Committees & Committee Members

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Following is a list of the 2020 Idaho REALTORS® committees. Click the committee name on the left for a list of members.

Bylaws

The Bylaws Committee reviews and evaluates IR bylaws.  The committee address necessary updates to IR bylaw language and make recommendations for any needed changes. Some of the bylaw changes are required by NAR. Having the most updated and pertinent language in IR bylaws helps better serve and promote Idaho REALTORS® and Idaho REALTOR® Associations. Please expect monthly meetings/conference calls February through August.

Raphael Barta, Past President/Chair
Century 21 Riverstone
316 N 2nd Ave
Sandpoint, ID  83864
Ph 208-255-2244

Kelly Runyon, Mini Cassia
River Bridge Realty
425 Overland Avenue
Burley, ID 83318
Cell 208-312-1243

Ron Arnold, Upper Valley
Ron Arnold Realty
21 N Pine Ave
Sugar City, ID 83348
208-313-3434

Arvid Salisbury, Caldwell
Keller Williams Realty Boise
1065 Allante
Boise, ID 83709
Office 208-672-9000

Claudia Brennan, Coeur d’Alene
Northwest Realty Group
2022 N. Government Way
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Cell 208-691-1464

Juan Contreras, Greater Idaho Falls
BHGRE Voigt Davis
1908 Jennie Lee Dr
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Ph 208-524-6000

Tami Gooding, Western Magic Valley
208 Real Estate
1411 N College Rd, Ste 200
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Cell 208-308-8264

Breanna Vanstrom (non-voting member)
Boise Regional REALTORS
9550 West Bethel Ct
Boise, ID 83709
208-376-0363

EC DVP LIAISON
Willis Stone, South District VP
208 Real Estate
1411 N. College Rd, Ste 200
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Cell: 208-420-0030

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President (voting member)
H&L Real Estate Company
321 West Main
Burley ID 83318
Cell 208-670-1923

Cindy Hunter, President Elect (non-voting member)
Century 21 RiverStone
316 N 2nd Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Cell 208-290-3531

Patrick Malone, First VP (non-voting member)
Century 21 High Desert
700 South Woodruff
Idaho Falls, ID  83401
Cell 208-521-0441

IR STAFF

Pete Katsilometes, Membership Director
petek@idahorealtors.com

David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Convention
Plan and develop a program of activities for the Annual Convention to provide educational programs, professional development, and networking opportunities for the Association members. Provide member input into content/potential speakers for education sessions to present innovative and industry-relevant programming. Members will be asked to serve as marketers of the convention and to help increase member attendance. Committee members will be asked to contact sponsors and exhibitors to help the committee reach its monetary goals. Members are required to attend the Annual Convention in support of the Convention and will be asked to staff various functions and will act as a representative for the Idaho REALTORS®. Commitment: Meets 5-7 times a year (2 live meetings)

Amanda Kuespert, Coeur d’Alene/Co-Chair
North Idaho Real Estate, LLC 

Tressa Dodge, Caldwell/Co-Chair
Woodhouse Group 

Sheri Jones, Mini Cassia/ Co-Vice Chair
Turn Key Realty

Becky Enrico-Crum, Boise Regional/ Co-Vice Chair
Andy Enrico & Company

Julie Jones, Western Magic Valley
Robert Jones Realty

Juan Silvaz, Mini Cassia
Turn Key Realty

Tami Gooding, Western Magic Valley
208 Real Estate

Julie Hill, Greater Idaho Falls
BHGRE Voigt Davis

Cindy Sweeney, Coeur d’Alene
Lakeshore Realty

Patti Syme, Caldwell
Syme Real Estate

Ali Taylor, AE
Coeur d’Alene Association of REALTORS

EC DVP LIAISON
Julie Anglesey, Greater Idaho Falls
BHGRE Voigt Davis

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company 

Cindy Hunter, President Elect
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty

Patrick Malone, First Vice President
Century 21 High Desert

IR STAFF
David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Amanda Pannell, Education Director
apannell@idahorealtors.com

Faith Malloy, Communications Director
fmalloy@idahorealtors.com

Forms

The Forms Committee is responsible for reviewing the IR real estate forms as well as recommendations from all Idaho REALTOR® members. The Committee votes on changes or the addition of new forms to meet the needs of Idaho REALTORS®. All members of the committee must be present for a two-day meeting, plus subsequent phone meetings to review the changes for the yearly release.

Mark Jones, Chair, Western Magic Valley
Robert Jones Realty INC 

Todd Davis, Vice Chair, Upper Valley
Realty Quest 

Cindy Woyak, Past Chair, Boise Regional
Epic Realty

Danny Davis, Coeur d’Alene
Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller 

Jay Christensen, Greater Pocatello
Re/Max Country Real Estate 

Janna Scharf, Coeur d’Alene
Keller Williams Realty CDA 

Rich Dussell, Coeur d’Alene
Windermere CDA Realty

Teena Turner, Boise Regional
Evans Realty LLC

Debra Hall, Sun Valley
Hallmark Idaho Properties 

Mark Linscott, Selkirk
Lana Kay Realty

LARGE BROKERAGE
Krista Deacon, Boise Regional
Silvercreek Realty Group

COMMERCIAL REPRESENTATIVE
Amanda Alvaro, Boise Regional
Coldwell Banker Tomlinson – MER 

Ryan Swinney, AE
Western Magic Valley REALTORS

EC NORTH DVP LIAISON
Denise Lundy
Fortus Realty, Inc.

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company 

Cindy Hunter, President Elect
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty

Patrick Malone, First VP
Century 21 High Desert

IR STAFF
David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Melissa Gray, Director of Operations
mgray@idahorealtors.com

IR LEGAL COUNCIL
Jason Risch, Esq.
jrisch@rischpisca.com

Grievance

This Committee meets once a month via conference call to review any requests for arbitration or ethics complaints filed with the IR. They determine whether to send the complaints on to mediations and/or professional standards ethics hearings. They do not determine whether a violation has occurred. All members must be NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration hearing panel trained to serve on this committee.

Zachary Lopez, Boise Regional/Chair
Realty One Group Professionals 

Debra Hall, Sun Valley, Vice Chair
Hallmark Idaho Properties 

Jared Cozby, Boise Regional
Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group

Elizabeth Rutger, Greater Pocatello
Keller Williams Realty East Idaho 

Melinda Bunn, Western Magic Valley
NorthPointe Realty 

Ken Gimbel, Coeur d’Alene
Kelly Right Real Estate of Idaho 

Becky Freeland, Selkirk
Evergreen Realty 

Paul Kenny, Sun Valley
Engel & Volkers Sun Valley

EC DVP LIAISON
Katrina Wehr, West District VP
Silvercreek Realty Group

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company 

Cindy Hunter, President Elect
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty

Patrick Malone, First VP
Century 21 High Desert

IR STAFF
David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Melissa Gray, Director of Operations
mgray@idahorealtors.com

Legislative
This Committee meets weekly during the Legislative Session to review proposed legislation and take positions on behalf of the organization.

Josh Cummings, Boise Regional, Chair
Crosswinds Realty 

Mark Jones, Western Magic Valley, Vice Chair
Robert Jones Realty 

Laurie Barrera, Boise Regional
Keller Williams Realty Boise 

Gail Hartnett, Boise Regional
Keller Williams Boise 

Tom Torgerson, Coeur d’Alene
Century 21 Beutler & Associates 

Ed Morse, Coeur d’Alene
Morse & Company 

Jason Brown, Lewis Clark
Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Associates 

Tiffanie Mai-Ganske, Greater Pocatello
Re/Max Country Real Estate 

Phil Mount, Boise Regional
Amherst Madison 

Ned Burns, Sun Valley
Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties 

Julie Tucker, Nampa
Signature Real Estate Group 

Gina Call, Greater Pocatello
Gate City Real Estate 

Jeff Wills, RPMIC
Amherst Madison Legacy 

Connie Fogle, NAR Director
C21 High Desert 

Julie Hill, Greater Idaho Falls
BHGRE Voigt Davis 

Eli Townsend, Greater Pocatello
Axiom Properties and Development 

Mark Linscott, Selkirk
Lana Kay Realty

Sadie Noah, Mountain Central
McCall Real Estate Company 

Josh Suhr, Coeur d’Alene
Windermere Cd’A Realty INC 

Kyler Hope, Greater Idaho Falls
Keller Williams Realty East ID 

Tracy Kasper, NAR Director
Berkshire HHS Silverhawk

Tiffany Hendricks, AE
Greater Pocatello Association

EC DVP LIAISON
Denise Lundy
Fortus Realty, Inc.

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company 

Cindy Hunter, President Elect
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty

Patrick Malone, First VP
Century 21 High Desert

IR STAFF/LEGAL COUNSEL
Max Pond, Government Affairs Director
mpond@idahorealtors.com

David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Jason Risch, Esq.
jrisch@rischpisca.com

Jeremy Pisca, Lobbyist
jpisca@rischpisca.com

Professional Standards
The purpose of this Committee is to be able to sit on ethics an arbitration hearing panels. They determine whether a violation has occurred. All members must be NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration hearing panel trained to serve on this committee.

Russ Garland – Boise Regional, Chair
Smith & Coelho

Kim Cooper, Coeur d’Alene, Vice Chair
Select Brokers, LLC

Susan Weaver, Boise Regional
Group One Sotheby’s

Carey Farmer, Boise Regional
Group One Sotheby’s Eagle

Jennifer O’Brien, Latah County
O’Brien Real Estate INC 

Jason Williams, Boise Regional
Better Homes & Gardens 43 North 

Carla Shockey, Mini Cassia
Advantage 1 Realty 

Tiffanie Mai-Ganske, Greater Pocatello
Re/Max Country Real Estate 

Chris Lee, Greater Idaho Falls
simpLEE Home 

EC DVP LIAISON
Katrina Wehr, West District Vice President
Silvercreek Realty Group

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company 

Cindy Hunter, President Elect
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty

Patrick Malone, First VP
Century 21 High Desert

IR STAFF
David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Melissa Gray, Director of Operations
mgray@idahorealtors.com

Public Policy Trustees

The Public Policy Trustees shall be appointed annually by the President and consist of one Trustee from each of the four districts, the IR President, the President-Elect, the District Vice President assigned to Public Policy, Legislative Committee Chair, one National Director, and the Public Policy Trustees Chair, the REALTOR® Party Chair, and up to four additional members at the discretion of the President. Preference is given to those who are major investors.

Oversee the fundraising and expenditures of the RPAC and the Legal Review and Issues Mobilization Fund.

Gail Hartnett, Boise Regional/NAR Director- Chair
Keller Williams Boise 

Tiffanie Mai-Ganske, Greater Pocatello/Vice Chair
RE/MAX Country Real Estate 

Jeff Wills, Boise Regional/REALTOR® Champions Chair
Amherst Madison Legacy 

Connie Fogle, Upper Valley/NAR Director
C21 High Desert

Nathan Lyda, Western Magic Valley
Gateway Real Estate

Josh Cummings, Legislative Committee Chair
Crosswinds Realty 

Jim Johnston, Greater Pocatello
Keller Williams Realty East ID 

Tom Torgerson, Coeur d’Alene
Century 21 Beutler & Associates

Phil Mount, Boise Regional
Amherst Madison

Sadie Noah, Mountain Central
McCall Real Estate Company 

Julie DeLorenzo, Boise Regional
Keller Williams Realty Boise 

Raphael Barta, Selkirk
Century 21 Riverstone 

Josh Suhr, Coeur d’Alene
Windermere CDA Realty, Inc

EC DVP LIAISON
Denise Lundy
Fortus Realty, Inc.

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company 

Cindy Hunter, President Elect
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty

Patrick Malone, First Vice President (non-voting member)
Century 21 High Desert

IR STAFF/LEGAL COUNSEL
David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Max Pond, Government Affairs Director
mpond@idahorealtors.com

Jason Risch, Esq.
jrisch@rischpisca.com

Scholarship

The Scholarship Committee is committed to supporting higher education in Idaho.  The Committee collects applications from students attending colleges or universities and awards the top candidates.  Preference is given to students attending Idaho schools. Please expect 3-4 meetings/conference calls March through August.

Beth Hanson, Upper Valley, Chair
Century 21 High Desert

Carolyn Sinnard, Boise Regional, Vice Chair
Happy Dog Realty 

Beckie Kukal, Twin Falls
NorthPointe Realty 

Deborah Lawrence, Latah County
Coldwell Banker Tomlinson 

Myra Attebury, Four Rivers
Berkshire HHS Silverhawk 

Kelly Green, Boise Regional
CBH Homes 

Araminta Self, Boise Regional
Mountain Realty 

Jana Laughlin, Four Rivers
Premier Group Realty West 

Patti Syme, Caldwell
Syme Real Estate 

Cottey Greene, Greater Idaho Falls
Century 21 High Desert

Stephanie Rief, AE
Selkirk Association of REALTORS

EC DVP LIASON
Katrina Wehr, West District VP
Silvercreek Realty Group

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company 

Cindy Hunter, President Elect
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty

Patrick Malone, First VP
Century 21 High Desert

IR STAFF
David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Pete Katsilometes, Membership Director
petek@idahorealtors.com

Professional Development
Provide opportunities to members to increase their knowledge, skills, and professionalism to better serve their clients and customers. Recommend and review education topics, courses, and instructors for live instruction, online and virtual education, webinars, and designations. Promotes and fosters cooperation between statewide educational programs and designations; supports local boards’ educational programming. Each member must complete Idaho Real Estate Commission moderator training and assist in moderating and proctoring various courses throughout the year. Commitment: Meets 5-7 times a year (via phone call/virtually).

Budget and Finance

This Committee reviews a proposed budget from the Executive Committee to ensure that IR funds are allocated appropriately, and that financial forecasting/history is considered in all budgetary sections.  They meet via conference call in the summer a couple of times. The members of the committee must agree to the proposed budget prior to any recommendation being sent onto the Executive Committee and then ultimately onto the Board of Directors for final approval and adoption.  Preference is given to those with strong financial background and/or members of the Board of Directors.

Cindy Hunter, President Elect (non-voting member)
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty
202 S. 1st Avenue
Sandpoint, ID  83864
Cell 208-290-3531

Tom Torgerson, Coeur d’Alene
Century 21 Beutler & Associates
1836 Northwest Blvd
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Cell 208-640-8086

Brett Magleby, Idaho Falls
Keller Williams Realty East ID
3525 Merlin Dr
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404
Cell 208-520-2000

Mark Jones, South Member
Robert Jones Realty Inc.
1766 Addison Ave East
Twin Falls, ID 83301
208-733-0404

Gary Salisbury, Boise Regional
Equity Northwest R.E. – Meridian
114 Idaho Ave. #220
Meridian, ID 83642
Cell 208-283-2977

Nathan Lyda, Western Magic Valley
Gateway Real Estate
321 Eastland Drive
Twin Falls, ID  83301
Cell 208-280-0782

Anne Anderson, Coeur d’Alene
Lakeshore Realty
1080 E Lakeshore Dr Ste 101
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Cell 208-660-4621

Jana Merkley (non-voting member)
Greater Idaho Falls Association
1508 Midway
Idaho Falls, ID 83406
208-523-1477

EC DVP LIAISON
Julie Anglesey, East District VP
BHGRE Voigt Davis
1908 Jennie Lee Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Cell 208-589-6867

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Marion Wadsworth, President
H&L Real Estate Company
321 West Main
Burley ID 83318
Cell 208-670-1923

Patrick Malone, First VP (non-voting member)
Century 21 High Desert
700 South Woodruff
Idaho Falls, ID  83401
Cell 208-521-0441

IR® STAFF
David Hensley, CEO
dhensley@idahorealtors.com

Melissa Gray, Director of Operations
mgray@idahorealtors.com

Members First Initiative Task Force

Composed of all 10 Association’s Executives.  One Chair and Vice-Chair chosen by the IR President.

The initiative is driven towards showing members how and why they come first.  This may come in the form of social media campaigns, advertising, events, etc.  The main purpose of the initiative is to emphasize the benefits of being a REALTOR® member.  The initiative also focuses on promoting membership and membership benefits to attract new members.

REALTOR® Safety

Committee members will be committed to staying current on REALTOR® safety tips and solutions to help lower risks for members. The focus will cover emerging electronic threats as well as physical safety throughout the process of a member’s day to day business.

The committee will work together to organize and develop content for safety webinars and various communication efforts to alert our members as needed.

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