Virginia Association of Realtors elects Claire Forcier-Rowe
Claire Forcier- Rowe, manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Hanover and Bay/River offices, has been elected to serve as the 2017 President of the Virginia Association of Realtors.
Forcier-Rowe will succeed Bill White as the elected leader of VAR, the largest trade association in Virginia with more than 32,000 members.
Forcier-Rowe will assume her new VAR post in November 2016. “I am truly honored to serve as the 2017 resident of an organization that creates impact for our business members and for Virginia’s homeowners,” she said in a statement.
Forcier-Rowe has held leadership positions at the state and local levels including VAR’s Strategy Committee, legislative management team and
Strategic Funds Committee.
She was the 2011 president of the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors. At the national level, she has served as a National Association of Realtors director and was a member of both the Conventional Financing and Policy Committee and the Leadership Academy Advisory Group.
The VAR represents Realtors engaged in the residential and commercial real estate business. It serves as an advocate for homeownership and homeowners and represents the interests of property owners in the state.