Waltham, Mass. – January 1, 2013 – Kurt Thompson, a REALTOR® with RE/MAX Property Promotions in Leominster, has been appointed Communications/Technology focus area vice president for the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® for 2013.
As vice president for Communications/Technology, Thompson is responsible for coordinating the initiatives of the MAR Business Plan relative to the Association’s communications and technology programs. In addition, he will act as a liaison between leadership and all MAR work groups formed for communications and/or technology programs. He automatically becomes a member of the MAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors as a result of his appointment as a focus area vice president.
Thompson was the Central Region Vice President in 2012 and a member of the Board of Directors. Thompson is also a member of the Executive, Government Affairs, Forms Content and YPN Committees. He was named the 2012 Massachusetts REALTOR® of the Year.
On the local level, Thompson is the 2012 Immediate Past-President, a Director and Chair of the Finance, Technology and Young at Heart Committees of the North Central Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®. He is also currently a member of the Executive, Government Affairs, Member Services, Public Relations, Professional Standards, and Education Committees. Thompson is also the Immediate Past-President and Interim Treasurer of the Charitable Foundation of the North Central Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®.
At the national level, he has attended the NAR Leadership Conference, NAR national convention and the Mid-year legislative meetings.
A Realtor since 1997, Kurt has earned his Certified Buyer Representative (CBR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designations and his Lost Mitigation Certification (LMC).
About the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®:
Organized in 1924, the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® is a professional trade organization with more than 19,000 members. The term REALTOR® is registered as the exclusive designation of members of the National Association of REALTORS® who subscribe to a strict code of ethics and enjoy continuing education programs.
Editors and reporters: Please note that the term Realtor is properly spelled with an initial capital “R”, per the Associated Press Stylebook.