WALTHAM, Mass. – January 6, 2014 – Ronald Rusin of Northfield, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Right Choice in Fall River, has been appointed Vice President of Legal Affairs/Member Benefits for the Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) for 2014.
As Vice President of Legal Affairs/Member Benefits, Rusin is responsible for coordinating the initiatives of the MAR Business Plan relative to the Association’s professional standards and legal services; as well as those initiatives that relate to research and member benefits, standard forms, and the Association’s electronic information services. In addition, he will act as a liaison between leadership and all MAR work groups formed under legal affairs and member benefits. He automatically becomes a member of the MAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors as a result of her appointment as a focus area vice president.
An MAR Director or Alternate Director since 1996, Rusin has been a member of numerous committees over the years. In addition to being a member of the Executive Committee in 2014, Rusin will serve on the Finance Committee in 2014. In 2012, he served his second term as Southeast Region vice president and in 2004 he was named MAR’s REALTOR® of the Year.
On the local level, Rusin was the president of the Greater Fall River Association of REALTORS® (GFAR) in 1999, 2003 and 2004. He was named the GFAR Realtor® of the Year in 1998, 2002 and 2004.
At the national level, Rusin is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee.
A REALTOR® since 1988, Rusin has earned the Certified Buyer Representative (CBR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) professional real estate designations.
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.