Carl Wahlig
President

Carl Wahlig has served as President, President-Elect, and Director of NCCBOR and committee member of the Childhood Lead Poisoning Advisory Committee. He feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR for the opportunity to grow personally and professionally in an organization that represents its’ members and their interests at all levels of government and related industries. Carl believes that serving on the Board grants the opportunity to have a voice and influence over the day to day issues the real estate industry faces and the ability to craft solutions that allow REALTORS® to flourish.

Denise Forman Gaines
President Elect

Denise has served has Vice President, Chairperson of Member Engagement Committee, and a Director of NCCBOR and DAR. She is also involved with the Annual Breast Cancer Walk and as a volunteer with the Career Wardrobe. Denise feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to understand how we can affect change, and to assist our communities with change.

Kathy Pennington
Vice President

Kathy has served as a Director of the NCCBOR Board of Directors as well as other fundraising initiatives outside of NCCBOR. Kathy feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to have a voice in decision making and to be informed. She believes in giving back and paying it forward which she does on a consistent basis.

David Harrell
Treasurer

David has served as a Director for NCCBOR and DAR. He feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR because the Board needs active REALTOR representatives in order to flourish and better serve the R.E. community. David believes without volunteers, important real estate matters in our community would not be addressed and that there is strength in numbers.

Kimberly Davis
Immediate Past President

Kimberly Davis has served as NCCBOR President, Director, DAR Director, and on various task forces and committees. She is the 2019 recipient of the NCCBOR REATLOR® of the Year Award. Kimberly feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to help determine how the Board can best serve its’ members and the community. She believes it is important to get involved in one or all facets of the association through leadership, committees, task forces, and advisory groups which all define the future of our industry.

Ruth Vella
Executive Committee Appointee

Ruth has served at NCCBOR, DAR, and NAR over the years as well as on the Professional Standards Committee and as an Instructor for many NCCBOR courses. She has received awards for “Educator of the Year”, “Outstanding Leadership”, as well as “REALTOR Emeritus”. Outside of the REALTOR world Ruth is involved with the Beau Biden Committee for the Protection of Children and the West Ocean Farms Home Owners Association. Ruth feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to give back to her profession due to all the many wonderful opportunities and blessings that she has received from the organization.

Andrew Taylor
Legal Council

Andrew serves as legal counsel for NCCBOR and DAR and finds it important to be a part of the Board to support the REALTOR® cause.

Stephanie Rizzo
Director

Stephanie has served as the Public Member Director with NCCBOR for many years. She also is a part of the Chestnut Hill Estates Civic Association, the Greater Newark Civic Alliance, and is a Court Appointed Support Advocate. Stephanie feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to stay informed and believes in getting involved with anything that puts a spark in your heart and soul.

David Brown
Director

David has served as an Affiliate Director member on the Board of Directors and volunteers for the Delaware Housing Opportunity Fund, Inc. as well as FIRST Robotics. David feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to be a voice for change and betterment of our organization.

Eddie Barksdale
Director

Eddie is an active member of the finance and budget committee as well as a volunteer at Tower Hill School and the Mud Run for the Leukemia Research Foundation. He feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR because he can help impact his community in regard to industry changes and also help strengthen the bond among all REALTORS® that are apart of the Board.

Scott Deputy
Director

Scott has served as Director and Treasurer of NCCBOR as well as a member of the Professional Standards Committee. Outside of NCCBOR, Scott volunteers for the Special Olympics of Delaware as well as Move for Hunger. Scott feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to be on the forefront of issues facing our membership, homeownership, and to be a positive voice as a representative of the membership.

Monica Hill
Director

Monica has served as an Ombudsman, Chair of the Education Task Force, a member of Public Policy, Membership Engagement, Grievance, Professional Standards, and Chairperson of the DAR Convention committee. Outside of NCCBOR, Monica has been a Girl Scout for over 38 years and volunteers for the Delaware Housing Opportunity Fund. Monica feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR because it gives you the opportunity to have a positive impact on matters that impact her clients and in turn, her livelihood. She truly believes in the Code of Ethics and in protecting our clients’ home ownership rights.

RT Christopher
Director

R.T. has served as Vice President, Director, and Executive Committee Member of NCCBOR. He is also involved with Habitat for Humanity, St. Patrick’s Day Society, Urban Promise, and Mary Campbell Center. R.T. feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR because we have an obligation to represent REALTORS® in New Castle County and to give back to the community. He believes our industry is one of the key economic drivers in DE and what we do affects so many other industries. R.T. feels the connection between the public and the REALTORS® is vital for a healthy community.

Linda Cole
Director

Linda has served as a NCCBOR and DAR Director as well as a Grievance Committee Member. Outside of NCCBOR, she is a volunteer for the Delaware Humane Association. Linda believes it is important to be involved with NCCBOR to protect homeowner rights and to better serve the communities in which we live and work.

Scott Farnan
Director

Scott has served as a member of Public Policy and the Community Outreach Committee. Outside of NCCBOR, he is involved with Child Inc, Live Like Lukas, and Live Where You Work, City of Wilmington. Scott feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR because as REALTORS we have a duty to the community that is much more than assisting people with buying and selling homes. We need to help, educate, and assist the community whenever we can to ensure that there are stable, caring communities for future generations.

Chuck Lax
Director

Chuck has served as Chair of Public Policy, and a member of Professional Standards Committee, Minority Homeownership Task Force, and the Member Engagement Task Force. Outside of NCCBOR, Chuck serves on DAR committees, as a board member of Plastic Free Delaware and Past CP of Forgotten Few Foundation. He feels it is important to be involved with NCCBOR because everyone needs to be involved in serving and moving NCCBOR forward.