National Association of Realtors® Announces 2023 Leadership Academy Class

CHICAGO (August 10, 2022) – The National Association of Realtors® today announced the roster of its 2023 Leadership Academy class. Twenty Realtors® from across the country have been chosen to participate in the 10-month program, which will prepare emerging state and local volunteers for future leadership positions at NAR.

"NAR's Leadership Academy identifies, inspires and mentors the next generation of Realtor® leaders for future opportunities at the local, state and national level," said 2023 NAR President Kenny Parcell. "Volunteer leaders are crucial to the real estate industry and by better understanding the needs and strategies of our trade association, Leadership Academy graduates continue to provide positive, lasting changes in the years ahead."

The twenty Realtors® selected to the Academy will participate in both virtual and in-person educational experiences, joining a nationwide community of volunteer leaders. During the 10-month journey, participants will learn the inner workings of NAR and gain key insights that will prepare them to serve in prominent committee roles and leadership positions at every level of the association.

Realtors® selected to participate in the 2023 NAR Leadership Academy are as follows:

  • Carmen Bauman (New York)
  • Elizabeth Campbell-Chase (California)
  • Myssie Cardenas-Barajas (Texas)
  • Shane Cook (Arizona)
  • Anthony Domathoti (New York)
  • Kimberly Endre (North Carolina)
  • Michael Fischer (Georgia)
  • Daniel Guerra (Florida)
  • Ryan Hass (California)
  • Jenifer Hoffman (Vermont)
  • Tia Hunnicutt (California)
  • Julia Israel (Minnesota)
  • Alexandria Kebalo Hughes (Connecticut)
  • Denise Lo (Georgia)
  • Amanda Lott (Tennessee)
  • Johnny Mowad (Texas)
  • Susan Nicolson (Arizona)
  • Eric Rehling (Pennsylvania)
  • AshLee Vaughn (Alabama)
  • Dallison Veach (Virginia)

The program will begin in January 2023 and culminate in November 2023 at NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information about NAR's Leadership Academy, including individual session summaries and resources for prospective 2024 applicants, visit The application period for the 2024 class runs from December 7, 2022, through February 7, 2023.

The National Association of Realtors® is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.5 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

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