ORRA seeks candidates for elected leadership positions
Monday, May 21, 2012
The ORRA Board of Directors is now accepting applications for 2013 elected leadership positions, including chairman-elect; vice chairman of budget; vice chairman of strategic planning; four directors; and one affiliate director.
How do I become a candidate for an ORRA elected leadership position?
Potential candidates must submit a consent-to-serve form. Important: Consent-to-serve forms of qualified candidates are made available for viewing on the ORRA website. In addition, responses to selected questions on the consent-to-serve forms are reproduced exactly as written in Orlando REALTOR® magazine.
Forms must be returned on or before July 1, 2012 for review by the ORRA Qualifications Committee, which will conduct personal interviews of each candidate who meets qualification requirements. The actual election will be held electronically via www.orlrealtor.com, September 24 - 28.
Officer responsibilities and qualifications
The chairman-elect serves for one year and then automatically ascends to chairman of the board the following year. The primary duties as chairman-elect include serving as a member of the ORRA Executive Committee and as chairman of the ORRA Strategic Planning Committee; attending all Florida REALTORS® directors meetings; and performing the duties of chairman of the board of directors in his or her absence.
The vice chairman of budget serves for one year and serves as chairman of the ORRA Budget and Finance Committee. The vice chairman of budget is primarily responsible for preparing the association’s budget for the ensuing fiscal year and providing financial reports to members and the ORRA Board of Directors at its regular meetings.
The vice chairman of strategic planning serves for one year and is primarily responsible for ensuring that the strategic plan for ORRA is progressing as written.
Candidates for chairman-elect and vice chairman positions must be a REALTOR® in good standing. Chairman-elect candidates must have served at least three of the previous five years as an ORRA director; vice chairman candidates must have served as least two consecutive years as an ORRA director. Candidates for these officer positions must also be an active Florida REALTORS® director, have had no FREC violations within the preceding five years, and have served on the ORRA Budget and Finance Committee or on the ORRA Strategic Planning Committee.
Director responsibilities and qualifications
Directors (four directors positions available and one affiliate director position available) serve for a three-year term, and the affiliate director serves for a two-year term. Directors are responsible for participating in ORRA Board of Directors meetings as representatives of the membership to review, revise, and establish policy for the mutual benefit of ORRA members. Additional duties include determining goals for the association, approving membership applications, and serving as an FR director, if appointed. Directors are highly involved in ORRA’s budget process and provide significant input into the activities of various committees. Directors are required to attend board meetings, relevant committee meetings, and special events and functions.
Directors must be ORRA REALTOR® members in good standing. In addition, directors must have completed a leadership training course offered by ORRA or its equivalent and be a member of the ORRA Honor Society by the end of their first year on the ORRA Board of Directors.
Affiliate directors must be ORRA affiliate members in good standing. In addition, directors must have completed a leadership training course offered by ORRA or its equivalent and be a member of the ORRA Honor Society by the end of their first year on the ORRA Board of Directors.
Questions? Contact ORRA Senior Vice President Jacque Stanly, at firstname.lastname@example.org.