ORRA is currently seeking REALTORS® to serve as 2017 National Association of REALTORS® Appointed Directors. All REALTORS® interested in serving as a NAR Appointed Director are encouraged to complete and submit an application before the 5 pm on September 16, 2016 deadline. Candidate interviews will be held at ORRA on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 beginning at 9:00 am.
A member’s service as a NAR appointed director requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of local, state, and national real estate issues as well as the skills and willingness to act as a liaison between the related REALTOR® organizations.
Additional criteria for consideration of appointment include:
Applied to serve or current service on a 2017 NAR committee.
Current service on a Florida REALTORS® committee, task force, forum, or study group.
Service as a Florida REALTORS® director for at least three of the past five years (current year may be included).
Service on a minimum of two different ORRA committees, task forces, forums, or councils within the last three years prior to application.
Status as an ORRA active, primary REALTOR® member in good standing at the time of appointment and during the term of office.
Verifiable active participation in the local real estate industry and possession of knowledgeable about local real estate market trends and issues.
Possession of the personal financial resources needed to fulfill the duties of service (see below) over and above funding that may be provided by ORRA and Florida REALTORS®
Requirements of service as an appointed NAR director include:
Attendance of the following NAR events:
-2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo
-2017 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo
-2017 Region 5 meetings
-2017 NAR Board of Directors meetings
Attendance of the following Florida REALTORS® events:
-2017 Convention & Trade Expo
-2017 Mid-Winter Business Meetings
-2017 District 12 Caucus meetings
NAR directors must also agree to seek reimbursement for travel expenses from Florida REALTORS and/ NAR before submitting a reimbursement request to ORRA. In addition, all reimbursement requests from conform to the ORRA Travel Reimbursement Policy.