Greater Augusta Association of REALTORS®
1214 Roy Road
Augusta , GA 30909
Office: (706) 736-0429
2021 GAAR Officers & Directors
Immediate Past President
2021 Local Directors:
Barbara Sanders 2021
|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
Donetella Key Pam Lightsey
Sherry Sanders Kristen Stouffer
2021 GAAR COMMITTEES
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
AWARDS & PROGRAMS: Plan and implement memgership programs and faciliate annual awards presented to members of GAAR.
BUDGET & FINANCE: To promote and ensure the Board's and members absolute adherence to fiduciary duties.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS: To promote and enhance the REALTOR(R) brand by leading and participating in charitable / goodwill projects in the community.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: To plan and promote required and elective educational opportunities to and for REALTORS(R) and board members.
GRIEVANCE: To receive ethics complaints and arbitration requests to determine if they warrant a hearing by the Professional Standards Committee.
LEGISLATIVE: To monitor local, state and federal legislative activity affecting private property rights and the real estate industry and keep the members informed.
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: To serve as the official hearing panel for ethics violations and arbitrable complaints.
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.
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
Thank you to our 2019 Board members!
(L-R): Barbara Sanders, Philip Jones, Kelly Gates, Eric Crawford, Janet Robinson, Andrea Bowles,
Dennis Smith, Terri Thomas, Kim Bragg, Melvis Norman, Frank Mears, Kim Pond,
Teresa Tiller, Jenny Viger & Lili Youngblood
Not Pictured: Tom Blanchard, John Chambers, Faye Davis, Ross Trulock & Julie Whitesell
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.