Committee/Subcommittee/Forum Name:      RCE Certification Advisory Board

Liaison:     Jarrod Grasso, RCE

Chair:      Jim Haisler, RCE, MRE

Vice Chair:     Dale Zahn, 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 2017 AE Institute, the REALTORS® Legislative Meeting & Trade Expo, the Leadership Summit, and the REALTOR® Conference & 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 was promoted at the REALTORS® Legislative Meeting and Trade Expo RCE Leadership Luncheon (389 attendees) and will be at the REALTORS® Conference and Expo RCE Leadership Luncheon (425 attendees anticipated), 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 2017 REALTORS® Conference and Expo meeting.

Goal #4:

Review and update the AE Competencies and RCE Body of Knowledge.

Expected Outcome:

The AE Competencies and RCE Body of Knowledge reflect current issues, standards, and policies.


RCE Certification Advisory Board members were each assigned a specific area in the AE Competencies and RCE Body of Knowledge, along with 3-4 team members, to review and update the competencies for 2018.  The RCE Certification Board reviewed all recommended changes at the REALTOR® Legislative meeting and will approve the final document at the REALTOR® Conference & Expo meeting.