Urban Nest Realty; and Julie Youngblood, Keller Williams Realty Southwest.
Local REALTORS® not up for re-election who will continue serving as directors in 2014 include: Janet Carpenter of Realty ONE Group, Inc; Vandana Chima, Exit Realty Platinum Group; Mary Greenspan, the Greenspan Brokerage in Pahrump; and Krystal Sherry, Hudson Real Estate. Meanwhile, Leroy “Buck” Schaeffel of Bowler Realty will continue serving as GLVAR’s director for Mesquite and other outlying areas of Clark County.
Hayim Mizrachi of the MDL Group in Las Vegas will serve as 2014 president of GLVAR’s Commercial Alliance Las Vegas and will represent commercial real estate interests on the board. Norma Jean Opatik, of Realty Executives in Action in Pahrump, will chair GLVAR’s 2014 MLS Committee and also serve on the GLVAR board.
About the GLVAR
GLVAR was founded in 1947 and provides its more than 11,000 local members with education, training and political representation. The local representative of the National Association of REALTORS®, GLVAR is the largest professional organization in Southern Nevada. Each GLVAR member receives the highest level of professional training and must abide by a strict code of ethics. For more information, visit www.LasVegasRealtor.com or www.HomeLasVegas.com.