Mar 27, 2024

BCREA Board of Directors 2024-2025: Tim Ayres Leads Provincial Real Estate Organization

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By Bill Yu,
Marketing-Communications Coordinator

For Immediate Release

Vancouver, BC – March 27, 2024. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) is pleased to announce that Sooke REALTOR® Tim Ayres has been elected as its 2024-2025 Chair at the BCREA Annual Meeting on March 26, 2024.

“I am very excited to be selected to lead our provincial professional organization as its 2024-2025 Chair,” says Ayres. “Supported by a strong Board of Directors, CEO, and staff, I anticipate that BCREA will continue to advocate for REALTORS® and consumers on housing issues that affect us all in British Columbia, promote professionalism and professional development among the REALTOR® community, and continue to be a trusted source of real estate economic data in BC.”

“Our profession is always changing, and BCREA is here to be a proactive participant, leading the conversation surrounding real estate and housing issues in the province,” Ayres adds.

Tim Ayres has been licensed since 2004 and is focused on residential sales on Vancouver Island, BC. Tim realized the value of giving back to the profession early in his career. He has volunteered with the Victoria Real Estate Board (VREB) since 2006 on numerous committees and on the Board of Directors from 2009-2015, being elected the youngest ever VREB president at 33, in 2014. Tim has also served the Canadian Real Estate Association as a committee member, and on its Board of Directors from 2016-2018. Tim has been on the BCREA board since March of 2020.  

Joining Ayres as Officers of the Association are Chair-Elect Chris Shields of Macdonald Realty; Past Chair Darren Close of RE/MAX Generation; and BCREA Chief Executive Officer Trevor Koot. 

BCREA also welcomes new REALTOR® Directors Daniel John (Richmond) and new Public Director Andy Pham. Returning REALTOR® Directors include Ruth Hanson (Vancouver), Kim Heizmann (Kelowna), Darcy McLeod (Vancouver), Ashley Smith (Vancouver), and Robert Wood (Kelowna). Public Directors Catherine Aczel Boivie and Amanda Magee are also returning.


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To view BCREA's 2023 Annual Report, click here

Click here for the news release PDF.

For more information: 
Bill Yu
Marketing-Communications Coordinator
[email protected] 
Direct: 778.401.4051

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By Bill Yu,
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