Real estate group elects chairman and bestows awards

Tyler Harris

Tyler Harris, a broker associate at Bray & Co. Real Estate, has been elected chairman of the Grand Junction Area Realtor Association board of directors.

New board members were inducted and annual awards presented during a banquet.

Harris succeeds Amanda Potter with Keller-Williams as chairman.

The other newly elected board members are Ron Sechrist with Bray, Thomas Barkoczy with Red Glasses Real Estate and Jimmy Kleager with Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties. Rick Reynolds, a home mortgage consultant with Wells Fargo, was elected the affiliate director on the board. 

Toni Heiden

Majorie Genova with RE/MAX 4000 was re-elected to serve as the Colorado Association of Realtors director.

Toni Heiden, owner and managing broker of Heiden Homes Realty, was named Realtor of the Year. Westin Peace, a broker associate with Bray, was named Rookie of the Year. Lori Carlston-Thompson with Allstate Insurance was named Affiliate of the Year. Brenda Case of Back to Basics Realty received the Realtor in Action Award. Mutual Aid Partners received the Community Service Award.

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