Governance

The Association is governed by an annually elected Board of Directors and daily operations overseen by the Executive Officer. The Board has established bylaws, policies and programs to meet the needs of its members. The Association operates in accordance with these Bylaws, as well as Local, State and Federal Laws, non-profit regulations and the policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

Name/PositionCompany
2021 OFFICERS
Michael Morales, President
Cameron Prestige
Frank Bertolino, President-elect
The North Shore Realty Group
Christine Masiello
Immediate Past President

Coldwell Banker Haverhill
Evy Gillette
Secretary
C21 Wellsco
Mary Ann Abbott
Treasurer
Bean Group
2021 DIRECTORS
Natasha Sanborn
Local Director (thru 2022)
William Raveis
Pirre Mitchell
Local Director (thru 2021)
RE/Max On the River
Local Director OPENTBD
Frank Bertolino
State Director & President-elect
The North Shore Realty Group
Michael Morales
State Director & 2021 President
Cameron Prestige
Heather Rogers
Alternate State Director
Bentley’s
Christine Masiello
Alternate State Director & Past President
Coldwell Banker Haverhill
Susan Tiernan
Executive Officer
Greater Newburyport REALTORS®

 

Committees

Committees are the foundation of any organization, upon which rest the image and establishment of confidence and trust. We are most appreciative of the willingness and spirit of those past and present contributors to these efforts and continue to encourage the participation of future volunteers.

The following committees are active in providing recommendations to the Board serving as volunteer leadership within the Association. Each year the President determines Chairs for committees, who then assist in recruiting members to meet the needs of the association goals.

GNR COMMITTEES 2021

COMMITTEE/TASK FORCECHAIRPERSON
Education CommitteeChristine Masiello
Government Affairs Committee & AdvocacyMAR Government Affairs – Mike Morales
State Political CoordinatorSally Laffely – KELCOURSE
Membership CommitteeSusan Tiernan
Events Planning & RPAC FundraiserEvy Gillette
Bylaws CommitteeAssigned as needed
Policy Task ForceAssigned as needed
Professional Standards Committee to include:Trisha McCarthy
·         Grievance CommitteeBill Barrows
·         Ombudsman/Mediation Val McGillvray
Communications & Technology CommitteeNatasha Sanborn
Community OutreachRichard Hydren
Finance Committee Mary Ann Abbott  (per bylaws)
Leadership Development for BOD (GNR & MAR)Frank Bertolino
REALTOR® of the Year CommitteePast ROTY Winners (4-5) (per bylaws)
Nominating Committee (for next year’s BOD)Per bylaws – President/PE/Past President and two members appointed
Strategic Planning Committee/Task ForceBOD – All
Affiliate Work GroupM. Caras/D. Hartman/A. Mann/B. Pezzella/R. Hollingsworth
Executive CommitteeMichael Morales, Frank Bertolino, Christine Masiello, Mary Ann Abbott, Evy Gillette