LAS VEGAS – Local REALTOR Melissa Zimbelman, who has served in several volunteer and leadership roles for the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR), has been named 2016 President of the Women’s Council of REALTORS (WCR).
Zimbelman is the broker-owner and a property manager at LUXE International Realty & Property Management in Las Vegas. During 2015, she served as President-elect of the WCR nationally. She is also a Past President of the Nevada and Las Vegas chapters of the WCR.
She was officially installed into her new role leading the organization of women REALTORS nationwide during last week’s annual meeting of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) in San Diego.
Zimbelman has been a full-time REALTOR for more than 16 years in Southern Nevada. Her involvement with Women’s Council includes serving on its Executive Committee, the Leadership Academy faculty and Strategic Planning Committee, as well as serving as a Regional Vice President for Region 4. She has also served as chair for the Outreach and Communication Strategic Forum Committee, member of the Broker/Owner/Manager Program Group and as an instructor for numerous national meeting classes.
At GLVAR, she serves on the MLS Committee and is also a multi-year Sterling Club/President’s Circle member as a leading supporter of RPAC, the political action committee for local REALTORS. She also contributes to several local charities and was a founding member of Gayle’s Closet, a recurring clothing drive to support the Shade Tree shelter for women and children in Las Vegas.
The WCR is a network of successful REALTORS, advancing women as professionals and leaders in business, the industry and the communities they serve.
About the GLVAR
GLVAR was founded in 1947 and provides its more than 12,500 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.