REALTOR® Staff Directory

  • Twis Lizasuain
    Chief Executive Officer
    Twis Lizasuain is OSCAR’s Chief Executive Officer. Twis has more than 23 year of government, management, public relations and marketing experience. Most recently, she served as Public Affairs Director for the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. Her duties include overseeing day-to-day operations, recruiting and training association personnel; acting as a direct liaison to the state and national associations; facilitating implementation of strategic objectives set forth by the Board of Directors; representing the association in local government matters affecting the real estate industry; and exercising control of budgets to meet financial objectives, among other responsibilities. Twis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida. Her commitment to excellence propels her drive to help members achieve success through professional development and network-building opportunities. She is available to members by email at
  • Yohanna Cruz
    Special Project Coordinator
    Yohanna is responsible for coordinating the delivery of essential member services, maintaining membership data, registrations and transactions, our My Florida REALTOR® Multiple Listing Service Center,coordinating member data between NAR, Florida REALTORS® and the Department of Professional Regulation. She ensures that all membership contracts, Supra leases, and REALTOR® store retail services are in place for our members. A Florida resident for over ten years, Johanna, her husband, Hector (an accomplished musician and recording artist) and son, Joel, reside in Kissimmee.
  • Crystal Lopez
    Executive Assistant
    Crystal’s natural kindness and infectious smile inspires her team and engages our valued members. She truly enjoys finding solutions for our members’ concerns about membership renewal, MLS access, or how to obtain an access code. This Southeastern University graduate, who has a bachelors degree in psychology, lives in Kissimmee and when not at work or in class, enjoys her family and is actively engaged in ministry.
  • Nannette Cherry
    Communications Coordinator
    Nannette advances communications for our association, compiling the quarterly reView magazine and Osceola Gazette HomeFinder publication, writing and distributing press releases and audio/video productions, plus drafting flyers, signage and other promotional material. She is also responsible for a range of electronic communications ranging from the weekly eView, edView, and eblasts to our social media interactions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pintrest. We are the professional beneficiaries of her background in fine art and digital media as she holds an Master’s of Fine Art from the University of Central Florida. A lifelong Central Florida resident, she calls Orlando home and often surprises her team and visiting members with her excellent culinary skills!
  • JoAnn O'Shaughnessy
    Finance Director
  • Clarence Zarnes
    Professional Development Director
    Clarence Zarnes is a composite of diverse experience and he loves to see our members grow in their knowledge and skills and expand their entrepreneurial success. He is a veteran, Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army, with a Master of Arts in Teaching and a specialty in Teaching and Learning in Technology and as an online educator. His B.A. is in Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. Since leaving the armed forces, he has been predominantly engaged in business educational delivery with the Home Builders Institute, CareerSource (Disabled Veteran Outreach), WyoTech & Career Training Concepts. He is team oriented and loves working toward a common goal to advance an organization, especially by retaining, recruiting and delivering training programs that are valuable to our members. We are fortunate that Clarence and his family have chosen to relocate to our community – and we hear he enjoys playing guitar as well!
  • Samantha Barner
    Program Analyst
  • Elvira Perez
    Membership Services Coordinator
    Member Services is at the heart of Elvira’s activities whether she is signing up a new member, solving lockbox issues or validating records. Our valued members and our REALTOR Advocate team are the recipients of her extensive “Ritz-Carlton” customer service training. of our valued team member. She is bilingual and excels at putting our members first!
  • Jonathan Gutierrez
    Membership Specialist
    Our newest addition to our membership service team is rapidly learning the names, faces and needs of our members. He is engaged in our community here at home and through missions abroad. Jonathan is a Valencia College student majoring in physical therapy and enjoys utilizing his musical talents in ministry as well.
  • Jasmin Gonzalez
    Membership Specialist
  • Cachae Mason
    Membership Specialist
  • Chris Florence
    ePro | Webmaster
    Chris serves our members both personally and virtually through OSCAR’s web site editing, updating and designing, including development of our mobile site! He produces audio-visual components plus video content and editing to enhance association presentations and events. Chris enjoys sharing OSCAR’s benefits, programs and services to members and prospects both in the “cloud” and in person. A musician at heart and in life, with a BA in Business Administration, he resides in Winter Haven, with his wife and three young children.