(Shiloh, IL.) – Celeste Wheeler was installed as the 2020-2021 President of the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois at an Installation event held at the Regency Conference Center in O’Fallon, on August 20, 2020.
This year’s festivities looked very different from previous years due to restrictions on events, which the REALTOR® Association members abided by. “Even though everyone wore masks, you could feel the congratulatory smiles for Celeste and the rest of the RASI Directors” says Deb Conreaux (First American Title), this year’s RASI Affiliate of the Year.
Celeste Wheeler, Broker with RE/MAX Preferred, has served as a Board Member of the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois (RASI) since 2015. Celeste unselfishly shares her talents, skills, and experience with those she serves. She completed the prestigious Illinois REALTORS® Leadership Development Course (2018), which is an honor. Celeste is actively involved in her church and their community outreach programs, supports several local non-profit groups, is a member of many RASI committees such as, the Finance Committee, Community Involvement Task Force and the 2018 RASI Special Awards Task Force. She was also an active member of the 2017 Illinois Veterans Housing Task Force, 2019 Illinois RPAC Fundraising Working Group and a proud RPAC Major Investor. Celeste is also a wife, a mom, and a retired Air Force Veteran – proud to serve.
Also joining the Association’s Board of Directors are President-Elect, Karen Sheesley (RE/MAX Preferred, O’Fallon); Secretary/Treasurer, Sam Row (KW Pinnacle, Columbia); Immediate Past-President, Donna Baker (RE/MAX Preferred, O’Fallon); Affiliate Director, Tim Garvey (Regions Mortgage, Glen Carbon); Presidential One Year Appointment, Karen Cornell ( RE/MAX Signature Properties, Shiloh) and the following Directors: Ashley Barud (Coldwell Banker Brown REALTORS®, Belleville); Barbara Davidson (Coldwell Banker Brown REALTORS®, Belleville); Tanya Hawkins (RE/MAX Preferred, O’Fallon); Brad Kruger (Century 21 Advantage, Columbia); Stan Sieron (Stan Sieron & Co., Belleville); Renee Wittenauer (Kunkel Wittenauer Group, Inc., O’Fallon); Jason Buss ( RE/MAX Preferred, O’Fallon); and Naureen Frierdich (Century 21 Advantage, Columbia).
The Association sends its congratulations to the 2020-2021 Board of Directors and is looking forward to an exciting, progressive year ahead. The REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois (RASI) is the voice for real estate in Southwestern Illinois. Our mission is to empower members to succeed into the future.