Our Team

Executive Committee

Steve Strode

President
Portland Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®

Nan Wimmers

President-Elect
Mid-Columbia Association of REALTORS®

George Grabenhorst

Immediate Past-President
Salem Association of REALTORS®

Gary Majors

District 1 VP - NORTHWEST OREGON
Portland Metro Association of REALTORS®

Angela Stuckart

District 2 VP - COAST & VALLEY
Willamette Association of REALTORS®

Donna Charko

District 3 Vice President – Lane County
Eugene Association of REALTORS®

Teresa Zamora

District 4 Vice President – Southwest Oregon
Coos County Board of REALTORS®

Jill Russel

District 5 VP - HIGH DESERT
Klamath County Association of REALTORS®

John Howard

District 6 Vice President – Columbia Gorge & Eastern Oregon
Northeast Oregon Board of REALTORS®

Mark Knust

Business Issues Key Committee Chair
Klamath County Association of REALTORS®

Randy Shaw

Government Affairs Key Committee Chair
Klamath County Association of REALTORS®

Adam Schwend

Political Affairs Key Committee Chair
Tillamook Association of REALTORS®

Troy Wilkerson

Professional Development Key Committee Chair
Portland Metro Association of REALTORS®

Eva Sanders

Finance Review Committee & ORPAC Trustees Chair
Portland Metropolitan Association of REALTORS®

Staff

Jenny Pakula, Esq., CAE, RCE

Chief Executive Officer

Jenny currently serves as OAR’s Chief Executive Officer, responsible for all aspects of planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the staff programs and activities of the Association. Additionally, she is responsible for assisting with the Association's Legal Hotline and providing programs and services which help members reduce and manage their risks of doing business. She is an instructor on many topics and travels throughout the state teaching risk management courses. She is responsible for RPAC fundraising, procuring sponsorships and affinity programs, and is staff liaison to the HOME Foundation, Business Issues Key Committee, Global Business Council, and Professional Standards and Legal Action Committees.

Darcie Castleberry

Chief Financial Officer

Darcie oversees the accounting, budgeting, finances and human resources of the Association and its entities. Additionally, she is responsible for the financial stewardship and financial strategy to ensure they line up with the Association's strategic plan, mission and values. Darcie brings almost three decades of experience to the Association in accounting, human resources and business management.

Shawn Cleave

Government Affairs Director

Shawn is responsible for lobbying the State Legislature on behalf of REALTOR® interests and initiating and coordinating the Association’s political communication and grassroots advocacy strategy at the local, state, and federal levels.  He also serves as staff liaison to the REALTOR® Party Committee, RPAC Trustees, and Government Affairs and Political Affairs Key Committees. 

Kellie Bushman

Finance Director

Kellie oversees all accounting and finance activities for each of the Association's entities in order to provide meaningful financial information to assist volunteer leadership and staff in making informed financial decisions about the Association's current and future operations. She also serves as staff liaison to the Financial Review Committee.

Lori Broncheau

Executive Assistant

Lori provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Committee, and Board of Directors. She is also the staff liaison to the Elections and REALTOR® of the Year Committees. Additionally, she assists local associations with organizational standards and supports OAR leadership with activities at the national level.

Todd McKinney

Education Manager

Todd is responsible for implementing the Professional Development plans created by the volunteer leadership. He leads the day-to-day management of our education department and serves as the staff liaison to the Professional Development Key Committee. 

Dawn Radcliff

LEGAL & GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COORDINATOR

Dawn assists the General Counsel with all matters relating to legal affairs, including the legal hotline and association governance issues, the Business Issues Key Committee, Professional Standards, Legal Action Committee, and the HOME Foundation.  She also serves as Professional Standards Administrator for several local associations and the State Professional Standards Committee.  For business development, Dawn assists with sponsor management, sponsorship procurement, and HOME Foundation event coordination. She also supports the Government Affairs Director with administrative tasks in coordination of the Key Committees related to government and political affairs.

Jan Presley

RPAC Coordinator

Jan handles all financial aspects of the REALTOR PAC and is responsible for ensuring that all State and Federal compliance requirements for RPAC are met, including filings for RPAC financial information with the appropriate government entity in a timely manner. She also provides A/P support services to the Finance Director with bookkeeping and accounting activities in daily, monthly, and annual cycles.

Aarika Guerrero

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING ADMINISTRATOR

Aarika is responsible for all association communications activities through a strategic approach to messaging, brand, and channels with a specific emphasis on new and emerging media. Through member and executive communications, education and event marketing, and media relations, she works closely with all programs of the association to meet their communications needs and deliver member value for their efforts through the most effective and efficient tools.

 

Gretchen Kronenberg

Membership & Finance Coordinator

Gretchen is responsible for coordination, maintenance, and processing of the Association’s computerized member records database and subsequent reporting.  In that way, she interfaces specifically with local associations for whom OAR is the point of entry for member information.  She also provides support services to the Finance Director with bookkeeping and accounting activities in daily, monthly, and annual cycles

Mark Schwier

EDUCATION & IT COORDINATOR

Mark is here to support all activities related to the communications, education and technology programs of OAR. He answers member questions via phone and email (education@ or info@) regarding CE, course registrations, member profile login, username/password problems and other technical issues. With a background in distance learning and training, Mark will assist in managing the webinar platform, set up and provide technical support on the day of each webinar. In addition, he helps plan, produce and staff education classes, conferences, conventions and special events.

Katie Moore

Receptionist

Katie’s is usually the first voice you hear and first face you see at the Association in her role at the front desk. Her primary role is to serve as the communication hub and member liaison to help answer questions and direct inquiries quickly and efficiently.  In this capacity, she is also a member of the administrative team that keeps the Association office running on a daily basis and undertakes special projects as needed.

Shaun Jillions, Deckert Jillions LLP

Chief Lobbyist

As a consultant to the Association via Deckert Jillions LLP, Shaun is responsible for lobbying the State Legislature and Executive Branch agencies on behalf of REALTOR® interests, developing legislative and regulatory strategy, and providing legal analysis of legislative and regulatory proposals.  In addition, Shaun advises on the grassroots and political affairs of the Oregon REALTORS® as well as RPAC activities.