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SKCR Leadership and Staff

Learn more about the candidates for the 2025 Board of Directors! The Board Election is open until June 28 at 12:00 PM.
Michael Orbino

Michael Orbino

President

COMPASS

2024 Board Photos for Website - Garrett Nelson

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

2024 Board Photos for Website - Chelsea Halverson

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

2024 Board Photos for Website - Merna Elaggar

Merna Elaggar

Director at Large

Windermere Real Estate/East Inc.

Samantha Enos

Samantha Enos

Director at Large

Windermere Real Estate/Central Inc.
Kirkland

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

Photos for Website - Debbie Lin

DEBBIE Lin

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®.

2022–2024

Desiree Abercrombie
Marissa Beach
Scott Dickinson
David Frank
Deidre Hicks
Michele Hunt
Stephanie McCarthy
Angie Mykel
Troy Otto
Shonna Peterson
Larry Powell

2023–2025

Rick Bergdahl
Darci Gillespie
Cheyenne Gillooly
Matthew Huddleston
Taylor Laehle
Dinato Luz
Samantha Mountain
Tamara Paul
Erica Topel
Jennifer Underwood
Sol Villarreal

2024–2026

Nanette Bergdahl
Shane Davies
Jennifer Gilbert-Smith
Jenny Hill
Robin Laskody
Sharon O'Mahony
Kathleen Powell
Hailey Rarden
Dorothy Reincke
Kathy Terhune
Dan Wingard

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

Gina MadeyaNational Association of REALTORS® Director
Garrett NelsonNational Association of REALTORS® Director
Michael Orbino
National Association of REALTORS® Director
Lennox ScottNational Association of REALTORS® Large Broker
Eddie ChangWashington REALTORS® Vice President of Governmental Affairs
Lynn SanbornWashington REALTORS® Vice President of Membership
Sam PacePast President
Karen SchweinfurthPast President
Kitty Wallace, Past President
Colette Rarden

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
Stephanie Margenats
Special Projects Coordinator
Phone: 425-974-1020
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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