The Arizona REALTORS® Announces its 2024 Executive Committee at Annual Leadership Conference
By Justin Liggin -
Tuesday Oct 31, 2023
The Arizona REALTORS®, the largest trade association in Arizona representing more than 55,000 Arizona REALTORS®, installed its 2024 state and regional Association officers at its annual Leadership Conference held at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park.
Shelley Ostrowski, the designated broker at Realty One Group Gateway in Yuma, is set to become President of the Arizona REALTORS® for 2024. Ostrowski will be joined by Sulinda “Sindy” Ready, 2024 president-elect from RE/MAX Excalibur in Scottsdale; Lisa Paffrath, 2024 first vice president from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Grand View North in Flagstaff and Williams; and Shane Cook, 2024 treasurer from eXp Realty in Gilbert.
As members of the Arizona REALTORS® 2024 Executive Committee these individuals will utilize their expertise, experience, and leadership abilities to mentor REALTOR® professionals across all sectors of the real estate industry including residential, commercial, property management, land, appraisal, relocation and more.
“As president of the Arizona REALTORS®, I am honored to collaborate with our members to bring ideas to life and introduce new initiatives as we continue to elevate the professionalism of our members and our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion across the Association,” says Ostrowski. “These talented and dedicated professionals are committed to enhancing the vision of the Association in the year ahead.”
Ostrowski has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry and previously served as president of the Yuma Association of REALTORS® in both 2005 and 2016. Additionally, Ostrowski has served in various leadership roles such as chair of the Legislative and Political Affairs Committee and chair of the REALTORS® of Arizona Political Action Committee (RAPAC). In recognition of her outstanding contributions, Ostrowski was honored with the Arthur Crozier Distinguished Service Award in 2018.
In addition to her leadership roles with the state association, Ready has held several other significant leadership roles including president of the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® in 2020, national president of the Women's Council of REALTORS® in 2015, and executive committee member for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) in the 2022-2023 term.
Paffrath is a past president of the Northern Arizona Association of REALTORS®, a former chair of the Arizona REALTORS® Risk Management Committee, and a graduate of the NAR Leadership Academy. Paffrath is also a previous honoree of the Tyler Strout Vision Award, which recognizes a real estate practitioner who elevates the profile of REALTORS® in the community and exemplifies the Association’s vision of the best prepared real estate practitioner with the highest standards.
Cook has held leadership roles in the West and SouthEast REALTORS® of the Valley and currently serves as chair of the NAR Consumer Communications Committee. Cook is also a member of the Business Services and Technology Committee and the REALTORS® of Arizona Political Action Committee.
About The Arizona REALTORS®
The Arizona Association of REALTORS® is the largest trade association in Arizona, currently representing over 55,000 Arizona REALTORS®. Its members are active real estate licensees and includes professionals from all areas of the industry – residential, commercial, land and property management. Arizona REALTORS® advocates for protecting private property rights and balancing laws and regulations that impact both property owners and renters. In addition, Arizona REALTORS® work to enhance its members’ ability to represent their clients with integrity and competency. To learn more, visit www.aaronline.com.