Sharon Voss, left, proudly shows her 2014 Association Realtor of the Year award, presented by President Sherri Meadows at Florida Realtors 2014 Conference and Trade Expo.
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 — Florida Realtors® honored Sharon Voss, a member of the Orlando Regional Realtor® Association (ORRA) as its 2014 Associate Realtor of the Year. Voss is a sales associate with Watson Realty Corp. in Longwood, Fla. The award was presented at the state association’s recent 98th annual Conference & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.
Florida Realtors® has presented Realtor of the Year and Associate Realtor of the Year awards for more than 50 years. Winners are honored as the greatest individual lifetime contributors to their local board, community, state association and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR).
Voss is the current chairman elect for ORRA, and has served on numerous committees for her local association over the years. A firm believer in contributing to the Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC) to support issues important to the industry and property owners, Voss is proud to be a Golden “R” and President’s Circle supporter. In 2012, she was recognized as ORRA’s Realtor of the Year.
At the state level, Voss is the current chair for Florida Realtors Great American Realtor Day and a member of the state association’s board of directors. She has served on many Florida Realtors committees, including professional standards, leadership development, and political fundraising.
Voss is also active on the national level, serving as a director for the National Association of Realtors and on NAR’s land use committee. She has taken additional education courses to earn professional designations ranging from ABR (Accredited Buyer’s Representative) to CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) and GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute.)
Giving back to the community is important to Voss. She volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, the Junior Achievement program, Mother Cabrini’s Society, Paws for the Cause and her church. She is also active with the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and the United Methodist Children’s Home, and she helped to start a Neighborhood Watch program for her homeowners association.