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2009 Award of Excellence

Scott Veitch

ScottVeitch.jpgThe Real Estate Institute of British Columbia presented Scott Veitch, RI the 2009 REIBC Award of Excellence during our 2009 Recognition Dinner held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on June 11, 2009. The REIBC Award of Excellence is presented to the REIBC member who best demonstrates outstanding leadership and contribution within the real estate industry, his or her community, and/or our broader society.

Scott is well known to members of the Real Estate Institute of BC, having served as a Governor of the organization for a number of years. In addition, he has served as a Director and Vice-President of the Kootenay Real Estate Board culminating in his becoming President in 2002. He has also served as a Director and Vice-President of the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), and just concluded his term as its President at the end of April. Scott has been licensed for over 20 years, both in Vancouver and in the Kootenays where his family has owned Century 21 Veitch Realty for many years. Scott currently acts as the managing broker for Century 21 Veitch Realty in Creston.

Active in his community, Scott has been involved in significant fundraising for many organizations, including Rotary, amateur sports, and the Canadian Cancer Society. In one evening, Scott raised over $5,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society by having his head and facial hair shaved while serving as BCREA’s Vice-President. Awarded a Paul Harris Rotary Award in 2008 for exemplary vocational service, Scott is also involved in the Masons.

A very active producer in the Real Estate Market in the Creston Valley, Scott has been a Century 21 Top 21 Award winner and Kootenay Real Estate Board Gold Performance and Top 30 Award winner on a consistent basis. As well as being a great volunteer and very busy real estate licensee, Scott is a pro-active dad with his sons’ activities. Married to Shannon, they are a great team, not just in the real estate business, but in life.