2021 CCIAOR and CCIMLS Board of Directors Election Process Announced

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 2021 Board of Directors. We are also looking to fill our allocated seat on the NAR Board of Directors.

Under the new governance structure approved by members earlier this year, 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 or NAR Director must submit an application to the LDC. All petitions and applications are due by October 2nd, 2020.

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, you can submit the 2021 Board Interest & Nomination Form to the LDC. 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:

CCIAOR Board of Directors Information

CCIMLS Board of Directors Information

NAR Board of Director Information

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

  • Elected annually for a one-year term with automatic accession to President in 2022 and Immediate Past President in 2023;
  • 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 2021 through 2023;
  • Must be affiliated with an office in Dukes County
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Directors for a three-year term from 2021 through 2023;
  • Must be affiliated with an office in Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee, Sandwich or Wareham
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Directors for a three-year term from 2021 through 2023;
  • Must be affiliated with an office in Barnstable, Dennis or Yarmouth
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Directors for an unexpired two-year term from 2021 through 2022

Candidate Eligibility

  • 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;
  • For regional director seats (Upper Cape, Mid Cape, Lower Cape, Dukes County), must be affiliated with an office in that region.

To Become a Candidate

If you are interested in serving but would like to get more information about the role and commitment, or if you would like to nominate someone else to serve, please complete the interest form below. A member of staff or the Leadership Development Committee will reach out to you or your nominee to discuss service on the Board and answer any questions.

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

1. Submit a petition signed by at least 25 CCIAOR REALTORS and submit by October 2nd, 2020. 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 ZipForms account.

2. Submit an application to the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) by October 2nd, 2020. The LDC will review all applications and may conduct candidate interviews if deemed necessary. 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.

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. Under the governance changes approved earlier this year, every seat is open on the 2021 CCIMLS Board of Directors.

Open CCIMLS Board Positions

  • Elected for a two (2) year term.
  • The President serves as the Chairperson for the CCIMLS Board of Directors with meetings held a minimum of four (4) times a year.
  • The CCIMLS President is expected to represent the MLS at CCIMLS events and meetings and to serve as a spokesperson when called upon by the CEO.

The following At-Large Director seats are open on the 2021 CCIMLS Board of Directors:

  • At-Large Director 1 (term 2021)
  • At-Large Director 2 (term 2021)
  • At-Large Director 3 (term 2021-2022)
  • At-Large Director 4 (term 2021-2022)

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 following Industry Director seats are open on the 2021 CCIMLS Board of Directors:

  • Industry Director 1 (2021)
  • Industry Director 2 (2021)

Candidate Eligibility

  • The President and 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.
  • Industry Directors are not Participants or Subscribers of the CCIMLS but individuals who demonstrate knowledge and expertise in the governance of a multiple listing service or a specific need as desired

To Become a Candidate

If you are interested in serving but would like to get more information about the role and commitment, or if you would like to nominate someone else to serve, please complete the interest form linked below. A member of staff or the Leadership Development Committee will reach out to you or your nominee to discuss service on the Board and answer any questions.

To become a candidate for the CCIMLS Board, you must submit an application to the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) by October 2nd, 2020. The LDC will review all applications and may conduct candidate interviews if deemed necessary. 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 December.

NAR Board of Directors

CCIAOR is entitled to a representative on the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Board of Directors. We are looking to fill the NAR Director seat for a term of 2021-2022.

To be eligible, you must be a current member of CCIAOR in good standing and a past or current Officer or Director of CCIAOR.

If you are interested in serving, you must submit an application to the Leadership Development Committee (LDC) by October 2nd, 2020.The LDC shall review all applications for NAR Director and present at least one nominee to the Board of Directors for approval.