Communications and Editorial Committee

CREW Network News

Committee Charge

The CREW Network Communication and Editorial Committee is responsible for identifying industry-related topics, writing articles and providing feedback on CREW Network’s communications activities to provide engaging and relevant content to CREW Network members. Each committee member will take a lead role in developing one or more articles for CREW Network’s News You Can Use program. These articles may be focused on a specific trend within CRE, or may highlight CREW-related activities, such as interviews with convention speakers and CREW Network leaders. The committee will also monitor and support CREW Network’s social media efforts, and discuss CREW Network’s media and PR efforts. The Communication and Editorial Committee will:

  • Identify timely industry topics and issues, and develop the editorial calendar for the News You Can Use program.

  • Publish a minimum of one News You Can Use article each month.

  • Help promote the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace by contributing articles on convention sessions and speakers and promoting the event via social media

  • Serve as the review committee for CRE-related News You Can Use submissions.

  • Help promote and write deal stories for the member-to-member business content section on the CREW Network website.

  • Recommend social media strategies and tactics to further increase CREW Network’s industry presence.

Term of service

The term of service will be one year, from January through December.

Application period

Applications for the Communications and Editoral Commitee are held annually from mid-August through September.



Committee Chair

National Client Manager, Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
Partner, Genova Burns LLC

CREW Network Board Liaison

Managing Director, Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Committee Members

Casey Elizabeth Flannery (Member at Large)
Senior Associate, Cushman and Wakefield
Ann-Makir Magloire (CREW Fort Lauderdale/Boca Raton)
Brokerage Coordinator, Cushman & Wakefield
Shaundy Muchin (CREW Seattle)
Sr. Director, Operations, KBC Advisors
Christina Freeman Pearsall, JD (PT CREW North Carolina)
Attorney/Partner, Schell Bray PLLC
Ms. Lynn P. Smith, P.G. (CREW Chicago)
Senior Project Manager/Asset Manager, Carnow Conibear Associates, Ltd
Ms. Amy W. Sorter (CREW Fort Worth, Inc.)
Principal, The Wordsorters
Ms. Crista Swan, MBA (CREW San Diego)
Business Development/Project Manager, Project Management Advisors, Inc.
Director of Marketing, Lawrence Group

CREW Network Staff Liaisons

Allie Broockerd (Member at Large)
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, CREW Network
Laura Lewis (Member at Large)
Chief Marketing Officer, CREW Network
Wendy Mann, CAE (Member at Large)
CEO & CREW Network Foundation President, CREW Network
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