Each Fall at our Installation Ceremony, we recognize outstanding members in four categories.
REALTOR® OF THE YEAR
The current ROTY is Mark Coleman, Coleman Land Company.
Past REALTOR® of the Year is Brian Henry.
REALTOR® Spirit – High principles of integrity, adherence to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, and furtherance of the principles of good real estate practice among brokers, agents, and the general public.
Civic Activity – Local, state, and national level participation in civic and service clubs, charitable activities, political commissions, or fraternal or religious groups.
Business Accomplishments – Public recognition of business conduct, service to clients, imaginative and creative advertising programs, rehabilitation work, land utilization, etc.
Local Association/Board Activity – Local offices held and committee work, special assignments, seminar activity and educational work, membership, and offices held in local chapters of Institutes, Societies, and Councils.
State Association Activity – State offices held and committee work, attendance and participation in state conventions, directors meetings, and educational conferences.
National Association Activity – National offices and committee work, membership, and work in Institutes, Societies, and Councils, attendance at national conventions and directors’ meetings.
Community Service Award
The current recipient is Julie Kellenberger, Preferred Home Realty and Peggy Brown Sevenoaks Realty.
The past recipient is Margie Thorgesen, Kettley STC.
This award recipient is selected by the past community service award winners and the staff liaison. The individual is recognized for their selfless commitment to participation in Association Outreach events, such as, food drives, blood drives, housing projects and volunteer days. In addition, this individual encourages others to participate in Association events and shares our initiatives within their own network.
Affiliate of the Year
The current recipient is Melissa Griffey, Guaranteed Rate.
The past recipient is Todd Temaat, Zippy Shell Fox Valley.
The Affiliate of the Year award criteria is based on the Affiliate’s level of involvement at the Association. Sponsorships are the onset of the relationship our Affiliates build with our staff and REALTOR® members. Affiliates are encouraged to get involved by attending and promoting events -this is where the partnerships achieve their depth. It’s those ancillary actions that make an Affiliate of the Year. The recipient is chosen by the staff liaison and the Affiliate Committee.
Past recipients: Ron Ewing, Joy Baez, Ron Donavon and Christopher Tenggren
The Immediate Past President honors these individuals for their specific commitments to excellence within the Association during his/her term in office.