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2023 CCIAOR & CCIMLS Board of Directors Election Process

Join the Board of Directors

CCIAOR and CCIMLS are looking for strategic and engaged REALTORS® wanting to get more involved in the Association and MLS to fill open positions on both organization’s Board of Directors in 2023. CCIAOR is also looking to fill our allocated seat on the NAR Board of Directors.

Candidates for the CCIAOR Board have the option of either submitting a petition with signatures or applying directly to the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) for consideration. Candidates interested in the CCIMLS Board of Directors must submit an application to the LDC. Applications are due to the LDC by August 15th, 2022 and petitions must be submitted to the Membership Secretary by September 2nd, 2022.

If you are interested in serving but would like to get more information about the role and commitment before applying, or if you would like to nominate someone else to serve, please submit the Board Interest & Nomination Form. A member of staff or the LDC will reach out to you or your nominee to discuss service on the Board and answer any questions.

Please read below for details and information on open seats and how to become a candidate to serve on the CCIAOR and/or CCIMLS Board of Directors.

If you have questions about the process, please reach out Marissa Cyr.

CCIAOR Board of Directors

CCIAOR is governed by a volunteer, member-elected Board of Directors. The 13-member governing body 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 and strategic initiatives.

The Board of Directors is composed of 4 elected CCIAOR Officers (President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, and Treasurer), 5 elected regional representatives, 2 elected brokerage-size representatives, and 2 elected at large REALTOR® Members.

Open CCIAOR Board Positions

Click on the position names linked below for a detailed description of the role and responsibilities.

  • Elected annually for a one-year term with automatic accession to President in 2024 and Immediate Past President in 2025;
  • Serves as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors;
  • Must 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
  • Elected annually for a one-year term;
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Chairs the Finance Committee;
  • Must 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
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Directors for a three-year term from 2023 through 2025;
  • Must be affiliated with a brokerage that has fifty (50) or fewer affiliated licensed brokers, salespersons or appraisers in Massachusetts
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Directors for a three-year term from 2023 through 2025;
  • Must be affiliated with a brokerage that has fifty-one (51) or more affiliated licensed brokers, salespersons or appraisers in Massachusetts
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Directors for a three-year term from 2023 through 2025;
  • May be affiliated with any brokerage regardless of size or location.

Candidate Eligibility

You must meet the following eligibility criteria to serve on the CCIAOR Board of Directors:

  • 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 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 on the Board for more than six (6) consecutive years without a 24-month hiatus;
  • For Officer seats (President-Elect and Treasurer), must 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.

To Become a Candidate

If you would like to become a candidate for the CCIAOR Board of Directors, you have 2 options to do so:

Option 1: Submit an application to the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) by August 15th, 2022. The LDC will review all applications and conduct candidate interviews. The LDC will then place on the ballot for election by the members at least one eligible member for each open Officer and Director position. The LDC shall have the discretion to place additional candidates for any and all positions.

Option 2: Submit a petition signed by at least 25 CCIAOR REALTORS and submit to the Membership Secretary by September 2nd, 2022. All eligible petitioned candidates will automatically be placed on the ballot for election by the members. The petition is linked below or can be accessed through your Remine Docs account. Electronic signatures are accepted.

CCIMLS Board of Directors

CCIMLS is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors appointed by the shareholder, the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors. The CCIMLS Board of Directors is composed of a President, five (5) At-Large Directors, and two (2) Industry Directors.

Open CCIMLS Board Positions

Click on the position names linked below for a detailed description of the role and responsibilities.

  • The President serves as the Chairperson for the CCIMLS Board of Directors and is appointed for a two (2) year term serving from 2023-2024.
  • The President must either be a Participant or Subscriber of the CCIMLS and have been CCIAOR REALTOR® members for the past three (3) years. REALTOR® members with findings of Code of Ethics violations at CCIAOR or any other Association of REALTORS® within the three prior years are not eligible to serve.
  • At-Large Directors must either be Participants or Subscribers of the CCIMLS and have been CCIAOR REALTOR® members for the past three (3) years. REALTOR® members with findings of Code of Ethics violations at CCIAOR or any other Association of REALTORS® within the three prior years are not eligible to serve.
  • Two (2) At-Large Director seats are open serving two (2) year terms from 2023-2024 and one (1) At-Large Director seat is open serving a one (1) year term for 2023.
  • 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.
  • Two (2) Industry Director seats are open on the CCIMLS Board of Directors serving in 2023.

To Become a Candidate

To become a candidate for the CCIMLS Board, you must submit an application to the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) by August 15th, 2022. The LDC will review all applications and conduct candidate interviews. The LDC will present a slate of candidates for the CCIMLS Board to the CCIAOR Board of Directors for election at their annual meeting in November.

NAR Director

CCIAOR is looking to fill our allocated seat on the NAR Board of Directors for 2023. Members of the NAR Board of Directors have duties and responsibilities for governing the National Association, and the association counts on directors to participate in deliberating issues that impact 1.5 million members’ daily business lives. You will be required to attend the two NAR Board of Directors meetings annually (May 11th in Washington, D.C. and November 17th at the NAR Annual Meeting in Las Vegas). Travel costs are covered.

To be eligible, you must be a current member of CCIAOR in good standing, actively engaged in the business of real estate, and have served in some capacity within NAR governance, a state or local association, or NAR Institute, Society, or Council.

The Leadership Development Committee shall take applications and consider additional eligible members and submit at least one nominee to the Board of Directors for approval. Applications are due to the LDC by August 15th, 2022.