Committee/Subcommittee/Forum Name: RCE Certification Advisory Board

Liaison: David Peretti, CRB, GRI

Chair: Amy DuBose, RCE

Vice Chair: Jim Haisler, RCE

Advisory Board Goals

Goal #1

Increase the number of applicants/candidates applying for the designation.

Expected Outcome

Increased awareness of the RCE designation and an increased pool of RCE designees.


Automatic emails promoting the RCE designation are sent to students who successfully complete any of the NAR self-study courses

Association Leadership Development staff promoted the RCE designation at the 2016 AE Institute, the REALTOR® Party Convention and Expo, the Leadership Summit, and the REALTORS® Conference and Expo.

Goal #2

Inform and educate REALTOR® association volunteer leadership that professional staff with the RCE designation provide greater value to the association.

Expected Outcome

Increased awareness of the RCE designation and support from elected leaders.


The RCE designation will be promoted at the REALTORS® Legislative Meeting and Trade Expo RCE Leadership Luncheon and at the REALTORS® Conference and Expo RCE Leadership Luncheon, in which RCEs attend with their elected leadership.

Goal #3

Develop and maintain all RCE policies and procedures; grade Section VI of the Applicant Data Form (ADF).

Expected Outcome

RCE policies and procedures are reviewed and updated annually; policies are also reviewed if and when an issue comes into question.


The RCE Certification Board will conduct its annual review of the RCE policies and procedures at the 2016 REALTORS® Conference and Expo meeting.

Goal #4

Promote and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the RCE designation.

Expected Outcome

Continued awareness of the value of the RCE designation to REALTOR® associations and its leaders.


The RCE designation celebrated its 25th anniversary at the AE Institute and each RCE designee received a commemorative RCE 25th anniversary pin and an “RCE VIP Pass” to attend the Icebreaker from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm before all of the AEI attendees attend at 5:00 pm.  A cake cutting ceremony was held in which all past RCE Certification Advisory Board chairs and the original RCE Certification Advisory Board members participated.  In addition, a display board outlining the first 25 years of the RCE designation was created for display in the exhibit area.  RCEs were encouraged to wear RCE 25th anniversary apparel on Saturday.  Video testimonials were also published on the RCE Facebook page, and the NAR YouTube encouraging others to earn the RCE designation.