The AGM results are in!

Introducing your 2017-2018 Board of Directors as of March 1, 2017!

President: Gopal Sahota, Sutton Group – West Coast Realty, Surrey

President Elect: John Barbisan, Sutton Premier Realty, Surrey

Vice President: Darin Germyn, Macdonald Realty, Surrey

Past President: Charles Wiebe, RE/MAX Little Oak Realty, Fort Langley

Newly-elected or re-elected Directors:

  • Sandra Benz, RE/MAX Performance Realty, Delta
  • Darcy Reddicopp, Landmark Realty Corp., Abbotsford
  • Dharbinder Singh, Century 21 Coastal Realty Ltd., Surrey

Broker and Commercial division chairs serving as Directors:

The Directors will join Larry Anderson, Sutton Premier Realty, Surrey and Ray Werger, Royal LePage West Real Estate Services, Surrey, in serving the Board. These members were elected as chairs of the Broker and Commercial divisions in those groups’ annual meeting and will by virtue of their office be a Director of the Board.

The following Directors elected at last year’s AGM will be serving the second year of their two-year term this year:

  • Karen Conyers, Sotheby’s Int’l Realty Canada, Surrey
  • Brian Rock, Landmark Realty Mission Ltd., Mission
  • Chris Shields, Sutton Premier Realty, Surrey

Please join us in congratulating Stewart Henderson, Managing Broker, Macdonald Realty (Langley), who was recognized as the 2017 John Armeneau Professional of the Year.


Here are the voting results on the special resolutions!

Resolution #1 – Changes Affecting the Constitution PASSED (96% in support, 4% opposed)

Resolution #2 – Changes to Definitions Related to the New Societies Act and Housekeeping PASSED (95% in support, 5% opposed)

Resolution #3 – Defining Special Resolution DEFEATED (44% in support, 56% opposed)

Resolution #4 – Removal of Directors and Officers (to align with the new Societies Act) DEFEATED (62% in support, 38% opposed)

Resolution #5 – Amendments Required to Comply with the New Societies Act PASSED (85% in support, 15% opposed)

Resolution #6 – Amendment to Permit Advance Ballots Prior to a General Meeting DEFEATED (59% in support, 41% opposed)

Resolution #7 – Amendment to Allow Probationary Members to Vote DEFEATED (65% in support, 35% opposed)

Resolution #8 – Amendment to Increase Business Practices Maximum Fine to $30,000 PASSED (79% in support, 21% opposed)

Resolution #9 – Amendment Re: Commercial Division Nominations PASSED (90% in support, 10% opposed)

Resolution #10 – Amendment Re: Broker Division Nominations PASSED (80% in support, 20% opposed)

For details on the directors, resolutions and more, visit our AGM 2017 page on REALTOR Link®.