The President-Elect of the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR) is elected annually for a one-year term and then automatically ascends to President the following year and Immediate Past President the year after that.
The President-Elect holds a seat on the CCIAOR Board of Directors and the CCIAOR Executive Committee and also serves as the chairperson of the Leadership Academy Selection Committee. The President-Elect performs the duties of President in the President’s absence and carries out such duties as the President and/or Board of Directors may from time to time assign. The President-Elect makes appointments to the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) Board of Directors and any MAR committees and appoints all Vice-Chairs for CCIAOR committees, task forces and working groups. The President-Elect may be called upon to represent the Association at events and meetings, to serve as a spokesperson when called upon by the CEO, and to participate in the following state and national meetings as a representative of CCIAOR:
NAR Legislative Meetings (May)
NAR Leadership Summit (August)
MAR Convention (September)
NAR Convention (November)
The President-Elect will assume the role of President the following year. To view the role and responsibilities of the CCIAOR President, click here.
To be eligible to run as President-Elect, you must meet the following criteria:
- Currently be a REALTOR® member of CCIAOR in good standing;
- Have been a CCIAOR REALTOR® for the last 3 years;
- Have no REALTOR® Code of Ethics Violations in the last 3 years;
- Have served on the CCIAOR Board of Directors, on any subsidiary Board of Directors, the CCIAOR Finance Committee, or as a MAR or NAR Director in the last five (5) years;
- Have not served as CCIMLS Immediate Past President in the past 24 months;
- Have not resigned from the CCIMLS Board of Directors in the past 24 months;
- Have not served more than two (2) consecutive terms as a Director, including Secretary/Treasurer without a 24-month hiatus.
The Board of Directors is responsible for governing CCIAOR. The Board steers the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure CCIAOR has adequate resources to advance its mission.
Responsibilities of Board Members include:
Attend the Leadership Orientation program in January and Board of Director meetings on a monthly basis (the President will set the schedule for meetings);
Adhere to the Policy Manual and Bylaws and fulfill fiduciary duties of care, loyalty and obedience;
Determine and advance CCIAOR’s mission, purpose and strategic plan and shape the development of policies and initiatives that keep the organization on track;
Conduct organizational planning, ensure adequate resources and provide resource and financial oversight including approval of the annual budget;
Promote the organization and the value of being a REALTOR® and serve as a communication liaison between CCIAOR and its REALTOR® and affiliate members;
Keep abreast of technology, business and regulatory changes that impact CCIAOR and its REALTOR® and affiliate members.
Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability;
Support the CEO and staff and assess the performance of CCIAOR;
Be an active participant in CCIAOR activities and programs;
Help develop future leaders;
Provide oversight of the Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service - CCIMLS (CCIAOR is the single shareholder of CCIMLS).