2014-03-27-President-News-Release

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For immediate release

New BC Real Estate Association President and Board of Directors 
Jake Moldowan to Lead Provincial Real Estate Organization

Vancouver, BC – March 27, 2014. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) is pleased to announce that Richmond REALTOR® Jake Moldowan, former President of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, has been elected as its 2014-2015 President.

“REALTORS® play an important role in assisting British Columbians with the purchase and sale of property in BC,” said President Jake Moldowan. “I look forward to bringing my passion and experience from over 36 years in the industry to help REALTORS® provide exceptional service and value to consumers through the Association’s many initiatives.”

Jake Moldowan is President of RE/MAX Jake Moldowan Realty and Versatile Development Group in Richmond. He was also President of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver in 2010-2011.

Joining Mr. Moldowan as Officers of the Association are President-Elect K. Scott Russell of Sutton Group – Seafair Realty in Richmond, Past President Jennifer Lynch of Coast Realty Group on Gabriola Island and Chief Executive Officer Robert Laing.

BCREA also welcomes new REALTOR® Director, Deanna Horn (Langley), and returning REALTOR® Directors, Claudia Holland (Quesnel), James Palanio (Penticton), Dick Pemberton (Kamloops), Rosario Setticasi (North Vancouver) and Jim Stewart (Nanaimo). The Association also welcomes its two returning Public Directors, Donna Bridgeman and Sharon Bryan.

BCREA is the professional association for more than 18,500 REALTORS® in BC, focusing on provincial issues that impact real estate. Working with the province’s 11 real estate boards, BCREA provides continuing professional education, advocacy, economic research and standard forms to help REALTORS® provide value for their clients.

To demonstrate the profession’s commitment to improving Quality of Life in BC communities, BCREA supports policies that help ensure economic vitality, provide housing opportunities, preserve the environment, protect property owners and build better communities with good schools and safe neighbourhoods.

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For more information, please contact:

Lindsay Macmillan
Communications Coordinator
Direct: 604.742.2784
Email: [email protected]