2022 Officer and Director Application Process

A core strength of MAR is the powerful partnership between elected leadership, the National Association of REALTORS®, the Local Association of REALTORS®, and the MAR staff. If you are interested in serving in an elected office for 2022, please complete an application and return to Theresa Hatton by April 15, 2021.

Positions Available:

  • President-Elect (1 Position)
  • Treasurer (1 Position)
  • MAR Director-At-Large (2 Positions)
  • *NAR Director-At-Large (2 Positions)
  • Northern RVP (1 Position)
  • Southeastern RVP (1 Position)
  • Western RVP (1 Position)

President-Elect

  • In the absence of the President, perform the duties of the President.
  • Serve as a State NAR Director-At-Large when such position is available.
  • Serve as a voting member of the New England REALTORS® Committee.
  • Attend and report on any NAR and MAR meetings, conferences, and events to the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
  • Appoint, in conjunction with the MAR President, where and when provided for in the Policy Manual or in the MAR Bylaws, Vice-Chairs of Committees and Task Forces.
  • Serve on an investigatory team to determine appropriate disciplinary action following a harassment complaint against a member of the Association.
  1. Leadership Development Committee- Chaired by the President-Elect. This Committee identifies volunteers at all levels of the Association. The Committee promotes volunteer positions and develops leadership training. The Leadership Development Committee oversees and governs the MAR Leadership Academy.
  2. Executive Committee- Serves as a member of this Committee. Presides over Executive Committee meetings in the absence of the President. The Executive Committee has the authority to act on behalf of the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board of Directors and may take action on the following items: (A) the creation of Task Forces, Work Groups, and Presidential Advisory Groups; (B) amendments to the policy manual, public policy statement, and other policies and guidelines; (C) employment and prescriptions of the functions of the CEO/EVP; (D) each fiscal year, unbudgeted expenditures in the aggregate of up to 3% of the approved Annual MAR Budget; except that if any prior unbudgeted expenditure has been ratified by the Board of Directors, it shall not be included in this annual limit. The Executive Committee may also make recommendations to the Board of Directors pertaining to the following items: (A) MAR Bylaws amendments; (B) the MAR Annual Budget; (C) any action involving the purchase and/or sale of a substantial portion of MAR’s assets, as well as any increase in long-term debt; (D) member dues and/or assessments; (E) election of MAR Officers, or MAR or NAR Directors; (F) disciplinary procedures; (G) Local Member Association jurisdictions; (H) the termination of the CEO/EVP. Meets approximately six (6) times per year.
  3. CEO/EVP Evaluation Committee–Serves as a member of this Committee. This Committee’s charge is to review the performance of the CEO/EVP on an annual basis and report its findings and /or recommendations to the Executive Committee. Meets annually.
  4. Finance Committee – Serves as a member of this Committee. This Committee is charged with the fiscal management of the association’s assets, including but not limited to preparing annual budgets for approval, establishing guidelines for the investment of cash and reserve funds, consideration of future planning which may affect the financial condition of the Association, and all other related monetary matters of the Association. Meets at least two (2) times per year.

Treasurer

  • Oversee the preparation of the Annual Operating Budget.
  • Assist the President and President-Elect as needed.
  • Work closely with the MAR Director of Finance and CEO/EVP to ensure sound fiscal management of the Association and its assets.
  • Reviews investments of the Corporation.
  • Presents interim financial statements to and advises the Finance Committee, Executive Committee, and Board of Directors of the Corporation’s finances.
  • Signs Association checks when necessary.
  • Consults with the independent auditors.
  1. Finance Committee – Chaired by the Treasurer. This Committee is charged with the fiscal management of the association’s assets, including but not limited to preparing annual budgets for approval, establishing guidelines for the investment of cash and reserve funds, consideration of future planning which may affect the financial condition of the Association, and all other related monetary matters of the Association. Meets at least two (2) times per year.
  2. Executive Committee – Serves a member of the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee has the authority to act on behalf of the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board of Directors and may take action on the following items: (A) the creation of Task Forces, Work Groups, and Presidential Advisory Groups; (B) amendments to the policy manual, public policy statement, and other policies and guidelines; (C) employment and prescriptions of the functions of the CEO/EVP; (D) each fiscal year, unbudgeted expenditures in the aggregate of up to 3% of the approved Annual MAR Budget; except that if any prior unbudgeted expenditure has been ratified by the Board of Directors, it shall not be included in this annual limit. The Executive Committee may also make recommendations to the Board of Directors pertaining to the following items: (A) MAR Bylaws amendments; (B) the MAR Annual Budget; (C) any action involving the purchase and/or sale of a substantial portion of MAR’s assets, as well as any increase in long-term debt; (D) member dues and/or assessments; (E) election of MAR Officers, or MAR or NAR Directors; (F) disciplinary procedures; (G) Local Member Association jurisdictions; (H) the termination of the CEO/EVP. Meets approximately six (6) times per year.
  3. Investment Committee – Serves as a member of the Investment Committee. This Committee acts for the Board of Directors regarding all investment activities of the Association while remaining consistent with the MAR investment policy as approved by the Board of Directors. Meets approximately four (4) per year.
  4. Audit Committee – Invited as a guest to Audit Committee meetings. This Committee’s main task is to engage with outside auditors for the purpose of conducting an annual MAR audit. Meets two (2) times per year.

Director-At-Large (Two-Year Term)

*NAR Director-At-Large applications are due July 15, 2021.

  • Serve as a State Director and a voting member of the Executive Committee.
  • Uphold the best interests of MAR REALTOR® members always without bias or prejudice.
  1. Executive Committee – Serves a member of the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee has the authority to act on behalf of the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board of Directors and may take action on the following items: (A) the creation of Task Forces, Work Groups, and Presidential Advisory Groups; (B) amendments to the policy manual, public policy statement, and other policies and guidelines; (C) employment and prescriptions of the functions of the CEO/EVP; (D) each fiscal year, unbudgeted expenditures in the aggregate of up to 3% of the approved Annual MAR Budget; except that if any prior unbudgeted expenditure has been ratified by the Board of Directors, it shall not be included in this annual limit. The Executive Committee may also make recommendations to the Board of Directors pertaining to the following items: (A) MAR Bylaws amendments; (B) the MAR Annual Budget; (C) any action involving the purchase and/or sale of a substantial portion of MAR’s assets, as well as any increase in long-term debt; (D) member dues and/or assessments; (E) election of MAR Officers, or MAR or NAR Directors; (F) disciplinary procedures; (G) Local Member Association jurisdictions; (H) the termination of the CEO/EVP. Meets approximately six (6) times per year.

Regional Vice President (Two-Year Term)

  • Act as ambassadors of the State Association to each Local Association in the respective region by providing information to the members on the local level and receiving comments/suggestions to share with MAR Leaders.
  • Conduct elections of the members of the MAR RPAC Board of Trustees, the MAR RIEPAC Board of Trustees, and the Regional Representative for the ensuing year which shall take place at a meeting of the MAR Directors representing the respective region prior to the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors.
  • Meet regularly with Local Association Members, attend scheduled events/meetings of Associations.
  • Serve as a member of the Leadership Development Committee.
  • Serve as a State Director and a voting member of the Executive Committee.
  • Uphold at all times the best interests of MAR REALTOR® members at all times without bias or prejudice.
  1. Executive Committee – Serves a member of the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee has the authority to act on behalf of the Board of Directors between meetings of the Board of Directors and may take action on the following items: (A) the creation of Task Forces, Work Groups, and Presidential Advisory Groups; (B) amendments to the policy manual, public policy statement, and other policies and guidelines; (C) employment and prescriptions of the functions of the CEO/EVP; (D) each fiscal year, unbudgeted expenditures in the aggregate of up to 3% of the approved Annual MAR Budget; except that if any prior unbudgeted expenditure has been ratified by the Board of Directors, it shall not be included in this annual limit. The Executive Committee may also make recommendations to the Board of Directors pertaining to the following items: (A) MAR Bylaws amendments; (B) the MAR Annual Budget; (C) any action involving the purchase and/or sale of a substantial portion of MAR’s assets, as well as any increase in long-term debt; (D) member dues and/or assessments; (E) election of MAR Officers, or MAR or NAR Directors; (F) disciplinary procedures; (G) Local Member Association jurisdictions; (H) the termination of the CEO/EVP. Meets approximately six (6) times per year.