REBR Board of Directors

Brian JonesBrian Jones
Chairman of the Board and Director through 2017
Jones Heritage, REALTORS®
A third generation REALTOR®, Brian continues the tradition started in 1905 by his grandfather Frank, and continued by his father Paul. Licensed since 1978 he holds the designations CRS and GRI. Brian has been president of the Pittsburg BOR numerous times, the last being 2012. He was KAR president in 2010, was awarded ROTY in 2002, and DSA in 2013. For NAR Brian has been a FPC for 17 years and is the 2015 Region 9 Vice President.

Dan_SightDan Sight
Vice Chairman and Director through 2018
Sight Commercial Realty
Sight Commercial Realty is a firm that specializes in commercial real estate investment and commercial buyer and tenant representation. Dan is currently the Commercial Liaison to the NAR President, and serves on the extended leadership team and Executive Committee at NAR. He is the 2004 Past President of KAR, was the 2007 NAR Region IX VP, and past Chair of NAR Commercial and the Real Property Operations Committee at NAR. Dan has been an active commercial real estate broker for 32 years. He holds the CCIM and SIOR  designations.

Jon_FortJon Fort
Garden City
Treasurer and Director through 2018
Owner Broker
ARC Real Estate
Jon has been licensed since 1985 and opened ARC Real Estate, Inc. in 1990. He was the 1993 & 1994 President of Garden City Board of REALTORS®, KAR Director in 1997, on the KAR Budget and Finance Committee since 2008, KAR Executive Council Presidential-Appointee in 2014, and on the 2015 KAR Zoning Bylaws Task Force. He served on the KREC BRRETA Task Force in 1996-1997. Jon is a NAR Federal Political Coordinator.

CraigCraig_Burns Burns
Director through 2018
Security 1st Title
Craig has been in the business for 32 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®.

franceKaren France
Director through 2018
Senior Vice President, Association and MLS Services
Realtors Property Resource
Karen is the RPR Senior Vice President of Association and MLS services. She works with local and state REALTOR® associations and MLS’s to expand training and communication programs designed to support RPR to NAR’s members across the country. Prior to working for RPR, Karen was the President and CEO of REBR where she worked for 11 years and was the Governmental Affairs Director for the Kansas Association of REALTORS® for 17 years.

Rob HulseRob Hulse
Director through 2016
Executive Vice President
Lawrence Board of REALTORS®
Rob was first licensed as a real estate professional in 1995, and earned his Broker’s license in 2008. Active within his local association, he served as President of the Lawrence Board of REALTORS® in 2006. In 2009 Rob was hired as the Lawrence Board of REALTORS® Executive Vice-President, where he currently serves as Executive Officer. Rob received the esteemed RCE (REALTOR® Association Certified Executive) Designation in 2012, which exemplifies enhanced skills in every aspect of REALTOR® association management.

Richard MRichard_Mendenhallendenhall
Columbia, MO
Director through 2017
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.

RamstackJake Ramstack
Director through 2016
Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate
Jake received his license in 2009 the same week he got married. His focus is on single family homes in Wichita and surrounding areas. He is dedicated to serving and supporting REALTORS® across the country. Jake also serves his community proudly. He is the owner of Buyer Wire App.

Nestor_Weigand_JrNestor Weigand, Jr.
Director through 2017
Chairman and CEO
J.P. Weigand & Sons
Nestor has been licensed since 1961. He served as KAR President in 1978 and as President for NAR 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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