2021 GAAR Officers & Directors

Terri Thomas


Jenny Viger


Eric Crawford

Kim Bragg
Immediate Past President



 2021 Local Directors: 

Barbara Sanders           2021           
Julie Whitesell               2021           
Nora Grimaud               2021 - 2022 

Regina Wadsworth        2021 - 2022
Tom Blanchard              2021 - 2023
John Chambers             2021 - 2023


2021 State Directors: 
(1 Year Term)
     Andrea Bowles             Kim Bragg          Gerilyn deLaurentys         
Billy Franke          Kelly Gates          Philip Jones          Frank Mears
Janet Robinson           Angela Sorapuru-Lopez            Tim Turner
Tony Whiteside             Lili Youngblood
Four Alternates:
Donatella Armstrong-Key                   Pam Lightsey
Sherry Sanders                Kristen Stouffer



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. 
Eric Crawford - Chairperson
Gerilyn deLaurentys         Heather Ferrante         Teresa McArthur
Carey Miller         Susan Salisbury


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

Tom Blanchard          Donatella Armstrong-Key
Teresa McArthur         Heather Murray           Tim Turner           
Tony Whiteside          Lili Youngblood


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

Leon Braun          Kim Courson          Keith Duncan
Candy Gresham         Heather Johnson          Matt Kelly
Kimberly Price          Sonia Salazar         Teresa Tiller


EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:  To plan and promote required and elective educational opportunities to and for REALTORS(R) and board members.
Gloria Marsella - Chairperson
Debra Spencer - Vice Chairperson
Kristi Poss Atkins          Sandy Butler          Billy Franke
Amanda Hollimon          Donna Joyner         Jaymie Morris
Diane Smith          Faye Smith         Henry Wadsworth


GRIEVANCE:  To receive ethics complaints and arbitration requests to determine if they warrant a hearing by the Professional Standards Committee.
Ross Trulock - 2021 Chairperson
John Chambers - 2023
Vilma Colon-Oliver - 2021
Kim Courson - 2023
Eric Crawford - 2022
Kelly Gates - 2023
Nora Grimaud - 2021
Janet Robinson - 2022
Dennis Smith - 2021
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.
Tim Turner - Chairperson
Pam Lightsey - Vice Chairperson

Linda Fraser          Pat Goodwin        Donatella Armstrong-Key
Don Lawrence        Kimberly Price        

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. 
Andrea Bowles - 2021 Chairperson
Tom Blanchard - 2023
Pierce Blitch
Brandi Ledford - 2022
Jenny Viger - 2021
Lili Youngblood - 2021
Sherri Melton - 2022


PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: To serve as the official hearing panel for ethics violations and arbitrable complaints. 
Ryan Brashear - 2021 Chairperson
Andrea Bowles - 2021
Kim Bragg - 2023
Philip Jones - 2023
Lula Kanardy - 2022
Frank Mears - 2022
Sherri Melton- 2021
Grey Meybohm - 2022
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. 
Regina Wadsworth - Chairperson
Sherry Sanders - Vice Chairperson
Keith Duncan         Jan Grizzaffi       Matt Kelly        Pam Lightsey
Henry Pruett          Susan Salisbury         Dennis Smith
Brittany Thomas         Henry Wadsworth


YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NETWORK (YPN):  To assist young-at-heart real estate professionals through connections, education, and networking events while developing new leaders.

Heather Ferrante - Chairperson
Carey Miller - Vice Chairperson

Kristi Poss Atkins          Sandy Butler          Gerilyn deLaurentys
Jan Grizzaffi          Donna Joyner          Sonia Salazar
Sherry Sanders          Erin Slade          Angela Sorapuru-Lopez
Brittany Thomas          Chuck Tolbert



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)

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.