St. Catharines real estate salesperson Barb Sukkau assumed the role of President of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) at its annual conference on March 2. In this capacity, she will represent the association’s members on the board of directors and the senior level executive committee.
Active in the real estate profession for 16 years, Ms. Sukkau is a sales representative with Royal LePage Niagara Real Estate Centre, Brokerage. She is a past president of the Niagara Association of REALTORS, where she served as chair of the education, finance and communication committees and as a member of the public relations, membership and MLS and technology committees. She has served OREA since 2006 as a member on several committees and as chair of the education, finance, communication and government relations committees. .
Most recently, Ms. Sukkau served as chair of the electronic signatures task force and as a member of the legal resource committee, the Ontario Commercial Council, the executive committee and the awards task force.
Ronald Abraham of King City will serve as president-elect. OREA directors-at-large are: Phil Dorner of Belle River, Costa Poulopoulos of London and Cassandra Agnew Walker of Richmond Hill. Azizali Kanjee Khoja of Oakville will serve as Commercial Director and Gerry Weir of London will serve as the director representing the provincial association to the Canadian Real Estate Association. William Johnston of the Toronto Real Estate Board will serve as substantial membership director. Dorothy Mason remains on board as past-president. Provincial directors representing different geographic areas are: for Eastern Ontario, Patricia Verge of Ottawa; for Central Ontario, Tom Lebour of Mississauga and Maureen O’Neill of Toronto; for Northern Ontario, Richard Leroux of Timmins; for Southern Ontario, Mike Cusano of Stoney Creek; for Northeastern Ontario, Mike Douglas of Barrie; and for Western Ontario, Anna Vozza of Windsor.