The National Real Estate Ethics Day® Ethics Panel of Advisors will be available during the LIVE presentation to provide advice, feedback, and/or assistance that will positively impact the participant’s knowledge of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. The Ethics Panel helps assure that the program addresses the educational needs to the group or association. Additionally, they will provide the Advisory Board with feedback and suggestions based on participant interactions.
Amanda Creel, RCE, e-PRO is the Chief Executive Officer of the Birmingham Association of REALTORS®. Amanda found her passion for all things REALTOR® as the Communications Director at the Emerald Coast Association of REALTORS® in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, before taking her first position as an association executive at the Shoals Area Association of REALTORS® in Florence, Alabama.
For the last four years, Creel has served as the CEO of the Prescott Area Association of REALTORS® (PAAR) and its MLS in Prescott, Arizona. During her time in Prescott, PAAR received national recognition for partnerships with local and state Women’s Council of REALTORS® networks, joined with other associations and leadership professionals to create a regional REALTOR® leadership development program, implemented a variety of real estate technology solutions benefiting REALTORS® and consumers and overhauled its governance structure.
Creel is on the advisory boards for realtor.com, National Real Estate Ethics Day, and the MMSI Association Management System (AMS). Creel has a long history of leading by example when advocating on behalf of private property owners and the real estate industry. She is also a REALTOR® Party (RPAC) Golden R, President’s Circle Major Investor.
Creel is an Alabama native who received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Auburn University. She is married to Justin Creel and is the proud mother of two boys, Avery, 16, and Sawyer, 13.
Chief Executive Officer, Birmingham Association of REALTORS®
Jill Christy is a REALTOR® in both Tennessee and North Georgia where she has served for over 12 years. She believes she has the fortunate opportunity to meet the most amazing people who come from all over the world to the Chattanooga area. Serving others through life’s transitions and in building their wealth is rewarding to Jill in her career.
As a Chattanooga resident for more than 33 years, Jill works with first-hand knowledge to effectively advocate on behalf of her Buyers, Sellers, and Investors. Sellers benefit from creative approaches to selling & marketing that allow them to remain in control during the home-selling process. Investors receive exceptional service through her shared knowledge of the investing process; and Buyers know they have her full attention throughout the transaction and are handled with integrity.
Jill is a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors, a Major Investor with the Realtor Party Action Committee, carries her R.E.N.E. designation, and serves on multiple boards and committees for the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors.
Chattanooga is indeed a small world and Jill cherishes the opportunity to meet with you one day soon!
Greater Chattanooga Association of REALTORS®
2017 President at Wyoming Association of REALTORS®, Broker/Owner, Double D Real Estate and Associates
I‘m a forever student! I love to learn whether it be about myself, life or new technologies or about real estate trends! If you don’t continue to challenge yourself you’ll be left behind and stagnant. I have too much to offer to my friends or the world around me to be satisfied just being a bystander!
2017 President at Wyoming Association of REALTORS®
“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you” ~ B. B. King.
As a self-proclaimed #REALTORNerd, education is important to Kaéra Mims and now with 16+ years in the industry, she can not imagine a greater way to serve her local community as a REALTOR® and Success Coach educating the next generation of REALTORS®.
Kaéra is a proud 2019 Virginia Realtors Leadership Academy Alum, member of the Women’s Council and an RPAC Major Investor because she believes in the importance of the REALTOR® Party. Kaéra has also taken on numerous leadership positions within VPAR (Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS®) and VAR (Virginia REALTORS®), currently serving on the Board of Directors and Vice Chair of Public Policy Committee, respectively. Balancing out her volunteer duties, Kaéra has served on the local PTA Executive Committee, volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, and is a contributor to CHKD (Children’s Hospital of King’s Daughters).
A native of Hampton, Virginia and currently residing in York County, VA, Kaéra is proud to call Coastal Virginia home with her husband, son, and daughter. In rare moments of “free time”, Kaéra enjoys running (first half marathon completed April 2019 & second half marathon completed March 2020), reading (always up for an inspirational read or biography), or anything near a waterfront.
ABR, ePRO, GRI, MRP, C2EX, 2019 VPAR REALTOR® of the Year
Ph.D., ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, C21 Relocation Specialist, 2019 NETAR President, 2017 NETAR REALTOR® of The Year, Certified John Maxwell Coach, DISC Profiler
Dr. Karen Randolph has served on countless tribunals and chaired many. She is the 2004 past and current president of her local association. As a Tennessee State approved instructor, she has taught the Code of Ethics for 15 years. Dual licensed as a Broker Associate in Tennessee and Virginia, Karen’s production remains in the top 1% in her market.
Ph.D., ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI
Carol C. Seal
Carol began her career in REALTOR® association management in 2002 with the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® where was the Industry Practices & Procedures Director. In November 2012, Carol became the CEO for Greater Chattanooga REALTORS®. She believes in the importance of the REALTOR® Party and is a Major Investor (Golden R, Presidents Circle) in RPAC. Carol holds the REALTOR® Certified Executive designation and is an NAR trained mediator and certified professional standards administrator. In her 15+ years in association management, Carol has served on many NAR committees and work groups. Following are only a few:
- 2018-2020 AE Committee Representative to NAR’s Professional Standards Interpretations and Procedures Advisory Board
- 2018-2020 AE Committee Representative to the NAR’s Professional Standards Committee
- 2015 Chair, Association Executives Institute
- 2011 Member, AEC Ethics Training Resources Work Group
- 2006 Member, Professional Standards Committee
Carol C. Seal
RCE, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Chattanooga REALTORS®
Stephanie White, ABR, CRB, CRS, RCE, CMLX1, is the CEO of the Mobile Area Association of Realtors. She moved to Mobile after spending 5 years as Education Director and CEO and in the Florida panhandle area. She started her real estate career in Tallahassee and moved to Jacksonville and St. Augustine in 2004. She has worn most hats, including Broker/owner and Instructor. Stephanie’s passion for Professional Standards started in her first year in Real Estate in 1995, after a commission dispute taught her the importance of understanding the process and abiding by timelines. She served as the Chair at NEFAR for several years, where she oversaw dozens of Ethics and Arbitration Hearings. She continues to teach Ethics, using real world case studies and experience.
Stephanie has been married since 1995 and has two teenagers, 3 cats and a rabbit!
ABR, CRB, CRS, RCE, CMLX1, is the CEO of the Mobile Area Association of REALTORS®