By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News
Morgan Ashurst of the Baldwin County Association of REALTORS® was named the 2020 president for the Alabama Association of Realtors on Monday.
Ashurst is a native of Fairhope and said that he is excited to help protect and grow Alabama’s real estate opportunities.
“The real estate industry affects so many integral parts of Alabama’s economy from creating jobs to attracting business and everywhere in between,” said Ashurst. “So, for our Association, we have a unique opportunity to protect and advance the very thing that helps our state thrive – private property rights – and I’m proud to be a part of that.”
He was officially installed as president at the association’s national convention in San Francisco, CA on Monday.
He has been a member of the realtor association since 2002 and served on the board of directors and numerous committees including the finance committee, public policy committee and the issues mobilization committee. He was also named the 2016 Alabama realtor of the year and has been listed on Mobile Bay’s “40 under 40.”
Other members of the 2020 Alabama REALTORS® Executive Committee include Slade McElroy, President-Elect; Wes Grant, Treasurer; RaJane Hampton, Secretary; Valerie Miles, Northern Regional Vice President; Wendy Childers, North Central Regional Vice President; Senia Johnson, Jefferson/Shelby/Blount Regional Vice President; Forrest Meadows, Central Regional Vice President; and Troy Wilson, Southern Regional Vice President.
The Alabama Association of REALTORS® (AAR) is the largest statewide organization of real estate professionals comprised of over 16,000 members from 25 boards and 1,200 real estate companies.