OFFICIAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS
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OFFICIAL NOTICE TO MEMBERS
NOMINATING COMMITTEE SELECTS SLATE OF NOMINEES FOR 2018 POSITIONS
IN ARKANSAS REALTORS® ASSOCIATION

The ARA 2017 Nominating Committee met on June 19, 2017 and selected the following slate of nominees to fill positions in the Arkansas Realtors® Association starting January 1, 2018. Official Notice to Members will be emailed on or before July 21, 2017, in accordance with 2017 ARA Bylaws. Write in candidates information will be due to ARA by August 4, 2017 with a petition of 5% of membership certifying. The final List of Nominees will be in the August 15, 2017 newsletter and emailed on or before August 21, 2017, in accordance with 2017 ARA Bylaws. The selections are as follows:

2018 PRESIDENT BY SUCCESSION:                                                                       Velda Lueders
2018 IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT BY SUCCESSION:                                        Maurice Taylor
2018 President-Elect                                                                                                 Angie Johnson
2018 Secretary/Treasurer                                                                                         Carolyn Cobb
2018-2019 District 1 VP                                                                                             Bob Dodson
2018-2019 District 4 VP                                                                                            Paulette Richie
2018-2020 Zone 1 Director                                                                                       Richard Rolfingsmeyer
2018-2020 Zone 1 Director                                                                                       Suzett Sparks
2018-2020 Zone 3 Director                                                                                      Chrissie Wright
2018-2020 Zone 4 Director                                                                                      Glee Cosner
2018-2020 Zone 8 Director                                                                                      Nancy Wright
2018-2020 Zone 9 Director                                                                                      Kathe Sumbles
2018-2020 Zone 10 Director                                                                                    Daniel Gray
2018-2020 Director-at-Large                                                                                   Dale Carlton
2018-2020 Director-at-Large                                                                                   Keith Montgomery
2018-2020 NAR Director                                                                                          Karen Crowson
2018-2020 ARA Past President Director                                                               Jonathan Moore


RECOMMENDATIONS TO GOVERNOR FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE AREC FOR REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONER:
Dale Carlton, Andy Meyers, Keith Montgomery, Doyle Yates
RECOMMENDATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO BOARD OF THE ARKANSAS REAL ESTATE FOUNDATION:                      Cindy Meyers                                                                                                                                                                                          RECOMMENDATION OF APPOINTEES TO THE HEARTS & HOMES BOARD (3 POSITIONS):                                                  Kendra Bruce, Kathleen Freeman, Susan Vaught

ELECTIONS
As prescribed in the Arkansas Realtors® Association’s Bylaws, elections will be held during the Annual Membership Meeting which is to be held during the Annual Convention (Bylaws Article IX, Section 1). The 2017 Annual Membership Meeting will be held September 20, 2017 (lunch meeting) at Marriott Hotel, Little Rock, AR.
Questions may be directed to Miki Bass, Chief Executive Officer at 501-225-2020 or miki@arkansasrealtors.com

ADDITIONAL CANDIDATES
Article III Section 3 of the ARA Bylaws allows for additional candidates to be placed on the ballot in addition to the Nominating Committee’s selections. Additional qualified candidates may be placed in nomination by petition signed by at least 5% of the current members (as of 4-30-2017 = 7342). The petition is to be filed with an ARA administrative officer at least 45 days prior to the election. ARA then is to mail notice of the additional nominees to all members at least 30 days prior to the election.

For 2017, the following applies:
>Minimum number of names on a petition: 367 (i.e., 5% of 7,342)
>August 4, 2017—Petitions to ARA
>August 21, 2017—Notice to members of additional names

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