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NAR Shared Government Affairs Directors Program

Are you looking for ways to hire a government affairs professional to look out for your association’s interest at the local government level?

Through the NAR Shared Government Affairs Directors (GAD) program, NAR can assist local and state REALTOR® associations looking for new ideas on how to hire a government affairs director. NAR will help interested REALTOR® associations assess their needs for a GAD, determine member expectations for a GAD, and facilitate discussions about combining resources to increase an association’s ability to effectively represent its REALTOR® membership. The Shared GAD Program can even help you review resumes and interview candidates.

NAR's Shared GAD Program booklet explains the details of the program and provides examples that show how the program works in other areas. The booklet also includes resources you can use if you want to hire a GAD on your own.

Download the Shared GAD Program booklet (PDF: 352 KB)

Additional Information

If you are interested in starting a shared GAD program in your area, or if you have a question about hiring a GAD for your association, please contact:

Gerry Allen
Smart Growth Policy Representative
National Association of REALTORS®
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202/383-1109
Fax: 202/383-7580
E-Mail: gallen@realtors.org

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