2016 is a big election year and while you may feel like tuning out, it is more important than ever to turn up the volume and find out what's happening. There are many local, state and federal actions that impact Real Estate and your business. Find out how these legislative decisions have a direct impact on Real Estate and your business more so today than any other time.
Find out what YOU can do to protect your business.
"Just because you do not take an interest in politics does not mean politics will not take an interest in you!"
-Pericles, Athens- circa 440 BC
David Kissinger - Government Affairs Director - South Bay Association of Realtors
David Kissinger is the Director of Government Affairs at the South Bay Association of REALTORS® in Torrance, Calif. In this role he conducts legislative advocacy, public relations, technology, and marketing on behalf of 4,000 real estate agents in southwestern Los Angeles County. David has worked in both the public and private sectors, including as a Council Deputy at the City of Los Angeles and in a public relations firm for the Orange County Board of Supervisors. He has 23 years of external affairs experience in publishing, technology, public policy and real estate. David holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Tamara Suminski - REALTOR Action Fund CAR Chair
Tamara was 2014 President of South Bay Association of REALTORS®, where she earned 2010 REALTOR® of the Year for her professionalism and commitment to the real estate industry. Tamara is among an elite group of real estate professionals who graduated from the Leadership Academy at the National Association of REALTORS®.
Currently Tamara serves the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and South Bay Association of REALTORS® (SBAOR) in the following capacity: Federal Political Coordinator to Congressman Ted Lieu, 2012-16 Board of Directors | National Association of REALTORS®, 2012-2016 Member, REALTOR University Committee | National Association of REALTORS®, 2016 Member, Conference Committee | National Association of REALTORS®, 2016, Member, RPAC Major Investor Council | National Association of REALTORS®, 2015 Member, Federal Policy Coordinating Committee | National Association of REALTORS®, 2010-16 Board of Directors |California Association of REALTORS®, 2016 Chair, REALTOR® Action Fund | California Association of REALTORS®, and 2012-16 Member, Federal Committee | California Association of REALTORS®.
Allen Bond - Wells Fargo Home Mortgage [NMLSR ID 486412]
Jim and Steve Carollo - First American Title