West Kelowna’s Anthony Bastiaanssen is the new president of the British Columbia Real Estate Association.
He was elected to the role during the BCREA’s annual meeting on Tuesday.
Bastiaanssen has been a Realtor with RE/MAX Kelowna-Westside since 2006 and received his managing brokers’ licence in 2013. He is a former director and president of the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board.
“Now more than ever, Realtors need the support of a strong provincial association working cohesively with local real estate boards,” Bastiaanssen said in a press release. “I look forward to serving the profession as BCREA’s new president and helping to provide stability and support so Realtors can continue to meet the challenges of a changing sector.”
Also elected to the board of directors today were vice-president Dan Morrison of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, past-president Michael Trites of Royal Lepage Northstar Realty, and directors Tim Ayres of Sooke and Darren Close of Kimberley.
Returning directors are Gianpiero Furfaro (Sun Peaks), Ray Harris (Port Coquitlam), Cory Raven (Vancouver) and Janice Stromar (Nanaimo).
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