Mark your calendars for February 1-2, 2023 and join us in Columbia for this important two-day conference. You’ll learn about the association’s legislative process and advocacy efforts on day one, and follow it up with a fun and informative leadership training on day two. You could also win a custom REALTOR® branded motorcycle at our Riding with the Brand lunch experience.



*Subject to change


Kyle Carpenter
Keynote Speaker

Rob Woodul
SCR President

Reah Smith
SCR President-Elect

Keon Aldrich
SCR Treasurer

Corwyn Melette
SCR Secretary

Cindy Creamer
SCR Immediate Past President

Daniel Rickenmann
Mayor of Columbia

Vincent Sheheen
Former SC Senator

Joel Lourie
Former SC Politician

Roger Kirby
SC Representative (District 101)

Meg Kinnard
National Politics Reporter, AP

Gavin Jackson
Public Affairs Reporter, SC ETV

Maayan Schechter
Sr. Editor, The State

Lawrence Yun
Chief Economist, NAR

Joseph Von Nessen
Economist, USC

Joe Harris
VP Government Advocacy, NAR

Lindsay Jackson
Chief Advocacy Officer, SCR

Chris Bailey
Government Advocacy Director, GGAR

Madison B. Cooper
Sr. VP of Government Affairs, CCAR

Josh Dix
Government Affairs Director, CTAR

Gloria Cannon

Dr. Lee Davenport

Andy Lee
Chairman, Real Estate Commission

Allen Wilkerson
Real Estate Commissioner

Janelle Mitchell
Real Estate Commissioner

Amy Hedgecock
Region 4 RVP, NAR

Brian Kinard
SCR Legislative Chair

David Kent
2023 REALTOR® Party Disbursement Liaison, NAR

Owen Tyler
2023 RPAC Trustees Fundraising Committee Chair, NAR

Donna Smith
2022 Public & Federal Issues Liaison, NAR

Denise Franklin
Past Local President, GGAR

Steve Taylor
Past Local President, CCRA

Bobette Fisher
Past Local President, CTAR

Byron King
Sr. VP & General Counsel, SCR

Austin Smallwood
VP, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, SCR

Alan Leichtle

Sarah Knox
Political Director, SCR


Join us for the 2023 SCR Legislative Reception, Wednesday, February 1, 2023 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Smoked in Columbia.

Mix and mingle with South Carolina legislators and fellow REALTOR® leaders for a night of food, cocktails and networking.

Those invited to attend include: All Conference Attendees, SCR Board of Directors, RPAC Trustees, Legislative committee members, Community Alliance committee members, Candidate Screening committee member, AEs and Gads.

For more details, contact Sarah Knox at


Day 1: USC Alumni Center
900 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201

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Day 2: The Founders Zone at Williams Brice Stadium
1127 George Rogers Blvd, Columbia, SC 29201

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Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District
822 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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Discount rates expire January 11, 2023


You could Win a Custom REALTOR® Branded Harley Davidson!

Help us close out Capitol Conference with adrenaline pumping Riding with the Brand event on Day 2, Thursday  February 2 at 1:00pm:

You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with members of NAR’s leadership team!
  • Hang out with fellow REALTORS®, your association executives and community leaders.
  • Climb aboard the Riding with the Brand bus and get a closeup look at the custom REALTOR® motorcycle.
  • Try your hand at cornhole/beanbag toss.
  • And of course, lunch will be provided.