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strengthen each other as members and friends. Oklahoma continues to make headway from a national perspective, as the National Auto Auction Association recently crowned our own, Cody Shelley, as World Automobile Auctioneers Champion for 2019 and we have several of our own association members competing in the upcoming International Auctioneers Championship in New Orleans next month. Plan to see and hear from Cody and our state contestants in Stillwater, as we discuss issues and topics covered at the NAA Conference and Show. Also, we will welcome a Director of the NAA Board, Trisha Brauer, as one of our main speakers. We’re excited for her to share some insight of her expertise in public speaking and benefit auctions. At the end of the day, the most important thing to our association is you, our members. We always want to ensure that we are providing the absolute best, but we always need feedback. If you have any specific topics, speakers, or items you’d like to see covered, please reach out and let us know, so we can
continue to do our best in serving you. Thanks for the continued engagement you provide to make Oklahoma the best state association in the nation!
Barrett Bray, Director Learn More About Our Speakers Cody Shelley is a first generation professional auctioneer in his 7th year in the business. He travels the nation serving clients as a contract auctioneer in the auto auction, purebred livestock, heavy equipment and benefit auction business. He was named the 2019 Mile High Auctioneer Open Champion as well as the 2019 World Automobile Auctioneer Champion. While not conducting auctions Cody enjoys spending time with his wife Ashley and his two children Jakup(9) and Bexley(3).
Trisha Brauer has a passion for the auction industry that can be contagious. She is based in Kansas City and conducts real estate and benefit auctions. She holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Sales. She is a graduate of World Wide College of Auctioneering, where she is also an instructor, and is a member of the NAA and the state associations for Iowa, Kansas, Colorado and Missouri. Trisha has earned her BAS Designation and is also an instructor for the course. In addition, she has completed her CAI Designation. Outside of auctioneering, she is also a college professor and teaches business and communication courses. Trisha serves on multiple advisory boards for higher education and is working to shape how the auction method of marketing is taught to future generations at the higher-education level. She has authored several articles related to higher education and co-authored four textbooks. She is happily married and she and her husband have two dogs. In her free time, Trisha enjoys reading nonfiction about organized crime, traveling and writing.
OSAA Membership runs from January 1 to December 31. Please renew your membership for the upcoming year as soon as possible. A membership form can be found on page 11 or you can always renew your membership on our website at okauctioneers.org. We look forward to seeing you in the years to come.