Council Of Multiple Listing Services Names New Officers and Board Members For 2018
Thursday, September 7, 2017
CHICAGO – The Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS), the professional trade organization that serves the Multiple Listings Services industry across North America, has elected new officers and directors for 2018. They will assume their positions in January.
David Charron, chief strategy officer of Bright MLS (Maryland), will serve as president; Chris Carrillo, CEO of Metro MLS (Wisconsin), was named president-elect; and Stephanie Hill, MLS director of Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (Nevada), was elected secretary/treasurer.
All three will serve one-year terms. They will be joined on an executive committee by current president Lauren Hansen, CEO of Information and Real Estate Services, LLC (Colorado), when she becomes past president in 2018.
“It’s exciting to see that CMLS has become the organization where MLS industry leaders volunteer their time and expertise to build a better marketplace,” said Denee Evans, CEO of CMLS. “These are the right individuals at the right moment to help CMLS bring the real estate industry together to create a shared vision for what the future marketplace should look like.”
New directors elected to three-year terms include: Glenn Christoph, CEO of Intermountain MLS (Idaho); Mike Cotrill, CEO of Greater Tulsa Association of REALTORS® (Oklahoma); Anne Marie DeCatsye, CEO of Charlotte Regional REALTOR® Association/Carolina MLS (North Carolina); and Sam Scott, director of information at Houston Association of REALTORS® (Texas).
They will join Brad Bjelke, CEO of UtahRealEstate.com (Utah); Matthew Consalvo, CEO of Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (Arizona); Merri Jo Cowen, CEO of My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service (Florida); Tim Dain, MLS director for the Austin Board of REALTORS® (Texas); David Howe, vice president of MLS Operations at MetroList Services Inc. (California); Rebecca Jensen, president and CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. (Illinois); Carrie Kendall, general manager of Indiana Regional MLS (Indiana); and Richard Renton, CEO of Triad MLS Inc. (North Carolina).
Also newly elected is Andy Woolley, vice president of industry development at Homes.com (California). He will serve as business partner director. This is a three-year term.
Business partner directors represent business partner members, which are comprised of companies and organizations that provide products and services to MLS organizations. Other CMLS business partner directors include: Lucie Fortier, executive leader, product management of CoreLogic (British Columbia); and Michael Wurzer, president of FBS, creators of Flexmls (North Dakota).
All new CMLS officers and directors were elected by the general membership, with exception to business partner directors. Business partner directors are appointed by the board of directors.
About the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS)
The Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) is the professional trade organization that serves to advance the MLS industry in North America through unified leadership, collaboration, and education across the real estate industry. It was formed as a premier forum, advocate and resource in 1957 and has since evolved into a volunteer-led organization that is responsible for the advancement of MLS through education, innovation, and the implementation of best practices, industry standards, and next generation solutions in support of MLS providers with over one million subscribers.
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