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District Director Elections

2019 Michigan Realtors® District Director Elections 

Michigan Realtors® members living in Congressional Districts 1, 4, 6,  9, 11 and 14 with active NRDS ID numbers as of August 28, 2018 are eligible to vote in this election. Home address determines voting district.

Congressional District Congressional Representative Candidate(s)
District 1 Congressman Jack Bergman Christopher Germain, Escanaba
District 4 Congressman John Moolenaar Rick Loose, Midland
District 6 Congressman Fred Upton Natalie Rowe, Portage
District 9 Congressman Sander Levin Jane Lowell, Bloomfield Hills
District 11 Congressman Dave Trott James Iodice, Waterford
District 14 Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence


Important Dates

  • The deadline for Michigan Realtors® Director candidate filing is Friday, July 13, 2018. 
  • Voting for Directors will open online on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. 
  • Voting will conclude at Midnight on the day of the Delegate Body meeting.
  • The nomination process for NAR Director will be announced when the number of open Director Positions is determined by NAR based on July 31st membership numbers.


How Voting Works

Each Realtor® member may cast no more than one vote for a candidate for Michigan Realtors® District Director. A vote cast by a Realtor® member for a Michigan Realtors® District Director shall be cast for a director representing the Michigan Realtors® District in which that Realtor® member resides. Realtor® members that reside outside of Michigan shall be able to cast a vote for Michigan Realtors® District Director for the Michigan Realtors® District in which the Local Association office building is located.


The criteria for Michigan Realtors® District Director are as follows:

  • Three years as a Michigan Realtors®  member, and currently a member
  • Licensed as a broker, salesperson or appraiser in Michigan
  • No license law violations that are indicative of moral turpitude
  • Principal place of residence in the district elected to represent
  • Demonstrated leadership by one or more of the following:
    • Prior or current director or officer of a local association
    • Prior or current president of a Michigan Realtors® affiliated institute and/or society or council at the state level
    • Demonstration of participation in the Michigan Realtors® (i.e., attendance at business meetings, committee meetings, or forums)

 

If you feel that you or another interested member fit these criteria, please confirm that the interested member lives in a Michigan Realtors® district that is up for election in 2019. For ease of reference, those 2018 districts up for election are districts 1, 4, 6, 9, 11 and 14. 

 


Officers (President, President-Elect, and Treasurer) criteria:

  • Three years as a Michigan Realtors® member, and currently a member
  • Licensed as a broker, salesperson or appraiser in Michigan
  • No license law violations that are indicative of moral turpitude
  • Current or prior Michigan Realtors® Director
  • Nominated by a Current Michigan Realtors® Director


NAR Director Elections

NAR Directors are voted on by the Delegate Body at the Delegate Body meeting at the State Convention.  This year’s convention is being held September 26 – 28, 2018 at The Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City.


At this time, there are no open seats for NAR Director. Should this status change, we will notify the membership immediately.

 

  • Three years as a Michigan Realtors® member, and currently a member
  • Licensed as a broker, salesperson or appraiser in Michigan
  • No license law violations in the past three years that are indicative or moral turpitude
  • Demonstrated leadership by one or more of the following:
    • Prior or current director or officer of a local association or the state association
    • Prior or current president of a NAR affiliated institute and/or society or council at the state level
    • Demonstration of participation in the National Association of Realtors® (i.e., attendance at business meetings, committee meetings, or forums).



Questions? 

 

Anyone who has questions about District Director elections, should contact Brian Westrin at the Michigan Realtors® office, 517.372.8890, ext. 558 or bwestrin@mirealtors.com.

 

Anyone with questions regarding NAR Directors should contact Shelley Albert at the Michigan Realtors® office, 517.372.8890 or salbert@mirealtors.com


 

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