Strengthening honest housing enforcement was a precedence for the Nationwide Affiliation of REALTORS® Board of Administrators throughout its Friday assembly. The governing physique handed resolutions supporting honest lending provisions of the Honest Housing Act and the Equal Credit score Alternative Act—which prohibit discrimination in customers’ entry to credit score on prohibited bases—and urged state associations to advertise laws for minimal, common honest housing training necessities for all actual property licensees.
Additionally, in response to a casual ballot performed in the course of the assembly, the board believes legislative and regulatory advocacy—and the altering function of REALTORS®—are points that can be prime priorities for the true property business within the subsequent 5 years. Board members additionally stated the shortage of recent development is the most important issue constraining stock.
Member dues will stay $150 per 12 months. Administrators additionally voted in favor to proceed supporting the NAR client promoting marketing campaign with a rise within the particular evaluation value of $10 a 12 months, bringing the annual value per member as much as $45 beginning in 2023 via at the very least 2027. That is the primary enhance for the reason that “That’s Who We R” marketing campaign was launched in 2019.
Extra actions on the Board of Administrators assembly:
Distinguished Service Awards
Cindy Chandler of Charlotte, N.C., and Chris McElroy of Fort Collins, Colo., had been named NAR’s 2022 recipients of the Distinguished Service Award—the best honor exterior the presidency bestowed to an NAR member.
A 30-year business veteran, Cindy Chandler, CRE, AHWD, C2EX, is the founding father of The Chandler Group, a consulting and coaching firm, and authored The Insider’s Information to Business Actual Property (Dearborn/Kaplan Publishing, 2013). Chandler has served in quite a few management roles for NAR, together with as chair of the Business Management Discussion board, the REALTORS® Business Alliance Committee, the Business Actual Property Analysis Subcommittee, and the Business Laws and Regulatory Subcommittee. In 2011, she was regional vice chairman for Area 4 (Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee). She is at the moment serving as NAR’s Govt Committee consultant for The Counselors of Actual Property, and he or she’s a two-time REALTORS® Political Motion Committee Corridor of Fame member.
Chris McElroy, CRS, AHWD, a REALTOR® for 45 years, is a dealer affiliate and companion with The Group Inc.–Concord. His involvement with NAR spans greater than 30 years and contains chairing the Federal Taxation Committee, the Housing Alternative Advisory Board, the Analysis Committee, the State & Native Points Coverage Committee, and the Public Coverage Coordinating Committee. He’s at the moment serving on the Authorized Motion Committee. McElroy has twice been inducted into the REALTORS® Political Motion Committee Corridor of Fame. In 2007, McElroy was regional vice chairman for NAR Area 11 (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming). For his work selling the necessity for inexpensive housing, McElroy was named a “Hometown Hero.”
2023 First Vice President
Kevin M. Sears, AHWD, C2EX, a dealer and companion with Sears Actual Property in Springfield, Mass., was elected 2023 first vice chairman of NAR, placing Sears on the ladder to function NAR president in 2025.
Sears, who ran in opposition to Daryl L. Braham, CRB, GRI, C2EX, of Fargo, N.D., acquired 631 votes of the 942 votes forged. His service to NAR spans 20 years, together with phrases as regional vice chairman in 2016, vice chairman of presidency affairs in 2017, and president’s liaison in 2019. He was president of the Massachusetts Affiliation of REALTORS® in 2010 and state REALTOR® of the 12 months in 2006.
Gregory J. Hrabcak, CCIM, C2EX, was elected to function 2023–2024 NAR treasurer. Hrabcak is a industrial specialist with HER, REALTORS®, in Westerville, Ohio, and heads the Central Ohio firm’s industrial and property administration divisions. His service to NAR spans 15 years. He served as regional vice chairman in 2020 and has been a member of the NAR Finance Committee since 2015, the 12 months he served as president of Ohio REALTORS®.
The 2023 Management Crew
President Kenny Parcell, ABR, CRS, AHWD, C2EX, Salem, Utah
President-elect Tracy Kasper, CIPS, CRS, GRI, AHWD, SFR, C2EX, Eagle, Idaho
First Vice President Kevin Sears, AHWD, C2EX, of Springfield, Mass.
Instant Previous President Leslie Rouda Smith, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, CRB, CRS, EPRO, PMN, C2EX, Plano, Texas
Treasurer Gregory J. Hrabcak, CCIM, C2EX, of Westerville, Ohio
CEO Bob Goldberg, EPRO
Regional Vice Presidents
Area 1: Joanne Breen, AHWD, GRI, C2EX, Newington, Conn.
Area 2: Ilene Horowitz, AHWD, C2EX, Rockaway, N.J.
Area 3: Gail Renulfi, AHWD, C2EX, Hockessin, Del.
Area 4: Amy Hedgecock, AHWD, CPM, GRI, C2EX, Excessive Level, N.C.
Area 5: Eric Sain, AHWD, GRI, C2EX, Palm Seaside Gardens, Fla.
Area 6: Gary Reggish, SFR, CRS, C2EX, Novi, Mich.
Area 7: Ed Neaves, AHWD, C2EX, Bloomington, Sick.
Area 8: Patty Zuzek, SFR, CRS, SRES, Burnsville, Minn.
Area 9: Steve LaRue, AHWD, CRS, C2EX, Lawrence, Kan.
Area 10: Cindi Bulla, AHWD, GRI, C2EX, Amarillo, Texas
Area 11: Kevin Sigstad, CCIM, CPM, Reno, Nev.
Area 12: Connie Fogle, AHWD, SFR, CRS, GRI, C2EX, Sugar Metropolis, Idaho
Area 13: Geoff McIntosh, C2EX, Rancho Mirage, Calif.