At the National Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) fall Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, officers and committee chairpersons were announced for the coming year.  Marjean Pountain, who has been active in the national Ethics and Discipline Committee for  many years and served as Vice-Chair in 2010 has been elected to Chair the committee for 2011.  “Ethics is the cornerstone of IREM, one of the core principles upon which the organization was founded in the 1930’s.” Pountain said.  “I am looking forward to leading this highly-motivated committee of active volunteers to achieve higher levels of service and leadership to our members”.  Committees meet regularly by conference calls and webinars, and look forward to their next opportunity to meet as a group at IREM’s Leadership and Legislative Summit in April of 2011.


Marjean Pountain of Pountain Partners LLC and William H. Dwyer of Dwyer Property Management LLC recently attended the Rent Manager User’s Conference at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida.  Rent Manager is one of the most popular property management software used in the business of property management, and Dwyer and Pountain enjoy its user friendly capabilities in their business practices.  This training conference gave attendees the opportunity to interact with the technical support experts from Rent Manager and gain additional hands on experience learning additional ways to enhance its use in their property management business.