Cathy Turney, interim contest chair
Cathy Turney Writes
Walnut Creek, California
Cathy Turney is a veteran of the real estate profession, and her blog entries usually concern housing, often witty advice to home buyers and sellers as well as tips for fellow agents and the occasional reflective or humorous piece.
Turney’s book Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success, for Real Estate Agents, Wannabes, UsedToBes, and Those Who Love Them, won the 2015 International and National American Business Association’s Best Business Book of the Year Awards.
According to her website, she has earned numerous awards for sales and service and consistently ranks in the top 10 percent for production, nationally. She has served on the Professional Standards Committee at the Contra Costa Association of Realtors and was one of the first real estate appraisers to be licensed in California. She is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz.
The contest chair has a two-year term beginning in odd-numbered years. The chair is filled during the election of officers of the annual membership meeting, held during the annual conference. Turney’s appointment ends June 30, 2016, and she is eligible to run for the remainder of the term.