7801 Deercreek Club Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32256

Feb. 10, 2015

Staff Contact
Nancy Garcia, Government Affairs Director
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2015 NEFAR President
Sally Suslak
Voice (904) 707-4373

Northeast Florida Association of Realtors Announces Political Candidate Endorsements

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors' (NEFAR) Board of Directors has completed its slate of endorsements for the March 24 election (list below). NEFAR’s Candidate Screening Task Force interviewed candidates in January and February.

NEFAR did not make endorsements for Sherriff or City Council District 7 but will revisit those races in May. Danny Becton was elected unopposed to City Council District 11 prior to NEFAR’s candidate interviews.

"We are very encouraged by the depth of talent among the candidates who have stepped forward to serve Jacksonville and Duval County," said NEFAR President Sally Suslak. "NEFAR is excited to endorse a slate of candidates who we believe represent the ideal mix of skills and experience to work together to move Jacksonville forward and advance the quality of life for its citizens."

• Melody Shacter - Jacksonville City Council District 1
• Lisa King - Jacksonville City Council District 2
• Aaron Bowman - Jacksonville City Council District 3
• Ramon Day - Jacksonville City Council District 4
• Terry Fields - Jacksonville City Council District 8
• Glorious Johnson - Jacksonville City Council District 9
• Reggie Brown - Jacksonville City Council District 10
• Anna Lopez Brosche - Jacksonville City Council At-Large Group 1
• Tommy Hazouri - Jacksonville City Council At-Large Group 3
• Michelle Tappouni - Jacksonville City Council At-Large Group 5
• Mike Hogan – Duval County Supervisor of Elections

In December, NEFAR endorsed the following candidates:

• Lori Boyer - Jacksonville City Council District 5
• Matt Schellenberg - Jacksonville City Council District 6
• Doyle Carter - Jacksonville City Council District 12
• Bill Gulliford - Jacksonville City Council District 13
• Jim Love - Jacksonville City Council District 14
• John Crescimbeni - Jacksonville City Council At-Large Group 2
• Greg Anderson - Jacksonville City Council At-Large Group 4
• Michael Corrigan - Duval County Tax Collector
• Jerry Holland - Duval County Property Appraiser

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors provides professional development, political advocacy, professional standards administration, media relations, and promotional activities and exchange of information among its members. NEFAR serves as the voice for real estate in northeast Florida; serving the public through efforts to protect private property rights and community affairs programs. NEFAR is Northeast Florida's largest professional association, comprising more than 6,000 members working in all facets of the real estate industry, including residential and commercial sales as well as property management. NEFAR is headquartered in Jacksonville, with satellite Service Centers in Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, Palatka and World Golf Village. NEFAR also has a wholly owned subsidiary, the Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service (NEFMLS).
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