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File #: 0325X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/5/2019 In control: Remy
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: To recognize, celebrate and congratulate Mr. Stan Collins on his retirement on this day, Monday, December 9th, 2019
Sponsors: Emmanuel V. Remy, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin


To recognize, celebrate and congratulate Mr. Stan Collins on his retirement on this day, Monday, December 9th, 2019



WHEREAS, after 48 years of working with Columbus REALTORS®, Mr. Stan Collins is retiring as CEO. As a college student, Mr. Collins began his career with Columbus REALTORS® in 1971 working in the print shop. After serving in nearly every position and in every department at the association, he was named CEO in 2010; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Collins majored in Political Science at Miami University in Oxford, OH and received  his B.S. in Business Administration, minor in Industrial Relations from Franklin University in Columbus, OH; and


WHEREAS, over the years, Mr. Collins has earned the Realtor Certified Executive (RCE) designation from the National Association of REALTORS®, signifying a personal commitment to the field of REALTOR® association management and advocacy for the professional development of members and is a member of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Hall of Fame; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Collins’ community involvement has included Past President of the Columbus Downtown Breakfast Optimists Club; Past President of the Downtown Lions Club of Columbus; Past President of Sightsavers, INC.; Past Chairman of Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank; and currently serves as Board Member of Homeport by the Columbus Housing Partnership; and


WHEREAS, while retired, Mr. Collins will now have more time to spend with his wife Marianne, their six children and 10 grandchildren.  As he begins this well-earned chapter in life, his legacy will forever live on and his dedication will serve as an example for all others to follow; now therefore,


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:  That this Council does hereby recognize, celebrate and congratulate Mr. Stan Collins for his many years of dedication and service to the Columbus REALTORS®.