Communications and Editorial Committee

CREW Network News

Committee Charge

The CREW Network Communication and Editorial Committee is responsible for identifying industry-related topics, writing articles and providing feedback on CREW Network’s communications activities to provide engaging and relevant content to CREW Network members. Each committee member will take a lead role in developing one or more articles for CREW Network’s News You Can Use program. These articles may be focused on a specific trend within CRE, or may highlight CREW-related activities, such as interviews with convention speakers and CREW Network leaders. The committee will also monitor and support CREW Network’s social media efforts, and discuss CREW Network’s media and PR efforts. The Communication and Editorial Committee will:

  • Identify timely industry topics and issues, and develop the editorial calendar for the News You Can Use program.

  • Publish a minimum of one News You Can Use article each month.

  • Help promote the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace by contributing articles on convention sessions and speakers and promoting the event via social media

  • Serve as the review committee for CRE-related News You Can Use submissions.

  • Help promote and write deal stories for the member-to-member business content section on the CREW Network website.

  • Recommend social media strategies and tactics to further increase CREW Network’s industry presence.

Term of service

The term of service will be one year, from January through December.

Application period

Applications for the Communications and Editoral Commitee are held annually from mid-August through September.



Committee Chair

Tammy Kelly, CCIM, CPM (CREW Chicago)
Senior Vice President - Asset Management, Redwood Capital Group, LLC

CREW Network Board Liaison

Senior Vice President, USI Insurance Services

Committee Members

Melissa Bartenbach (CREW Seattle)
Principal, Peterson Sullivan LLP
Mrs. Lindsey M. Cannon (CREW Upstate South Carolina)
Director, Quest Site Solutions
Rachel Duck, CMI (CREW Austin)
Director, Popp Hutcheson PLLC
Casey Elizabeth Flannery (Member at Large)
Senior Associate, Cushman and Wakefield
Lyell Fracas, CPA (CREW Seattle)
Director, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Angela Gardner (CREW Upstate South Carolina)
Director of Business Development & Marketing, Hill Electric
Mr. Carter Jackson (CREW Charlotte)
Producer - Account Executive, Marsh & McLennan Agency
Catherine Leap, RPA (CREW Seattle)
Senior Managing Director, Kennedy Wilson
Mrs. Traci Diane Miller (CREW Fort Lauderdale/Boca Raton)
SVP Business Development, Shareholder, Miller Construction Company
Lori Lynn Moore, JD (CREW Naples/Fort Myers)
Shareholder, Roetzel & Andress LPA
Milena Nazaruk (Toronto CREW)
Director, Strategic Planning & Business Insights, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
Donna Schumacher (CREW San Francisco)
Founder and Creative Director, Donna Schumacher Architecture
Ms. Julie G. Sorensen (CREW Chicago)
Senior Vice President, GRS Group
Sara L. Todd (CREW Washington DC)
Senior Associate - Tenant Representation, Cushman & Wakefield

CREW Network Staff Liaisons

Allie Broockerd (CREW Test Chapter)
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, CREW Network
Laura Lewis (Member at Large)
Chief Marketing Officer, CREW Network
Wendy Mann, CAE (Member at Large)
CEO & CREW Network Foundation President, CREW Network
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