Congratulations are in order for Brent Ellis, Realtor® at ERA Sunrise Realty! Brent has been nominated by Georgia Association of Realtors® and appointed to serve on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) prestigious team of Federal Political Coordinators.
As an FPC, Brent will advance important real estate issues in the United States Congress. Because of the relationship Brent has built with Georgia legislators, he has been chosen to advocate on behalf of NAR’s One million plus members and his work over the next two years will be vital to NAR’s success.
Brent is a US Army Veteran, where he served with the ‘Big Red One’ in Desert Storm, and has a long history of volunteering his service in local associations such as Cherokee Association of Realtors, Georgia Association of Realtors, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and has been part of the staff for the RETSO Conference for 6 of the last 7 years.
Mr. Ellis’ first official engagement will be participation in National Association of Realtors 2015 Federal Policy Conference in Washington D.C. February 3-5, 2015, where he will receive a full day of FPC training as well as hear from NAR’s government affairs and political communications staff on policy issues we will be confronting in the coming year.
Regarding Brent’s appointment, David Moody, CEO of ERA Sunrise Realty and 2015 President of Cherokee Association of Realtors (CAOR) said , “Brent is devoted to promoting and protecting the value of private property rights along with other issues surrounding the real estate industry. His involvement can and will make a difference for consumers and industry practitioners alike.”
In addition to his new role as a Federal Political Coordinator, Ellis is the current RPAC Trustee for Georgia’s 11th District, a role he has held for 3 years. He previously served as an RPAC Trustee-Alternate, as well as an Federal Political Coordinator-Alternate, and served as the local RPAC Chair for 4 years prior to assuming these roles.
Brent is the 2015 President-Elect for CAOR, has also blogged for NAR REALTORS ® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo from D.C., and will be blogging again for this year’s conference in May.