GAAR & SWMLS Boards seek Volunteer Leaders for 2023

Do you have a passion for serving? Do you have a strong desire to help lead the Association in updating and implementing new products and services? If so, please consider serving on the GAAR or SWMLS Board of Directors.

Members in good standing and have an interest in volunteering for a leadership role at GAAR or SWMLS are encouraged to apply!

Directors meet a minimum of ten times per year with additional obligations as needed. Regular attendance and participation are required. 


How to Apply

1. Submit your Volunteer Interest Form by Sunday, August 28th, 2022 to be considered.

2.  Upon submission of the Volunteer Interest Form, GAAR staff will verify your eligibility and e-mail the Candidate Questionnaire that must be completed.

3.  The deadline to submit the Candidate Questionnaire is Wednesday, August 31st, 2022.


GAAR BOARD POSITIONS OPEN

Director Positions  
•    4  Director positions for 2023-2024 (2-year term)

Director Qualifications
•    Member of the Association for at least three (3) consecutive years prior to nomination
•    No Code of Ethics Violations or non-compliance of membership duty in the last three (3) years

Officer Positions  
•    President-Elect (1-year term), an elected member will automatically serve as the 2024 President and 2025 Past President
•    Vice-President (1-year term)

Officer Qualifications
•   Meets qualifications above for Directors
•   Must be a REALTOR® who has served as an Officer or Director of GAAR within five (5) years of nomination
•   Prior to nomination, must have had at least five (5) transactions that closed in the prior twelve (12) months AND/OR be a Qualifying Broker of at least five (5) brokers

View GAAR Board Responsibilities

Once all of the applications have been received, in accordance with the GAAR Bylaws, Article XI, Section 6, (d) “The Nominating Committee will meet at the call of the Chairperson for the purpose of selecting a candidate slate as follows: 
•    One (1) or more candidate(s) for each of the Officer Positions
•    Up to two (2) candidates for each Director position with the Nominating Committee using reasonable efforts to provide two (2) candidates for each Director position


SWMLS BOARD POSITIONS OPEN

Director Positions
•    5 Director positions for 2023-2025 (3-year term)

Director Qualifications
•    Must be a REALTOR® member and Participant/Subscriber in a SWMLS office for three (3) consecutive years prior to nomination
•    No Code of Ethics Violations or non-compliance of membership duty in the last three (3) years

Officer Positions  
•    President (1-year term), the elected member will automatically serve as 2024 Past President
•    Vice-President (1-year term)
•    Treasurer (1-year term)

Officer Qualifications
•    Meets qualifications listed above for Directors
•    Must have one (1) year of service as a Director of GAAR or SWMLS within five (5) years of nomination, OR have been a SWMLS committee member within the last five (5) years

View SWMLS Board Responsibilities

Once all of the applications have been received, in accordance with the SWMLS Bylaws, Article 6.3, Section 2. Notice of Proposed Nominees - The President shall cause a list of the proposed nominees selected by the Nominating Committee to be forwarded to the Participants of the Service, setting forth the time, place, and other pertinent conditions of the election to select the final list of nominees by vote of the Participants of the Service


Click to access:   
 2023 GAAR/SWMLS Board of Directors Volunteer Interest Form 


IMPORTANT DATES

August 1 - 28:  Interest Forms accepted to determine eligibility
August 31:  Deadline for vetted members to submit Candidate Questionnaire
September 6 - October 5:  Candidate Questionnaires available online for member viewing
TBD:  Candidate Meet & Greet Event
October 10 to 14:  Online member voting
November 17:  Election Winners attend Board of Director Meeting
December 7:  Inauguration at the GAAR/SWMLS Annual Meeting