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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.
Political Advocacy Director and Staff Counsel
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.
Administrative Support Coordinator
The Administrative Support Coordinator is a high-level administrative position that provides clerical and organizational support to all of OAR’s departments and entities, including the HOME Foundation, acting as the lead for meeting planning for all HOME Foundation events and OAR’s annual convention. This position will serve as the office manager and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
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.
Kayla is responsible for implementing the Professional Development plans created by the volunteer leadership. She leads the day-to-day management of our education department and serves as the staff liaison to the Professional Development Key Committee and Diversity Committee.
Legal & Government Affairs Coordinator
Dawn assists the General Counsel with all matters relating to legal affairs, including the legal hotline and association governance issues, the Business Issues Key Committee, Professional Standards and Legal Action Committee. She also serves as Professional Standards Administrator for several local associations and the State Professional Standards Committee. She also supports the Government Affairs Director with administrative tasks in coordination of the Key Committees related to government and political affairs.
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. She also provides A/P support services to the Finance Director with bookkeeping and accounting activities in daily, monthly, and annual cycles.
Marketing & Communication Manager
Lindy is responsible for all association communications activities through a strategic approach to messaging, brand, and channels with a specific emphasis on new and emerging media. Through member and executive communications, education and event marketing, and media relations, she works closely with all programs of the association to meet their communications needs and deliver member value for their efforts through the most effective and efficient tools.
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Joey produces visual and digital content for events, social media, newsletters and the home site. He also assists in creating and developing marketing content via videos, fl yers, brochures, advertisements, to further inform and educate members.
Membership & Finance Coordinator
Gretchen is responsible for coordination, maintenance, and processing of the Association’s computerized member records database and subsequent reporting. In that way, she interfaces specifically with local associations for whom OAR is the point of entry for member information. She also provides support services to the Finance Director with bookkeeping and accounting activities in daily, monthly, and annual cycles.
Katie has been with the association for over three years. During her time with OAR, Katie has served the membership as the Receptionist and recently promoted to the Education Assistant. As the Education Assistant, Katie supports the day-to-day functions of the department, answers membership questions about education, and is the point of contact for Oregon's GRI designation.
Kasey is the first person you see when visiting the office. Her primary role is to serve as the communication hub and member liaison to help answer questions and direct inquiries quickly and efficiently. Kasey also manages the Legal Hotline program. 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.