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National Association of Realtors Taps Real Estate Agent Jennifer Wauhob

Jennifer Wauhob, who leads a seven-agent crew for Higher Properties and Gardens Actual Property Gary Greene in Houston, will take up the position of VP of affiliation affairs following the dying of Margo Wheeler earlier this yr.

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The Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors has appointed top-producing crew chief Jennifer Wauhob to its interior circle after the passing of her predecessor earlier this yr.

Jennifer Wauhob

The 1.5 million-member commerce group named Wauhob as its 2023 vice chairman of affiliation affairs, one in every of seven roles on its management crew and an appointed place. Wauhob will step into the place “instantly” and serve for the rest of 2023, in keeping with an announcement Wednesday.

Wauhob leads a seven-agent crew for Higher Properties and Gardens Actual Property Gary Greene in Houston, the place she has labored in actual property for greater than a decade, and served because the Houston Affiliation of Realtors’ chair in 2022, the commerce group mentioned.

Kenny Parcell | Credit score: NAR

“Jennifer’s dedication to this occupation, her brokers, and to U.S. actual property extra broadly are evident to everybody who has had the privilege of attending to know her,” mentioned NAR President Kenny Parcell in an announcement.

“We’re assured that she’s going to characterize her fellow Realtors and the thousands and thousands of U.S. customers they serve daily on this position, as she has carried out herself as an agent in East Texas,” Parcell added. “All of us on NAR’s management crew sit up for working with Jennifer to make sure this affiliation is working effectively for our members and their purchasers within the weeks and months forward.”

In 2014, HAR chosen Wauhob as one in every of its “High 20 Underneath 40 Rising Stars in Actual Property” and the Texas Affiliation of Realtors quickly after listed her as one in every of “11 Realtors to Watch,” in keeping with NAR.

The duties of the vice chairman of affiliation affairs embrace serving as a voting member of NAR’s management crew, board of administrators, and the board’s Government Committee, in keeping with NAR spokesperson Wes Shaw.

The place additionally “serves on the Strategic Considering Advisory Committee and the Sustainability Advisory Group whereas sustaining oversight of quite a few Committee Liaisons,” Shaw instructed Inman in an emailed assertion.

“The VP of Affiliation Affairs additionally supplies updates to the NAR Management Workforce on non- advocacy associated committees. Amongst quite a few extra duties, she or he is answerable for informing NAR’s Management Workforce of present and future committee motion gadgets, in addition to points probably impacting different committees.”

Margo Wheeler

Wauhob succeeds Margo Wheeler, who died of most cancers in January. NAR put in Wheeler, a U.S. Military veteran of greater than 20 years, as vice chairman of affiliation affairs in November, together with the remainder of the commerce group’s management crew. Wheeler was a managing dealer with John L. Scott Actual Property in Tacoma, Washington, the place she specialised in serving army households.

“Margo has been a treasured member of the NAR household for almost 30 years, serving in quite a few volunteer roles on the native, state and nationwide ranges,” Parcell mentioned in an announcement on the time of her passing.

“Inside this time, she served with gracious devotion and helped advance the mission of the affiliation, all whereas being a mentor and supply of steerage and energy for numerous others.”

Final month, the Seattle King County Realtors introduced that its Seattle King County First Citizen Basis will award a $5,000 scholarship in Wheeler’s identify to the highest-ranked highschool scholarship applicant. The scholarship is accessible to Realtor and affiliate members of the affiliation in addition to members’ youngsters, foster-children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Editor’s word: This story has been up to date with a remark from NAR on the duties of the vice chairman of affiliation affairs.

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