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GNIAR RPAC Trustees interviewed a number of local candidates on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Trustees are responsible for endorsing pro-REALTOR® candidates seeking office in Northwest Indiana. After a long day of interviews, the RPAC Trustees have made decisions as to who they are supporting.
The RPAC Trustees is comprised of trained RPAC investor GNIAR REALTOR® or Affiliate members who have a history of being engaged in the political process, are unbiased and represent various communities and unincorporated areas throughout the GNIAR territory.
RPAC Trustee members serve a three term (four years if a term includes a non-election year) and are appointed by the GNIAR President. Each member must participate in ½ day training and commit to being available for candidate interviews for both the spring and fall election cycles. The number of daylong interviews is dependent on the number of candidates filing for election and the number of “hotly” contested races as determined by the Trustees.
Your 2018 RPAC Trustees
2018 Chair Megan Cecil 2018 thru 2021
2018 Vice Chair Denise Little 2018 thru 2021
Member Brenda Miley 2018 thru 2021
Member Donna Zisoff 2017 thru 2020
Member Saba Mohammed 2017 thru 2020
Member Jay Harrigan 2017 thru 2020
Member Nina Wiseman 2016 thru 2019
Member Jay Mayden 2016 thru 2019
Member Chuck Dellorto 2016 thru 2019
Member Iris Reeves 2015 thru 2018
Member BruceAnn Singleton 2015 thru 2018
Member Claudia Miller 2015 thru 2018
The Indiana Professional Licensing Agency requires real estate brokers and managing brokers to complete continuing education every year. As REALTORS® you must complete Code of Ethics as well. See below for details, deadlines & explanation.
Real estate brokers requirements include:
Real estate managing brokers requirements include:
New real estate licensees (licensed on or after July 1, 2014):
Code of Ethics requirements:
GNIAR offers in-person continuing education classes, designation courses & training throughout the year. Click here to view our calendar. We also have a partnership with an online CE provider, the CE Shop. To view online courses, click here.
The REALTOR® Party is a powerful alliance of REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations working to protect and promote homeownership and property investment. The REALTOR® Party speaks with one voice to advance candidates and public policies that build strong communities and promote a vibrant business environment.
Locally, our elected officials are making decisions that have a huge impact on our daily lives and it’s for this reason the GNIAR RPAC Trustees have taken great care in deciding which candidates to endorse and financially support.
They met and interviewed candidates in multiple races throughout our six (6) county territory of Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper, Starke and Pulaski counties. Those they have chosen to endorse and financially support for re-election/election in the 2016 General Election on November 8, 2016 are as follows:
Lake County Commissioner, District 2
Gerry Scheub (Incumbent) - $3,000 (Primary) $2,000 (General)
Lake County Commissioner, District 3
Mike Repay (REALTOR®, Incumbent) - $3,000 (Primary) $500 (General)
Porter County Council-at-Large
Dan Whitten (Incumbent) - $2,000 (General)
Jasper County Commissioner
District 2 Kendell Culp (Incumbent) - $1,500 (General)
Pulaski County Commissioner
District 1 Derrick Stalbaum - $1,000 (General)
Welcome to the home for Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORS®. Thank you for visiting our site.
While, GNIAR is a member driven Association, we strive to be the voice for real estate in Northwest Indiana. Not only do we give the public the tools to search for a properties for sale online through our Multiple Listing Service, but we hope to become your resource for all things real estate related from finding a REALTOR® to open houses in the area.
GNIAR represents more than 1,900 members in nearly 500 offices in Lake, Porter, Jasper, Newton, Starke and Pulaski Counties. We also serve several hundred from LaPorte County, IN; Cook County, IL and Southwestern Michigan. Who belongs to GNIAR you may ask? Well, primarily real estate brokers and appraisers. We also have what we call Affiliate members composed of banks, mortgage companies, title companies, inspection firms and other businesses involved in real estate transactions.
Our members represent all aspects of real estate from residential to real estate development. GNIAR is only the local component of belonging to a REALTOR® Association. Our members are also part of the Indiana Association of REALTORS® (IAR – 16,000+ members) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), which has more than one million members.
Our members abide by a strict code of ethics and have access to a wide variety of business services that are not available to non-REALTORS. This gives them a competitive edge in the marketplace, enabling them to provide superior services to buyers and sellers of real property.