Ray

Raymond I. Joseph has been the Chief Executive Officer of the West Virginia Association of REALTORS® since August 2002. As CEO, he is charged with running the day to day operations of the association, managing staff, providing member services and representing the real estate industry both in the West Virginia Legislature and before the West Virginia Real Estate Commission. He also works with NAR on Capitol Hill. He also administers both WVARPAC and The West Virginia Homeowners Alliance, a 527 Independent expenditure organization. Both organizations have raised and invested significant non-dues dollars in supporting REALTORS® and REALTOR® Champions to get elected.

 

Contact information:
2110 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25311
evp@wvrealtors.com
Phone: 304-342-7600
Fax: 304-343-8511

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Kelly Gobel is the Director of Administration and Finance for the West Virginia Association of REALTORS® She began her position at the Association more than 12 years ago, after having previously worked in the acquisition and right of way field. Her main duties at the association are overseeing the day to day operations of the REASI (Real Estate Association Services Inc.) Building, Grievance and Professional Standards tracking, bookkeeping and tracking for RPAC, WVAR, REASI and the REALTOR® Relief Fund, and planning for various functions and meetings.

 

Contact Information:
2110 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25311
kad@wvrealtors.com
Phone: 304-342-7600
Fax: 304-343-5811

Melanie

Melanie Thomas began her position at the Association in 2014. Melanie started her career in Real Estate in 1998 and has never looked back. She was a member of the inaugural class of the WVAR Leadership Academy which she credits with giving her so many new insights into her industry. Melanie Thomas is the Director of Education for the WVAR as well as an active REALTOR® for Real Estate Central. She is also the first president ever of the West Virginia Women’s Council.

 

Contact Information:
2110 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25311
education@wvrealtors.com
Phone: 304-342-7600
Fax: 304-343-5811