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West Virginia

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Executive Director Position

The WV Real Estate Commission is seeking an Executive Director. The purpose of the West Virginia Real Estate Commission is to protect the public from the unauthorized, unqualified and unregulated practice of real estate brokerage and to regulate the granting of licenses and their use.

Please submit all resumes to Resumes will only be accepted by e-mail. No phone inquiries, please.

*Bachelorís degree or higher from an accredited four-year college is desirable.

*A minimum of 5 years of prior experience in one or more of the following: real estate, government, private investigation, legal practice, law enforcement or other professional or executive experience considered acceptable to the Real Estate Commission.

*A valid West Virginia driverís license is required and availability to travel is required.

*Applicants under consideration will be required to submit to West Virginia and federal background checks at their own expense.

Appointment: Full-time employment as a State of West Virginia employee. Expected minimum salary is $75,000.

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with education, experience and abilities. Please include salary requirements.

References: Please include the names of 3 business related references with your resume who will not be contacted until the final hiring process.

Deadline for Receipt of Resumes: February 10, 2016

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Interim Executive Director Appointed - West Virginia Real Estate Commission has appointed Lisa Lopinsky, CAE to serve as Interim Executive Director. Lisaís appointment comes after the retirement of Richard Strader, the West Virginia Real Estate Commissionís former Executive Director. Lisa brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the Commission, having served as the chief executive for several associations in the Washington, DC area. Since returning to her hometown of Charleston in late 2013, Lisa worked for the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra as the Vice President of Development and Marketing and currently owns a small consulting company, The LiLo Group.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED - Each and every applicant for an original Broker, Associate Broker or Salesperson is now required to submit to a state and national criminal background check. Obtain complete information by "Clicking Here".

FREE FLOOD HAZARD TOOL - The Real Estate Commission is pleased to announce the existence of a free "West Virginia Flood Hazard Determination Tool", which has been made available to the public by the WVU, GIS Technical Center. The tool is designed to help real estate agents, other professionals and the general public quickly, accurately and efficiently determine whether a building or property is in or near a flood plain. You may access this free tool at: http://www.



300 Capitol Street, Suite 400
Charleston, WV 25301
304.558.6442 fax


Cheryl L. Dawson, Chairman
Kathryn L. Martin, Vice Chairman
Kathy J. Zaferatos, Secretary
Joe L. Ellison, Member
Densil L. Nibert, Member
Lisa Lopinsky, Interim Executive Director
Nedka Dineva, Director of Education
Robert Rucker, Investigator
Samantha Curry, Administrative Assistant


The West Virginia Real Estate Commission has the principal purpose of protecting the public interest from the unauthorized, unqualified and unregulated practice of real estate brokerage through enactment of
WV Code 30-40
and to regulate the granting of such privileges and their use.


Member - Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO)
E.E.O.\Affirmative Action Employer

Last Revised: 18-October-2012
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