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/Position Company
 Frank Bertolino, GNR President 2022

 The North Shore Realty Group
Mary Ann Abbott, GNR President-Elect

The Bean Group
Michael Morales, Immediate Past President REAL Broker MA, LLC
Trisha McCarthy
Trisha McCarthy Realty
Brian Raiche, Treasurer
William Raveis
Natasha Sanborn
Local Director
William Raveis
Joshua Frappier
Local Director
Sean Bakhtiari
Local Director
Fruh Realty
Frank Bertolino
State Director & President
The North Shore Realty Group
Mary Ann Abbott
State Director & President-elect
Bean Group
Evy Gillette
Alternate State Director
C21 Wellsco
Michael Morales
Alternate State Director & Past President
REAL Broker, Coastal
Susan Tiernan
Executive Officer
Greater Newburyport REALTORS®



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.


Education Committee Joshua Frappier
Government Affairs Committee & Advocacy MAR Government Affairs – Frank Bertolino
State Political Coordinator n/a
Membership Committee Susan Tiernan
Events Planning & RPAC/PAF Fundraiser Evy Gillette
Bylaws Committee Assigned as needed
Policy Task Force Assigned as needed
Professional Standards Committee to include: Trisha McCarthy
·         Grievance Committee Val McGillvray
·         Ombudsman/Mediation Assigned as needed
Communications & Technology Committee Michael Morales/Natasha Sanborn
Community Outreach TBD
Finance Committee Brian Raiche  (per bylaws)
Leadership Development for BOD (GNR & MAR) Frank Bertolino
REALTOR® of the Year Committee Past 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 Force BOD – All
Affiliate Work Group M. Caras and Rachel Hollingsworth
Executive Committee Frank Bertolino, Mary Ann Abbott, Michael Morales, Trisha McCarthy, Brian Raiche