The REALTOR Spirit award is given to the REALTOR that consistently demonstrates the ideals that embody the very meaning of the term “REALTOR®”. The ideal nominee is an unsung hero within the real estate profession who supports other industry practitioners through actions, words and cooperation. Recipients are known for their strong professional ethics and willingness to go above and beyond in support of the association and the members. Honorees are known and respected for their optimism and enthusiasm, integrity and work ethic, and civic involvement, charitable contributions, and leadership in the local business community. Submit a nomination
2018 REALTOR Spirit Award: Barbara Osborne
Barbara Osborne was presented the REALTOR Spirit award to recognize her high ideals, optimism, enthusiasm, and a cooperative work ethic. Also for community involvement and support of our industry. No stranger to hard work in her business and her association, Barbara embodies the term Realtor Spirit – always working with a smile, kind word and passionate in her service to her clients. She is an extraordinary volunteer that has inspired others, has led the association and been named Realtor of the Year, and just this year graduated from the MAR Leadership Academy to continue to develop her skills in service to the Realtor name. She was recently elected to serve as Western Region Representative on the Massachusetts Executive Committee. She serves on many committees of the local association and is always relied upon to lend a hand at events, fundraisers and functions.,
2017 REALTOR Spirit Award: Cindy Poulin
Cindy Poulin, formerly of Alton & Westall Real Estate in Williamstown has been awarded the REALTOR® Spirit Award, having received an outstanding six nominations. In these, she was described as the epitome of REALTOR® spirit, hardworking, helpful, an utter enthusiast in all undertakings from real estate to sports, an incredible positive spirit, a motivator, and an inspiration. She serves on the MLS Board of Directors, Professional Standards Committee and has been trained by the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® as an Ombudsman. Cindy is involved with Habitat for Humanity, the Northern Chamber of Commerce and in various cultural activities outside of real estate. Cindy has inspired others to participate and serve the industry and is a strong voice for northern Berkshire Realtors.