Baisden named Virginia Association of Realtors president

Deborah Baisden of Virginia Beach became president of the Virginia Association of Realtors earlier in October.

Baisden, a licensed Realtor since 1989, is consistently a top producer in the Hampton Roads area, according to a news release. Baisden has also served on the board of the Hampton Roads Realtors Association and was board chairwoman in 2004.

Baisden was awarded Realtor Salesperson of the Year in 1999 and the Code of Ethics Award in 2005.

In 2005, she was appointed to the public policy committee of the Virginia Association of Realtors. In subsequent years, she served on the to governance review workgroup, strategic planning group, budget committee, awards review group and was on the board of directors from 2008 to 2011.

Baisden has served on the National Association of Realtors board jurisdiction committee since 2010.

With a fine arts Degree from the University of Waterloo in Canada, Baisden served as the curator at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia until moving to Virginia Beach, where she began her real estate career.

Baisden is a supporter of the Relay for Life, Samaritan House, March of Dimes and the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.

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