Press Releases robert-jemison-award-winner
Jan 22, 2010
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Association of REALTORS® (AAR) honored Richard Van Valkenburgh with the Robert Jemison Award at the AAR 2010 Leadership Conference in Montgomery, Ala.
The Robert Jemison Award is given in honor of Robert Jemison, Jr., the first Alabama REALTOR® to serve as president of the National Association of REALTORS® in 1926. This prestigious award recognizes the long and valued association service of REALTORS® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATES® that have served for a minimum of 15 years.
Van Valkenburgh, member of the Huntsville Area Association of REALTORS® (HAAR), began his real estate career in 1985 with Van Valkenburgh & Wilkinson Properties, Inc. In 2005 he was named the AAR REALTOR® of the Year. Van Valkenburgh represents HAAR as its first National Director to the National Association of REALTORS. He is the current AAR Secretary.