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LEADERSHIP

REFF is led by an elected volunteer Executive Board of 10 women in real estate. In addition to the Executive Board, there is an Advisory Board comprised of founding REFF members and past leaders who have guided REFF since its inception. 

Interested in REFF leadership opportunities? Contact the current president to learn more about openings for Special Interest Groups and the Programs Subcommittee leaders!

BOARD MEMBERS


Nicole Aguiar, Director, JLL
President

As the President of REFF, Nicole is responsible for the strategic direction of the organization.


Rachel Janus, Vice President, Quartz Lake Capital
Treasurer

As REFF's treasurer, Rachel is responsible for keeping the organization on sound footing, including collecting membership dues and event fees, paying bills, and tracking financials. 


Annamarie Bjorklund, Associate, Marquette Companies
Vice President of Programs

As the co-VP of Programs, Annamarie is responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating monthly events and panels.


Kelsey Perrin, Vice President, Heitman
Vice President of Programs

As the co-VP of Programs, Kelsey is responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating monthly events and panels.


Mary Kate Clifford, Associate, Oak Street Real Estate Capital
Vice President of Special Events

As the co-VP of Special Events, Mary Kate is responsible for planning REFF's Annual Holiday Party, the organization's largest event and fundraiser, as well as the Summer membership party.


Brooke Jackson, Vice President, NKF
Vice President of Special Events

As the co-VP of Special Events, Brooke is responsible for planning REFF's Annual Holiday Party, the organization's largest event and fundraiser, as well as the Summer membership party.


Katie Jahnke Dale, Partner, DLA Piper
Vice President of Membership

As REFF's VP of Membership, Katie is responsible for recruiting new and prospective members, maintaining membership records, and assisting with Special Interest Groups and the REFF Membership Party.


Amanda Friant, Director, JLL
Vice President of Technology

As VP of Technology, Amanda is responsible for maintaining the REFF website, including text and pictures, as well as all online communication.


Olga Olejniczak, Real Estate Representative, The Opus Group
Vice President of Philanthropy

As the VP of Philanthropy, Olga is responsible for planning philanthropy events with local no-for-profits, as well as working with the Goldie B. Wolfie Miller Woman Leaders in Real Estate scholarship program.


Megan May, Senior Associate, Allstate
Secretary

As Secretary, Megan is responsible for taking minutes at all meetings, maintaining member databases and contact lists, and performance of all administrative tasks.


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