Boise Regional REALTORS® Help Open New Foothills Trail

Trailhead-25Boise Regional REALTORS® (BRR) is having another tremendous year of successfully being awarded REALTOR® Party grants, which help us advocate important issues and strengthen our community relationships. Most recently, we completed a partnership with The Land Trust of the Treasure Valley, in conjunction with Cartwright Ranch, the Hidden Springs Community, and several private landowners. With the use of various public trail agreements, Boise Regional REALTORS® were able to provide trail markers, a trailhead sign, and map, along with hardworking volunteers who helped create a safe path for our entire community to enjoy. On September 21, 2018, we were able to officially open the Cartwright Trailhead with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

As part of our REALTOR® Party advocacy and community engagement efforts, the trailhead sign and markers were paid for by a National Association of REALTORS® Placemaking Grant, secured by Boise Regional REALTORS® (BRR) as well as BRR presidential gift money. BRR’s direct contribution was dedicated to our Immediate Past President Katrina Wehr, an avid mountain biker and outdoor enthusiast.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Cartwright Trail, it offers beautiful views of the valley and surrounding mountains. It’s also significant because it is becoming a vital connection to various different open spaces in the western foothills. BRR encourages association members and the public to explore and enjoy this new trail in the foothills.

“Our members are real estate professionals in the community who understand the value and support the creation and maintenance of trails and open space,” said Gary Salisbury, 2018 Boise Regional REALTORS® President and senior sales consultant for Equity Northwest Real Estate. “Bringing to life a new segment of trail was a natural fit for us and we look forward to enjoying it for years to come.”


Read the Land Trust of the Treasure Valley’s blog post here –

Gary Salisbury Installed as 2018 President of Boise Regional REALTORS®

2018 Boise Regional REALTORS® President, Gary Salisbury

2018 Boise Regional REALTORS® President, Gary Salisbury

Gary Salisbury, REALTOR® with Equity Northwest Real Estate, was named 2018 President of the Boise Regional REALTORS® (BRR) during the association’s annual installation ceremony, held December 15th at the Inn at 500.

Salisbury had this to say about his new role: “I’m excited to lead such a dynamic group of professionals that make up BRR’s leadership team. It truly is an honor to lead the trade association that advocates on behalf of homeownership, provides educational opportunities to REALTORS®, and helps foster connections between industry professionals.”

“Gary has always been generous in volunteering his time and talents to our association, and we are pleased to have him leading the Board in 2018,” said Breanna Vanstrom, BRR’s Chief Executive Officer.

In addition, the following BRR Board members were sworn in during the event:

  • 2018 President-Elect Phil Mount, Front Street Brokers
  • 2018 Vice President Michelle Bailey, Keller Williams Realty Boise
  • Treasurer Bob Van Allen, Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Group
  • Immediate Past President Katrina Wehr, Keller Williams Realty Boise
  • Becky Enrico-Crum, Andy Enrico & Company Real Estate
  • John Evans, Evans Realty, LLC

They will work alongside BRR’s continuing Directors Krista Deacon of Silvercreek Realty Group, Bob Hurtt of ERA West Wind Realty, Debbi Myers of Front Street Brokers, Carolyn Sinnard of Happy Dog Realty, Ed Sperry of Equity Idaho Real Estate, and Jeffrey Wills of Amherst Madison Legacy.

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