A new Board of Directors for 2017/18 was sworn in at the 58th Annual General Meeting of the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) recently in Kelowna, B.C.
Tanis Read of Kelowna will head a board of 12 directors from an area spanning Peachland to Revelstoke. Read succeeds Anthony Bastiaanssen, who will continue as past president.
“OMREB works to support Okanagan Realtors to deliver exceptional value to consumers while advancing the real estate profession as a whole and I am excited to help further these efforts,” says Read.
An OMREB member for nine years, Read has been a director on the board since 2012. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Lake Country Seniors Housing Society.
The vice president is Marv Beer, a broker who hails from Salmon Arm.
The rest of the board includes Erin Leek of Salmon Arm; Kim Heizmann, Bill Hubbard and Joe Pearson from the Vernon area; and Sheryl Lobsinger, Kent Jorgenson, Michael Loewen, Brent Pay and Cliff Shillington from the Kelowna area.
OMREB represents more than 1,000 Realtors and 92 real estate offices.