Jeff King was named CEO of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) in October of 2021.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Jeff served as the Chief Operating Officer for The Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada.
Between 2020 and 2021, he also served as interim CEO of Dataclef, a back-office service provider to music rights organizations, and as Chair of the Board of Directors at DDEX, a standards-setting organization focused on creating digital value chain standards for the music industry.
In his time in the music industry, he was named the COO of the Year by M&A Today in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
He holds a BA Honours from Wilfrid Laurier University and his expertise in strategy, innovation, licensing, distribution, and corporate planning has made him a sought-after speaker at conferences around the world.
Eileen Day is chief operating officer of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) and works with the CEO to manage the organization and to innovate, develop, implement and maintain the organization’s products and services.
She plays a key role in advancing REBGV’s excellence program. In 2019, REBGV achieved Excellence Canada’s Platinum Award for its Excellence, Innovation and Wellness program, and has twice received the Order of Excellence for Quality. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, the Urban Development Institute and the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association.
Eileen began her career as a writer, reporter and editor. She was a corporate and not-for-profit sector communication executive for more than 20 years, specializing in issues management and earning various awards for communication content and design.
As Acting Chief Financial Officer, Eddie oversees and manages the annual operating, capital, and cash flow budgets used to support the strategic initiatives of REBGV. Eddie is a CPA, CA with over 20 years in senior management leadership with a focus on operational efficiency, internal controls, and continuous improvement.
In his spare time, Eddie enjoys cooking, watching basketball, spending quality time with the family, and looking after his 12-year-old cockatiel.
Shari Wallace is Chief Information Officer (CIO) and is responsible for the leadership, planning, organization, communication, cybersecurity, and management of all aspects of information technology at REBGV.
She is a senior information technology executive with over 30 years of experience in the private and public sectors in Canada and Europe.
Shari most recently served as the CIO at Triumf Canada’s particle accelerator centre, where her leadership helped modernize and streamline that organization’s IT infrastructure. Before joining Triumf, she served as CIO at the City of Burnaby and in senior IT roles at Telus and the City of Vancouver.
Richard is an experienced adult education professional with an extensive background in delivering and developing education for diverse audiences. He and his team oversee professional development and educational compliance activities for our members, including ongoing gap analysis and the development of new Professional Development Program (PDP) courses.
Richard holds a B.A degree with first-class honours and a Master's degree in Adult Education (Business and Management), along with a teaching diploma. In 2003, he received a distinguished Winston Churchill Fellowship.
After a successful teaching and lecturing career in his native Scotland spanning nearly two decades, Richard and his family moved to Vancouver in 2011. He initially worked as an independent change management consultant, then as a program architect in Lululemon’s Learning and Development department.
Richard has been with REBGV since 2013 and loves the constant challenge and variety in his role.
In 2016, he gained the Canadian REALTOR® Association Executive designation.
On weekends, Richard loves to explore the local mountains and trails with his family.
As Director of Communications, Craig is responsible for ensuring that REBGV’s different audiences have the right information at the right time. With the help of colleagues across each department in the organisation, he and his team look after internal and external communication, media relations, social media, content strategy, issues management, and stakeholder engagement.
In 2017, the International Association of Business Communicators awarded the Communication team with a national Silver Leaf Award for communication and change management activities that helped our members move to a new MLS® technology platform.
Craig is the primary media contact for the real estate profession in the Lower Mainland, handling hundreds of media enquiries a year.
Prior to joining REBGV in 2007, Craig was the Press and Public Affairs Officer at the British Consulate General in Vancouver and before that, a reporter for various community newspapers in the Lower Mainland.
He studied Political Science and Public Administration as an undergraduate at Simon Fraser University and holds a Diploma in Journalism from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. In 2014, he earned a Certificate in Executive General Management from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
At home, Craig enjoys making unsuccessful attempts to keep up with his young boys.
Kat has an extensive background in IT and business process consulting. She has worked with cloud-based software service organizations as well as IBM and ICBC in senior product development and executive roles.
Kat’s responsible for planning, direction, product development, and management of all activities related to the expansion and marketing of REBGV’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) and its related services, tools, and products for REALTORS®. She’s in charge of establishing the roadmap, strategy, and vision for MLS® as new technologies emerge and allow for innovative business opportunities.
Outside of work, Kat can be found supporting her boys' active lifestyle and spending time with her family and friends
Harriet keeps REBGV’s more than 14,000 members informed about what local, regional, provincial, and federal governments are up to so members can knowledgeably step up, become involved and let politicians know the concerns of property buyers, sellers and owners in their communities.
She also engages REBGV's members’ expertise to help formulate grassroots solutions to making home ownership more affordable, which in turn, inform government policies, rules, regulations and legislation.
Through her leadership, and as a trusted REBGV representative, Harriet’s fostered lasting partnerships with organizations representing home builders, developers and mortgage brokers, working successfully on initiatives benefitting first-time and trade-up home buyers.
Harriet is the recipient two Canadian Real Estate Association awards for her work on federal initiatives, and three BC Real Estate Association awards for outstanding work on provincial initiatives.
From 1995-2004, Harriet was senior policy analyst at the Union of BC Municipalities, where she helped develop the Community Charter, one of the province’s most innovative pieces of legislation.
Harriet has a B.A., a Masters in Public Affairs and is currently working toward a Certificate in Applied Leadership at the Justice Institute of BC.
Harriet’s motto is: Never let them see you sweat!
Kim oversees REBGV’s Professional Standards and Business Practices departments.
He began his career with Block Bros. Realty. Later, he was General Manager of Legend Real Estate Group. He’s also held positions as national sales manager of Top Producer Systems and Director of Member Service and Relations at the BC Real Estate Association.
Kim’s been a real estate educator for 35 years, teaching the real estate pre- and post-licensing courses and a number of professional development courses dealing with ethics, risk management and agency.
Known to REBGV’s members as ‘The Ethics Guy®’, Kim works with REALTORS® and managing brokers to promote professionalism and member cooperation in his bi-weekly column in the REALTOR® News. He also makes presentations at brokerages and member meetings.
When he’s not in the office, Kim enjoys spending time with his family and entertaining his varied interests from gardening to collecting classic cars.
As Manager of Human Resources (HR), Megan's role is to develop policies, programs and practises that support the staff in achieving REBGV’s strategic goals. She’s responsible for recruiting top talent, retaining engaged staff, and supporting REBGV’s management in providing an exceptional work experience and workplace culture.
Her other responsibilities include health and wellness, compensation and benefits, and performance planning and coaching programs.
Megan has been a chartered professional in HR for more than 30 years. Before joining REBGV, Megan was the General Manager for an import, manufacturing, and wholesale company for 12 years, and she was the HR Director for a major food distribution company for 13 years. She also taught organization development and training and development for the BCIT part-time business program for several years.
Megan has her Bachelor of Arts from UBC, certificate in HR Management from BCIT, and CPHR designation.
Outside of work, Megan can usually be found on a tennis court. She also enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.