VANCOUVER, July 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Marshall J. Cowe of Royal LePage
Coronation West Realty, Coquitlam, has been elected as Chair of the
Real Estate Council of British Columbia for the 2013/2014 term. Susan
G. McGougan of Re/Max of Nanaimo was elected as Vice-Chair. They were
elected to their positions at the July 23, 2013 meeting of the Council
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 Barbara Barry of West
Vancouver, John Nagy of Delta, and Bruce Turner of Courtenay.
Newly elected to the Council for a two-year term is: Joseph Pearson, Re/Max Vernon, Vernon, and Richard Valouche, TRG The
Residential Group Realty, Vancouver.
Re-elected Council members for a two-year term are: J. Garth Cambrey, Gateway Property Management Corp., Kamloops; Abdul R.
Ghouri, Royal Pacific Realty (Kingsway) Ltd., Vancouver; Marylou
Leslie, Macdonald Realty, Surrey; Susan Lynch, Re/Max Centre City
Realty, Prince George; and Michael Ziegler, Newport Realty Ltd.,
Council members with one year remaining in their terms 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;
William (Bill) Phillips, Whistler Real Estate Company Limited,
Whistler; and David Rishel, Re/Max Little Oak Realty, Abbotsford.
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: "Marshall J. Cowe - Chair. (CNW Group/Real Estate Council of BC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130724_C9436_PHOTO_EN_29240.jpg
Image with caption: "Susan G. McGougan - Vice Chair. (CNW Group/Real Estate Council of BC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130724_C9436_PHOTO_EN_29241.jpg
SOURCE: Real Estate Council of BC
For further information:
Real Estate Council of British Columbia
T: 604-683-9664, Toll-Free 1-877-683-9664