Long & Foster Real Estate has announced that Beth Dalton, managing broker of its Tuckahoe and Centerpointe offices in Richmond, has been installed as president of Virginia Realtors for 2021.
“I am honored to lead the 35,000 members of Virginia Realtors as their 2021 President,” said Dalton. “We have overcome some significant challenges over the past year, and I am eager to see how much we can contribute to the continued success of Virginia’s housing market throughout 2021, as we come together and continue our mission of shaping the future of real estate.”
Dalton has been deeply involved in the real estate world since obtaining her sales license in 2003. She earned the Rookie of the Year award from a competing brokerage where she previously worked, and she later earned an Associate Broker’s license in 2010. She previously served as the managing broker of Long & Foster’s Blacksburg office.
Over the years, Dalton has served the New River Valley Association of Realtors (NRVAR) in numerous capacities, including Director on the NRVAR Board, Secretary/Treasurer, Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC) Chair, and Chair of the NRVAR Governmental Affairs Committee. She was named the NRVAR 2008 Realtor of the Year and is a three-time recipient of the NRVAR President’s Appreciation Award. Dalton currently serves on the Legislative Committee of the Richmond Association of Realtors(RAR).
Having been a member of the Virginia Realtors Board of Directors since 2016, Dalton most recently served as its 2020 president-elect. She has been the Chair for the RPAC of Virginia Trustees, Virginia Leadership Academy and the Public Policy Committee, and she has been an active participant on numerous other state committees, including the Strategy Committee of the Board of Directors, Investment Management Committee, RPAC Fundraising Trustees, RPAC of Virginia Disbursement Trustees and Virginia FPC Forum. In addition, Dalton was named Virginia Manager of the Year (2015) and is a member of the Virginia Realtors Honor Society.
Dalton is committed to RPAC, having served as Vice Chair, and then Chair of the NAR RPAC Fundraising Forum and serving on the Presidential Advisory Group as part of the RPAC State Fundraising Partnership Goal. A graduate of the National Association of Realtors Leadership Academy in 2016, Dalton currently serves as the Region Three Representative on the 2021 RPAC Trustees Federal Disbursement Committee.
Currently a resident of Richmond, Dalton returns to Radford when possible, where she loves hiking the Appalachian Trail and spending time on Claytor Lake with her family.
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