Member Education Committee

CREW Network and CREW UK event

Committee Charge

The Member Education Committee is responsible for identifying topics and speakers to create high quality breakout sessions for the annual convention. The term of service will be one year, from October 1 through the convention the following year (likely September or October).

Because this committee is responsible for developing robust content from multiple disciplines and various industry perspectives, there is criteria in place to ensure we have a diverse group of experienced committee members to collaborate with on breakout sessions. Please be sure to read the following committee charge as you consider your application for this committee.

Committee members should have the following qualities:

  • Expertise and knowledge in a specific area or asset class of commercial real estate (e.g., office, industrial, mixed-use, hospitality, retail, lending, private equity, capital markets, leasing, etc.);
  • A network of executive thought-leaders in the industry that can be tapped for speaking roles;
  • Global perspective and ability to envision sessions that are innovative and forward-looking;
  • Ability to participate in one planning meeting in-person annually;
  • Willingness to attend annual convention and participate as a “listener” to observe sessions and excursions; and
  • Willingness and ability to attend the convention being planned.

Member education and professional development are cornerstones of CREW Network’s strategic plan. The Member Education Committee’s work will require high-level, pro-active thought leadership to create innovative industry programs and exceptional breakout sessions for our members.

Term of service

The term of service will be one year, from September through the convention the following year (likely September or October).

Application period

The recruitment process takes place from mid-June to mid-July. Members of this committee are appointed by the CREW Network board of directors in the summer, for work on the following year's convention.



Committee Chairs

Ms. Dianne Crocker (CREW Boston)
Principal Analyst, LightBox
Sandra Dee Taylor, CPM (CREW Dallas)
Principal, SL Taylor Investments, LLC

CREW Network Board Liaisons

Studio Director | Workplace, Gensler
Lynn Thompson Goessling, JD (CREW-St. Louis)
Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Committee Members

Senior Project Manager, BW Design Group
Susan Ausman (CREW West Michigan)
Real Estate Manager, Meijer Inc.
Vice President - Interiors, Holder Construction Company
Laura Gregoriadis, CPA (CREW Boston)
Chief Financial Officer, Redgate
Kristin Hornberger (IndyCREW)
Director of Marketing, Cornerstone Companies, Inc.
Jody King, CCIM (CREW Lehigh Valley)
Vice President, CBRE, Inc.
Tina Lu (CREW Vancouver)
Director, Retail Investments, QuadReal Property Group
Mrs. Kim E. Marks (CREW Charlotte)
Principal, Progressive AE
Associate Director, Retail Development, Value Retail
Courtney Menjivar (CREW Northern Virginia)
Vice President, Mobility Management , Wells & Associates, LLC
Lori Lynn Moore, JD (CREW Naples/Fort Myers)
Shareholder, Roetzel & Andress LPA
Senior Director, Client Strategy Consulting, CBRE | Heery
Mrs. Tara L. Piurko (Toronto CREW)
Partner, Municipal, Planning & Land Development Group, Miller Thomson LLP
Rebecca E. Udell (CREW Greater Philadelphia)
Executive Director of Marketing Strategy, KSS Architects
Founder + CEO, FEROCE

CREW Network Staff Liaisons

Wendy Mann, CAE (Member at Large)
CEO & CREW Network Foundation President, CREW Network
Member Education Committee Community

This exclusive community for members of the Member Education Committee gives participants an opportunity to discuss business, access committee resources, and share ideas.

To ensure the best possible experience for all community members, please adhere to the rules and etiquette guidelines for the community.

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