REBR Board of Directors

Brian JonesBrian Jones

Chairman of the Board and Director through 2020
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 18 years and was 2015 Region 9 Vice President.

Dan_SightDan Sight

Vice Chairman and Director through 2021
President – Sight Commercial Realty

Sight Commercial Realty is a firm that specializes in commercial real estate investment. Dan is active in Youth Entrepreneurs in Kansas City. Dan was KAR President in 2004 and NAR Region IX Vice President in 2007. He has also served NAR as a past Chair of Commercial, Real Property Operations, Medium State Forum, and Large Commercial Broker Forum. Dan has been an active commercial real estate broker for 34 years. He 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. Jon is the current President of the Garden City Board of REALTORS® as well as in 1993, was a Director for KAR 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 is currently chairman of KAR RPAC, serving on KAR Budget Finance, serving on KAR Governmental Affairs, REBR, Chairman of the Finney County, Ks. Zoning Board of Appeals, Senior Vice Chair of The All American Beef Battalion, Inc, and a Presidential Appointee to 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 has been sought after by many local REALTOR® associations throughout Kansas. Mike has provided technical guidance to many agents and brokers throughout the state on the topics of cybersecurity, business email compromise, and wire fraud.

 Rob HulseRob Hulse

Director through 2019
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. Prior to his position with the LBOR, Rob was an active REALTOR®. First licensed as a real estate professional in 1995, he earned his Broker’s license in 2008. Active within his local association, Rob served as President of the Lawrence Board of REALTORS® in 2006.

Mike_McGrewMichael McGrew

Director through 2019
Chairman/CEO – McGrew Real Estate

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

Richard MRichard_Mendenhallendenhall

Columbia, MO
Director through 2020
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.

Chris Rost

Director through 2019
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, KAR President in 2014, and currently serves as Federal Political Coordinator (FPC) for Senator Jerry Moran. Chris is currently serving on the  State and Local Issues Mobilization Support Committee and Smart Growth Advisory Board for NAR.

Nestor_Weigand_JrNestor Weigand, Jr.

Director through 2020
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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