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

Christine Masiello
Coldwell Banker
Michael Morales
Cameron Prestige
Michael Jewell
Immediate Past President
Real Estate Aspects
Kathleen Thompson
Stone Ridge Properties
William Barrows
Keller Williams
Natasha Sanborn
Local Director (exp. 2019)
William Raveis
Pirre Mitchell
Local Director (exp. 2020)
RE/Max On the River
Frank Bertolino
Local Director (exp. 2021)
The North Shore Realty Group
Christine Masiello
State Director & President
Coldwell Banker
Michael Morales
State Director & President Elect
Cameron Prestige
Allison Burnim-Ray
Alternate State Director
Cameron Prestige
Michael Jewell
Alternate State Director
Real Estate Aspects
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.


NAME COMMITTEE/TASK FORCE                                        CHAIRPERSON
Education CommitteeAlissa Christie
Government Affairs Committee & Advocacy MAR Government Affairs – Sally Laffely
State Political CoordinatorsMichael Morales – DIZOGLIO
State Political CoordinatorsSally Laffely – KELCOURSE
Membership & Member Benefits CommitteePirre Mitchell and Liz Ryan Co-Chairs
Events Planning & RPAC FundraiserKelly Martinson & Evy Gillette Co-Chairs
Bylaws CommitteeKathy Thompson
Policy Task ForceBill Barrows
Professional Standards Committee to include:Trisha McCarthy
·         Grievance CommitteeBill Barrows
·         Mediation CommitteeHeidi Jewett
·         Ombudsman ProgramVal McGillvray
Communications, Marketing, PR CommitteeAllison Burnim Ray
Technology CommitteeNeil Wilson
Community Outreach Richard Hydren
Finance Committee (includes Foundation/Investment)Bill Barrows  (per bylaws)
Leadership Development for BODMichael Morales
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 (Tara Donohue-Scott and Gretchen Stone)
Strategic Planning Committee/Task ForceBOD – All
Affiliate Work GroupBob Pezzella
Executive CommitteeChristine Masiello, Michael Morales, William Barrows, Michael Jewell, Kathy Thompson