Happy Customer Service Week

This is National Customer Service Week (Oct 3-7, 2011). To all our members and students, we thank you for being a valued customer of OREA. Drop by our office for free cookies and refreshments. It’s our pleasure to provide ongoing improved service and member benefits to you. We value your feedback to help us meet … Continued

Insights on Volunteer Development with Non-Profit Organizations

On September 15th OREA Staff, Elaine La Chappelle, Assistant Director of Leadership Development and Kathryn Neals, CAE, Manager of Project Development of the OREA Centre for Leadership Development, presented at the CSAE Annual Conference in Saskatoon. The Canadian Society of Association Executives is Canada’s only national organization serving the needs of association professionals, charities and … Continued

First Association Executives Receive their Canadian REALTOR® Association Executive (CRAE) Designation

OREA would like to congratulate the first 53 Association Executives who received their CRAE Designation at the 2011 AE Summit. Over the past two years, these AEs have successfully completed online, web-based and classroom training sessions designed specifically for real estate association staff leaders. The OREA Centre for Leadership Development is delighted to have partnered … Continued

Welcoming New Executive Officers to OREA

Recently, OREA welcomed the following new Executive Officers for an orientation: Janice Wieringa, Chatham-Kent Association of REALTORS® Betty Ann Rhea, Orangeville & District Real Estate Board Andrea Gagne, Sault Ste Marie Real Estate Board Nicole Bowman, Woodstock-Ingersol & District Real Estate Board Wendy Giroux, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Association of REALTORS® Katrina Steffler, Guelph & … Continued

Leadership Initiatives, Events, and Tips

Welcome to the Leadership section of the OREA blog!  This section will include current leadership initiatives, upcoming events, and tips and tools to assist you in your leadership role. The committee recently approved the flat fee offer for Leadership 200 and Leadership 300. This flat fee of $50 per course/per participant is available to boards … Continued