Realtor group installs new leadership team

Lynn Gillespie is among the more than dozen real estate professionals serving on a new leadership team for the Grand Junction Area Realtor Association.

Gillespie will serve as chairwoman of the group during the upcoming year. “Teamwork, enthusiasm and healthy competition is what we strive for every day. We play an important role in our community’s lives. As Realtors, we are there for people in both difficult and happy times. We need to make sure we are working together to achieve top-notch customer service,” she said.

Bill Wagner was installed a chairman-elect of the group and Jeff Hanson treasurer. Linda Romer Todd is past chairwoman. The other directors are: Janell Gear, Sheri Griego, Julie Olmsted, Shanon Secrest, Angie Taylor, Amanda Hill and Lori Wood. Liza Boetticher is an affiliate director. Michael Burkhard, Lois Dunn and Tina Harbin all serve as Colorado Association of Realtors directors.

In addition to installing new leaders, the association also presented three awards. Sherry Smith of Cherry Creek Mortgage was named Affiliate of the Year and Secrest, an agent with RE/MAX 4000, Rookie of the Year. Jessica Dodson of Bray & Co. Real Estate received the Chairman’s Award.