Janice M Bolton was named 2018 Realtor of the Year for Louisiana Realtors Association at the Spring into Action Conference in Baton Rouge on April 23. Bolton was chosen out of nearly 15,000 members for the statewide award which is based on community service and service to the Realtor industry. The surprise announcement was made during the Spring conference, which also included education sessions, presentations by candidates for Governor, visit to the State Capitol for Realtor Day, board meeting and a crawfish boil for the Legislature.
The Louisiana Realtors Association is celebrating its 100th year and is the largest trade association in the state. Bolton is serving as 2019 Member Services and Marketing Director, a position on the Executive Committee, and has been a member of the LR Board of Directors since 2011. Previous positions include LR Regional Vice President and on the forms, bill review, strategic planning and other committees. She also served at the local level as Natchitoches Board of Realtors President, Task Force to merge Natchitoches and Central LA Boards, and 2018 Governance Committee Chair.
In Natchitoches, Bolton has served as Chair of several organizations including Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce, Keep Natchitoches Beautiful, and Cane River Children’s Services and LA School for Math, Science and the Arts Parents Organization. She currently serves on the Ben D Johnson Foundation Board and NSU Business Department Advisory Council and is a member of APHN, NSU-Natchitoches Symphony, and PEO, as well as a life-long member of First Baptist Church.
Bolton is shown with Norman Morris, CEO of LA Realtors Assn, and 2019 LA Realtors Assn President Logan Morris