REBR Board of Directors

Sandy_GreenSandy Green, Overland Park
Chairman of the Board and Director through 2013
President and CEO - Reece & Nichols Alliance

Licensed since 1974, Sandy is President and CEO of Reece & Nichols Alliance offices where she oversees all Reece & Nichols Alliance operations, serving more than 450 communities in Missouri and Kansas. Reece & Nichols Alliance franchised members are located within a 250 mile radius of Overland Park, Kansas. She has served on the REBR board since 2003.

Dan_SightDan Sight, Leawood
Vice Chairman and Director through 2012
Vice President/Broker – Reece Commercial

Dan started Reece Commercial, a division of Reece & Nichols, in October of 2009. Reece Commercial is a Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate. Dan is the 2004 Past President of KAR, he was the 2007 NAR Region IX VP, and is currently Vice Chair of NAR Commercial. He has served on the REBR Board since 2005.

Jon_FortJon Fort, Garden City
Treasurer and Director through 2012
Owner Broker – ARC Real Estate

Jon has been licensed since 1985. Jon was President of the Garden City Board of REALTORS® in 1993, and was a Director for the Kansas Association of REALTORS® in 1997 and has served on the KAR Budget and Finance Committee since 2008. He served on the KREC BRRETA Task Force in 1996-1997. Jon will fill a vacancy through 2012.

Ben_BlairBenjamin F. Blair, Topeka
Director through 2014
Griffith & Blair Commercial REALTORS®

Ben has been in the real estate business for 46 years. He served as Treasurer of the National Association of REALTORS® in 1989 and 1990 and received the NAR Distinguished Service Award in 1997. He is currently on the Topeka Area Association of REALTORS® board of directors. He served on the Washburn Board of Regents from for 12 years, two terms as Chair. He served a four year term on the St. Francis Hospital Board, one of them as Chair. He is a director of Heritage Bank and Title Midwest Holdings. He is a past chair and continuing trustee of the Washburn Foundation.

Craig_BurnsCraig Burns, Wichita
Director through 2012
CEO - Security 1st Title

Craig has been in the business for 29 years and in 2009 formed Security 1st Title. In 1990 he was presented the President’s Award for recognition for outstanding service to the Wichita Area Association of REALTORS®. He also serves on the Board of Directors of The Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition. Craig joined the REBR Board in 2006.

Brian_JonesBrian Jones, Pittsburg
Director through 2014
Broker/Owner – Jones Heritage, REALTORS

A third generation Realtor, Brian Jones continues the tradition started in 1905 by his grandfather Frank, and continued by his father Paul. He has been a realtor for over 25 years specializing in the sale of single family homes in and around Pittsburg, Kansas areas. Brian was president of KAR in 2010, and has chaired numerous KAR Committees, including the RPAC Trustees and the Governmental Affairs Committee. He was the 2002 KAR Realtor of the Year. In Pittsburg, his activities include Rotary, Pittsburg State University Gorilla Club, Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Pittsburg Planning & Zoning Commission, United Way, and YMCA Coach.

Mike_McGrewMichael C. McGrew, Lawrence
Director through 2013
Chairman/CEO – McGrew Real Estate

Licensed since 1982, Mike served as KAR President in 1998 and the National Association of Realtors’ Region 9 Vice President in 2003. He is Past Chairman of NAR’s Federal Taxation Committee and currently serves on the NAR Finance Committee and the Reserve Investment Subcommittee. He has been awarded the ROTY and DSA for both KAR and the Lawrence Board of Realtors. McGrew Real Estate is the largest brokerage company based in Lawrence. Mike has served on the REBR Board since 2000.

Richard_MendenhallRichard Mendenhall, Columbia, MO
Director through 2014
Broker/Owner – RE/Max Boone Realty

Licensed since 1974 and on the REBR board since 2002, Richard is a Broker/Owner of three real estate firms in Missouri. He was President of MAR in 1987, Columbia BOR in 1980, and REALTOR® of the Year in both organizations. He was President of NAR in 2001. He holds the CCIM, CIPS, CRB, GRI, and e-PRO designations.

Nestor_Weigand_JrNestor Weigand, Jr., Wichita
Director through 2014
Chairman and CEO – J.P. Weigand & Sons

Licensed since 1961, Nestor joined REBR in 2003. He served as KAR President in 1978 and as President for the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® in 1988 and as World President of FIABCI, an International Real Estate Federation of Paris, France, in 2001-2002. He holds the CRB, CCIM, CIPS, SIOR, CRE, and FRICS designations.


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