The Cape Cod & Island Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (CCIMLS) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors appointed by the shareholder, the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR) Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is comprised of a President, five (5) At-Large Directors, and two (2) Industry Directors. Additionally, the Treasurer of CCIAOR and the President of the Martha’s Vineyard Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (MVMLS) serve as non-voting members of the CCIMLS Board.
Industry Directors are not Participants or Subscribers of the CCIMLS, but individuals who demonstrate knowledge and expertise in the governance or general operation of multiple listing services. Industry Directors serve a one (1) year term on the CCIMLS Board.
The Board of Directors is responsible for governing CCIMLS. 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 CCIMLS has adequate resources to advance its mission.
Responsibilities of Board Members include:
Attend the Leadership Orientation program in January and Board of Director meetings held a minimum of 4 times a year (the President will set the schedule for meetings; virtual attendance is acceptable with permission of the President);
Adhere to the Policy Manual and Bylaws and fulfill fiduciary duties of care, loyalty and obedience;
Determine and advance CCIMLS’ 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 member and serve as a communication liaison between CCIMLS and its members;
Keep abreast of technology, business and regulatory changes that impact CCIMLS and its members;
Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability;
Support the CEO and staff and assess the performance of CCIMLS;
Be an active participant in CCIMLS activities and programs;
Help to develop future leaders.