Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors Faucets Actual Property Agent Jennifer Wauhob

Jennifer Wauhob, who leads a seven-agent staff for Higher Properties and Gardens Actual Property Gary Greene in Houston, will take up the function of VP of affiliation affairs following the loss of life of Margo Wheeler earlier this yr.

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The Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors has appointed top-producing staff chief Jennifer Wauhob to its internal circle after the passing of her predecessor earlier this yr.

Jennifer Wauhob

The 1.5 million-member commerce group named Wauhob as its 2023 vp of affiliation affairs, one in all seven roles on its management staff and an appointed place. Wauhob will step into the place “instantly” and serve for the rest of 2023, in keeping with an announcement Wednesday.

Wauhob leads a seven-agent staff for Higher Properties and Gardens Actual Property Gary Greene in Houston, the place she has labored in actual property for greater than a decade, and served because the Houston Affiliation of Realtors’ chair in 2022, the commerce group stated.

Kenny Parcell | Credit score: NAR

“Jennifer’s dedication to this career, her brokers, and to U.S. actual property extra broadly are evident to everybody who has had the privilege of attending to know her,” stated NAR President Kenny Parcell in a press release.

“We’re assured that she’s going to signify her fellow Realtors and the tens of millions of U.S. customers they serve day by day on this function, as she has executed herself as an agent in East Texas,” Parcell added. “All of us on NAR’s management staff stay up for working with Jennifer to make sure this affiliation is working effectively for our members and their purchasers within the weeks and months forward.”

In 2014, HAR chosen Wauhob as one in all its “Prime 20 Underneath 40 Rising Stars in Actual Property” and the Texas Affiliation of Realtors quickly after listed her as one in all “11 Realtors to Watch,” in keeping with NAR.

The duties of the vp of affiliation affairs embrace serving as a voting member of NAR’s management staff, board of administrators, and the board’s Government Committee, in keeping with NAR spokesperson Wes Shaw.

The place additionally “serves on the Strategic Considering Advisory Committee and the Sustainability Advisory Group whereas sustaining oversight of numerous Committee Liaisons,” Shaw advised Inman in an emailed assertion.

“The VP of Affiliation Affairs additionally gives updates to the NAR Management Staff on non- advocacy associated committees. Amongst numerous extra duties, she or he is accountable for informing NAR’s Management Staff of present and future committee motion objects, in addition to points doubtlessly impacting different committees.”

Margo Wheeler

Wauhob succeeds Margo Wheeler, who died of cancer in January. NAR put in Wheeler, a U.S. Military veteran of greater than 20 years, as vp of affiliation affairs in November, together with the remainder of the commerce group’s management staff. Wheeler was a managing dealer with John L. Scott Actual Property in Tacoma, Washington, the place she specialised in serving navy households.

“Margo has been a treasured member of the NAR household for almost 30 years, serving in quite a few volunteer roles on the native, state and nationwide ranges,” Parcell stated in a statement on the time of her passing.

“Inside this time, she served with gracious devotion and helped advance the mission of the affiliation, all whereas being a mentor and supply of steering and power for numerous others.”

Final month, the Seattle King County Realtors announced that its Seattle King County First Citizen Basis will award a $5,000 scholarship in Wheeler’s identify to the highest-ranked highschool scholarship applicant. The scholarship is obtainable to Realtor and affiliate members of the affiliation in addition to members’ kids, foster-children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Editor’s be aware: This story has been up to date with a remark from NAR on the duties of the vp of affiliation affairs.

Electronic mail Andrea V. Brambila.

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