March 9, 2012
WEREP and Inland Valley Association presents the 2012 IVAR Legislative Update featuring CEO Mark Dowling and Government Affairs Director Paul Herrera
Chief Executive Officer
With nearly 20 years of real estate and community development experience, Mark serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the nonprofit, Inland Valleys Association of REALTORS® or “IVAR”. With more than 4,000 members, IVAR is one of the largest REALTOR® associations in California, and ranked 75 largest nationally. At its core, IVAR provides a variety of support services that help its members be more competitive in the real estate marketplace. Key services include: REALTOR® education and training, government affairs advocacy, multiple listing services, and professional standards oversight and mediation.
Government Affairs/Communications Director
The Government Affairs function at IVAR operates as your advocate and watchdog in federal, state, and local issues that may affect the real estate industry.We are working to protect your business and make your voice heard. The real estate industry faces constant legislative and regulatory proposals which can impact your success by raising the cost of doing business or adding barriers to property ownership and real estate transaction. REALTORS® representation in government is critical to creating and maintaining the most positive environment for our industry.
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