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Director Elections

2021 Michigan Realtors® District Director Elections 

CLICK HERE TO VOTE STARTING 9.8.20

Voting opens September 8, 2020 12:01 am EDT.

Michigan Realtors® members living in Congressional Districts 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, and 14 with active NRDS ID numbers as of August 27, 2020 are eligible to vote in this election. Home address determines voting district.

Michigan Directors: There are six districts holding elections this year. Voting will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (30 days from the Delegate Body Meeting) and voting concludes at Midnight on the day of the Delegate Body meeting. Questions can be directed to Brian Westrin. 

If you wish to view candidate biographies, you may click on the candidate's name below. (coming soon)

FIND YOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE  

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 George Lucas, Harbert
District 9 Congressman Andy Levin Jane Lowell, Bloomfield Hills
District 11 Congresswoman Haley Stevens John McArdle, Canton
District 14 Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence Kamal Cheeks, Detroit
 
*special election - 1 year term  

Important Dates 

  • Deadline to file for District Director - July 24, 2020 â€‹NOMINATIONS CLOSED
  • Voting for Directors will open online on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. 
  • 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.

 

  • Michigan Realtors® members living in Congressional Districts 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, and 14 with active NRDS ID numbers as of August 27, 2020 are eligible to vote in this election. Home address determines voting district.
  • FIND YOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE

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 2020. For ease of reference, those 2020 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

2021 NAR Director Elections

NAR Directors are voted on by the Delegate Body at the Delegate Body meeting at the State Convention. The Michigan Realtors® will have four At-Large NAR Director seats up for election for three-year terms beginning in 2021 through 2023, and one At-Large seat for a one year term beginning in 2021.

The Convention and Delegate Body meeting will be held virtually this year on October 7 & 8. Details regarding the Delegate Body Meeting and the election will be forthcoming.

The application process will be open until August 31, 2020. If you are interested in applying for these At-Large Seats, please contact Shelley Albert at salbert@mirealtors.com for an application.

  • 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 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).

If you wish to view candidate biographies, you may click on the candidate's name below.

Board Size Candidate(s)
At Large Candidate Bill Milliken
At Large Candidate Chris Dean
At Large Candidate Michelle Teitsma
At Large Candidate Michael Childress
At Large Candidate Jodie Franklin
At Large Candidate Furhad Waquad
At Large Candidate Maureen Francis
At Large Candidate Hassan Ahmad
At Large Candidate Carrie Vos
At Large Candidate Scott Griffith
At Large Candidate John McArdle

Questions? 

 

Anyone wishing to run for Michigan REALTORS® Director or anyone who has questions, should contact Brian Westrinat the Michigan REALTORS® office, 517-372-8890, ext. 558 or bwestrin@mirealtors.com. The deadline to file is July 24, 2020.

 

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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