Media Contact: Eric Berman - 781-839-5507 - eberman@marealtor.com

Lenox Broker Installed as 2019 President of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors®  

by Eric Berman - eberman@marealtor.com - 781-839-5507 | Dec 05, 2018


WALTHAM, Mass. – December 5, 2018 – Anne Meczywor, broker/associate at Roberts & Associates Realty Inc., in Lenox, was installed yesterday as president of the 24,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) for 2019. The event took place at The Williams Inn in Williamstown, Mass., and included the installation of the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Meczywor’s term officially begins on January 1, 2019.  

As president, Meczywor will direct the internal and external activities of the Association; preside at all meetings of the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee; represent the Association at important meetings and business functions; and act as the official spokesperson for the Association on issues related to the real estate industry and local housing market. In addition, she will represent MAR and its members on the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) Board of Directors and the New England Realtors® Committee this year.  In her role, she serves as an ex-officio member of all state association committees and work groups.  

Prior her election, Meczywor served as the 2018 MAR President-Elect, and was the 2016 and 2017 MAR Secretary/Treasurer.  Prior to that, she served as the 2015 MAR Vice President of Communications/Technology and the 2014 MAR Vice President of Government Affairs.  She was the West Region Vice President in 2012 and 2013.  Meczywor has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2012 and the Finance Committee since 2013.  She has also been a member of the Leadership Development, Government Affairs, and Strategic Planning Committees.  Meczywor graduated from the 2011 MAR Leadership Academy and served as a member of the Leadership Academy Task Force.  

On the local level, Meczywor served as president of the Berkshire County Board of Realtors® in 2010. That same year, she was named the Realtor® of the Year by her local board.  

At the national level, Meczywor chaired the Membership Policy and Board Jurisdiction Committee in 2018. Meczywor is a 2015 graduate of the NAR Leadership Academy.  

A Realtor® since 2001, Anne has earned her Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Military Relocation Professional (MRP), Certified Buyer’s Representative (CBR), Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), and Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS) professional designations and certifications. She was a two-term director for the New England Region Residential Real Estate Council (RRC).  

About the Massachusetts Association of Realtors®:  

Organized in 1924, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors® is a professional trade organization with 24,000+ 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.