October Government Affairs Committee Meeting Guest Speakers: Representatives from the Virginia REALTORS®

On October 3, 2018, members of the Government Affairs Committee will meet with two Representatives from the Virginia REALTORS® – Martin Johnson, Senior VP of Government Relations and Erin Barton, Deputy General Counsel. The Committee invited Martin and Erin in order to learn more about their advocacy efforts, the process of developing legislative proposals for the Virginia REALTORS®, and other legislative activity and advocacy efforts they are engaged in on behalf of Virginia REALTORS®.

Martin oversees government affairs, including lobbying on behalf of Virginia REALTOR® business interests and Virginia property owners. Erin is a CE course instructor, resolves Legal Hotline tickets, and manages legal issues and resources, including the development of educational material like Legal Videos and Webinars.

The October 3rd meeting runs from 9:30-11:30 am and is open to DAAR members. Since additional seating may need to be arranged, please contact Brenda Morton at (703) 777-2468 or bmorton@dullesarea.com if you are not a current committee member and wish to attend.

2018 Government Affairs Committee: Omni Casey, Chair; Mike Wagner, Vice Chair; Brenda Morton, Liaison.  The Committee monitors local, state and national proposed legislation; recommends and coordinates appropriate calls to action with the state and national associations; keeps membership informed on issues and promotes involvement; and makes recommendations to the DAAR Board of Directors on new legislative issues and prioritization of issues.