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Jenny Pakula, Esq., CAE, RCE
Chief Executive Officer
Jenny currently serves as OAR’s Chief Executive Officer, responsible for all aspects of planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the staff programs and activities of the Association. Additionally, she is responsible for assisting with the Association's Legal Hotline and providing programs and services which help members reduce and manage their risks of doing business. She is an instructor on many topics and travels throughout the state teaching risk management courses. She is responsible for RPAC fundraising, procuring sponsorships and affinity programs, and is staff liaison to the HOME Foundation, Business Issues Key Committee, and Professional Standards and Legal Action Committees.
Chief Financial Officer
Erin oversees the accounting, budgeting, and finances of the Association and its entities. Additionally, she is responsible for the financial stewardship and financial strategy to ensure they line up with the association’s strategic plan, mission and values.
Director of Public Policy and Legal Affairs
Jeremy is responsible for the Legal Affairs of the Association and for initiating and coordinating the Association’s political communication and grassroots advocacy strategy at the local, state, and federal levels. He also serves as staff liaison to the Issues Mobilization Committee, RPAC Trustees, and Government Affairs and Political Affairs Key Committees.
Taylor is the newest member to the OAR team, most recently serving as the Government Affairs Director for the Tacoma-Pierce County Association of REALTORS®. As the Political Director for OAR, Taylor will be responsible for developing and implementing the OAR RPAC fundraising strategy, enhancing the grassroots political strategies and working with the advocacy team on key legislative initiatives.
Office Manager/Administrative Support Coordinator
Kelly is the Office Manager, providing support to all of OAR’s departments and entities. She is the staff liaison to three committees and is the Professional Standards Administrator; serves as an operational resource for local AE’s and is responsible for Core Standards compliance.
Lori provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Committee, and Board of Directors. She is also the staff liaison to the Elections and REALTOR® of the Year Committees. Additionally, she assists local associations with organizational standards and supports OAR leadership with activities at the national level. Lori is in charge of planning OAR’s annual convention/trade-show, spring governance and assists with the HOME Foundation fundraisers.
Kayla is the Education Manager, where she manages all of the professional development and education classes and works on developing new programs. She also is the staff lead for the Diversity Committee and Professional Development Key Committee. In addition, Kayla oversees the NAR Grant program and manages the REALTOR® Plaza building.
Government Affairs Coordinator
Dawn is the administrative support for the Government Affairs team. She is responsible for applying for RPAC grants through NAR along with coordination of receipt and delivery of candidate campaign checks. In addition, she assists with planning several events including REALTOR® Day at the Capitol, RPAC receptions and the Candidate Training Academy. She is the staff liaison for all OAR advocacy committees.
Jan handles all financial aspects of the REALTOR® PAC and is responsible for ensuring that all State and Federal compliance requirements for RPAC are met, including filings for RPAC financial information with the appropriate government entity in a timely manner.
Marketing & Communication Manager
Lindy is responsible for creating and implementing the marketing and communications plan to further OAR’s mission and strategic plan and to increase awareness of its programs and policy work. She leads communication efforts to provide ongoing information to OAR members about education, events, and key emerging issues facing the real estate industry. Lindy also manages OAR’s communications channels including website, email marketing, social media, public and media relations, and marketing collateral.
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Joey produces visual and digital content for events, social media, newsletters and the website. He also assists in creating and developing marketing content via videos, flyers, brochures, advertisements, to further inform and educate members.
Membership & Finance Coordinator
Gretchen is responsible for coordination, maintenance, and processing of the Association’s finance and membership information. She also provides support services to the CFO with bookkeeping and accounting activities in daily, monthly, and annual cycles.
Katie is in charge of sending out class correspondence, processing CE for classes, registering students, and processing transactions and payments. She assists the Education Manager with additional needs and also works on the GRI designation.
Administrative Support Coordinator
Kasey assists with managing RPAC funds, setting and organizing HOME foundation events, managing orders for the office, and assisting all the departments with any needs. She is a key member of the administrative team that keeps the Association office running on a daily basis.
Shaun Jillions, Jillions Group LLC
As a consultant to the Association via Jillions Group LLC, Shaun is responsible for lobbying the State Legislature and Executive Branch agencies on behalf of REALTOR® interests, developing legislative and regulatory strategy, and providing legal analysis of legislative and regulatory proposals. In addition, Shaun advises on the grassroots and political affairs of the Oregon REALTORS® as well as RPAC activities.