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Feb. 1, 2018

Melanie Green, Communications Director
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NEFAR Installs 2018 Officers, Directors
Charles "Ben" Bates takes the reins as president of Northeast Florida's largest trade association.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) has installed 2018 officers and directors. The 2017 leadership team is:

President – Charles “Ben” Bates (Coldwell Banker Ben Bates)
President Elect – Jeannie Denton-Scheck (Davidson Realty)
Treasurer – Ron Harris (Harris Realty Partners)
Secretary – Clark LaBlond (Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty)

Board of Directors’ members, who lead in conjunction with the officer team, are:
Andrew Bell - The Legends of Real Estate East Coast
Stan Bishop - Exit Real Estate Gallery
Lynn Brier-De La Cruz - Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty
Diane Cook - Exit Real Estate Gallery
Rory Dubin - Exit Real Estate Gallery
Diana Galavis - Watson Realty Corp.
Missi Howell - Watson Realty Corp.
Jan Jenkins - Select Homes Realty
Marc Jernigan - Exit Real Estate Gallery
Kathy Karr-Garcia - The Beaches Realty Group
Donna Overman - Watson Realty Corp.
Karen Palmer - Coldwell Banker Premier Properties
Joyce Roberts - Salus Realty
Becky Williams - Coldwell Banker Ben Bates

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 8,000 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 multiple listing service; the wholly owned subsidiary Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service (NEFMLS).

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