“I have known Jo Ann Stevens for many years as a local and state leader in the Texas Women’s Council of REALTORS®. She is the type of leader who serves tirelessly to strengthen and enhance organizations on every level.I admire her leadership strengths, which involve effective public speaking, powerful political advocacy and impressive member involvement. Jo Ann is the type of leader that people want to follow because she is an influential decision-maker who cultivates the talent, and future involvement of others.Jo Ann‘s years of service show experience that will ignite the national Women’s Council of REALTORS® for years to come.”

Travis Kessler, RCE, CAE
Texas Association of REALTORS


“Some lead when it’s easy, comfortable or convenient. Jo Ann shows up and does whatever is needed. With courage to do things differently, communication that keeps people inspired and involved, and a never quit mindset, she brings out the best in each of us.

Deborah Battersby
1999 WCR National President


“I have had the opportunity to work with Jo Ann Stevens on several Women’s Council forums and special committees. She has always been an important voice at the table. Through her thoughtful, articulate and deliberate approach, she has earned my respect and admiration. We would be fortunate to have her serve and represent us as 2014 National Financial Secretary.

Judy Moses
2007 WCR National President


“Jo Ann is a well-known and appreciated member of Women’s Council of REALTORS®. Her service and achievements within the Council, over the years, are common knowledge. She has been called upon often and is a tireless worker and inspiring leader. JoAnn Stevens possesses all the attributes necessary for the office of National Financial

Sandra Hunt
WCR National Executive Committee


Jo Ann is one of the most dedicated Women’s Council members I know. Her energy and enthusiasm for the organization are unmatched. One cannot help but catch her positive Women’s Council vibe when in her presence!

Gail B. Ailor
2014 Virginia State President


I have known Jo Ann for many years and found her commitment to and passion for Women’s Council to be unmatched. Jo Ann is a visionary that also possesses the knowledge and experience to lead the Council forward into the future. She has my vote and I encourage to vote for her as well.

Lynne A. Roy
1992 Women’s Council National President

  Jo Ann is a passionate, motivated person who embraces and shares the Women's Council of REALTORS values in every part of her life. She is a natural leader, hard working and committed with a keen ability to access, listen and communicate. We will all benefit from her leadership!

Brenda Lee Szlachta, GRI, SFR, PMN
Vice President/General Manager
Real Living Kee Realty
  Lots of leaders are experienced, lots of leaders are organized, lots of leaders inspire others, but no one brings more experience, organization, or inspiration to their role as a leader than Jo Ann Stevens. Jo Ann is one of the most passionate leaders I have ever had the privilege of not just knowing, but also working with in Women’s Council and the real estate industry. She is a dedicated leader who is definitely the right choice for our Council at this time. It is my honor to support Jo Ann Stevens and I encourage you to Vote for her as your 2015 National Financial Secretary.

Champions School of Real Estate - Staff Insttructor
281-893-4484 (W)
Broker Associate
2009 National President ~ Women's Council of REALTORS
2009 REALTOR of the Year ~ Houston Association of REALTORS
2010-2012 Texas Association of REALTORS Board of Directors
2013 - 2014 TAR Business Issues & issues Mobilization Committees
2014 NAR Business Issues, Issues Mobilization & Strategic Planning Committees
I have had the privilege to be mentored by and work with Jo Ann Stevens not only in Women’s Council but also on various committees within our Local and State Associations. Her commitment to the Council and our industry continues to inspire, motivate and involve emerging leaders. I am proud to support Jo Ann for National Financial Secretary.

Sharon Morton
2014 WCR Texas State President
  "Jo Ann is a trailblazer! She is a Leader with commitment, diligence, compassion and dedication. Jo Ann shares her talents, insight and skills willingly and truly loves Women's Council of Realtors and will lead to new heights in the coming years."

Ethel O'Dell