Election Results Are Now In

The Suburban West Realtors® Association is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Board of Directors election.  To recap, there were four (4) Realtor® and one (1) Affiliate positions that were being contested. The membership was provided a slate of ten (10) Realtor® and three (3) Affiliate candidates of which they could cast ballots via online or in-person at SWRA events up to and including the Annual Membership Meeting.

The four Realtor® and one Affiliate candidates that were elected are as follows (listed alphabetically):

  • J. Patrick Curran
  • Shannon Diiorio
  • Chris Earley (Affiliate)
  • Michael Howell
  • Debbie West

These individuals join 2020 Chairman Kit Anstey, Lisie Abrams Steve D’Antonio, Ken Enochs, Vince Range, Maureen Sexton, and Dave Specht on the Suburban West Board of Directors for next year.

The Association would like to express its sincere appreciation to all the candidates who ran and congratulate the five individuals who were elected. The Association would also like to thank the many Realtor® members who voted.

Please stay tuned to a future issue of the Suburban West Weekly for details on the annual Board of Directors Installation in January 2020.


Vote and Have Your Voice Heard

Each year, REALTOR® members of the Suburban West REALTORS® Association are provided the opportunity to cast votes for candidates seeking placement on the Board of Directors. For the 2020 election, email notification will be sent to every REALTOR® member on October 2nd with the election culminating at the Annual Membership Meeting scheduled for October 23rd at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield. Members will be asked to choose four (4) REALTOR® members  and one (1) Affiliate member to serve alongside the incumbent Directors. Members elected will serve a 2-year term to the Board.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: As in the previous three years, all members will ONLY receive their ballot via email. If you would like to receive a hard copy of the ballot mailed to you, that request must be filed with the Chief Executive Officer at least four (4) weeks before the election (September 25, 2019) and the ballot will be mailed to you.


Members can cast their ballot online through 4 p.m. on October 22nd. Additionally, members attending Suburban West events can vote at those events, up to and including the Annual Membership Meeting. In accordance with the Bylaws, additional candidates may be placed in nomination by petition by at least five percent (5%) of the REALTOR® members eligible to vote. The petition must be filed with the Chief Executive Officer at least four (4) weeks before the election (September 25, 2019).


The REALTOR® candidates for election to the 2020 Board of Directors are as follows:

Mark Barone

Janice Brown

J. Patrick Curran

Shannon Diiorio

Jill Goldman

Michael Howell

Katie Lynch

Mark Reale

Ayisha Sereni

Debbie West


The Affiliate candidates for election to the 2020 Board of Directors are as follows:

Chris Earley

Bill McCormick

Margo McDonnell


The following members will continue their term on the Board of Directors in 2020:

  • Kit Anstey, 2020 Chairman
  • Lisie Abrams
  • Steve D’Antonio
  • Ken Enochs
  • Vince Range
  • Maureen Sexton
  • Dave Specht