REBR Board of Directors

Brian Jones

Chairman of the Board and Director through 2023
Broker/Owner – 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 20 years and was 2015 Region 9 Vice President.

Dan Sight

Vice Chairman and Director through 2021
President – Sight Commercial Realty

Dan is involved in commercial real estate investment, emphasizing in historical renovations. He was KAR President in 2004 and NAR Region IX Vice President in 2007. Dan served NAR as a past Chair of Commercial, Real Property Operations, Medium State Forum, and Large Commercial Broker Forum. He has been an active commercial real estate broker for 36 years. Dan holds the CCIM and SIOR designations.

Jon_FortJon Fort

Garden City
Treasurer and Director through 2021
Owner / Broker – ARC Real Estate

Jon has been licensed since 1985. He opened ARC Real Estate, Inc. in 1990. Jon served as President of the Garden City Board of REALTORS® in 1993, 1994, and 2017. He has served on several KAR committees, KREC BRRETTA Task Force 1996-1997, and the Finney County Board of Appeals for ten years. Jon is currently FPC for Roger Marshall, Zone 5 VP, Senior Vice-Chair of the All American Beef Battalion, and the KAR Executive Committee.

Michael Brown

Director through 2021

S.V.P. – Security 1st Title

Mike has been in the business for over 20 years and is a partner with Security 1st Title. Mike’s knowledge and leadership have been sought after by many local REALTOR® associations throughout Kansas. Mike has provided technical guidance to many agents and brokers throughout the state on cybersecurity, business email compromise, and wire fraud.

 Rob Hulse

Director through 2022
Executive Vice President – Lawrence Board of REALTORS®

Rob has served as Executive Vice-President of the Lawrence Board of REALTORS® since 2009 and has held the esteemed RCE (REALTOR® Association Certified Executive) Designation since 2012. The RCE Certification exemplifies enhanced levels of training and skill in all aspects of REALTOR® association management. Rob served as Chairperson of KAR’s Association Executives Committee in 2012, 2013 & 2020. Prior to joining the LBOR, Rob was an active REALTOR® and served as 2006 President of the Lawrence Board of REALTORS®.

Mike_McGrewMichael McGrew

Director through 2022
Chairman/CEO – McGrew Real Estate

Mike served as the 2020 Chairman of the NAR Large Board Forum, is a Platinum R/President’s Circle member, and a member of the NAR RPAC Hall of Fame. He was 2014-2016 Treasurer for NAR, served as Chairman of the Finance Committee, Reserve Investments Advisory Board, chaired the Federal Taxation Committee and Risk Management Committee, was 2003 Region 9 Vice President, 1998 President of KAR, past Chairman of Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, and Lawrence/Douglas County Economic Development Company, past Treasurer for Sentrilock Board of Directors, served on the NAR Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Second Century Ventures Board. Mike was awarded REALTOR® of the Year and Distinguished Service Award for Lawrence Board and KAR and Lynn Smith Distinguished Service Award by Bert Nash Community Mental Health Facility. McGrew Real Estate is the largest and oldest real estate brokerage based in Lawrence.

Richard Mendenhall

Columbia, MO
Director through 2023
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. Richard was President of NAR in 2001. He holds the CCIM, CIPS, CRB, GRI, and e-PRO designations.

Kathy Minden

Director through 2023
Associate Broker – Crown Realty

Kathy has been licensed since 1984. She is currently an Associate Broker at Crown Realty in Paola. Kathy is active in her local association, Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS®, and served as President in 2014. She also remains active in the Kansas Association of REALTORS® and served as President of KAR in 2018. Kathy holds the GRI and SFR designations. She also is a President Circle Golden R investor.

Chris Rost

Director through 2022
Broker/Owner – Coldwell Banker Antrim-Piper, Wenger REALTORS®

Chris received his license in 2002. He has been active in the association serving as Salina Board of REALTORS® President in 2010 and KAR President in 2014. Currently, he serves as Federal Political Coordinator (FPC) for Senator Jerry Moran and 2019 NAR Region 9 RVP.

Nestor Weigand, Jr.

Director through 2023
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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