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Vote For Your 2022 Leaders By July 9, 5pm

It is that time of year where we have a roster of candidates running for leadership roles on the GAOR Board.  As the candidates publish their public statements, we will update this post and reference their messages to the membership. Board of Directors (four seats open): Vivian Long Eddie Minassian Vahe Saginian Keith Sorem Treasurer:  Addora Beall Vice President:   Sevak Sohrabian President-Elect: Carmen Arom George Khachatourian This year we have an online ballot box for you to cast your vote.  Thank you for being an active member and taking the time to vote for your leaders! I’m Ready To Vote, I know the Password The online voting ballot box is password protected.Please keep an eye out for an email regarding voting and the password within.  

Nomination by Petition

Announcement of Nominations by Petition For the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors

View Candidate Statements Here Dear Members, As is required by our bylaws and policy, the Nominating Committee announces a Nomination by Petition and releases the final slate as shown below.  GAOR has received enough verified petition signatures to add a second candidate for the position of President-Elect. Thank you to all the candidates running for these seats on our Board.  We are grateful for your dedication and volunteerism to our Association. We will publish all the candidate statements this Wednesday, June 23rd.  Officer candidates are invited to speak at the June 23 Town Hall meeting and Board candidates are invited to speak at the June 30 Town Hall. Candidates should watch for a separate message with more details. Nominating Committee Slate for the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors Board of Directors (four seats open): Vivian Long Eddie Minassian Vahe Saginian Keith Sorem Treasurer:  Addora Beall Vice President:   Sevak Sohrabian President-Elect:...

2020 Slate of Candidates

Nominating Committee Slate for the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors

View List of Candidates Here Dear Members, As is required by our bylaws and policy, the Nominating Committee releases the below slate of candidates for you to consider as you vote for your 2022 Association leadership. Nominating Committee Slate for the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors Board of Directors (four seats open): Vivian Long Eddie Minassian Vahe Saginian Keith Sorem Treasurer:  Addora Beall Vice President: Sevak Sohrabian President-Elect: George Khachatourian The four Director positions are for two-year terms, while the Officer positions of President-Elect, Vice President, and Treasurer are for one year each. For detailed information on the roles and eligibility requirements of each position, download the document “Duties and Responsibilities of Elected Officers and Directors” The results will be announced at GAOR’s General Membership Meeting by President Rick Bonyadi on Wednesday, July 14. Please note that we added a few days to the end of the election calendar in...

Deadline for nominating for petition

Frequently Asked Questions about the GAOR Election

View List of Candidates Here Dear GAOR Members, The 2022 Leadership Election is coming up! Please review this important information for voting members and for candidates. These Frequently Asked Questions outline the petitioning and voting process. Stay tuned for future communications from GAOR as the election date gets closer. When are the election results announced? The results will be announced at GAOR’s General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, July 14. Please note that we added a few days to the end of the election calendar in order to accommodate our regular town hall audience which normally meets on Wednesdays. Under this schedule, the online election will begin as on Wednesday, June 23, and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9. The deadline for turning in petitions is now Friday, June 18. These minor changes are in keeping with GAOR’s bylaws and policy. Contact GAOR for more details. I want...

Nominating Committee Present Candidates

Annual Election of Officers – Nominating Committee Presents Slate of Candidates JUNE 9th

View List of Candidates Here The Glendale Association of REALTORS® is holding its annual election for the 2022 Officers and Directors. As shown on the schedule below, the election will take place – online only – over several days in June.  GAOR will shortly send members detailed instructions for voting and participating in this important election. The winners of the annual election will be announced by GAOR President Rick Bonyadi at the GAOR General Membership Meeting which will take place online on Friday, July 9, 2021. Positions Open for Election for the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors President-Elect Vice President Treasurer Board of Directors (four seats open) The four Director positions are for two-year terms, while the Officer positions of President-Elect, Vice President, and Treasurer are for one year each. For detailed information on the roles and eligibility requirements of each position, download the document Duties and Responsibilities of Elected...

Annual Election of Officers and Directors

Annual Election of Officers – Now Accepting Applications

The Glendale Association of REALTORS® will hold its annual election for the 2022 Officers and Directors in a few short weeks. As shown on the schedule below, the election will take place – online only – over several days in June. GAOR will shortly send members detailed instructions for voting and participating in this important election.The winners of the annual election will be announced by GAOR President Rick Bonyadi at the GAOR General Membership Meeting which will take place online on Friday, July 9, 2021.Positions Open for Election for the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors President-Elect Vice President Treasurer Board of Directors (four seats open) The four Director positions are for two-year terms, while the Officer positions of President-Elect, Vice President, and Treasurer are for one year each. For detailed information on the roles and eligibility requirements of each position, download the document Duties and Responsibilities of Elected Officers and...

2020 Awards & Installation

Missed GAOR’s Annual Awards & Installation?

Dear Members, Thank you for being a part of a historic first for our Association. We were charting unfamiliar territory hosting a virtual live event, but we as an organization pulled it off and left a positive impact based on the feedback we have received. During the broadcast, we fielded over 40 live comments as well as many offline accolades. We are both encouraged and humbled by the positive feedback. For those of you who could not make the event, it can be played back at your leisure. We hope you enjoy watching this annual tradition as much as we enjoyed producing and hosting it! Please visit https://www.gaor.org/installation/ and feel free to leave us comments. We welcome your feedback. Watch the 2020 Awards & Installation

2021 Committee Members Wanted

We are looking to association members to fill committee chairs for the upcoming year 2021.  We do not know what we have in store for us, which is why committee work is important to help the association navigate new territory in a new world. Please consider how your small effort can have such an important and lasting impact. We look forward to what 2021 can bring to us individually in our professions and what we can bring to the table in all that we do. Please consider serving your association and our industry.  

GAOR News Update

State of the Association

GAOR’s 2020 President Steven Small delivered the State of the Association address at our Annual General Membership Meeting on July 15, 2020. Good morning and welcome to the 2020 General Membership Meeting for the Glendale Association of REALTORS®. As a part of this meeting it is my role as your president to share with you the state of the association. As you know we have all have major challenges this year that no one could have anticipated. However, thanks to everyone’s dedication, resilience and flexibility we are in a strong position as an Association to move forward into the last half of this year and into 2021. The Association Our member count is 1,610 which includes active REALTORS®, secondary members and affiliates. The i-Tech MLS member count is 1,343. Both of these member counts are about 5% lower from this same time last year. I want to recognize the work...

Letter from GAOR on the Values of Justice and Fairness

Dear REALTORS®, Just a week ago we were sickened as we watched, as did many of you, the death of an African American man caused by police misconduct. It was so outrageous, that many other police agencies, including the Glendale Police Department, disavowed the actions of the Minneapolis officers and reaffirmed the need for trust and dialogue with the community. This weekend the resulting protests all over the United States – individuals exercising their right to free speech with the support of local police – were marred by violence and looting from others taking advantage of the moment. Glendale and Los Angeles County remain in a state of emergency with curfews in effect. The GAOR building at 124 S. Isabel St. as of today has not been subjected to violence or vandalism, and more importantly, we are grateful that GAOR members and staff are staying safe. We are all feeling...

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