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Susan Callahan Installed as NEAR President for 2018

Monday, December 18, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Maria Brogan
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Members of the Northeast Association of REALTORS® (NEAR) gathered at the Vesper Country Club in Tyngsboro recently for the formal installation of Susan Callahan of Century 21 Commonwealth in Billerica as the association’s 2018 president. She and her fellow NEAR Officers and Directors for 2018 were officially installed by Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® President-elect, Rita Coffey. Callahan has been a member of the REALTOR® Association since 2005 and has since held many leadership positions within NEAR, including as President-elect, First Vice President, and as chairperson and a member of several NEAR committees including Finance and Community Service.

Others installed as members of NEAR’s 2018 Executive Committee include the following officers: President-elect Mark Kavanagh of Keller Williams Realty North Central in Leominster; First Vice President Kristen Blanchet Keegan of LAER Realty Partners in Dracut; Treasurer Peter Schwartz of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Chelmsford; and Secretary Michael Sullivan of Thomas A.Sullivan Real Estate in Methuen; and the two immediate past Presidents, Linda Kody of Kody & Company, Inc. in North Andover and Will Molina of Coco, Early & Associates in Bradford. 

Others installed as members of the NEAR Board of Directors during 2018 include: Jeffrey Borstell of J. Borstell Real Estate in Tewksbury, Kathryn Early of Coco, Early & Associates in Methuen, Colleen Murphy of LAER Realty Partners in Westford, Meg Rokos of Keller Williams Realty in Andover, and Darlene Sodano of Sodano Real Estate in Townsend. Those also installed as directors for the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) during 2018 include: Ron Marsella of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Chelmsford, Will Molina, Ryan Schruender, and Dan Sullivan of Sullivan Realty Group in Chelmsford. 

New committee chairpersons for NEAR in 2018 were also announced at the recent NEAR Installation ceremonies. They are:

  • Annual Awards Committee, Co-chairs: Vanessa Anamisis of Coco, Early & Associates in Methuen and Tom Popson of Mortgage Network in Westford; 

  • Board of Directors/Executive Committee: Susan Callahan of Century 21 Commonwealth in Billerica;

  • Community Service Committee, Co-chairs: Ric Beaudoin of CrossCountry Mortgage in Salem, NH and Joan Kelly of Sterling Stone Real Estate in Chelmsford;

  • Education Committee: Kathleen Sullivan of Sullivan Realty Group in Chelmsford;

  • Finance Committee: Peter Schwartz of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Chelmsford;

  • Grievance Committee: Chair: Debbie Moore of Moore-Tuttle Real Estate in North Andover; Vice Chair: Claire Ryan of Keller Williams Realty Merrimack Valley in Westford;

  • Nominating Committee: Tom Courtney of LAER Realty Partners in Westford;

  • Political Involvement Committee: Will Molina, Coco, Early & Associates in Bradford;

  • Professional Standards Committee: Chair: Dan Sullivan of Sullivan Realty Group in Chelmsford; Vice Chair: Kathy Cunningham of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westford;

  • REALTOR® of the Year Committee: Ryan Schruender of Real Living Schruender in North Andover; and

  • Young Professionals Committee: Liz Larson of Perfectly Placed for You Redesign & Staging in Chelmsford.

See photos from the event on our Facebook page.