2021-2022 BOD Nominations

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NVAR Board of Directors Nominations

The NVAR Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for Director‐at‐Large positions on the 2021/2022 Board of Directors.

Leadership Takes You Further

The NVAR Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for Director‐at‐Large positions on the 2021/2022 Board of Directors. There are 5 Director seats up for election this year for the 2021 Board.

As a courtesy to the individual named below, please obtain their permission to submit their name to the Nominating Committee for consideration. The nominee should be willing and able to attend their interview session and serve on the Board of Directors for a two-year term (2021 and 2022).

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, 2020 and Thursday, July 9, 2020.

Board Nomination Info

About the NVAR Board
  • There are 16 members of the Board: 12 at-large, 3 appointed, 1 immediate past President
  • At-large Directors serve 2-year terms and can serve up to 3 consecutive terms (6 years)
  • There are 3 Director seats up for election in 2020 (for the 2021 Board)
Qualification to Run
1. have been a REALTOR® in good standing for at least five (5) successive years immediately preceding candidacy, two (2) of which shall be as a member of the Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS®;

2. be actively engaged in the business of real estate as defined by the VREB Real Estate Regulations at the time of candidacy;

3. disclose any finding of violation against their license due to direct action of the candidate by the Virginia Real Estate Board or similar state regulatory authority within the last five (5) years as well as any previous felony convictions;

4. disclose any instances within the preceding five (5) years in which the candidate has been found by a professional standards hearing panel to have violated the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. This requirement is for self-disclosure by a candidate for Board of Directors, and in no way compels disclosure of otherwise confidential information by the Association or other party. Any candidate waives any right of confidentiality against any REALTOR® Association that may notify NVAR of any failure to disclose a previous violation;

5. sign a commitment statement indicating that, if elected, candidate will faithfully fulfill all duties, including meeting attendance and participation, and will serve and abide by the Association’s Policies and Procedures;

6. the nominee must complete application and be available participate in the required candidate interview to be scheduled mid-July.
About Serving on the Board
  • Serving on the Board is a rewarding experience and a way to have an influence on the real estate industry and your association.
  • The Mission of the Board is to elevate our members business by providing exceptional value, driving innovation and impacting the industry.
  • The Board is the governing body of the Association responsible for Strategy, Policy & Oversight.
    • § Strategy: setting the strategic direction of NVAR by supporting and overseeing the implementation of NVAR’s strategic plan,
    • § Policy: creating policies and programs to benefit members and advance the mission
    • § Oversight: overseeing resource allocation, including adoption of the annual budget, and evaluating progress of programs, products and services.
  • NVAR seeks positive team players who are visionary leaders who want to help take the Association to the next level.
  • Time commitment: The Board meets 10 times a year and is encouraged to actively participate in Association events.

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Election Timeline
  • Monday, June 8, 2020

    Nomination forms available on nvar.com

  • Monday, June 29, 2020

    Nomination forms due by 5 p.m. E.S.T.

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    Publish list of ballot recommendations (w/bios) from Nominating Committee

  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    Electronic petition form available on nvar.com

  • Wednesday, August 12, 2020

    Publish election procedures online

  • Saturday, August 22, 2020

    Petition forms due by 5:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020

    Deadline for official ballot to be published

  • Friday, September 11, 2020

    Election begins 12:00 p.m.

  • Monday, October 12, 2020

    Election ends 12:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020

    Election results announced at NVAR Annual Convention & Tradeshow