The forum for First Vice President candidates exemplified the best display of leadership. Charlie Oppler, moderator Tom Salomone, and Sherri Meadows demonstrated an amazing depth of experience, a thorough grasp of the issues, and most of all beautiful grace and class to each other, and to the room.
This is it! The Board of Directors meeting Saturday morning! It is governance at its most interesting, passionate, and intricate best. These are the issues and the personalities that shape our REALTOR® future. So much work and research have gone into the preparation for these next several hours.
Put all the State Presidents and Presidents-Elect in one room for a couple hours, and the ideas flow! We all face similar challenges and opportunities, but the multiple solutions that come out in these sharing sessions are truly inspirational.
At the Board of Directors meeting, I was thinking about the 1.3 million members of the National Association of REALTORS® and how proud I am to be participating in the determination of critical going-forward decisions.