IREM Regional Vice President
2012 and 2013 Region 9 Vice President,
Institute of Real Estate Management
Marjean K. Pountain, CPM®
Marjean K. Pountain, CPM®, of Elkhart Lake, WI, will serve as the 2012 and 2013 regional vice president for Region 9. During her two-year term, she will have oversight for the activities of IREM® chapters in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois.
Pountain is president of Pountain Partners, LLC, Elkhart Lake. She is a self-employed property management consultant providing services to property owners and management companies in the areas of staffing, training, marketing, strategic long-range planning and implementation. She also is serves as an expert witness for legal and insurance professionals in matters associated with real estate and property management.
Pountain earned her Certified Property Manager® (CPM®) designation from IREM in 1991, and has been active in the organization ever since. She has held numerous positions with IREM’s Milwaukee Chapter No. 13, including that of president, and was honored as the chapter’s “CPM® of the Year” in 2003. Nationally, she has served on several IREM® committees and advisory boards and most recently was chairperson of IREM’s Ethics and Discipline Committee. As well, she has been a member of the IREM® Governing Council since 2004.
In addition to IREM, Pountain is a member of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR); Commercial Association of Realtors® Wisconsin (CARW); Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women (WCREW); University of Wisconsin-Stout, Property Management Advisory Committee; and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), for whom she has been an instructor as well as a judge of its annual TOBY achievement awards. In addition, since 2009, she has been a trainer for the City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services.
In addition to her CPM® designation, Pountain earned the Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) designation in 2001 from the National Center for Housing Management.