RECA Announces 2016/2017 Chair and Chair-Elect

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

Ms. Zwozdesky was appointed to Council in 2013 from nominations received from licensed property managers, and Council recently appointed her to serve a second three-year term beginning November 1, 2016. Ms. Zwozdesky has more than 30 years' experience in the industry, and is a Past President of both the Building Owners and Managers Association – Edmonton Chapter and Edmonton's Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) chapter. Christine is currently a Director of the Capital Region Housing Corporation Board and Chair of their Real Property Committee, and has served on multiple RECA Advisory Committees.

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 the broker for two brokerages in Edmonton, and working as the regional executive director in Western Canada for a large real estate franchisor. Brian has experience on numerous RECA advisory committees, and recently completed a year as Chair of the RECA Hearings Committee, a committee on which he has served since 2007.

Ms. Zwozdesky and Mr. Klingspon will serve in these positions for a one-year term, ending on October 31, 2017.

The Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA) is an independent, non-government agency, responsible for governing real estate, mortgage broker, real estate appraisal and property management 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.