Steve Merchant steps on deck as ORRA's 2012 chairman-elect
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Steve Merchant, Global Realty International, will become ORRA’s chairman-elect in January 2012. Justin LaManna, Homevest Realty, and Zola Szerences, RE/MAX 200 Realty, will step into place as vice chairman of budget and finance and vice chairman of strategic planning, respectively.
All three candidates ran unopposed in the association’s 2012 leadership election, which was held Saturday, July 9 through Wednesday, July 13, 2011.
Current Chairman-elect Stephen Baker, RE/MAX Central Realty, will automatically assume the chairmanship when the 2012 leadership is formally installed in January.
Election results for four open REALTOR® director positions (three-year terms) were also announced. The following individuals will be joining the 2012 ORRA Board of Directors:
Kevin Acker, RE/MAX 200 Realty;
Matthew Audier, Watson Realty Corp;
Margaret "Pegi” Brock, Keller Williams Heritage Realty; and
John Lazenby, Colony Realty Group, Inc.
In addition, ORRA Chairman Mike McGraw, McGraw Real Estate Services PL, will stay with the board for another year as immediate past chairman.