Cindy Chandler, Thomas Lawing Appointed to Commission

Cindy S. Chandler and Thomas R. Lawing, Jr., both of Charlotte, have been appointed to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2011, it was announced by Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director.

Chandler was appointed by President Pro Tempore of the Senate Phil Berger and Lawing appointed by Speaker of the House Thom Tillis.

Owner of The Chandler Group, a commercial real estate consulting and training firm, Chandler has been in real estate for more than 30 years in the areas of investment real estate, syndication, strategic planning, management, marketing and education.

She is a 2011 recipient of the Billie J. Mercer Excellence in Education Award of the Real Estate Commission and is the author of The Insider’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate, published by Dearborn/Kaplan Publishing.

Currently a regional Vice President of the National Association of REALTORS®, Chandler is past Chair of the Mecklenburg County Zoning Board of Adjustment and Charlotte Chapter President of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).

Chandler is a past President of the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® and the North Carolina Real Estate Educators Association and a past Vice Chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission.

Lawing is President of T. R. Lawing Realty, Inc., a family-owned residential property management company serving the Charlotte region since 1957, and is President of the North Carolina Homeowners Alliance.

He is a past Director of the National Association of REALTORS® and a past President and REALTOR® of the Year of both the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® (NCAR) and the Charlotte Regional REALTORS® Association.

Active in civic affairs, Lawing is a past Chairman of the Eagle Projects Committee for the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America and past President of the Charlotte West Rotary Club.

This article came from the October 2011-Vol42-2 edition of the bulletin.