http://www.varealtor.com/sites/default/files/images/Mary_Dykstra_preferred_head.pngMary Victoria Dykstra of MKB, Realtors in Roanoke was inaugurated as VAR’s 2013 president at the Real Show in Virginia Beach. She served as vice-president in 2011, and she succeeds Trish Szego of Fairfax at the post.

Mary has been an active member of the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors, serving as its president in 2005; in 2008 she was named RVAR’s Realtor of the Year. She currently serves on RVAR’s Grievance and Public Relations committees.

Mary has chaired several Virginia Association of Realtors committees, and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2006. At the national level, she is a member of NAR’s Board of Directors and 2012 chair of its communications committee.

Mary serves her local community as a member of Roanoke’s Architectural Review Board, and as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Abused and Neglected Children. She lives in Roanoke with her husband and two children.