Kris Youd of Coldwell Banker First Realtors was appointed as a representative to the Sales Associate Advisory Council by the system's Western regional office.
Council members serve two years and are responsible for providing suggestions and input to the Coldwell Banker system.
"The Sales Associate Advisory Council members are extremely valuable to the system as it is the sales associates who experience the most day to day contact with the consumer," said Jim Gillespie, chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. "Kris Youd was selected as a member of S.A.A.C. because of her strong communication skills and a solid understanding of the Walla Walla area market."
Dennis Ledford, owner and broker of Coldwell Banker First Realtors said, "Kris has been with me for 11 years and she has become one of the strongest, professional, and hard working members of our organization. She helps whenever she can and also volunteers to assist in our many projects we as an organization work on. She is well liked by all of us and I am glad she was recognized by our National organization."
Youd is the Walla Walla Association of Realtors president for 2010. She is also on the board of directors for Shakespeare Uncork'd and on the board of directors for the Walla Walla Choral Society.
Coldwell Banker First Realtors, 218 W. Main St., can be reached at 525-0820 or online at www.coldwellbankerfirstrealtors.com. Youd can be reached at 301-3626 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.