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SKCR Leadership and Staff

Michael Orbino

Michael Orbino

President

COMPASS

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Garrett Nelson

President-Elect

Corcoran Lifestyle Properties

Sharon O’Mahony

Sharon O’Mahony

Immediate Past President

Keller Williams Greater Seattle

Cheyenne Gillooly

Cheyenne Gillooly

VP Business Practices

Keller Williams Greater Seattle

Gina Madeya

Gina Madeya

VP Governmental & Public Affairs

Windermere Real Estate East/Inc.
Yarrow Bay

2024 Board Photos for Website - Sol V

Sol Villarreal

VP-Elect Governmental & Public Affairs

Windermere Real Estate
Eastlake

Dan Wingard

Dan Wingard

VP Member Services & Communication

John L. Scott Real Estate

Russ Hokanson

Russell Hokanson

Chief Executive Officer

Seattle King County REALTORS®

Scott Dickinson

Scott Dickinson

North Regional Director

Side Realty LLC

Jennifer Gilbert-Smith

Jennifer Gilbert-Smith

South Regional Director

RE/MAX Leading Professionals

Stephanie McCarthy

Stephanie McCarthy

East Regional Director

Corcoran Lifestyle Properties

2024 Board Photos for Website - Sydnie Taylor

Sydnie Taylor

Independent Brokerage Director

Lake & Company

2024 Board Photos for Website - Lysa Griffith

Lysa Griffith

Affiliate Director

OriginPoint

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Chelsea Halverson

YPN Director

COMPASS

Joe Bauman

Joe Bauman

Director at Large

John L. Scott Real Estate
Tacoma North

Marissa Beach

Marissa Beach

Director at Large

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

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Merna Elaggar

Director at Large

Windermere Real Estate/East Inc.

Samantha Enos

Samantha Enos

Director at Large

Windermere Real Estate/Central Inc.
Kirkland

Kathryn Freitas

Kathryn Freitas

Director at Large

COMPASS

2024 Board Photos for Website - Deidre Hicks

Deidre Hicks

Director at Large

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService

2024 Board Photos for Website - Mikaela Ji

Mikaela Ji

Director at Large

COMPASS

2024 Board Photos for Website - Tami Tate

Tami Tate

Director at Large

Tate Real Estate

Washington REALTOR® Director Roster

Seattle King County REALTORS® is the largest member Board of the Washington REALTORS®. We represent about 1/3 of all members of the Washington REALTORS®.

2021–2023

Sharon O'Mahony
Nanette Bergdahl
Shane Davies
Jenny Hill
Gina Madeya
Bev Read
Caitlin Olsen
Kathleen Powell
Dorothy Reincke
Jennifer Gilbert-Smith
Jane Tobin
Kale Corey

2022–2024

Marissa Beach
Michael Cornell
Britta Brediger
Angie Mykel
Stephanie McCarthy
Keoki McCarthy
Scott Dickinson
Kathy Terhune
Jen Mueller
Larry Powell

2023–2025

Rick Bergdahl
Gina Guajardo
Joe Galindo
Cheyenne Gillooly
Matthew Huddleston
Dinato Luz
Samantha Mountain
Jennifer Underwood
Sol Villarreal
Erica Topel
Darci Gillespie

Qualified Directors

Nine positions for Qualified Director are open, and SKCR is receiving applications. Learn more about Qualified Directors and apply using the button below.

Other Officers and Directors Serving by Virtue of Position

Michele HuntWomen’s Council of REALTORS® Washington State President
Garrett NelsonNational Association of REALTORS® Director
Patti HillNational Association of REALTORS® Director
Michael OrbinoNational Association of REALTORS® Director
Eddie ChangWashington REALTORS® Vice President of Governmental Affairs
Sam PacePast President
Karen SchweinfurthPast President
Lennox ScottNational Association of REALTORS® Large Broker
Lynn SanbornWashington REALTORS® Vice President-Elect of Membership

National Association of REALTORS® Directors

As a large local Association, SKCR is entitled to one NAR Director for each 2,000 members. The NAR Director(s) are elected annually.

Representing SKCR are the following Directors:

For more information or if you are interested in running for either of these positions, contact Russ Hokanson, CEO, or call 425.974.1011.

The Seattle King County REALTORS® staff is ready to assist you in the most supportive and professional manner.

Main Line: (425) 974-1011

Russell Hokanson
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 425-974-1021
Marie Hansch
Director of Business Practices & Education
RRC Administrator
Phone: 425-974-1018
Scott Parsons
Director of Finance & Operations
Phone: 425-974-1012
Taylor Shanaman
Director of Governmental & Public Affairs
Phone: 425-974-1013
Darla White
Director of Member Services
Phone: 425-974-1015
Judy Naegeli
Marketing & Communications Manager
Phone: 425-974-1017
Kelley Chaves
Executive Projects & Education Coordinator
Phone: 425-974-1011
Lisa Rider
Operations Coordinator
Phone: 425-974-1016
Val Taylor
Program Coordinator
Phone: 425-974-1014
Cheri Brennan
PR Specialist
Phone: 206-799-8755
Randy Bannecker
Seattle/King County Housing Specialist
Phone: 206-296-6912
Sam Pace
South King County Housing Specialist
Phone: 253-569-2663
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