MAR Committe Members


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Member Service
Plans membership meetings, Develops award programs and award criteria for the Association, recommend the categories of awards to be given, provide educational opportunities for members to broaden their professional abilities. (Term One Year)

Cherrie Wine – 540.459.9650
Janet Smith – 540.227.4416
Curtis Siever – 540.671.6635
Allie Coffey – 540.459.4002
Grace Eberly – 540.459.4002
Chad Kimble – 540.459.4002
Melissa Andrews – 540.459.9650
Brandy Clem – 540.459.9650
Amber Fleck (Board Liaison) – 540.273.6673

Prepare the updating of bylaws from changes in VR and NAR regulations. Update every year, define strategic policy, implement the policy process. Update the plan every three years. (Term 3 Years)

Kelli Sager –  540.465.3771
Ron Stead – 540.539.1200
Trish Snyder – 540.856.3100
Carrie Ouellette – 540.331.1926
Brenda St.Amand – (Board Liaison) – 540.465.3771

Public Relations
Organizes and participates in functions to raise money for community projects. Negotiate new contact as needed for printing real estate publication. (Term One Year)

Cindy Hawkins (Chair) – 540-465-3771
Christopher Long – 540.750.3261
Brandy Clem – 540.459.9650
Carrie Ouellette – 540.331.1926
Chad Kimble – 540-459.4002
Alisa Eberly (Board Liaison) – 540.459.4002

Plan, Review and recommend changes to financing and taxation, including annual budget. (Term One Year)

Anita Rhodes – (Chair) 540.459.9650
Cherrie Wine – 540.459.9650
Sheila Hall (Board Liaison) – 540.214.0808

Create an awareness of the importance of RPAC; conduct the fundraising campaign to support RPAC. (Term One year)

Trish Snyder – Chair – 540.856.3100
Judy Bell – 540.743.4663
Brooke Hulver (Board Liaison) – 540.856.3100

The professional Standards Committee serves as a pool of potential members for the Association’s Ethics Hearings, Encourages professional conduct among members, while they are directed by the powers and responsibilities detailed in the Associations ByLaws and involved in arbitration conflicting monetary claims. 
(Term 3 years)

Abby Walters – 2023, 2024 – 540.227.4416
Patsy WIlliamson – 2023, 2024, 2025 – 540.664.4377
Susan Zorn – 410.507.3236
Anita Rhodes – 540.459.9650
Allison Thorpe – 540.459.2123
Ron Stead –

Grievance Committee is composed of REALTOR® members who make preliminary investigation and evaluations of a complaint to determine whether to dismiss the complaint as unworthy of further consideration, only after Mediation has been done. Refer it to the complainant as appropriate for arbitration rather than disciplinary action, or refer it to the EO to schedule for hearing. THE GRIEVENCE COMMITTEE DOES NOT CONDUCT HEARINGS AND DOES NOT DETERMINE IF A VIOLATION OF THE CODE OF ETHICS HAS OCCURED. 
(Term 3 years)

Lori Hoffman – Chair – 2023, 2024, 2024 – 540.227.4416    
Curtis Siever – 2023, 2024, 2025 – 540.671.6635
Dora Buck – 2023, 2024 – 540.227.4416
Janet Smith – 2023, 2024, 2025 – 540.227.4416
Trish Snyder – 2023, 2024, 2025 – 540.856.3100

Affiliate’s Committee:
Plans and coordinates events which will enhance the Affiliate Members ability to network with the REALTORS®.  Increases awareness of our Affiliate Members and works to increase our Affiliate Membership Base.  Meets 1st Tuesday of each month

Committee Officers 


Committee Members

Charity Partner
Lois Schaffer Page One 540-743-4357 Housing Aid & Education
Sheila Orndorff Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter 540-459-3212 Housing Aid & Education
Karen Caspersen  Just Because   540-233-0989
Sharon Baroncelli   Shenandoah County Chamber   540-459-2542
Karen Poff   Virginia Cooperate Extension  540-459-6140  Family Services