Arizona REALTORS® has officially elected its executive committee line officers for the 2021 year. The leadership team is comprised of several returning line officers with decades of industry experience including President Jan Leighton, President-Elect Gary Nelson and First Vice President Eric Gibbs. Next year, Yuma real estate pro Shelley Ostrowski will join the executive committee as treasurer.
A seasoned real estate veteran, Ostrowski brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the team. Prior to joining the state executive committee, she served on the board of directors for the Yuma Association of REALTORS®, where she had previously served as president for two terms along with chairing various committees. Other leadership roles include legislative and political affairs committee chair and RAPAC trustee committee chair for the Arizona REALTORS®.
“I am honored to join the executive committee as treasurer and serve alongside the state’s most inspiring and hardworking real estate professionals,” said Ostrowski. “I believe we can continue to build on the ideas of past and present leadership to move the organization forward and ensure our member’s voices are heard at the state and national levels.”
Ostrowski and the full executive committee will incorporate their vast industry knowledge and leadership skills earned from serving in their respective communities, as well as in legislation. An active voice in the real estate community, Arizona REALTORS® is dedicated to the protection of private property rights for all Arizonans and strives to provide the best, and most current, legal information and education available.
The 2021 line officers span the state from metro Phoenix to Flagstaff, Tucson and Yuma and will take office on December 1, 2020. Responsibilities will include leading the state association and its membership of more than 50,000 professionals from all areas of real estate including residential, commercial, property management, land, appraisal, relocation and more.
“We’re extremely proud to have such a dedicated and inspiring group of individuals serve on our executive committee,” said Michelle Lind, CEO of the Arizona REALTORS®. “With their combined leadership skills, we are confident our association will build on past successes and continue to be the voice of the Arizona real estate industry.”
As the largest trade organization in the state, Arizona REALTORS® provides a number of professional benefits to its members and acts as the legislative voice of the industry through professional lobbying, legislative analysis, grassroots contacts and long-term political relationship.
The Arizona Association of REALTORS® (Arizona REALTORS®) represents more than 50,000 members who hold active real estate licenses and subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice established by the National Association of REALTORS®. In addition to providing a number of member benefits and services including risk management, education and a legislative voice, Arizona REALTORS® is dedicated to the protection of private property rights for all Arizonans.