October 18, 2019

GLVR Members Choose The Association's 2020 Board of Directors

The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® is thrilled to announce who has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors beginning in 2020. The newly elected Board members are:
  • Donna Bartholomew-Sacco, Coldwell Banker Hearthside
  • Tom Cramer, Home Team Real Estate
  • Sean LaSalle, BHHS Fox & Roach, Macungie
  • Noelle Seaton, Home Team Real Estate
  • Tim Tepes, Assist 2 Sell Buyers & Sellers Realty
 Returning Board members include:
  • Carl Billera
  • Tarrant Booker
  • Cass Chies
  • Jack Gross
  • Chuck Haley
  • Lyn Hufton
  • Mark Lutz
  • Glen Paisley
  • Rob Ritter
  • Howard Schaeffer
After being selected by their peers and being recognized as highly respected leaders in the real estate profession, these Board members now carry a broad range of responsibilities, including:
  • Directors are responsible for governing, developing policies and setting a course for the future of the Association.
  • Directors should be strategic thinkers and maintain focus on the “big picture” of advancing the Association’s mission, vision, and strategic initiatives.
  • Directors are fiduciary agents for the Association’s operations and finances.
  • Directors are expected to serve as liaisons to the general membership. They have a responsibility to become involved, attend events, and recruit and encourage others to attend Association activities.
  • Directors are expected to engage, participate and contribute to discussions and debates.
We congratulate the newly-elected Board members and look forward to seeing how they help set the direction of the Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS® and develop policies and programs to benefit REALTORS® and the industry!


Two new Emeritus recipients were recognized at the General Membership Meeting. An Emeritus is any person who has held membership in the National Association as a REALTOR®, REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®, or a combination of both, for a cumulative period of 40 years in one or more Associations of REALTORS®.

Click HERE to watch a video that recognizes the careers and accomplishments of George Neely III of Keller Williams Real Estate and Deborah Skeans of SVN | Imperial Realty.
As of 2019, GLVR has had the pleasure of recognizing a total of 104 Emeritus recipients!


To thank our members for participating in the Board of Directors election, the Association gave away -- to one lucky winner -- free MLS access for one year. The winner is Connie Kneedler of RE/MAX Central - Center Valley. Thank you, Connie, for making your voice heard by voting in the election!