WRA Committees

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Candidate for NAR President

PO Box 45
424 2nd St
Chetek, WI 54728-0045
Phone: (800) 657-4507
Fax: (715) 924-4808

Committee Members

  • Stephen Beers, CRB, Lake Geneva
  • Mary Bowe, ABR, e-PRO, Eau Claire
  • Diane Campshure Walczyk, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, de Pere
  • Christian Caulum, CCIM, SIOR, Madison
  • Chris DeVincentis, GRI, Lake Geneva
  • Michael Didier, Port Washington
  • Kevin Donnell, ABRM, GRI, Brookfield
  • Mary Duff, CRS, Madison
  • Shawn Govern, Franklin
  • Terry Hilgenberg, ABR, CRB, GRI, Shawano
  • John Horning, Brookfield
  • Jeffrey Kitchen, CRS, GRI, Beaver Dam
  • Daniel Kruse, Madison
  • Sherri Larson, GRI, Brookfield
  • Daniel Lawler, ABR, CRS, GRI, Rice Lake
  • Bradley Lois, Burlington
  • Jerry Lyons, Waupaca
  • Kathleen Martello, ABR, Milwaukee
  • KC Maurer, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Thomas McCormick, ABR, BPOR, Wauwatosa
  • Anthony Nudo, CCIM, Kenosha
  • Kathy Pals, CRS, GRI, Beaver Dam
  • Robert Procter, Madison
  • Maxelle Rea, ABR, e-PRO, Schofield
  • Benjamin Rivard, ABR, CRS, GRI, Rice Lake
  • John Rohde, GRI, Sheboygan
  • Rob Rybarczyk, Schofield
  • Michael Sewell, Green Bay
  • Tom Sheahan, Madison
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • Daniel Spransy, ABR, Fitchburg
  • Jean Stefaniak, Milwaukee
  • Peter Stueck, Appleton
  • Peter Sveum, CRB, GRI, Stoughton

Convention Committee

This committee will help plan the Annual State Convention. Planning meetings held at WRA Headquarters in Madison.

Chairman State Convention Committee

PO Box 1030
8262 Hwy 51s
Minocqua, WI 54548-1030
Phone: (715) 356-4457
Fax: (715) 356-1776

Committee Members

  • Sara Anderson, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, PMN, Madison
  • Amanda Baake, Brookfield
  • Kathy Bartels, GRI, Fitchburg
  • Jeffrey Beck, RENE, SRS, Winneconne
  • Sidney Boersma, ABR, CRS, GRI, MRP, SRES, SRS, Stoughton
  • Patricia Chartier, ABR, PMN, Brookfield
  • Mary Duff, CRS, Madison
  • Jerilyn Endrizzi, Stoughton
  • Julie Flor, Chetek
  • Lisa Funk, Delafield
  • Mary Gandolfo, ABR, Madison
  • Caryn Gates, SRES, Manitowoc
  • Elizabeth Hanthorn, Janesville
  • Courtney Huffhines, GRI, Salem
  • Vicky Kreyer, AHWD, PSAT, Janesville
  • Linda Marx, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Charlene Maurer, LTG, PMN, Appleton
  • Rebecca Merwin, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, Walworth
  • Lana Mohs, Wausau
  • Donna Muelver, Saint Francis
  • Lori Muller, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, PMN, SFR, Appleton
  • Heidi Neubauer, GRI, Sturgeon Bay
  • Julie Nikolaou, ABR, AHWD, BPOR, CRB, CRS, GRI, LTG, MRP, PMN, SFR, Appleton
  • Grace Parrish, AHWD, BPOR, GRI, MRP, SFR, Kenosha
  • Dorothy Plantz, Port Edwards
  • Laura Rodriguez, ABR, Lake Geneva
  • Paul Schieldt, Janesville
  • Mary Schultz, MRP, SRES, Madison
  • Janine Smith, e-PRO, PSAT, Madison
  • Michelle Soter, ABR, MRP, Madison
  • Peter Sveum, CRB, GRI, Stoughton
  • Carrie Weaver, GRI, Fitchburg
  • Stacy Weber, Madison
  • Lisabeth Weirich, CRS, Madison
  • Sara Whitley, Waunakee

Cultural Diversity in Housing

Provides advice to members and local associations on fair housing laws and office management procedures. Monitors and evaluates legislative, legal and regulatory trends with respect to fair housing, cultural diversity and equal opportunity in housing, interprets the impact of such trends on the real estate industry, and provides recourses and tools for the membership.

Chairperson

5205 N Ironwood Rd Ste 104
Glendale, WI 53217-4907
Phone: (414) 255-7789
Fax: (414) 921-0898

Committee Members

  • Laurie Altenhofen, ABR, GRI, SRES, SRS, Brookfield
  • Vivienne Andersen, BPOR, Fitchburg
  • Jessica Angel, Spooner
  • Jennie Bloedow, Dodgeville
  • Martha Burkett, Wauwatosa
  • Janet Ferrici, e-PRO, Glendale
  • Char Glocke, AHWD, PSAT, RCE, La Crosse
  • Andre Jones, AHWD, Milwaukee
  • Anthoney McCarter, Milwaukee
  • Sharmara Moll, Madison
  • Tricia Motte, AHWD, SFR, Cedarburg
  • Carlos Nanez, Waterford
  • Paul Nikolic, Brookfield
  • Sheena Polachowski, Milwaukee
  • Mary Schleicher, AHWD, CRS, GRI, Tomah
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • Jennifer Sunstrom, Appleton
  • Javier Vasquez, Wauwatosa
  • Melvin Zentner, AHWD, BPOR, Milwaukee

Executive Committee

Serves as an advisory committee to the Chairman and oversees and assures that the business of the Association is carried out in accordance with the policies and instructions of the Board of Directors. Individual committees present recommendations to the Executive Committee before being submitted to the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee may make advisory recommendations to the Board of Directors with respect to those committee reports.

Director Vice President

Real Estate Solutions
1815A S Main St
Rice Lake, WI 54868-3003
Phone: (715) 719-0555
Fax: (715) 719-0556

Director Vice President

206 W Fulton St
Waupaca, WI 54981-1541
Phone: (715) 258-9565
Fax: (715) 258-6920

Committee Members

  • Stephen Beers, CRB, Lake Geneva
  • Anthony Nudo, CCIM, Kenosha
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • Jean Stefaniak, Milwaukee
  • Peter Sveum, CRB, GRI, Stoughton

Legal Action

Selects and funds legal expenses in administrative matters and cases that are of statewide interest and concern to the real estate industry.

Chairperson

2170 Velp Ave Ste 106
Green Bay, WI 54303-6596
Phone: (920) 497-5090
Fax: (920) 497-4881

Committee Members

  • Tina Balaka, Greenfield
  • Kathy Bartels, GRI, Fitchburg
  • Thomas Keefe, Elkhorn
  • Stacey McKinney, CRB, GRI, Cable
  • Kevin Miller, GRI, Manitowoc
  • Chris Northwood, CRB, CRS, GRI, Stevens Point
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • Robert Starr, GRI, Sturgeon Bay

Political Strategy Group

Provides recommendations to the WRA Board of Directors for coordinating political investments and endorsements in statewide elections.

Chairperson

2970 Chapel Valley Rd Ste 104
Madison, WI 53711-7424
Phone: (608) 441-7777
Fax: (608) 441-7077

Committee Members

  • Rita Blenker, CRB, CRS, GRI, Marshfield
  • Mary Duff, CRS, Madison
  • John Flor, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, RRS, RSPS, Chetek
  • Terry Hilgenberg, ABR, CRB, GRI, Shawano
  • Joseph Horning, Brookfield
  • Jim Imhoff, GRI, Madison
  • Patricia Kaster, ABR, ALC, CCIM, CRB, CRS, GREEN, GRI, SFR, SRES, Green Bay
  • Steven Lane, Stevens Point
  • Daniel Lawler, ABR, CRS, GRI, Rice Lake
  • KC Maurer, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Rebecca Merwin, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, Walworth
  • Chris Northwood, CRB, CRS, GRI, Stevens Point
  • Michael Pietrek, Onalaska
  • Jean Stefaniak, Milwaukee
  • Peter Sveum, CRB, GRI, Stoughton
  • Thomas Sykora, GRI, West Bend

Professional Standards Hearing Panel

Resolves allegations of ethical violations and controversies between REALTORS® as described in the WRA bylaws.

Chairperson

1305 Lincoln St
Rhinelander, WI 54501-3682
Phone: (715) 365-3000
Fax: (715) 362-6300

Committee Members

  • Shawna Alt, GRI, Prairie Du Sac
  • Laurie Altenhofen, ABR, GRI, SRES, SRS, Brookfield
  • Sara Anderson, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, PMN, Madison
  • Andrew Beiser, BPOR, CRB, Winneconne
  • Christiane Berkel, Oconomowoc
  • Timothy Besaw, CRS, GRI, Green Bay
  • Patricia Best, Germantown
  • Conrad Blau, Waunakee
  • Paul Brown, CRB, GRI, Madison
  • Sandra Bryan-Armstrong, Madison
  • Carolyn Bryant, GRI, SRES, Madison
  • Martha Burkett, Wauwatosa
  • Frederick Cape, AHWD, Racine
  • Donald Carter, CRS, GRI, Madison
  • Sue Causey, Racine
  • Richard Chronquist, CRS, GRI, Marshfield
  • Barbara Chudik, SFR, Oconomowoc
  • Michael Culat, ABR, AHWD, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES, Antioch
  • Amy Curler, West Bend
  • Colleen Deininger, CCIM, CRS, GRI, Kenosha
  • Julie Derusha, Marinette
  • Michael Didier, Port Washington
  • Thomas Didier, e-PRO, Port Washington
  • Kathryn Domagalski, ABR, GREEN, SRES, Cedarburg
  • Crist Ellickson, Wautoma
  • Jennifer Ellsworth, Kenosha
  • Ann Enright, Cedarburg
  • Elizabeth Erickson, CRS, Madison
  • Fred Erickson, GRI, Coloma
  • Brian Fendry, Wauwatosa
  • Michael Firchow, Beaver Dam
  • Cynthia Fleming, ABR, GRI, Brookfield
  • John Guarisco, Crivitz
  • Jeanne Harder, GRI, Cedarburg
  • Ginny Hazen Damman, Madison
  • Vicki Heinrich, GRI, Appleton
  • Marie Hetzer, GRI, Sun Prairie
  • Scott Heyerdahl, CRS, GRI, Delafield
  • Scott Hollrith, GRI, Grafton
  • Gail Howard, ABR, CRS, GRI, PMN, Greendale
  • Joseph Huck, Kenosha
  • Nora Huss, Lake Geneva
  • Kathleen Jalensky, ABR, CRS, GRI, Pleasant Prairie
  • Heather Jarden, Sun Prairie
  • Beth Jaworski, ABR, CHMS, CRS, GREEN, GRI, Wauwatosa
  • Kenneth Kaiser, ABR, GRI, Madison
  • Barbara Kaplon, Burlington
  • Adam Kersten, Green Bay
  • Karen Kloida, ABR, CRS, Menominee
  • Michael Knautz, Platteville
  • Daniel Kruse, Madison
  • Brad Kuenzi, Watertown
  • Jeff Kuhl, Madison
  • Paul Kurensky, Milwaukee
  • Sherri Larson, GRI, Brookfield
  • Marvin Leisso, GRI, Onalaska
  • Kristine Liebe, Oconomowoc
  • Rebecca Merwin, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, Walworth
  • Edward Michels, Brookfield
  • Thomas Mietzel, Columbus
  • Shelley Morgan, GRI, PMN, Milwaukee
  • Teresa Mullenmaster, CRS, GRI, Wautoma
  • Lori Muller, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, PMN, SFR, Appleton
  • Patricia Mullikin, CRS, Elm Grove
  • Thomas Nall, CRB, CRS, GRI, Platteville
  • Julie Nikolaou, ABR, AHWD, BPOR, CRB, CRS, GRI, LTG, MRP, PMN, SFR, Appleton
  • Paul Nikolic, Brookfield
  • Chris Northwood, CRB, CRS, GRI, Stevens Point
  • Tracy Nowacki, Germantown
  • Donna Parker, CRB, e-PRO, GRI, Manitowoc
  • Daniel Pederson, West Salem
  • Adam Poehlman, BPOR, CRS, GRI, SFR, Cedarburg
  • Kristi Ross, Madison
  • Florene Roth, Madison
  • Alex Saloutos, Madison
  • James Sarkis, Egg Harbor
  • Paul Schmidt, CRS, GRI, Oshkosh
  • Lynn Schwensow, ABR, BPOR, e-PRO, GRI, Sheboygan
  • David Scott, GRI, Cedarburg
  • Michael Sewell, Green Bay
  • Chris Slinker, Wauwatosa
  • Sally Sorenson, Racine
  • Suzanne Stark, Madison
  • Jennifer Stauter, ABR, BPOR, CRS, GRI, MRP, SFR, Madison
  • Frederick Steffen, Stevens Point
  • Thomas Sykora, GRI, West Bend
  • Cynthia Ulsrud, ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR, Madison
  • Shirley Vierthaler, ABR, CRS, GRI, New Berlin
  • Jessica Vroman, Glendale
  • Lisabeth Weirich, CRS, Madison
  • Ronald Welnetz, CRB, CRS, GRI, MRP, Antigo
  • Lon Wienke, GRI, Twin Lakes
  • David Wilda, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Wade Williams, GRI, SFR, Delavan
  • Gladys Wirtz, ABR, AHWD, CRS, GRI, SRES, Kenosha
  • Kathryn Wood, ABR, GRI, La Crosse
  • Paula Woodward, GRI, Portage
  • Michael Zahrt, Wausau
  • Ron Zahrt, Wausau
  • Stacey Zellmer, Tomah

Professional Standards Work Group

Develops educational guidelines for state and local professional standards training and reviews NAR professional standards revisions.

Chairperson

12300 W Center St Ste 100
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4072
Phone: (414) 778-4929
Fax: (414) 778-4920

Committee Members

  • Lisa Bear, Oconomowoc
  • Margery Chapman, PSAT, Appleton
  • Michael Culat, ABR, AHWD, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES, Antioch
  • Andrea Davitt, SRS, Madison
  • Paula Hall, e-PRO, RCE, Mosinee
  • Denise Schultz, PSAT, RCE, Elkhorn
  • Michael Sewell, Green Bay
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • Renae Thimm Wethered, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Grafton
  • Cynthia Ulsrud, ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR, Madison
  • Lisabeth Weirich, CRS, Madison
  • Richard Zoerb, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, PSAT, Rhinelander

Public Policy Committee

Monitor, analyze and take positions on state legislation, regulations and public policies that impact the WRA and local REALTOR® associations, MLSs, real estate licensees, appraisers, homeowners, property owners and the real estate industry on behalf of the WRA.

Chairperson

9542 E 16 Frontage Rd Ste A
Onalaska, WI 54650-6726
Phone: (608) 781-1100
Fax: (608) 781-0510

Committee Members

  • Michael Alex, BPOR, Hales Corners
  • Scott Bader, CRB, GRI, Fish Creek
  • Tina Balaka, Greenfield
  • Michael Bauman, Menomonee Falls
  • Martha Burkett, Wauwatosa
  • Barbara Chudik, SFR, Oconomowoc
  • John Crimmings, GRI, Racine
  • Michael Culat, ABR, AHWD, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES, Antioch
  • John Flor, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, RRS, RSPS, Chetek
  • Hiam Garner, ABR, CRS, GRI, Madison
  • Lacinda Gerke-Edwards, CRB, GRI, La Crosse
  • Shawn Govern, Franklin
  • Gerald Grosenick, ABR, BPOR, CRS, PSA, SFR, Germantown
  • Terry Hilgenberg, ABR, CRB, GRI, Shawano
  • Jeffrey Hoffman, Milwaukee
  • Patricia Kaster, ABR, ALC, CCIM, CRB, CRS, GREEN, GRI, SFR, SRES, Green Bay
  • Jeffrey Kitchen, CRS, GRI, Beaver Dam
  • Mikel Kollmansberger, ABR, RENE, SFR, Waukesha
  • Laura Kruschka, ABR, GRI, Menomonee Falls
  • Michael Kunesh, Appleton
  • Daniel Lawler, ABR, CRS, GRI, Rice Lake
  • Bradley Lois, Burlington
  • Roger Mater, GRI, Brookfield
  • Charlene Maurer, LTG, PMN, Appleton
  • KC Maurer, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Tracy Modjeski, Mequon
  • Kim Moermond, Madison
  • Tricia Motte, AHWD, SFR, Cedarburg
  • Lori Muller, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, PMN, SFR, Appleton
  • Scott Newcomer, Brookfield
  • Julie Nikolaou, ABR, AHWD, BPOR, CRB, CRS, GRI, LTG, MRP, PMN, SFR, Appleton
  • Anne Paulus, AHWD, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Karen Pavlicek, CRS, GRI, Siren
  • Maxelle Rea, ABR, e-PRO, Schofield
  • Benjamin Rivard, ABR, CRS, GRI, Rice Lake
  • Timothy Roehl, Fitchburg
  • Alex Saloutos, Madison
  • Linda Schubring, GRI, Racine
  • Joan Seramur, CRB, CRS, GRI, Minocqua
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • James Somers, GRI, Brookfield
  • Amy Spear, West Bend
  • Michael Spranger, ABR, GRI, Wisconsin Rapids
  • Peter Sveum, CRB, GRI, Stoughton
  • Adam Williquette, Greenfield
  • Paula Woodward, GRI, Portage
  • Michael Zahrt, Wausau

Real Estate Forms Committee

Provides advice on behalf of the WRA regarding the use of and modification to Wisconsin forms utilized in real estate transactions.

Chairperson

870 E Paradise Dr
West Bend, WI 53095-5383
Phone: (262) 334-5589
Fax: (262) 334-5636

Committee Members

  • Jeffrey Bartzen, Madison
  • Leslie Benson, Portage
  • Rosemarie Bogosian, ABR, AHWD, CRS, e-PRO, SFR, Kenosha
  • Martha Burkett, Wauwatosa
  • Christian Caulum, CCIM, SIOR, Madison
  • Amy Jo Christianson, CRB, Appleton
  • Terry Donahue, GRI, Watertown
  • Sandra Ebben, GRI, Rhinelander
  • Cid Filter, Milwaukee
  • Caryn Gates, SRES, Manitowoc
  • Annette Gelbach, CCIM, Madison
  • Tera Greenland, Whitefish Bay
  • Jason Greller, Madison
  • Wendy Grunewald, Madison
  • Julie Heniff, Schofield
  • Deborah Hietpas, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Beth Jaworski, ABR, CHMS, CRS, GREEN, GRI, Wauwatosa
  • Carey Kuhlmey, GRI, Twin Lakes
  • Jacqueline Kumm, GRI, Stillwater
  • Robert Larson, CRB, Waukesha
  • Steven Lillestrand, GRI, La Crosse
  • Bradley Lois, Burlington
  • Gary Lukens, ABR, CRS, GRI, Madison
  • Jason McGill, Madison
  • Janice McKelvey, Stevens Point
  • Laura Peck, Madison
  • Monika Ramsey, ABR, CRS, GRI, Madison
  • Maxelle Rea, ABR, e-PRO, Schofield
  • Benjamin Rivard, ABR, CRS, GRI, Rice Lake
  • Nicole Schram, Madison
  • Joan Seramur, CRB, CRS, GRI, Minocqua
  • Barbara Simonis, Black River Falls
  • Keith Sippel, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • John Stathas, Madison
  • Liz Tobolt, Delafield
  • Cynthia Ulsrud, ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR, Madison
  • Michael Van Abel, Appleton
  • Paula Woodward, GRI, Portage
  • Kathy Zimmermann, ABR, BPOR, CHMS, CRB, CRS, GRI, Lake Mills
  • Patti Zurla, SFR, Antioch

Real Estate School

Real Estate School

Chairperson

11622 W North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53226-2130
Phone: (414) 476-7100
Fax:

Committee Members

  • Sara Anderson, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, PMN, Madison
  • Paul Canfield, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SRS, Eau Claire
  • Michael Christianson, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Sue Decker, CRS, GRI, Marshfield
  • Peter Dorner, CRS, GRI, Manitowoc
  • Brian Dunham, ABR, CHMS, e-PRO, GRI, Eau Claire
  • Gail Howard, ABR, CRS, GRI, PMN, Greendale
  • Rebecca Merwin, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, Walworth
  • Angela Mueller, ABR, BPOR, CRS, GRI, Medford
  • Kathleen Sanden, ABR, BPOR, CRS, GRI, RSPS, SFR, Egg Harbor
  • Carrie Weaver, GRI, Fitchburg
  • Kathy Zimmermann, ABR, BPOR, CHMS, CRB, CRS, GRI, Lake Mills

Recognition Committee

Selects recipients of the WRA Distinguished Service Award

Chairperson

PO Box 45
424 2nd St
Chetek, WI 54728-0045
Phone: (800) 657-4507
Fax: (715) 924-4808

Committee Members

  • Leslie Benson, Portage
  • Jennifer Del Castillo, West Bend
  • Char Glocke, AHWD, PSAT, RCE, La Crosse
  • Peggy Kman, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Iron River
  • KC Maurer, CRS, GRI, Appleton
  • Joan Seramur, CRB, CRS, GRI, Minocqua
  • Erik Sjowall, Madison
  • Amy Spear, West Bend
  • Cynthia Ulsrud, ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR, Madison

Wisconsin Realtors Foundation

Administers various scholarships.

Vice Chairman & Treasurer

2835 W College Ave
Appleton, WI 54914-2914
Phone: (920) 734-0247
Fax: (920) 560-5438

Committee Members

  • Kenneth Dickson, Madison
  • John Flor, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, RRS, RSPS, Chetek
  • Tracy Johnson, Milwaukee
  • Daniel Kruse, Madison
  • Steven Lane, Stevens Point
  • Michael Spranger, ABR, GRI, Wisconsin Rapids
  • Michael Theo, CAE, RCE, Madison
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