Richard L. Sanderson, helping improve local property tax systems (Richard L. Sanderson Consulting)

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4,695,431
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

When selecting Ambassadors, your profession is not nearly as important as your involvement in active rain. 

Sep 26, 2015 02:17 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Richard L. Sanderson - I know a few who are not Real Estate Agent or Broker - Craig Daniels  and Steve Hoffacker to name a couple.

I believe most members over here are Real Estate Agents or Brokers - and having higher concentration of this profile, it is likely to fine more of them here.

I do not believe it has anything to do with points or even profile types.

Sep 27, 2015 03:06 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I have seen several Ambassadors from fields other than being real estate agents. There are many lenders, home stagers, a forester and even some attorneys. An Ambassador has to be willing to reach out to help the community and specifically newer members. Maybe real estate agents have more free time or come under the spotlight because they are the greater number here.

Sep 26, 2015 10:33 AM
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652,468
Sara Wagner
The Woodland Companies - Adams, WI
Stevens Point Rentals

Bob Crane was not an agent when he became an ambassador.

Mar 07, 2019 10:00 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

This is an interesting question to ask and then answer...thank you

Sep 27, 2015 01:00 AM
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816,125
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

There are more significant issues with Ambassador ships than creating more categories.

I would prefer things remain the same than to add more categories without addressing the other issues.

I am not sure any change would be noticed if Ambassadors disappeared completely. Quite the opposite of your suggestion.

Sep 26, 2015 11:28 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

you make a good point - I am sure that AR would have them if they were willing to do the outreach

Sep 26, 2015 08:53 PM
Rainmaker
1,157,329
FN LN
Toronto, ON

I don't know.  Some AR employees were around when the ambassadors were appointed and they may recall the reasons.

Sep 26, 2015 08:47 PM
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2,759,037
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Sunday morning Richard. I'm a home inspector and I am and  I am an ambassador.

Sep 26, 2015 08:09 PM
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Andrzej Niemyjski
Realty One Group - Sun City West, AZ

I think you bring up a valid point and we should see more of different types of people as part of our networking group

Sep 26, 2015 03:40 PM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

i would say that as other have said, there arent many of them here. not that there shouldnt be thou. as for ambassadors, im believing there is no bias

Sep 26, 2015 01:38 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Good question.  I think they should all be represented.

Sep 26, 2015 01:22 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

there are agents, broker, lenders, inspectors, builders, stagers, a forester, real estate pro services and educators.  Seems like a pretty good cross section to me.

Sep 26, 2015 01:11 PM
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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

Not only that but many of them are no longer active on ActiveRain either.

Sep 26, 2015 12:17 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Richard do you want to be an Ambassador?

Sep 26, 2015 12:16 PM
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Richard- I'm not sure what the answer is.  I don't think that they limit profile types but rather hope that ambassadors are engaged in the community.  And by that I would think posting and commenting on the posts of others as well as trying to support the community as a whole.  I love to learn about all of the different professions that are represented here. 

Sep 26, 2015 09:41 AM