Staff

Matthew G. Braden, Chief Executive Officer
matthew@gpar.org
Manages the day-to-day operations of GPAR, including staff, budget and programs. Works closely with the Board of Directors and Executive Committee on fulfilling mission and strategic plan of GPAR.

Charlotte Kormann, Director of Finance
charlotte@gpar.org
Manages accounts payable/receivable, dues billing, and electronic key cards for GPAR. Oversees technology, including hardware, software and membership management database.

Donna LePera, Director of Member Services
donna@gpar.org
Manages member relations, including maintaining member records. Ensures members, directors and staff are operating in compliance with NAR, PAR, and GPAR Bylaws.
Oversees New Member Orientation and Code of Ethics trainings and handles Real Estate Commission questions, including education requirements.

Samar Jha, Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy
samar@gpar.org
Manages GPAR’s government affairs efforts. Responsible for grassroots advocacy, key contact program, candidate screening process and RPAC fundraising. Serves as staff liaison for Government Affairs, Diversity, Young Professionals’ Network, and RPAC committees.

Cheryl Adams, Professional Standards Administrator
cheryl@gpar.org
Serves as first point of contact for members and visitors to GPAR. Processes all requests for arbitration and ethics complaints and maintains complete records of Professional Standards proceedings. Provides staff support for Grievance Committee, including minutes and notification of meetings.