(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – Terre Haute’s Bernice Helman is now President of the Indiana Association of REALTORS®. Her
installation took place Monday January 27, during the association’s annual Legislative Conference in Indianapolis. In her new
role, Bernice leads the state’s 19,000 REALTORS® in support of homeownership, private property rights, and strong
communities at all levels of government.

“We are fortunate to have Bernice in the top spot this year,” said Karl Berron, CEO. “Bernice brings passion, energy, and vision to our advocacy efforts. And like she handles clients back home; she always keeps members at the center of our internal discussions. We look forward to an exciting, successful year ahead because of Bernice’s guidance and commitment to excellence.”

In addition to serving as President, Bernice is also a member of IAR’s Executive and Finance Committees and is an Indiana REALTORS® Political Action Committee Trustee.
Bernice’s IAR leadership team includes:
• Roger Lundy, 2020 President-elect, Indianapolis
• Andy Rudolph, 2020 Treasurer, Evansville
• Brian Thompson, 2020 Immediate Past President, Bloomington

WATCH NOW the CONGRATULATIONS video for Bernice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDLyPEsmT84&feature=youtu.be

About Bernice Helman
Helman is Vice President and co-owner of Coldwell Banker Helman. Bernice joined the firm in 2007 after a 24-year
career in the real estate finance industry. Her last position was Vice President and Mortgage Lending Manager at First
Financial Bank. She also served as a director of the Indiana Mortgage Bankers Association from 2003-2008, holding
the office of Secretary-Treasurer for the last two years, and was a member of the Freddie Mac Community Lender
Advisory Board.

Bernice is a National Association of REALTORS® Director and serves on the NAR Public Policy Coordinating Committee.
The Terre Haute Area Association of REALTORS® is Bernice’s primary local REALTOR® association; she’s been involved
with them in several capacities.

Many community groups benefit from Bernice’s leadership. She is a Director of the Terre Haute Regional Airport,
Harsha Behavioral Center and Savera Geriatric Unit, Swope Art Museum, and Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce.
Bernice is also a member of the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Community Advisory Board and the Home Builders
Association of Greater Terre Haute. In 2013, the National Association of REALTORS® recognized Bernice’s community
service with its prestigious Good Neighbor Award, an award NAR bestows to just five REALTORS® each year.
Bernice is married to Troy and together, they have four children – Ryan, Abbe, Craig, and Sarah – with whom they
love to spend time.

About the Indiana Association of REALTORS®
The term REALTOR® is a registered mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the United
States’ largest trade association, the National Association of REALTORS®. The Indiana Association of REALTORS® has
approximately 19,000 REALTOR® members who are involved in virtually all aspects of the sale, purchase,
exchange, and/or lease of real property in the state.

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