WASHINGTON, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — A new NAREE Board of Directors has been sworn-in for 2016. Steve Brown, who covers real estate for the Dallas Morning News, is NAREE’s new president. A deeply experienced NAREE volunteer, Steve has served three different stints on the board over the years. Steve and the other members of the board were officially affirmed at the NAREE officer installation dinner on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 at the Harbor House in San Diego.
Michelle Jarboe of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland is the 2016 vice president. Dion Haynes, Washington Post, is now treasurer and Matthew Strozier, Mansion Global, is our new board secretary. The new second vice president is Michael Walsh, The Real Reporter of Boston and Elizabeth Razzi, Urban Land magazine was elected associate board member.
Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette-Journal and Katherine Clarke of The Real Deal, New York, were elected active board members. Katherine, who had been real estate editor of the New York Daily News, has rejoined The Real Deal publication. From NYC, Katherine will be covering residential and commercial in both the New York and Los Angeles markets.
NAREE’s 2013 President Kris Hudson, has left the Wall Street Journal’s homebuilding beat to join CBRE, the largest global commercial real estate firm. Kris will be working in media relations in the firm’s Dallas office. Kris, a tremendous leader for NAREE for years, led the Denver conference.
Real estate journalists, Beth DeCarbo and Scott Trubey have been appointed to fill a couple of empty slots the NAREE board. Beth is deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal’s Mansion section, which focuses on luxury housing. Scott is the commercial real estate writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Beth and Scott have been winners in the NAREE Journalism Competition.