Broker Public Portal Announces Four New Board Members For 2018
ARROYO GRANDE, CA, APRIL 30, 2018 — Broker Public Portal (BPP), a collaborative venture between real estate brokerages and MLSs to create a national consumer home search experience defined by simplicity, integrity and common sense, today announced that four new members will be joining its Board of Managers.
Joining the Broker Public Portal Board of Managers are Bill Miller, CEO at Metrolist Services, Inc.; Kathleen Manchin, Director of Industry Relations/Corporate Counsel at Keller Williams Realty International; Chelsea Goyer, VP of Recruiting, Partner Programs & MLS Relations at Redfin; and Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager at The Keyes Company.
“Bringing Bill, Kathleen, Chelsea, and Christina onto our board is an incredible addition of outstanding talent in both breadth of perspective and depth of knowledge,” said said Merle Whitehead, Broker Public Portal Chairman. “Together, as a board, we will continue to make sure Broker Public Portal continues to deliver and improve what millions of consumers and hundreds of thousands of agents have demonstrated they want,” he added.
The Broker Public Portal Board of Managers is designed to include a fair and balanced group of executives who represent the interests of large, medium and small brokers as well as independent managers and multiple listing service (MLS) organizations. Agent count of participating firms establishes the size of brokerages eligible. The nominating committee of the board has seven of the current directors and was chaired by Joan Docktor of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach. The board has staggered terms of three and two years in each category.
Broker Public Portal 2018 Board of Managers
- Alon Chaver – HomeServices of America
- Andy Starck – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate
- Bill Miller – MetroList Services, Inc.
- Chelsea Goyer – Redfin
- Christina Pappas – The Keyes Company
- Craig Cheatham – The Realty Alliance
- Craig McClelland – Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers
- Gurtej Sodhi – Crye-Leike
- Joan Docktor – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach
- John Mosey – NorthstarMLS
- Kathleen Manchin – Keller Williams Realty International
- Mary Frances Burleson – Ebby Halliday Realtors
- Merle Whitehead – Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
- Pat Shea – Lyon Real Estate
- Paul Wells – RE/MAX of Barrington
- Rebecca Jensen – Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
- Tim Dain – Mid America Regional Information Systems (MARIS)
Departing board members include Cameron Paine of Smart MLS; Cary Sylvester of Keller Williams Realty; Richard Haase of Latter & Blum Realtors, and Mitch Ribak of Tropical Realty & Investments of Brevard. “We are deeply appreciative of all of these past board members for all of the time, energy and contributions to the success of the BPP,” Whitehead said.
About Broker Public Portal
Broker Public Portal, LLC is a collaborative effort owned and operated by real estate brokerages and MLSs to deliver with Homesnap a better home search experience defined by simplicity, integrity and common sense. Broker Public Portal with Homesnap provides direct access to the most comprehensive, timely, and complete property information while adhering to fair display guidelines. More information can be found at www.brokerpublicportal.com and www.homesnap.com/bpp.
Used by millions of consumers, Homesnap is the highest-rated mobile real estate app. Homesnap Pro, the professional version of Homesnap, is also the fastest-growing mobile app for agents – now available to every agent in over 120 MLSs with over 800,000 members. Homesnap with Broker Public Portal is ad free. It is the only national online home search experience that gives consumers access to the same MLS information as the professional REALTOR®: comprehensive, accurate and timely real estate property information available, including listing data, property tax records, census data, geographic boundaries and more. More information can be found at www.homesnap.com.
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Phone: (202) 271-3914