Leadership Opportunities

Campaign and Election Process for NAR Elected Office

  • Members interested in pursuing an elected office at the National Association must meet and maintain the required criteria prior to submitting an application. Applications for 2021 Elected Office will be accepted beginning March 1, 2019, to June 1, 2019.

National Director Entitlement

  • National directors fiduciary responsibility is to the National Association not to a local or state association or an institute, society or council. Local and state association director allocations for the following year are based on the membership counts as of July 31.

Committee Application Process

  • The strength of our committees is only as good as the members that serve on them. The National Association encourages members to participate at the committee level. Familiarize yourself with the 80+ national committees, application, and appointment process.

Delegate Body

  • Local and State Associations are encouraged to send a delegate to the REALTORS® Conference & Expo to vote on proposed amendments to NAR’s Constitution and Code of Ethics. Official notice for certifying a delegate will be emailed to Local and State Associations 30 days prior to the meeting.

Leadership Academy

  • Learn how the Leadership Academy identifies, inspires, and mentors emerging leaders from the Local and State level for the National Association of REALTORS®.

Vice Chair Challenge

  • Members interested in a leadership role, who have never previously served as a chair or vice chair of a committee or forum at NAR, are encouraged to enter the Vice Chair Challenge.



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Commitment to Excellence

Developing and enhancing 11 competencies that indicate a REALTOR®'s commitment to ethics, advocacy, technology, data privacy, and customer service.