The Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS® (FAAR) celebrated the installation of its 2024 Board of Directors at Stevenson Ridge on December 7, 2023. The Association under the leadership of 2023 President Carol Sondrini of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty served more than 1,800 Realtors® working throughout the region with top-notch educational offerings, wide ranging networking opportunities, and strong advocacy to protect the real estate industry.
Sondrini presented the President’s Award to Immediate Past President Deb Ellis with Coldwell Banker Elite, thanking Ellis for her guidance and inspiring actions as a leader.
Looking ahead to 2024, incoming President Randy Walther of Nest Realty kicked off his year in style with a dazzling fireworks display, symbolizing his theme for the coming year, “FAAR-works”. Walther expressed his gratitude for the trust and confidence placed in him by the FAAR membership. He emphasized the importance of collaboration, innovation, and shared efforts within the real estate community to achieve success in the coming year. The highlight of the evening was the captivating fireworks show by Randy’s son, Jake Walther, commemorating the 2023 volunteers and cheering the 2024 Leadership Team on into the new year.
Walther’s leadership team was installed by 2024 Virginia Realtors® President, Tom Campbell. Walther was installed as President by his broker, Sarah Stelmok of Nest Realty.
The 2024 FAAR Leadership team is:
President: Randy Walther, Nest Realty
President-Elect: Lauren Tate, Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.
Vice President: Matthew Rathbun, Coldwell Banker Elite
Secretary: Gary Gardiner Jr., Coldwell Banker Elite
Treasurer: Tamar Myers-Moffatt, Samson Companies LLC
Immediate Past President: Carol Sondrini, BHHS PenFed Realty
LeAnn Black, 1st Choice Better Homes and Land, LC
Dawn Curry, Keller Williams Capital Properties
Abby Fitzsimmons, Coldwell Banker Elite
Dawn Josemans, Coldwell Banker Elite Property Management
Meghan Kala, Pathway Realty LLC
Denise Smith, Century 21 Redwood Realty
Affiliate Director Nick Bohn, Movement Mortgage