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Government Affairs Committee

Fact Sheet
What is the Government Affairs Committee?

The Government Affairs Committee comprises of ABoR members who volunteer to monitor public policy issues affecting private property owners and the real estate industry. The committee suggests positions to the Board of Directors through the Government Affairs Director on candidates, legislation and public policy issues affecting REALTORŪ interests. Committee members represent ABoR on approved policy positions. Participants in this committee are approved by the Board of Directors.

How is the Committee organized?

The committee is led by a chair who serves a one-year term. The vice-chair assists the chair as needed and typically moves to chair the following year.

How often does the Committee meet?

The Government Affairs Committee meets monthly.

What are my responsibilities as a Committee member?

Each member of the Government Affairs Committee is required to attend monthly meetings and be knowledgeable of local and regional public policy issues, regulations and legislation impacting the real estate industry and the Austin Board of REALTORS®.

Government Affairs Committee

Stacy D Bass - Chair
Rivers & Oaks Realty, LLC

Teresa L Scott-Tibbs - Vice Chair
Keller Williams Realty

Michele H. Blood
Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

Lisa M Cabello
Jimmy Jackson, Broker

Socar Chatmon-Thomas
Elegant Estates by Auction,PLR

Steve Crossland
Crossland Real Estate

Rick Ebert
Austin Landmark Prop. Services

Gareth McCoy Ellzey
Century 21 HSK & Associates

Christian Erichson
Goldwasser Real Estate

Aaron A Farmer
Texas Discount Realty

Anna Maria Garcia
Armstrong Group, LC


Terry Godbold
RPM Reliable Prop. Mgmt

Barbara Gremillion
Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

Brandy Guthrie
Sky Realty

Kathryn C. Hall
Realty Austin

David W Hood
Elite Texas Properties

Diane Kennedy
Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

Francie P Little
KW-Austin Portfolio RealEstate

Yvonne Manning

Karen McCarty
Keller Williams Realty

Lisa Messana
Keller Williams Realty-RR

Bill Morris

RE/MAX Capital City


James A Reed
James A. Reed & Associates


Rudi T Rosengarten
Smart Source Realty


Richard Ryon

Stanberry & Associates

Debbie L Smith
Sienna Properties

Jim Smith
The Property Management Co.

Jonathan D Stilley
SBR Associates, a PLR Co.