At its annual awards and installation banquet, the San Marcos Area Board of REALTORS® presented not only their 2009 Officers and Directors, but also recapped the year’s accomplishments. With help from ticket sales to the event, the Board was able to donate $500 to the Hays County Area Food Bank with Pat Tessaro present to accept the donation. Along with the charitable donation, the 2008 Awards were also presented. Receiving the award for Affiliate of the Year was Debbie Austin, of Trinity Title Company. New Face of the Year went to Celena Martinez with Randall Morris & Associates. Presentation of Citizen of the Year was performed by Mayor Susan Narvaiz, the 2007 Citizen of the Year, and the 2008 award went to Fred Terry with Hart Properties. Finally, REALTOR® of the Year went to Brenda Damron with Randall Morris & Associates.
The main event for the evening was the installation of the 2009 Officers and Directors by Bill Jones, 2009 TAR Chairman-Elect. New officers and directors for the Board of REALTORS® are: Ron Brewer, President; Holly Morris, Vice President; Paula New, Treasurer; Molly Wendt, Secretary; Barrie Breed, Director; Pat Fernandez, Director; and E. Scott Ross, Director. The Banquet was held at the new Embassy Suites & Conference Center on Tuesday, December 9.
Story and Photos from the San Marcos Area Board of REALTORS®
2009 Officers and Directors repeat their oath of office. From L-R: Barrie Breed, E. Scott Ross, Molly Wendt, Paula New, and Holly Morris.
Ron Brewer (R) is installed as the 2009 SMABOR President by Bill Jones, 2009 Texas Association of REALTORS® Chairman-Elect.
Brenda Damron accepts her 2008 REALTOR® of the Year award while Margaret Ennis, 2008 President and 2007 REALTOR® of the Year, looks on.
Mayor Susan Narvaiz, 2007 SMABOR Citizen of the Year, with REALTOR® and City Council Member Fred Terry, 2008 SMABOR Citizen of the Year.
(L-R) Susan Jones; Bill Jones, 2009 TAR Chairman-Elect; Amy DuBose, SMABOR Association Executive; and Elizabeth James, TAR Field Representative.Email | Print