The Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) annual board of directors election concluded with a new slate of executive committee members and directors for the 2014 calendar year. Members of the 2014 HAR executive committee are:

  • Chaille Ralph, Chair – Heritage Texas Properties
  • Nancy Furst, Chair-elect – The Furst Group
  • Mario Arriaga, Vice Chair 1 – First Group
  • Cindy Hamann,Vice Chair 2 – Coldwell Banker United,
  • Kenya Burrell, Secretary/Treasurer  – Burrell Holtzapple Neal Properties Group
  • Danny Frank, Immediate Past Chairman – Prudential Anderson Properties

The following directors comprise HAR’s governing body for 2014:

  • Lorraine Abercrombie, Exec. Committee Appointee to the Board – Greenwood King Properties
  • Diana Ayers – Ayers & Associates, REALTORS®
  • Shad Bogany, Exec. Committee Appointee to the Board – Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene
  • John Braun – Bayou Properties
  • Shannon Cobb Evans – Vonnie Cobb REALTORS®
  • Cheri Fama – John Daugherty, REALTORS®
  • Amy Smythe-Harris – Urban Provision REALTORS®
  • Pamela Harris – Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® -The Woodlands
  • Michelle Hatmaker – RealLiving, The Hatmaker Group
  • Terri Lyons – Keller Williams Realty Greater Northwest
  • Mike Mahlstedt – Heritage Texas Properties
  • Ronnie Miranda – Realty Associates
  • Bill Neill – Keystone Signature Properties
  • John Nugent – RE/MAX Space Center
  • Chuck Poteet – Chuck Poteet Properties
  • Tim Surratt – Greenwood King Properties
  • Stephen Thistle – John Daugherty, REALTORS®

“We had an impressive field of highly qualified candidates seek election to the HAR board of directors this year,” said 2013 HAR Chairman Danny Frank of Prudential Anderson Properties. “Board members serve as volunteers, and doing so demonstrates a strong commitment to helping our association grow and improve for our member REALTORS® and their clients.”

“It is a tremendous honor to serve as HAR chair in the upcoming year,” said 2014 HAR Chair Chaille Ralph of Heritage Texas Properties. “These are incredibly exciting and rewarding times to work in the real estate industry, and specifically in Houston. HAR is highly regarded within the industry and among consumers for its innovative tools and services, and I look forward to working with the board to raise the bar even higher.”

HAR’s 2014 board members and officers will be formally installed at a ceremony in December.