Alex Carbajal was installed as president of the Newton Area Board of Realtors at the organizationís annual Christmas Party on Dec. 5. Brian Jones of Pittsburg, president-elect of the Kansas Association of Realtors, presided at the installation.


Alex Carbajal was installed as president of the Newton Area Board of Realtors at the organizationís annual Christmas Party on Dec. 5. Brian Jones of Pittsburg, president-elect of the Kansas Association of Realtors, presided at the installation.

Other officers installed were Amanda Buffalo, vice president; Karen Roth, secretary; Sharon Hudson, treasurer; Arlan Newel, Susan Spencer and Robin Metzler, directors-at-large; and Steve McCullough, state director.

The program for the evening centered on the retirement of Jean Coleman, who has served as the organizationís executive officer for the past 20 years. A video presentation portrayed his activities in the Newton community from 1945 until the present. Margie McGlachlin will become executive officer on Jan. 1.

Maura Dingman of Topeka represented the Kansas Association of Realtors at the retirement party.