October 31, 2017 – RECA Announces 2017/2018 Chair and Chair-Elect

Calgary, Alberta –The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is pleased to announce the selection of Brian Klingspon as Chair of Council and Bonny Clarke as Chair-Elect.

Mr. Klingspon has been a member of Council since November 2013, and serves as an appointee of the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) from the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton. He has been in the real estate business for more than 25 years, serving as an associate broker in Edmonton, and working as the vice-president of regional development for a large real estate franchisor. Brian has experience on numerous RECA advisory committees, including as past Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee, the Hearings Committee, and the Consumer Advisory Committee.

Ms. Clarke came on board as a Council member on November 1, 2015. Council members appointed Bonny to Council from industry members who are not members of the Alberta Real Estate Association. Bonny has spent majority of her career in the broker-lending channel, and she is an active participant in the Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association, and Mortgage Professionals Canada. Bonny is also a past instructor of the Mortgage Broker 1000 course. As a Council member, she has served on Council’s Governance Committee, and in 2016-2017, she served as Vice Chair of both the Legislative Review Committee and the Residential Real Estate Advisory Committee.

Mr. Klingspon and Ms. Clarke will serve in these positions for a one-year term, ending on October 31, 2018. application to withdraw, and this results in a voluntary lifetime prohibition from industry membership; conduct proceedings are now discontinued.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for governing real estate, mortgage broker, property management, and real estate appraisal industry professionals under Alberta’s Real Estate Act. RECA’s mandate is to protect consumers and to provide services that enhance and improve the industry and the business of industry professionals.

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