Encourage grassroots member participation by developing and executing strategies and programs to develop member involvement in advocating REALTOR® legislative priorities through promoting and utilizing REALTOR® Party resources.
1. REALTOR® advocacy
• Set and track annual NAR member response goals for Calls for Action;
• Encourage state and local associations to actively support NAR Calls for Action;
• Ensure that Federal Political Coordinator (FPC) execute their responsibilities, and provide for their training;
• Promote and ensure a robust REALTOR® Party Action Center (Blackbaude/Convio) for use by NAR, state and local associations;
• Advance the use of social media and other technologies to engage REALTOR® members in political process;
• Offer members opportunities for political engagement in REALTOR® activities, i.e. member and public voter registration/turn out the member vote; issue campaigns, phone banks.
2. Promotion and utilization of REALTOR® Party resources
• Promote the array of REALTOR® Party tools available to state and local associations;
• Track the implementation and use of REALTOR® Party tools, evaluate and report on the growth in usage and creative applications of the tools by state and local associations,
• Track REALTOR® Party activities in the states and recognize member involvement and results;
• Promote understanding and use of REALTOR® Party Tracker;
• Promote REALTOR® Party consulting services, campaign management, advertising services and all other services available to states and local associations.
• Communicate with membership on the usage of tools, success stories and lessons learned.
74 members as follows: Chair and Vice Chair, the Immediate Past Chair, one local board or state Association Executive, one local or state Government Affairs Director, one member from each state, District of Columbia and territorial associations with 19 or fewer FPCs; two or more RPMIC members from states with 20 or more FPCs based on current Congressional apportionment; and up to six members at-large. Note: Under current Congressional apportionment, states eligible for additional RPMIC members are: California (total of three), Florida (total of two), New York (total of two), Illinois (total of two), Pennsylvania (total of two), and Texas (total of two). At-large positions should specifically represent each of the following: Young Professionals Network, both and Commercial and non-Commercial Institutes, Societies and Councils, real estate service companies, Women’s Council of REALTORS®, and a multicultural real estate organizational representative.
[Proposed] Terms of Service
Two-year term of service on committee to coincide with the Congressional cycle, serving no more than three full terms consecutively.
One-year term for RPMIC Chair, RPMIC Vice Chair, and the Immediate Past Chair.
[Proposed] Qualification(s) for Consideration
At least one of the following qualifications
• Two years experience on NAR or state association political, association campaign or legislative committee and/or
• Served as an FPC and/or
• Experience in planning or implementing an issue or candidate campaign and/or
• Experience as a local or state elected official
Qualifications for Multicultural Real Estate Organization Representative:
• REALTOR® member who is also an elected or policy/advocacy national leader of one of the three multicultural real estate organizations (National Association of Real Estate Brokers, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, Asian Real Estate Association of America).