DEAR PRESIDENT BROWN AND THE NAR LEADERSHIP TEAM
The San Antonio Board of Realtors is in a significant crisis.
The San Antonio Board is being shaken to its core by allegations, counter allegations,
innuendo, implications of retribution and bullying, unkind back room whispers,
nasty social media exchanges and the sad likelihood of a SABOR officer leadership
coup. I do not see anything positive about what is happening now at SABOR.
And there may be additional issues or occurrences of which I have no
knowledge which also might be developing or already ongoing? From my
perspective the situation is continuing to decline. In my 43 plus years of dedicated
service to the San Antonio Board I have never seen anything like this. And it
deeply disturbs me.
I have lost confidence in San Antonio Board staff under the leadership of CEO Angela Shields.
Why does it appear to me that she is at the center of this horrendous SABOR storm?
The whole situation from my view is completely out of control and out of hand. It
appears to me that this situation is "you are either with me you or you are against me."
I find that unacceptable and I challenge that view. I also expect from writing this letter
and expressing my concerns and beliefs that I will not go unscathed. But this is too
important to remain silent. I firmly believe that writing this letter to you is the right thing to do
because SABOR needs an advocate for its members. It is the San Antonio Board of Realtors not
the San Antonio Board of staff.
The situation is dire. Lawyers have been hired and lawsuits seem a very real possibility.
I believe the San Antonio Board needs your leadership, counsel, advice, concern, influence,
and intervention to stop this war of destruction at our board. Please help our board in its hour
of need. As a past participant in the NAR mediation course I might suggest that mediation
might be one potential way to start. I do not understand why mediation has been apparently
skipped over and the issue has gone straight to the removal process?
A meeting is scheduled on April 5th at 9 am at the San Antonio Board and I request your
attendence. This is a meeting to remove both SABOR's Chair and Chair Elect. I know of no
legitimate reason for either one of these individuals to be removed in this bizarre, unprecendented
act that appears to violate fairness and due process.
You are needed at this meeting. But whatever your specific response something needs to
be done. And it needs to be done AS SOON AS POSSIBLE for the good of the entire San Antonio
Board of Realtors membership.
Again, please help the San Antonio Board.
Clark Niblock, CIPS, CRB, CRS, e-Pro, SFR, SRS, Transnational
Realtor Emeritus CRS Emeritus CRS Medallion
Niblock Company, Realtors