GJARA announces officers for 2009-10
Erika Doyle, Doyle & Associates Real Estate Services, LLC, was installed as chairman of the 700-member Grand Junction Area REALTOR® Association (GJARA) during the association’s Oct. 2 inaugural.
A Grand Junction native, Doyle has served this past year as the association’s chairman-elect.
Doyle’s company provides services for both buyers and sellers of residential, commercial and investment properties and also assists with the sale or purchase of undeveloped land in Grand Junction and surrounding communities.
“I couldn’t be more pleased to have Erika succeed me as chairman of GJARA,” said 2008-09 Board Chairman, Sandy Barger-Borman. “She is so well prepared to lead this organization in exciting directions as we face the challenges of an evolving profession and market conditions.”
GJARA has selected Joe Tripoli, RE/MAX 4000, Inc., to a one-year term as chairman-elect. Barger-Borman will continue to serve the association as a member of the board of directors and as immediate past chair. Completing the list of officers for the association is Ron Secrest of Bray Real Estate who will serve as Treasurer.
“Erika brings tremendous enthusiasm, skill and leadership to her new position,” said Pat Teck, GJARA executive director. “She led the recent effort of our very successful “Why Wait” campaign and we expect her to bring many more new and exciting projects to our members and the buying and selling public.”
During the Inaugural, special awards were presented to:
• REALTOR® of the Year – Ann J.B. Hayes, Coldwell Banker Homeowner’s Realty
• Affiliate of the Year – Liza Boetticher, Land Title
• Rookie of the Year – Rocky Castillo, Coldwell Banker Homeowner’s Realty
In addition to the officers listed above, the following individuals will be serving in leadership roles for the association during 2009-10.
Serving as Directors
Rhonda Bever, Keller Williams Grand Junction
Stewart Cruickshank, United Title
Jay Fellhauer, Re/Max Two Rivers
Toni Heiden, Heiden Homes
Steven Schiff, Coldwell Banker
Nina Simpson, Simpson Realty Co.
Marianne Tilden, Bray Real Estate
Craig Young, Century 21 Cole & Co.
Representing GJARA to the Colorado Association of REALTORS (CAR):
Kevin Borman, Keller Williams Grand Junction
Marjorie Genova, Bray Real Estate
Ann Hayes, Coldwell Banker
Affiliates – Liza Boetticher, Land Title Guarantee
Education - Christi Reece, Bray Real Estate
Government Affairs – Lois Dunn, Invest in Colorado
Grievance – Ruth Kinnett, Dale Realty
MLS – Denise Kokes, Associated Brokers
Professional Standards – Tony Perry, Frontline Properties
Public Relations – Lori Wood, Coldwell Banker
CREN (Colorado Real Estate Network) Director
Cliff Kramer, Bray Real Estate