2022 GAAR Officers & Directors

Jenny Viger

Eric Crawford




Terri Thomas
Past President



 2022 Local Directors: 
Pam Lightsey, 2022
Barbara Sanders, 2022

Teresa McArthur, 2022
Tom Blanchard, 2022 - 2023
John Chambers, 2022 - 2023
Kim Bragg, 2022 - 2023
Debbie Franco, 2022 - 2024
Donatella Armstrong-Key, 2022 - 2024
Sherri Melton, 2022 - 2024
Angela Sorapuru-Lopez, 2022 - 2024

2022 State Director: 
(1 Year Term)
Andrea Bowles, Gerilyn deLaurentys, Kelly Gates,
Kyria Jefferies, Philip Jones, Jennifer Parker, Kim Pond,
Nancy Powell, Sonia Salazar, Sherry Sanders, Tim Turner,
Tony Whiteside, and Lili Youngblood



As a member-driven organization, GAAR relies heavily on volunteer committees to guide the
organizations objectives, make recommendations to the Board of Directors, and achieve goals. We
appreciate our dedicated members who serve on GAAR committees and are committed to 
our mission.

AWARDS & PROGRAMS:  Plan and implement memgership programs and faciliate annual awards presented to members of GAAR. 
Regina Wadsworth - Chairperson
Julie Brunkow, Tracy Carter, Faye Davis, Heather Ferrante
Alexis Foust, Charissa Jones, Marva Lane, Chase Lord, 
Channelle Lovette, and Stephanie Sankey


BUDGET & FINANCE:  To promote and ensure the Board's and members absolute adherence to fiduciary duties.
Eric Crawford– Chairperson
Regina Wadsworth - Vice Chairperson

Donatella Armstong-Key, Teresa McArthur, Susan Rice, 
Tony Whiteside, and Lili Youngblood


COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS: To promote and enhance the REALTOR(R) brand by leading and participating in charitable / goodwill projects in the community.
Angela Sorapuru-Lopez - Chairperson
Sonia Salazar - Vice Chairperson

Kimberly Barker, Keith Duncan, Debbie Franco, Dianne Gordon, 
Kristen Harper, Kayla Hogan, Heather Johnson,
Charissa Jones, Donna Joyner, Michelle McKenzie, Sheri Myers,
Jasmine Pruitt, Teresa Tiller, Tiffany Tuley, 
and Dianna Wilson

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:  To plan and promote required and elective educational opportunities to and for REALTORS(R) and board members.

Debra Spencer - Chairperson
Carmen Blanchard-Stitt - Vice Chairperson
Alexis Foust, Marie Geary, Joshua Keck, Matt Kelly,
Faye Smith, Melvin Speight, Chuck Tolbert
Henry Wadsworth and John Youngblood


GRIEVANCE:  To receive ethics complaints and arbitration requests to determine if they warrant a hearing by the Professional Standards Committee.
John Chambers - 2023
Kim Courson - 2023
Eric Crawford - 2022
Kelly Gates - 2023
Lidia Harris - 2024
Sherri Melton - 2022
Kim Pond - 2024
Janet Robinson - 2024
Ross Trulock - 2022



LEGISLATIVE:  To monitor local, state and federal legislative activity affecting private property rights and the real estate industry and keep the members informed.
Pam Lightsey - Chairperson
 - Vice Chairperson

Abigail Caffee, Faye Davis, Jan Grizzaffi,
Donatella Armstrong-Key, Frank Mears, Lynn Powell,
Akesha Tarver, Henry Wadsworth, and Ashley Wilson      

MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE:  To govern the operation of the MLS and to recommend revisions, rules and regulations to the Board of Directors to ensure it remains the most efficient and effective form of sharing information. 
 Pierce Blitch - 2022
Kim Bragg - 2023
Kelly Gates - 2022
Philip Jones - 2024
Brandi Ledford - 2023
Sherri Melton - 2022
Tim Turner - 2024


PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: To serve as the official hearing panel for ethics violations and arbitrable complaints. 
Andrea Bowles - 2024
Kim Bragg - 2023
Julie Brunkow - 2024

Philip Jones - 2023
Lula Kanardy - 2022
Frank Mears - 2022
Grey Meybohm - 2022
Susan Rice - 2024

Barbara Sanders - 2023


RPAC COMMITTEE:  To communicate to the membership the role of RPAC, the importance of contributing and how the funds are utilized to promote home ownership and private property rights. 
Sherry Sanders - Chairperson
Kyria Jefferies - Vice Chairperson
Abigail Caffee, Gerilyn deLaurentys, Jan Grizzafi, 
Donatella Armstrong-Key, Pam Lightsey, Gloria Marsella, 
Jennifer Parker, Nancy Powell, Stacy Pulliam, Chuck Tolbert, 
Henry Wadsworth, and Darcy Zabel


YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NETWORK (YPN):  To assist young-at-heart real estate professionals through connections, education, and networking events while developing new leaders.
Carey Miller - Chairperson
Melvin Speight - Vice Chairperson
Aaron Blackmon, Dana Blanchard, Jessica Fernandes,
Heather Ferrante, Jan Grizzaffi, Matt Kelly, Noah McBride,
Erin Slade, Jessica Stephens, Nicole Welton,
Shantenet Winston, and John Womack


2021 GAAR Board of Directors:
(Left to Right):  Eric Crawford, Nora Grimaud, Jenny Viger, Terri Thomas, Regina Wadsworth, Julie Whitesell,
Kim Bragg, Barbara Sanders, and John Chambers (Not pictured: Tom Blanchard)

GAAR Board of Director meetings are typically held at the Association office on the last Tuesday of the following months:
January, March, May, July, September & November.  If any member would like to present an item of business at a meeting, please contact sadkins@augustarealtors.com one week prior to the meeting. 

Please click here to review the GAAR 2021-2024 Strategic Plan.

GAAR Mission:  Provide the education, resources, guidance and advocacy necessary to ensure our members reflect the highest professional and ethical standards within the community while promoting and protecting private property rights and home ownership.