Nominating Committee

CREW Network board of directors

Committee Charge

The Nominating Committee is responsible for compiling the slate of CREW Network president-elect and new board of dirctors nominees for approval by the council of delegates. The  Nominating Committee will be chaired by the CREW Network immediate past president, and includes the CREW Network president, president-elect, and five delegates. Nominations for the delegates’ positions are solicited from the council of delegates. The board of directors recommends five delegates from the nominations received and presents the candidates for review and approval by the council at the first Council Meeting of the year.

Serving on the Nominating Committee is an excellent way to increase your understanding of and exposure to CREW Network. Selecting the slate for the following year impacts the future of CREW Network and is both a great responsibility and a rewarding experience.

Term of service

The term of service will be eleven months, from mid-February through December. Only CREW Network delegates are eligible to serve on the Nominating Committee.

Nomination period

Nominations for the Nominating Commitee are held annually from December to January.




Committee Chair

Mrs. Tara L. Piurko (Toronto CREW)
Partner, Municipal, Planning & Land Development Group, Miller Thomson LLP

CREW Network Board Liaisons

Christine Gorham, CCIM (CREW Atlanta)
Director of Development, Caddis Healthcare Real Estate
Holly Neber (CREW East Bay )
CEO, AEI Consultants

Committee Members

Project Engineering Manager-Central Engineering, Kerry Foods, Inc.
Western Region Managing Principal, RIM Architects
Ms. Marie K. McConnell, Esq. (CREW Lehigh Valley, PA)
Attorney and Shareholder, Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba P.C.
Mrs. Kristy Simonette (CREW Houston)
SR VP of Strategic Services, Chief Information Officer, Camden Property Trust
Victoria Summerall (CREW Dallas)
Senior Vice President/Business Development, Republic Title of Texas, Inc.

CREW Network Staff Liaisons

Wendy Mann, CAE (Member at Large)
CEO & CREW Network Foundation President, CREW Network
Julie Ramirez (Member at Large)
Operations Assistant, CREW Network
Nominating Committee Community

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

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