VANCOUVER, July 25, 2012 /CNW/ - R.E. Michael Ziegler of Newport Realty
Ltd., Victoria, has been elected as Chair of the Real Estate Council of
British Columbia for the 2012/2013 term. Marshall J. Cowe of Royal
LePage Coronation West Realty, Coquitlam, was elected as Vice-Chair.
They were elected to their positions at the July 24th meeting of the Council in Vancouver.
There are 16 members of the Real Estate Council including three members
appointed by the provincial government. Thirteen members are chosen
through an election process open to all real estate licensees in the
province. The elected members are comprised of nine brokers and three
representatives from each of the various provincial counties and one
individual is elected as the strata/rental property management member.
The three government appointed public members are Bruce Turner of
Courtenay, John Nagy of Delta and Barbara Barry of West Vancouver.
Newly elected to the Council for a two-year term is: David Rishel, Re/Max Little Oak, Abbotsford.
Re-elected Council members for a two-year term are: William (Bill) Binnie, Royal LePage Northshore, West Vancouver;
Marshall Cowe, Royal LePage Coronation West Realty, Coquitlam; Subhadra
Ghose, Re/Max of Nanaimo, Nanaimo; Susan McGougan, Re/Max of Nanaimo,
Nanaimo; and William (Bill) Phillips, Whistler Real Estate Company
Council members with one year remaining in their terms are: Bryon R. Brandle, Re/Max Armstrong, Armstrong and Re/Max-Vernon, Silver
Star; J. Garth Cambrey, Stratawest Management Ltd., North Vancouver;
Abdul R. Ghouri, Royal Pacific Realty (Kingsway) Ltd., Vancouver;
Marylou Leslie, Re/Max Performance Realty, Delta; Susan Lynch, Re/Max
Centre City Realty, Prince George; Patrick J. O'Donnell, Prudential
Sussex Realty, West Vancouver; and Michael Ziegler, Newport Realty
The Real Estate Council of British Columbia is a regulatory agency
established by the provincial government. Its mandate is to protect the
public interest by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct
requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. The Council is responsible for licensing individuals and brokerages
engaged in real estate sales, rental and strata property management.
The Council also enforces entry qualifications, investigates complaints
against licensees and imposes disciplinary sanctions under the Act.
Image with caption: "Real Estate Council 2012/2013 Vice-Chair Marshall Cowe (CNW Group/Real Estate Council of BC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120725_C2649_PHOTO_EN_16433.jpg
Image with caption: "Real Estate Council 2012/2013 Chair Michael Ziegler (CNW Group/Real Estate Council of BC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120725_C2649_PHOTO_EN_16434.jpg
SOURCE: Real Estate Council of BC
For further information:
Real Estate Council of British Columbia
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