Leadership is a lot of work – and as leaders in the Industry, many CARW members are involved and engaged in their businesses, communities, churches, schools, non-profits and more. Two individuals have been appointed by the 2023 NAR President to serve at the National level for the National Association of REALTORS: Ben Adank, Capital Markets Specialist with Cushman & Wakefield | The Boerke Co. and Tracy Jonson, CEO with CARW. Ben was appointed to the Commercial Real Estate Research Advisory Board whose purpose is to create proprietary research that leads the commercial real estate industry focusing on the core needs of members. Ben is one of three commercial appointees across the country and will serve through November 2023. Tracy Johnson was appointed to the Commercial Committee whose purpose is to serve as the clearinghouse for all commercial committees, advisory boards, and forums. They will identify, monitor, review, analyze and recommend policies addressing commercial real estate industry issues and trends. In addition, the work will focus on emerging commercial data trends and products, professional development, industry awareness and local leadership support to help members achieve their business goals. Tracy is one of 10 NAR representatives from across the country and will serve through November 2023.