About KAR



Norman Jones, GRI
Eastern Kentucky Association
Big Sandy Realty
3635 Island Creek Road
Pikeville, KY 41501
Email: norm@bigsandyrealty.com

Norman Jones, a member of the Eastern Kentucky Association of REALTORS® (EKAR), was installed at the Convention as the 2015 president of the Kentucky Association of REALTORS®. Jones began his real estate career in 1986 and is the owner and broker of two real estate companies, Big Sandy Realty in Pikeville and First Choice Realty in Paintsville, both specializing in residential sales and appraising. He has served in nearly every capacity at EKAR including on the board of directors and as president twice in 1994 and 1999. He was also named as the REALTOR® of the Year for EKAR in 1995, 2000, 2005 and again in 2012. On the state level, Jones completed a term as treasurer in 2012 and has served on the board of directors and as region six director. He has served on numerous KAR committees including finance, appraisal and legal affairs. In addition, he has served as a Trustee for the Kentucky Real Estate Education Foundation. With the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), he has attended several conferences including legislative hill visits where he promoted the benefits of home ownership in Kentucky, and most recently, the Leadership Summit to help prepare for his upcoming role at KAR. Jones has given time volunteering for the American Red Cross and the Boy Scouts of America.


Lamont Breland
Greater Louisville Association
The Breland Group
2616 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40205
Email: lb@brelandgroup.com



Michael Becker
Northern Kentucky Association
RE/MAX Affiliates
4895 Houston Road, Suite 100
Florence, KY 41042
Email: mikebeckerhomes@fuse.net


Steve Cline
REALTOR® Association of SKY
Prudential Partners Realty
2424 Airway Court, Suite A
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Email: stevecline@stevecline.com

Immediate Past President

Ron Hughes
Paducah Board
RE/MAX Realty Group
2131 Ohio Street
Paducah, KY 42003
Email: rhughes@remax.net
Board of Directors
Al Blevins
Lexington Bluegrass Association
Caswell Prewitt Realty, Inc.
101 N. Maysville
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
Email: alblevins@bellsouth.net

Jim DeMaio
Greater Owensboro Association
Century 21, Partners
3317 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
Email: jimdemaio3@gmail.com

Pam Featherstone
Heart of Kentucky Association
177 Town Centre Drive
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Email: pamfst@mail.com
Barbara Flannery
Cumberland Valley Board
USA Realty
480 S Laurel Road
London, KY 40744
Email: barbflannery@yahoo.com

Bill Leslie (Region 6 Director)
Somerset-Lake Cumberland Association
Key Associates Waterfront Realty
5877 S Hwy 27
Somerset, KY 42501
Email: billyboy42519@gmail.com
Brenda Loyal
Greater Owensboro Association
Century 21, Partners
3317 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
Email: bloyal001@gmail.com

Molly Mattingly (Region 2 Director)
Old Kentucky Home Board
Demaree & Hubbard
602 Bloomfield Road
Bardstown, KY 40004
Email: mollymattingly@bardstown.com

Sandy Newell (Region 1 Director)
Madisonville Hopkins Board
Rudd Real Estate
458 N Main Street
Madisonville, KY 42431
Email: sandy.newell@coldwellbanker.com

Rosemary L. Nobles

Greater Louisville Association
RE/MAX Properties East
10525 Timberwood Circle, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40223
Email: rosemarynobles@homesinlouisville.com

Nelson Rennekamp
Northern Kentucky Association
580 Buttermilk Pike
Crescent Springs, KY 41017
Email: nrennekamp@starone.com

Lester Sanders (Region 3 Director)
Greater Louisville Association
600 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy, #200
Louisville, KY 40222
Email: lsanders@semonin.com

Mike Spicer (Region 5 Director)
Northern Kentucky Association
Coldwell Banker West Shell
10 Town Center Blvd
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
Email: Mike.Spicer@cbws.com

Libbi Taylor
Lexington Bluegrass Association
RE/MAX Creative Realty
2808 Palumbo Drive
Lexington, KY 40509
Email: libbitaylor@remax.net
Linda J. Wiley, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI (Region 4 Director)
Lexington-Bluegrass Association
Keller Williams Bluegrass
2424 Harrodsburg Road, Suite 101
Lexington, KY 40503
Email: lindawiley@insightbb.com


For a list of KAR's Delegate Body (with terms), click here. 

NAR Directors
The Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS® is made up of members from both the state and local associations. National director entitlement for state associations and local boards is dictated by NAR’s Constitution. The number of director allocations is based on membership counts extracted from the National REALTORS® Database System (NRDS) at a certain point in the previous year.

2015 NAR Directors from Kentucky:
Norman Jones, State President, Pikeville (Email)
Paula Colvin, Local Board Rep, GLAR (Email)
Jayne Cox, State Director, LBAR (Email)
Jeff Smith, State Director, NKAR (Email)
David Schoepf, DSA Recipient, NKAR (Email)
Ken Warden, NAR Presidential Appt., NKAR (Email)
Joe McClary, CEO, KAR (Email)
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Contact KAR

859.263.7377 (local)
800.264.2185 (toll free)
859.263.7565 (fax)

161 Prosperous Place, Suite 100
Lexington, KY 40509