Waltham, Mass. – December 7, 2016 – (RealEstateRama) — Anne Meczywor, broker/associate at Roberts & Associates Realty Inc. in Lenox, was installed on December 5, 2016 as the Secretary-Treasurer of the 24,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) for 2017. The event took place at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston, Mass. and included the installation of the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Meczywor’s term officially begins on January 1, 2017. This is her second term as Secretary-Treasurer.
As secretary, Meczywor will determine quorums and be responsible for the preparation and presentation of the minutes and roll call at all meetings of the Association’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Furthermore, she is in charge of the corporate seal of the Association and will execute any documents requiring the signature of the secretary by law.
As treasurer, Meczywor is responsible for determining the Association’s financial needs, investing the Association’s reserved funds, and preparing monthly income and expense statements and an annual operating budget for association activities. She will serve as chairperson of the state Association’s Finance Committee.
Prior to being elected secretary-treasurer, Meczywor served as the 2015 MAR Communications/Technology Vice President. A member of the MAR Board of Directors since 2009, Meczywor was the Chair of the Government Affairs Committee in 2014. She was the West Region Vice President in 2012 and 2013. Meczywor has been a member of the Executive, Finance, and Government Affairs and Strategic Planning Committees. In 2011, Meczywor graduated from the MAR Leadership Academy and served as a member of the Leadership Academy Task Force.
On the local level, Meczywor served as President of the Berkshire County Board of Realtors® in 2010. She served on the Nominating, Personnel, and Professional Standards Committees, the Strategic Planning Committee, and the Real Estate Agents’ Charitable Task Force. She is a member of the Past Presidents Advisory Group and the Young Professionals Network. In 2010, she was named the Realtor® of the Year by her local board.
At the national level, Meczywor is a member of the Membership Policy and Board Jurisdiction Committee and will be its vice chair in 2017. Meczywor has been a member of the Federal Financing & Housing Policy and Resort and Second Home Real Estate Committees. Meczywor is a 2015 graduate of the NAR Leadership Academy and she has served as a member of the NAR Leadership Academy Advisory Group.
A Realtor® since 2001, Meczywor has earned her Accredited Seller Representative (ASR), Certified Buyer’s Representative (CBR), Military Relocation Professional (MRP), and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) professional designations and At Home with Diversity (AHWD) certification. She is a two-term director for the Northeast Region of the Council of Residential Specialists.
About the Massachusetts Association of Realtors®:
Organized in 1924, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors® is a professional trade organization with 24,000+ members. The term Realtor® is registered as the exclusive designation of members of the National Association of Realtors® who subscribe to a strict code of ethics and enjoy continuing education programs.
by Eric Berman – eberman (at) marealtor (dot) com – 781-839-5507