Committee/Subcommittee/Forum Name: RCE Certification Advisory Board
Liaison: Sharon Keating, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
Chair: Nancy Donahue-Jones, RCE, CAE
Vice Chair: Ginger Downs, RCE, CAE
Advisory Board Goals:
Goal #1: Increase the number of applicants/candidates applying for the designation.
Expected Outcome: Increased awareness of the RCE designation and an increased pool of RCE designees.
Action/Update: Automatic emails promoting the RCE designation are sent to students who successfully complete any of the NAR self-study courses.
Association Leadership Development staff promoted the RCE designation at the 2014 AE Institute, the REALTOR® Party Convention and Trade Expo, the Leadership Summit, and the Conference and Expo.
Goal #2: Inform and educate REALTOR® association volunteer leadership that professional staff with the RCE designation provide greater value to the association.
Expected Outcome: Increased awareness of the RCE designation and support from elected leaders.
Action/Update: The RCE designation will be promoted at the REALTOR® Party Convention, RCE Leadership Luncheon, and at the REALTORS® Conference and Expo RCE Leadership Luncheon, which AEs attend with their elected leadership.
Goal #3: Review and update the AE Competencies and RCE Body of Knowledge.
Expected Outcome: The AE Competencies and RCE Body of Knowledge reflect current issues, standards, and policies.
Action/Update: RCE Certification Advisory Board members were each assigned a specific area in the AE Competencies and RCE Body of Knowledge, along with 3-4 team members, to review and update the competencies for 2015. The RCE Certification Board reviewed all recommended changes at the REALTOR® Party Convention.
Goal #4: Develop and maintain all RCE policies and procedures; grade Section VI of the Applicant Data Form (ADF).
Expected Outcome: RCE policies and procedures are reviewed and updated annually; policies are also reviewed if and when an issue comes into question.
Action/Update: The RCE Certification Advisory Board will conduct its annual review of the RCE policies and procedures at the 2014 REALTORS® Conference and Expo meeting.