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KEY BOARD DECISIONS The volunteer OAR Board of Directors took action on several items in 2017, namely: Approved a 2018 operating budget of $2.56 million based on 16,500 OAR members Approved the 2017-19 Strategic Plan to: •

Improve the perceived proficiency of Oregon REALTORS®

Expand OAR’s political strength at the Capitol and to all corners of the state

Create a strategic leadership culture within OAR that engages members and local associations

Approved changes to OAR Legislative Policy Statements, namely: •

Support or introduce legislation that creates specific continuing education curriculum for all Principal Brokers

Support loan programs, tax incentives such as the Mortgage Interest Deduction, and general policies that benefit consumers and provide greater access to home ownership

Elected Rick Harris (RVAR) and Brian Matza (PMAR) as NAR Directors

OREGON LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: 2017 GRADUATES OLA identifies emerging REALTOR® leaders, motivates them, and sharpens their leadership skills. Look for these up-andcomers in future leadership positions! Ashleigh Armenakis, SAR Alycia Cash, RVAR Karen Church, EAR Shelly Culbertson, RVAR Lindsey Culver, PMAR Carey Greiner, COAR Isaac Judd, EAR Joni McClintock, SAR Jill Russel, KCAR Trudi Schmidt, NWAR Susan Tokarz-Krauss, RVAR Patti Williamson, SAR Jack Zika, COAR Devin Zupan, RVAR Not pictured: Stacy Ellingson, KCAR

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126 Oregon REALTORS® have graduated from OLA since 2003 WWW.OREGONREALTORS.ORG |

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2017 OAR Impact Report  

Recap of major accomplishments & activities of the Oregon Association of Realtors® in 2017

2017 OAR Impact Report  

Recap of major accomplishments & activities of the Oregon Association of Realtors® in 2017

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