Alaska Association of REALTORS®
General Membership Meeting
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
Call to Order – The meeting was called to order at 9:08 am by President Shawn Paul.
Pledge of Allegiance – Denny Wood led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Introductions of Guests – President Paul introduced National RPAC Trustee Gary
Wright and Region 12 Regional Vice President Mike Flynn.
Introduction of AAR Directors – The Directors introduced themselves.
Adoption of Agenda – A motion was made to adopt the Thursday, September 18, 2008
meeting agenda. MOTION PASSED.
RPAC Update – NAR Region 12 RPAC Trustee Gary Wright reported that the National
RPAC goal is 10million. He indicated that Alaska is at 71% of fair share goal and he
recognized Lisa Conner as a President’s Circle contributor.
Association Report – President Shawn reported that the Association is in good financial
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Don McKenzie gave a year to date budget report and an
account balance report.
Legislative Report –Dave Somers reported that the Errors and Omissions bill will be
implemented by March 10, 2010. He said that the commission is combining the North
Dakota and Wyoming Errors and Emissions bill
Credentials Committee Report – Judy Cloud gave the Credentials Committee report.
President Elect Brad Cole, Russell Joyce
Vice President Amy Krier, Charlie Sandberg
Treasurer Don McKenzie
Secretary Debbie Murphy, Joni Schneider
Directors at Large Anna Johns, Mark Lee, Gina Pelaia
A motion was made to accept the Credentials Report. MOTION PASSED.
Member Quorum Report – Janice Strong reported that as of 9:25 am there were 97
members present and eligible to vote.
Standing Rules Report – Carole Winton gave the standing rules report and moved to
approve the report. MOTION PASSED.
Bylaw Change – Credentials Chair Don McKenzie reported on the proposed bylaw
change regarding election procedures.
Charlie Sandberg moved to amend the sentence starting with “all eligible candidates” by
eliminating the words “for office”. MOTION PASSED.
A motion was made to refer back to the committee. MOTION PASSED.
Tellers Report – President Paul introduced tellers Stacy Risner, Kari Butler, Kay DuBois
and Julie Korting.
All the candidates spoke or had someone speak for themselves.
Member Quorum Report – Glenda Feeken reported that as of 9:45 am there were 97
members eligible to vote.
A motion was made to approve Don McKenzie. MOTION PASSED.
Election – The following were elected for 2009
President-Elect Russell Joyce
Vice President Amy Krier
Secretary Debbie Murphy
Treasurer Don McKenzie
Directors at Large Anna Johns, Gina Pelaia
NAR Director Dave Somers
Announcements – Amy Krier reported that the 2009 Convention will be held in
Adjournment – The meeting was adjourned 10:30 am