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Residential Real Estate Council Announces Recipients of the Council’s Annual Awards

Nov 20, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Iannotta
              (312) 321-4416
For Immediate Release             

(Chicago, IL, November 20, 2018) – The Residential Real Estate Council (RRC) announces the recipients of its annual awards, honoring members who have made an indelible impact on the Council and the real estate industry in the past year.

Thirty Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designees and two States/Regions were recognized among eight award categories.

This year’s awards and recipients are:

• President’s Award, which honors those who have gone above and beyond in their service to the Council: Candis Dorsch, CRS, Steve Stewart, CRS, and Bob Imperato, CRS

• President’s Award and Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Kuhlman, CRS (posthumously)

• Medallion Award, honoring members who have served the Council, and volunteer to better their communities: Rosemarie Doshier, CRS, and Jackie Leavenworth, CRS

• Team CRS Spirit and Dedication Award: Holli Woodward, CRS, and Mark Shepherd, CRS

• State/Region RRC Spirit Award: Florida RRC – April Gayle Gausman, CRS

• State/Region RRC Membership Growth Award: Utah RRC – Dawn Stevens, CRS

• Education Contributor of the Year Award: Alexis Bolin, CRS, and Sandra Nickel, CRS

• CRS of the Year Award, given to outstanding members by their State RRC: Brad MacLay, CRS, Julie Adams, CRS, Lorrie Nantt, CRS, Wendy Rodriguez, CRS, Bikel Frenelle, CRS, Jan Leaf, CRS, Sandy McRae, CRS, Art Reed, CRS, Dan Jaqua, CRS, James Timothy McBrayer, CRS, Candy Yundt, CRS, Bil Willis, CRS, Ferne Silberman, CRS, Jessica Brown, CRS, Mary Miner, CRS, Mark Shepherd, CRS, Sandra Francisco, CRS, David Jones, CRS, and Peggy Wester, CRS

“We are proud to honor and recognize the award recipients and State/Region RRC’s for their outstanding dedication and service to the Council, our members and their communities,” said Gary Williams, 2018 RRC President. “The leadership and commitment of the awardees is a true testament to their experience as residential real estate professionals who support the mission and vision of the Council and its future.”

The awards were presented at the Council’s inaugural and awards ceremony held during Annual Meetings on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at the InterContinental in Boston, Mass. 

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About the Residential Real Estate Council

The Residential Real Estate Council is the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®. The Council is comprised of more than 31,000 members and supports them with education, networking events, practitioner developed tools and mentoring. It awards the CRS Designation to experienced REALTORS® who have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding achievement in residential real estate.
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