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Rockwell named to REBA post

For more than 30 years, Willis Allen Real Estate agent Karen Rockwell, a longtime member of REBA — the La Jolla Real Estate Brokers Association — is taking on the honorary position of association president.

“This is one of the few times a woman has been elected to this respected position,” she said.

REBA was founded in 1924 when 20 real estate brokers gathered and signed the REBA constitution. What started as a weekly breakfast meeting accompanied by discussion of the brokers’ new properties they had listed quickly turned into the Broker Caravan, which tours all the new listings in La Jolla every Wednesday and places them in the Valet MLS system.

“Since I have served on the board for the last 20 years and as a shareholder in REBA, the other shareholders thought I should be selected as president,” Rockwell explained. “This is a wonderful organization, and

I am honored to have been

chosen.”

Jane Dreher, Willis Allen La Jolla branch manager, said: “We are very proud of Karen’s recent accomplishment. As an experienced and knowledgeable agent, we are not at all surprised that the members of REBA recognized her sincere dedication to her fellow associates and clients when electing her as president.”

Rockwell has been a Willis Allen Real Estate agent for 26 years.