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NAR Environmental Commitment Focus Group Session

A fine group of GREEN Minded REALTORS get together as an informal Focus Group of Current NAR GREEN Resource Council (GRC) Advisory Board Members & Past GRC EverGREEN Award Recipiants, to to discuss the NAR’s Continued Commitment to Environmental Impact, Priorities, Policies and  Sustainability!  The participants were… John Roshirt, Craig Foley, Todd Shipman, Laura Stukel, Kerri Hartnett, Christopher Tenggren, Eileen Oldroyd, Kimberly Pontious, Gail Hartnett/NAR Public Policy & Issues Committee Liasion, NAR Past President Steve Brown (and several other REALTOR Members), along with NAR Chicago & DC Staff including Amanda Stinton/GRC Manager, Marc Gould/VP of Business Specialties and Russell Riggs of Government Affairs.

The topics of People, Plant & Profit, Sustainability Programs, Water Rights, Smart Growth, Climate, Flood Insurance, and other Strategic and Meaningful approaches keep the National Association front of mind for GREEN Member Resources and Policy Making, to demonstrate NAR’s Continued Commitment to the Environment.

“Under All is the Land”!  As an organization, we must continue to embrace doing the right thing!  Thought provoking conversation and ideas regarding Energy & Environment were shared and discussed.

Christopher Tenggren, ABR®, AHWD®, BPOR, CRS, e-PRO®, GRI, PMN, SRS, SRES®, Green, CDPE, CLHMS, CNHS™, RECS, RFS, SFR®

Christopher Tenggren is one of the Fox Valley’s (Illinois) premier real estate professionals. As a successful veteran with years of experience helping clients achieve the dream of home ownership, he has been recognized at the local, statewide and national level for his industry expertise, knowledge and leadership as one of the top professionals in the real estate landscape. Christopher is a very committed leader and has served on local, state and national association committees, including as 2012 President of the Fox Valley Association of REALTORS®. He is currently serving as a 2015-2016 Local Association Director, 2014-2015 State Association Director, 2014-2015 National Association Director and on the National Association Executive Committee for 2014-2015. He has served the NAR Institutes, Societies & Councils on countless local, state and national committees, including as a 2014-2015 Director & Executive Committee member on NAR’s Council of Residential Specialists. He is also a past WCR Local Chapter President and State CRS Chapter President. Christopher has earned many awards as a REALTOR®. In fact, he is one of two recipients of the 2015 NAR G.R.C. (GREEN REsource Council) “EverGREEN Award.” In 2010, he earned local association REALTOR® of the Year, IL, CRS of the Year & IL WCR Member of the Year. In 2013, Christopher earned a national CRS President's Award, a Local Association President's Award and Local WCR Member of the Year Award. In 2015, he earned a second Local Association President's Award. Christopher holds the following industry designations and certifications: ABR, CDPE, CLHMS, CNHS, CRS, GREEN, GRI, PMN, RECS, RFS, SRES, SRS, AHWD, BPOR, ePRO, SFR.

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