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The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) is pleased to announce the appointment of two broker members to the TREC Broker-Lawyer Committee. Broker members Dianne McCoy and Mary Miner were appointed at the August 2021 Commission meeting with terms set to expire in 2027.

Dianne McCoy of Houston is Director of Education and Compliance for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. A real estate broker and educator for over 30 years, she also instructs TREC non-elective courses and served for six years on the TREC Educational Standards Advisory committee. She was the recipient of the Texas REALTORS® 2019 Education Program of the Year Award. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Allegheny College.

Mary Miner of Austin is the broker/owner of Nextage Lone Star Realty. In 2017, she received Lifetime Achievement from Austin Women's Council and Educator of the year from the Texas Association of Realtors. Mary was the recipient of Realtor of the Year from Williamson County Association of Realtors and Entrepreneur of the Year from Women's Council of Real Estate in 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1995 and her Master's in Real Estate in 2014.

The Commission appointed broker Charles Porter of Austin as an alternate to the committee. Charles will serve as an active member of the committee if any member cannot continue their appointment.

The Broker-Lawyer Committee drafts and revises all contracts promulgated by TREC. It consists of six members appointed by the Commission, six members appointed by the State Bar of Texas, and one public member appointed by the Governor's Office. Future meetings and agendas for the Broker Lawyer Committee are posted on the TREC website.

The Commission thanks these volunteer members for their willingness to serve and looks forward to their contributions to this important committee.