Manie Barbour Association Executive Professional Exellence Award
This award is named for Manie Barbour, who served many years as a real estate professional and distinguished herself in her service as an association executive for the Tuscaloosa Association. It recognizes a REALTOR® association executive who has exhibited consistently outstanding service to both Alabama REALTORS® and to staff members in Alabama's local associations over a long period of time. This award shall be the highest honor bestowed by AAR on an association executive.
Any local REALTOR® association executive in the state of Alabama who has served the REALTOR® organization for at least 7 years and who has not previously received this award. Nominations must be made in writing and received by AAR by September 1. The nomination should be confined to the front of one page and should include the following information on the nominee: name, association, total length of employment, length of employment in current position, qualifications, community service, professional education, specific achievements, participation in REALTOR® organization activities, other information and name of nominating individual. The award will be chosen by secret ballot from a vote taken by those present at the fall association executives meeting. The nominee with the mjaority of votes is the recipient. The votes will be counted, verified and certified by a person present designated by a majority vote of the attendees. The recipient will be kept secret until it is awarded. This award will be presented at the Winter Conference.