Let the Campaigning Begin --- I am Running for Board of Director

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 DRE# IR40011786
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Aurora Board of Realtors

Being a active member in my Aurora Board of  REALTORS® has been a positive aspect in my life for nearly 15 years.     I have made friendships with other REALTORS® and affiliates that will be lifelong, and would not be, had I chosen a different avenue in my career.

 

In 2001, with only a few full time years in the real estate industry, I decided to "take the plunge" and run for Board of Director VERY new in the industry.     For some streak of luck, I was elected to be a Board of Director for three years.      If you have never volunteered for this position, you NEED to, it is so rewarding.

 

Last year I again thought I would want to run for Board of Director, but in the end I decided there were too many distractions in my life, and thought it best if I bow out and support my friends that really wanted to run!   That was a great decision!

 

This year was a whole new story.  I thought again of being a part of making huge decisions in a market that most REALTORS® cannot remain full time and support their families.    I want to be a part of making decisions to HELP my fellow REALTORS®, keep the fact of being a homeowner important, and be PROUD to be a REALTOR®.   I have always been 100% committed to this career, attending NAR conventions, obtaining designations to further my knowledge and to help me be the BEST I can be.     The nomination committee looks at all the Realtors having the desire to run, and make the decision WHO gets to be on the ballot.     I was selected!

 

I know my fellow Rainers cannot vote when the time comes, but many of you are actively involved in your Boards, and we ARE all a family in the real estate industry, whether close or far away.     Today I attended my first meeting at Toastmasters.    I know I am not the best writer, but I have plans of a great speech the day all the candidates will give "their pitch" for a vote at the Board.     This year's speech will show a bit more polish than the one I gave years ago!    My very good friend Will Hamm and I will run for the Aurora Board of REALTORS® Director.

AAR Directors

Please wish me luck.....I want to be a Board of Director for the Aurora Board of REALTORS®!

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Rainmaker
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Kristine Ginsberg
Morris County, NJ Stager
Morris County, NJ: Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC

Joan - I'm so proud of you and I know you are up for the job! You will make a great additon to the  Directors for the Aurora Board of Realtors! I only wish I could vote for you! I'm with you in spirit and have no doubt you will be voted in - best of luck!

May 06, 2011 08:32 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
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Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger

Good luck in your campaign!  You should be getting all of the votes.

Have a great day. We have a beautiful sunny morning in Maryland and home buyers will be out to select their new homes. The prices are very attractive and the mortgage interest rates are still low. We even have special programs for first time home buyers.

 Blooming for home buyers!

May 06, 2011 08:42 AM
Rainer
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Peggy Chirico
REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate
Prudential CT Realty

Good luck, Joan! I'd vote for you if I could.  They would be crazy not to elect you!

May 06, 2011 09:01 AM
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373

Thanks everyone, it will be a fun time campaigning at our Board.     With many Realtors wondering whether it is important to STAY a Realtor, the MID issues with the government --- should be an interesting year, and I want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

May 06, 2011 09:40 AM
Rainmaker
841,412
Will Hamm
Where There's a Will, There's a WAY!
Hamm Homes

Hi Joan, Good Luck, you have so much to offer to the Board.  You are polished  already, you have no problem in getting your point across.

May 06, 2011 09:55 AM
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Craig Rutman
Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
Helping people in transition

I so hope you achieve this goal of yours Joan. I want to be able to say, "I knew her when....."

May 06, 2011 04:02 PM
Rainmaker
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Belinda Spillman
Your Real Estate Resource For Life!
Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC

Joan,  I am certain you and Will will be the newest members of the Board.  You have my vote.

May 06, 2011 04:13 PM
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Mimi Foster
Realtor - Colorado Springs
Managing Broker EPIC Real Estate Group

Sure wish I could vote for you, my friend! Best of luck!

May 06, 2011 04:17 PM
Rainmaker
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Karin Lundeen
Realtor Centennial Homes For Sale
Keller Williams Realty LLC- Denver Southlands

Hi Joan~ I am a member of the Aurora Board, and you have my vote!  I have enjoyed getting to know you here on AR and plan to come and meet you in person at a meeting real soon! 

May 06, 2011 04:35 PM
Rainmaker
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate

Joan, if I were on the Board...I would definitely VOTE for you!  I have NO DOUBT that you will be a member of the board!

May 06, 2011 04:39 PM
Rainmaker
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Anita Clark
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055

You would get my vote Joan.  Giving something back, whether it's mentoring or serving, is so important to our industry.

May 06, 2011 04:47 PM
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Toni Weidman
23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
Re/Max Sunset Realty

Go, Joan. You have my vote (if I could vote). I'm about to post a blog about our Boards Trade Show which was last night. I was thinking about that too.

May 06, 2011 04:49 PM
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Suzanne McLaughlin
Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael)

Joan, congratulations!  You have already won!  We all are rooting for you.  And, you represent the best!

May 06, 2011 07:26 PM
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Pat Haddad
Carmel IN Real Estate Expert
Keller Williams Indianapolis Metro NE

Joan--What good reasons to want to run for board of director.  You will be a shoo in and they will be so lucky to have you!  I only regret that I cannot cast a vote.  Good luck Joan!!

May 06, 2011 09:59 PM
Rainmaker
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DeeDee Riley
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA

Joan,

Congratulations to you on being selected.  I can imagine you are a wonderful director looking out for all your fellow Realtors.  Best of luck to you in obtaining the position!!!

May 06, 2011 11:54 PM
Rainmaker
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Mary Douglas
REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
United Country Ponderosa Realty

Hi Joan, wishing you all the luck in the world!  You have my support and I think you would do a great job!

May 07, 2011 12:08 AM
Rainmaker
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Bob & Leilani Souza
Placer County, CA: Foreclosures, Auctions, Rentals
Souza Realty - Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln, Loomis, Granite Bay, Penryn, Newcastle, Auburn, Meadow Vista (California)

Oh, Joan...I just know you would be FABULOUS and even though I don't have a say or vote, I support you 100% (for whatever that's worth!) for the Board of Directors position. Keep us posted, please! :)

Leilani

May 07, 2011 03:45 AM
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373

Thanks again everyone, it will be interesting, and hope for a positive outcome!   Will and I will be campaigning hard in the next month or so!

May 07, 2011 12:13 PM
Rainmaker
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Melanie Ross
Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific

Good luck and I would love to stuff the ballot box for you!!  You deserve it!

May 07, 2011 04:58 PM
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Scott Freedle
Metro Brokers Freedle and Associates

You will be a good Director, and will vote for you.    I have not heard who else is running.

May 13, 2011 07:59 PM
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