Region 1 Vice Presidents

David Wluka – 2018 Region 1 Vice President

Wluka Real Estate Corp
Two Chestnut Square PO Box 333
Sharon, MA 02067
(781) 603-7699

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A Realtor® since 1976, David is President of Wluka Real Estate Corp., a residential and commercial real estate marketing and consulting firm located in Sharon, Mass. At the national level, David is the 2017 Chair of the Local Leadership Idea Exchange Council and a member of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Workgroup.

A member of the Board of Directors since 2000, David is also the Federal Political Coordinator for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren. In addition to testifying before Congress on behalf of NAR, David has also represented NAR at the 2014 World Urban Forum in Medellin, Columbia and the 2016 Habitat III international forum in Quito, Ecuador. He currently serves as NAR’s Director to IHC Global, International Housing Coalition. In 2014, David received the Federal Political Coordinator Meritorious Service Award.

He is a graduate of Boston University holding an MA in Urban Sociology and in 2016 was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award for his work on the preservation and restoration of the Jewish cemetery destroyed in the Holocaust in his Father’s home town of Nowy Dwor, Poland.

Alan DeStefano – 2019 Region 1 Vice President

Granite Group Realty Services
366 Lake Street, Ste A
Bristol, NH 03222
(603) 744-3004

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Alan DeStefano has been REALTOR® for over 20 years

Alan is the Broker and Owner of Granite Group Realty Services and Lake Area Properties, specializing in single family, multi-family , commercial brokerage and property management since 2007.

Alan has been a National Association of REALTORS® RPAC investor since 2000, a major investor since 2011, and a Presidents Circle member since 2017

In 2013 Alan joined the Board of Directors for NAR and served on The NAR Risk Management Committee.

In 2014 Alan joined the NAR Participation Council and continues to serve as a member in 2018

In 2015-2017 Alan Served as one of the NAR Fundraising Trustees for Region 1.

The New Hampshire Association of REALTORS® (NHAR) elected Alan as their president in 2014.  He has served NHAR in many capacities over the years, from the NHAR Executive Committee (2005-2018), The NHAR Disaster Relief Task Force (2005), Chair of the NHAR Legal Committee (2011-2012), The NHAR Legal Committee (2016-2018), NHAR Public Policy committee 2015-2018 and the NEREN MLS Board of Directors representing NHAR (2015-2018).

Alan Currently serves as the NHAR Member Liaison for the state of NH serving 3 local boards and has served in this position for over 10 years.

Alan also serves as a zoning board member and current chair in Bristol, NH since 2010.

Alan is an avid supporter of his local community center, Bristol Police Canine Program, Military K-9 program and charities throughout central New Hampshire.

Alan is married to his wife Denice for 33 years they reside in Bristol ,NH on Newfound Lake and in Florida, they have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.

Past NAR Presidents

Sharon Millet

SBH&G RE/The Masiello Group
155 Center Street
Auburn, ME 04210

Bio is forthcoming

Ron Phipps

Phipps Realty
427 Main Street
East Greenwich, RI 02818

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Ron Phipps served as the 2011 President of the National Association of Realtors. He a Licensed Real Estate Broker, RI, MA, VT. The active principal broker of Phipps Realty Inc in East Greenwich Rhode Island. He shares leadership and teaching experiences around the Globe. His most treasure award: Rhode Island Realtor of the Year.
Gill Woods

Century 21 Hometown Associates
580 Appleton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

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Edmund G. “Gill” Woods, GRI, CRS, CRB, served as the 1995 president of the National Association of REALTORS®. He was the National Association’s New England Region Vice President in 1986. He has been a member of the NAR Board of Directors since 1984 and a member of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors® Board of Directors since 1981. In 1995 he was the Massachusetts Association of Realtors’® Milton H. Shaw Distinguished Service Award recipient. He has served on countless NAR and MAR Committees over the years. He is a former chairman of the NAR’s State & Municipal Legislation Committee and State Leadership Forum and former member of NAR Executive, Nominating and Strategic Planning Committees to name a few. Most recently he has served on the NAR Nominating Committee and International Operations Committee. A former trustee of the Massachusetts RPAC, Woods is a National RPAC Life Member.



Tom Riley

Riley Enterprises
25 Construction Drive, Suite 103
Bedford, NH 03110
(603) 471-9099

Bio is forthcoming



Michael Barbaro – President 

Huntsman, Meade & Partners Comp.
116 Welton Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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Michael Barbaro is the 2017 President of the Connecticut REALTORS®. Michael has been in the real estate industry for 12 years and is REALTOR®/Broker at Huntsman, Meade & Partners Compass Realty Corporation in New Haven. He is a member and the Past President of the New Haven Middlesex Association of REALTORS®, has served as the Connecticut REALTORS® Legislative/Political Affairs Division Vice President and on the CTR Board of Directors for six years. Michael has been a member on various local, state and national committees and is currently an NAR Director. He resides in New Haven.
Dan Keune – President Elect

Campbell-Keune Realty Inc
12 Main Street
Ellington, CT 06029

Bio is forthcoming.

Michael Feldman – Immediate Past President

William Raveis Real Estate
1022 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06903

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Michael Feldman is the 2017 Immediate Past President of Connecticut REALTORS®. He has been in real estate for 36 years and an agent with William Raveis Real Estate in Stamford since 1985. Mike is an NAR Director, FPC for Congressman Jim Himes, a CRS, GRI and a past president of the Stamford Board of REALTORS®. He was selected the 2015 Connecticut REALTOR® of the Year and has served on numerous local, state and national committees. He and his wife Debbie reside in Stamford .
Cindy Butts – Association Executive

Connecticut Associations of REALTORS®
111 Founders Plaza, Suite 1101
East Hartford, CT 06108

Bio is forthcoming.


Kim Gleason – President

McAllister Real Estate
143 Water Street
Hallowell, ME 04347
(207) 621-2345

Bio is forthcoming

Peter Harrington – President-Elect

Malone Commercial Brokers
5 Moulton Street,
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 772-2422

Bio is forthcoming.

Greg Gosselin – Immediate Past President

Gosselin Realty Group
647 U.S. Route One
York, ME 03909
(207) 363-2414>

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Greg Gosselin is the 2017 President of the Maine Association of REALTORS and Broker/Owner of Gosselin Realty Group in York. A REALTOR® since 1998, Greg is a past President of the York County Council of REALTORS, the York County Council 2015 REALTOR® of the Year, the Maine Association of REALTORS 2015 State REALTOR® of the Year, and is an RPAC Major Investor. Greg currently serves on NAR’s RPAC Participation Council.
Suzanne Guild – Association Executive

Maine Association of REALTORS®
19 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 622-750

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Suzanne Guild has been the Chief Executive Officer for the Maine Association of REALTORS® since June of 2012. Suzanne worked as the Executive Director of the Maine Association of REALTORS Foundation from 1997-2012 also serving as the MAR Government Affairs Director in 2011 and 2012. Suzanne’s history includes part-time employment by Maine Listings (Maine’s statewide MLS) from 2009 – 2011. She has served on the NAR Member Communications Committee and currently serves on NAR’s Housing Opportunities Committee. Prior to her work with Maine REALTORS®, Suzanne was the Research Director for the Maine State Housing Authority for eight years.


Rita Coffey – President 

Century 21 Tullish and Clancy
457 Main St,
Weymouth, MA 02190
(781) 789-9202

Bio is forthcoming
Anne Meczywor – President-Elect

Roberts and Associates Realty
48 Housatonic Street
Box 25, Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-4200

Bio is forthcoming.
Paul Yorkis – Immediate Past President

Patriot Real Estate
159 Main Street
Medway, MA 02053
(508) 509-7860

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Paul Yorkis of Medway, CBR, SRES. LMC, is President of Patriot Real Estate, Inc., in Medway and the 2017 President of the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®. Prior to being elected as 2016 president-elect, Yorkis served as the MAR Government Affairs Vice President. Yorkis is a member of the Executive, Finance, and Professional Standards Committees. Yorkis also served as the Federal Political Coordinator for Congressman Joe Kennedy in 2013, the year Kennedy was elected the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts’s 4th congressional district. In 2011, Yorkis was named Massachusetts REALTOR® of the Year. At the local level, Yorkis is a member of the Board of Director for the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. He is also a member of the Professional Standards Committee and Rental Issues Task Force. Yorkis is also a Certified Professional Standards Mediator for GBAR. At the national level, Yorkis is a member of the Professional Standards, Public Policy Coordinating and State and Local Issues Policy Committees. He is a founding member of the Charitable Foundation Roundtable Exchange, and past Director of the Disaster Relief Foundation.
Rob Authier – Association Executive

Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®
1400 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451

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Rob Authier, CAE, RCE, EPRO, is chief executive officer of the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR). He has 45 years of association management experience, 39 years of which has been with the REALTOR® Association. In 2008, he was awarded the prestigious William R. Magel Award of Excellence, which is the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) highest honor for an Association Executive. Past chairman of NAR’s Association Executives Committee, he has served on NAR’s Extended Leadership Team, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Finance, Strategic Planning and various other committees. He currently co-chairs NAR’s RAMCO membership system initiative. Rob is currently serving his third tenure on the staff of MAR. He originally began his career in the REALTOR® organization back in 1977 as public affairs director of MAR, a position he held for six years.

New Hampshire

Gerry O’Connell – President

Keller Williams Coastal Realty
750 Lafayette Road Ste. 201
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 610-8500

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Gerry O’Connell is a Director with KW Commercial, the Commercial Division of Keller Williams Coastal Realty, with offices in Portsmouth, Dover, the Lakes Region of NH, and York, ME. KW Commercial provides a full range of commercial brokerage services to the Greater Seacoast areas of New Hampshire and Maine.

As a dedicated professional, Gerry is committed to providing a greater level of service that adds value to his client’s property portfolio. He takes the extra steps necessary to deliver excellent service and professionalism. Gerry spent many years in the Retail industry, specializing in Customer Service and uses those years of experience to deliver an excellent experience for his clients.

Gerry is also experienced with Self-Directed Retirement Investing, and loves to educate and assist clients to maximize retirement funds such as 401k’s, traditional IRA’s, and Roth IRA’s, through the use of real estate as an investment. He can advise how to purchase real estate wisely to help grow retirement funds, and provide guidance to ensure IRS rules and regulations are adhered to. Navigating the commercial property market requires a trusted guide and advisor.

Gerry uses his knowledge and expertise to inform and educate clients and help them make the best decisions in their real estate investments. A native of Cork City, Ireland, Gerry has made the New Hampshire Seacoast his home since 2001. He resides in Newmarket with his wonderful wife Kelley and two beautiful young daughters.

Dan O’Halloran – President-Elect

Keller Williams Lakes Meredith
66 NH Route 25
Meredith, NH 03253
(603) 569-4663

Bio is forthcoming.
Rachel Eames – Immediate Past President

Eames Realty Services
78 Airport Road
PO Box 2170
Concord, NH 03302
(603) 225-7653

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Rachel Eames is the owner/broker of Eames Realty Services and 2016 President-Elect of the New Hampshire Association of REALTORS. She has been a licensed real estate broker in New Hampshire since 1988 and has earned her Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Certified Buyer Representative (CBR) and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designations. She has been an active member of the Capitol Region Board of REALTORS for nearly two decades, serving on its Board of Directors for eight years including twice as President, and was named the board’s REALTOR of the Year in 2007. She has served as a State Director for the New Hampshire Association of REALTORS, where she has also been Treasurer and served on NHAR’s Leadership Task Force. Rachel and her husband Jeffrey live in Epsom, and since 1980 they have owned Fort Mountain Land & Timber Co., providing forestry and land services to landowners in southern New Hampshire.
Paul Griffin – Association Executive

New Hampshire Association of REALTORS®
11 South Main Street, Suite 301
Concord, NH 03301

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Paul Griffin is the Executive Vice President for the 5,000 member New Hampshire Association of REALTORS® located in Concord, New Hampshire, serving in that role since 2002. He has nearly 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry, including senior management positions with a national information systems company, and founder and principal of a nationally recognized management consulting firm, all serving the real estate sector. At the New Hampshire Association of REALTORS®, he oversees the strategic and administration operations and provides leadership support to the organization’s volunteer committee activities. He resides in Concord, New Hampshire .

Rhode Island

Joseph Luca – President

RE/MAX Preferred
1417 Douglas Avenue
North Providence, RI 02904
(401) 353-2200

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Joseph Luca is the President-Elect of the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®. He has served in various leadership roles at the local, state and national levels and is the proud recipient of the REALTOR® of the Year Award from both the Rhode Island Association of REALTOR® and the Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS®.  In the eleven years since his career in real estate began, Joe has also earned entrance into NAR’s exclusive Omega Tau Rho fraternity for his service to the REALTOR® community. On Tuesday evenings, Joe can be heard on the Joe Luca Real Estate Show on WNRI, educating consumers on all things real estate including financing, regulations, property taxes and the legislative issues that can affect the value and/or marketability of real estate. Joe is a graduate of Boston University, where he majored in English and Italian literature and minored in Economics.



Dean deTonnancourt – President-Elect

HomeSmart Professionals Real Estate
501 Centerville Road, Suite #102
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 487-3019

Bio is forthcoming.
Brenda Marchwicki – Immediate Past President

BisMarc Properties, LLC
222 Chestnut Street
Providence, RI 02903

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Brenda Marchwicki, CRS, GRI, SRES, is the President-Elect of the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® (RIAR). Brenda has distinguished herself as one of Southern New England’s premiere REALTORS®. Beginning in 1997 as an appraiser, in 1998 she received her broker’s license and became a residential and commercial real estate broker. She founded BisMarc Properties in 2001 and is a licensed REALTOR® in Rhode Island and Massachusetts as well as an auctioneer. Brenda served as the 2013 President of the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS®, a past Chair of the Rhode Island Real Estate Commission and Education Chair for the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulations. She is also the first woman President of the 100 Club of Rhode Island, a charitable organization which provides financial assistance to the families of police officers, fire fighters and paramedics who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Philip Tedesco – Association Executive

Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®
100 Bignall Street
Warwick, RI 02888

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Philip Tedesco, RCE, CAE, is CEO of the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® (RIAR) and State-wide Multiple Listing Service. He has over 21 years of non-profit and association executive management experience. Prior to joining RIAR, he was the CEO of the Tucson Association of REALTORS® (TAR) and TAR Multiple Listing Service. He also served as the CEO for the San Mateo County (Calif.) Association of REALTORS®; CEO of the Santa Cruz (Calif.) Association of REALTORS®; and Vice President of Marketing at the REALTOR® Association of Greater Miami. He holds a B.A. and Master’s degree from Colorado State University in Marketing and Communications and has earned the professional certifications of REALTOR® Association Certified Executive (RCE); and Certified Association Executive (CAE).


Alison Cummings – President

TPW Real Estate
32 Route 30
Bondville, VT 05340
(802) 236-7564

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Alison Cummings is the Managing Broker at TPW Real Estate in Stratton Vermont. She is the current Past President of the SCVBR and Vice President of VR.

Alison lives in Windham, Vermont. She is also an avid gardener and on the Educational Staff of the Professional Ski Instructors of America.

Kendall McCausland – Immediate Past President

Sugarbush Real Estate
RR 1, PO Box 53
Warren, VT 05674
(802) 583-2100

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Kendall McCausland. Born & raised in New York, Kendall arrived in the Mad River Valley of Vermont after spending some time in Boston and San Francisco. Schooled in the performing and aesthetic arts, Kendall was pleasantly surprised at the depth and diversity of the Valley’s cultural landscape and became a permanent part of the community in 2001. After acquiring her real estate license, Kendall began working for Graves Realty in 2006 and spent the next two years volunteering as secretary of the Central Vermont Board of Realtors®. In November 2013 Graves merged with Sugarbush Real Estate. Kendall was named president of the Green Mountain Association of Realtors® in 2015. She currently serves as vice-president of Vermont Realtors®.
Helen Hossley – Association Executive

Vermont Association of REALTORS®
148 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 229-0513

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Helen Hossley is known for her ability to get things done with particular expertise as a project management powerhouse. Throughout her career she has worked with stakeholders across public, private and non-profit sectors. She has proven abilities in navigating not only the intricacies of government agencies but also the labyrinth of grass roots community involvement. Demonstrating her skills in knowing how to mobilize unconnected people and create effective programs, she implemented a ground breaking recycling program across the US National Park system; saved millions of kilowatt hours of energy on dairy farms throughout the country; established the framework of donations management during a declared disaster for the State of Vermont and designed communication strategies which resulted the passage of critical bonds for Vermont schools. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Vermont Realtors®.