Member Education Committee

CREW Network and CREW UK event

Committee Charge

The Member Education Committee is responsible for identifying topics and speakers to create high quality breakout sessions for the annual convention. The term of service will be one year, from Sept. 1 through the convention the following year (likely September or October).

Committee members should have the following qualities:

  • Expertise and knowledge in a specific area or asset class of commercial real estate (e.g. office, industrial, mixed-use, hospitality, retail, lending, private equity, capital markets, leasing, etc.)
  • A network of executive thought-leaders in the industry that can be tapped for speaking roles
  • Global perspective and ability to envision sessions that are innovative and forward-looking
  • Ability to participate in one planning meeting in-person annually
  • Willingness to attend annual convention and participate as a “listener” to observe sessions and excursions
  • Willingness and ability to attend the convention being planned

Member education and professional development are cornerstones of CREW Network’s strategic plan. The Member Education Committee's work will require high-level, pro-active thought leadership to create innovative industry programs and exceptional breakout sessions for our members.

Term of service

The term of service will be one year, from September through the convention the following year (likely September or October).

Application period

The recruitment process takes place from mid-June to mid-July. Members of this committee are appointed by the CREW Network board of directors in the summer, for work on the following year's convention.



Committee Chairs

NewMarket Advisors

CREW Network Board Liaisons

Kathy Carr, MCR.w (CREW Austin)
Vice President, Client Solutions Director, JE Dunn Construction Company
Pam Scamardo, EA (CREW Orange County)
Founder and President, TPK Properties LLC

Committee Members

Cicely Rebekah Anderson (CREW Atlanta)
Property Manager, Duke Realty Corporation
Malinder K. Bhan (CREW East Bay )
Vice President, Sr. Business Relationship Manager, JPMorgan Chase Bank
Ms. Alyssa Chaulklin (CREW Silicon Valley)
Associate Broker, JLL
Partner, Howard Kennedy LLP
Julie Serote Gibson, MBA (CREW Portland)
Executive Director, Portland State University - Center for Real Estate
Mrs. Jenna Kirkpatrick Howard (CREW Washington DC)
SVP, Risk Management Consultant, Lockton Companies, LLC
Director of Project Engineering-North America, Kerry Foods, Inc.
Samantha S. Low, LEED AP BD+C (CREW San Francisco)
Tenant Real Estate Advisor, Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Sarah E. Mancuso (CREW Silicon Valley)
Yesenia Marili (CREW San Antonio)
Vice President, Marketing & Research, Transwestern
Mrs. Michelle Pink, CCIM (CREW Calgary)
Ryan LLC
Julene Jay Pruitt, LEED GA (CREW Northern Virginia)
Senior Vice President / Group Manager / Sector Lead, JLL
Stacy Reed, RID, IIDA (CREW Austin)
Agile Interiors
Megan C. Riess (New Orleans CREW)
Director, Coats Rose
Cindy Schooler, CCIM (CREW Naples/Fort Myers)
Managing Director, Trinity Commercial Group
Ms. Julie G. Sorensen (CREW Chicago)
Senior Vice President, GRS Group
President, T2 Designs
Tonya Wagle (CREW-Las Vegas)
Vice President of Business Development, First Savings Bank

CREW Network Staff Liaisons

Sarah Clopton (Member at Large)
Chief Learning Officer, CREW Network
Wendy Mann, CAE (Member at Large)
CEO & CREW Network Foundation President, CREW Network
Member Education Committee Community

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