2016 Leadership Conference
October 21-23, 2015  |  Campbell's Resort  |  Chelan, WA
Leadership Conference 2016


October 21-23, 2015

Campbell's Resort
104 W. Woodin Avenue
Chelan, WA  98816
Map & Directions


Overnight accommodations can be made by calling Campbell’s Resort at 1.509.682.2561.  Please reference Washington REALTORS to receive the group rate of $112 (Traditional Room) - $130 (Deluxe Room).  Reservations at the group rate must be made prior to Monday, September 21, 2015.  After that date, reservations will be considered on a space available basis and at the current hotel rate.


The registration fee for 2016 Executive Committee members, 2016 Local Association Board Presidents and Local Association Executives is complimentary.

Other leaders from your local association interested in attending are welcome to do so on a “no-host” basis, as space allows, and the registration cost for them is $125.

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Wednesday, October 21

Opening Reception for All Conference Attendees

Thursday, October 22


Welcome and Introductions, Karen Schweinfurth, President-elect

9:00am - 10:30am
“Who’s on First?” Leigh Brown, No Fluff Training

10:30am – 11:30am                         
Leveraging Media Relations in Your Community, Barb Lally, Lally Communications                          

11:30am – 12Noon                           
Race to a Million, Steve Francks, CEO and Nathan Gorton, Government Affairs Director

12Noon – 1:00pm

1:00pm – 1:30pm
JoAnne Poole, NAR Candidate, 2017 First Vice-President

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Everyday Leadership

2:00pm – 2:15pm

2:15pm – 3:00pm
“Turning Pigs Into Lions” Leigh Brown, No Fluff Training

3:00pm – 4:30pm
Roundtable Sessions (attendees will participate in three roundtables)

  1. Q & A with Steve Francks, CEO and Karen Schweinfurth, President-elect
  2. 10 Ways Associations Can Strengthen Their Community Influence , Justin Allen, NAR
  3. GA Resources, Nathan Gorton, Government Affairs Director
  4. In a World With No REALTORS®, Mary Hull-Drury, Education Director
  5. 10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders, Steve Klaniecki, Communications Director
  6. Financial Statements 101, Debbie Maxwell, Controller
  7. AE Resources and Information, Stacie Weedon, Member Services Director
  8. May The “Enforce” Be With You, Kaaren Winkler, Member Policy Director

Reception and Dinner for all Conference Attendees

Friday, October 23


8:30am – 9:30am
The Game Of Risk, Ann Macfarlane, Parliamentarian, Jurassic Parliament

9:30am – 10:30am
Leadership Lessons from the Legislature, Senator Curtis King and Senator Mark Liias

10:30am – 11:15am
Washington REALTOR® Staff Resources, Steve Francks, CEO

11:15am – 11:30am
Closing Comments, Karen Schweinfurth, President-elect