Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) Announces Directors

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2013/14 OMREB Board of Directors Installed Today





The Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) is pleased to announce the election of REALTOR® Karen Singbeil of Sicamous to the position of President for the 2013-2014 term. She will be installed along with 11 Directors representing the Central Okanagan, North Okanagan and Shuswap zones this afternoon at OMREB’s Annual General Meeting (March 6, 2013).

Singbeil replaces outgoing President Rob Shaw of Vernon who stays on as Past President. Karen has been an OMREB Member for nine years (2004), and has served as a Director since 2009 – holding the Membership and Professional Standards portfolios (2010 and 2011), acting as Zone media contact for two years (2010 and 2011), and sitting on the Finance Committee (2011 to present). She was Director of Finance and a member of the Executive Committee for the past year. Karen has been a Residential Trading Services Applied Practice Course instructor since 2008, and became a Continuing Education (CPE) instructor for the BC Real Estate Association (BCREA) in 2011. She is an Associate Broker and has been a REALTOR® for 17 years (1996). Karen has lived in the Shuswap since 2004.

Darcy Griffiths of Royal LePage Downtown Realty (Vernon) will be officially installed as the Vice President of the Board of Directors. An OMREB Member for 22 years (1991), Darcy first served as a Director in 2008/2009 and held the Education portfolio. She was elected again in 2010/2011, acted as North Zone media contact for one year (2010), and has held the Communications portfolio for three years (2010 to present) as well as taking on the role of Director of National Governmental Affairs in 2012. Darcy has taught two units of the Residential Trading Services Applied Practice Course for three years and is a new CPE instructor for BCREA. She has been a REALTOR® since 1991 and has sold real estate in Vernon for 12 years.

2013/2014 Board of Directors:

Karen Singbeil (RE/MAX at Mara Lake, Sicamous – President) 
Darcy Griffiths (Royal LePage Downtown Realty, Vernon – Vice President) 
Rob Shaw (Royal LePage Downtown Realty, Vernon – Past President) 
Kent Jorgenson (RE/MAX Kelowna – Central Zone) 
Scott Mayne (Points West Realty Group, Kelowna – Central Zone) 
Cliff Shillington (RE/MAX Kelowna – Central Zone) 
Tanis Read (Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty – Central Zone) 
Christopher Miller (Royal LePage Kelowna – Central Zone) 
Joe Pearson (RE/MAX Vernon – North Zone) *
Don Gilowski (Royal LePage Downtown Realty, Vernon – North Zone) 
Steve Lewis (Royal LePage Access Real Estate, Salmon Arm – Shuswap Zone) **
Tara Gallant (Royal LePage Access Realty, Salmon Arm – Shuswap Zone) 

* Past President (2003)     ** Past President (2005)

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