Brad was first elected to the ORTIS board in 2016. He comes with experience as a Past-President and member of numerous committees of the Niagara Association of REALTORS®, a Board Member (since 2011) of the Niagara Hospital Foundation, Vice-President at Royal LePage In Touch Brokerage, and is currently the Broker of Record for Royal LePage Niagara Real Estate Centre.
Michelle first joined the ORTIS board in 2015 as one of the original members. She was also elected as treasurer/secretary and chair of the finance committee at that time. Michelle brings over 18 years of real estate experience to the table spanning 3 different associations in South Western Ontario as well as the past President of CAOR.
Lyle is one of the early participants in the creation of ORTIS, having chaired the group to synchronize the MLS® Rules for GDAR, KWAR and CAOR initially and later for the 8 founding members. When the Governor’s Group, the forerunner of ORTIS was formed, he chaired that larger organization. He has served in many roles at GDAR including 2 terms as President, been a member of the OREA Education and Finance Committees, and was elected to the initial ORTIS board in 2015.
Geoff was elected to the ORTIS board at the 2017 AGM. He began his real estate career as a salesperson in 1991, and became a broker in 2010. He brings with him experience as President-elect and finance chair for the Barrie & District Association of REALTORS® and has served on the MLS® & Technology Committee, professional standards committee, and finance committee.
Ryan was first appointed to the ORTIS board in 2018 and currently serves as the Vice President for the Mississauga Real Estate Board. Ryan obtained a Bachelor of Arts at Western, a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Information Technology at ITI prior to working at Microsoft in Seattle and later developing GIS software for a subsidiary of TELUS Enterprise Solutions in Vancouver and Toronto. Ryan began his career in real estate in 2002 at his family’s real estate brokerage before venturing out with his sister to purchase RE/MAX Realty Enterprises Inc in Mississauga where he is currently Broker of Record/Owner. Ryan brings forth his strong background in technology, strong business acumen and a sense of humour to his volunteer efforts.
Jeff was first elected to the ORTIS board in 2016. He brings with him over 25 years of experience in real estate and has served as president, director, and member of OMDREB. In 2015, he was honoured as the OREA Volunteer of the Year for his work with ORTIS and OMDREB.
Jason Tangorra was born and raised in Brantford, Ontario. Jason is a family man with a wife and a beautiful daughter. He holds a diploma in Marketing and Urban planning. His career began as an advertising sales agent with the Toronto Sun and then with the Brantford Expositor. Upon realizing that a client’s needs were of the utmost importance, he decided to acquire his real estate license. In 2015, Jason furthered his education by acquiring his Broker ’s License and in May of 2015, he purchased what is now known as Royal LePage Brant Realty. He has joined many committees in Brantford, whose goals are all to serve and help the community.
Monique was elected to the ORTIS board at the 2017 AGM. She has been practicing in real estate since 2010, and has worked for franchise real estate brokerages and as the Broker of Record for her own brokerage. Monique brings with her experience in municipal level city planning and software implementation.
Amie has been involved in the ORTIS discussions since the days of the former Governors Group and most recently sat as ORTIS Chair for 2017/18. She was President of the Simcoe and District Real Estate Board from 2011-2013 and chair of OREA’s YPN Committee in 2011 and 2012. Amie is a third generation REALTOR® and currently a Sales Representative for Erie’s Edge Real Estate in Norfolk County and accredited with the ABR and SRS designations.