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Director Elections

2023 Michigan Realtors® District Director Elections

Michigan Realtors® members living in Congressional Districts 1, 2, 5, 10, 11 and 13 * with active NRDS ID numbers as of July 31, 2022 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 Wednesday, August 24, 2022 and concludes at 11:59 pm on Thursday, September 22, 2022 (the night before the Delegate Body meeting). Questions can be directed to Brian Westrin.

FIND YOUR DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE

*District Director Elections will utilize the newly adopted Congressional Map. To determine your Congressional District, please search by home address here.


2023 District Director Candidates

District Candidate(s)
1
Roger Kopernik, Cheboygan
2Open
5Open
10Open
11Open
13
David Kimbrough, Detroit

Important Dates

  • Deadline to file for District Director - July 8, 2022.
  • Voting for Directors will open online on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.
  • Voting will conclude on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 11:59 pm.
  • The nomination process for NAR Director will be announced when the number of open Director Positions is determined by NAR based on July 31, 2022 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, 2, 5, 10, 11 and 13 * with active NRDS ID numbers as of July 31, 2022 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 2023. For ease of reference, those 2023 districts up for election are districts 1, 2, 5, 10, 11 and 13. * 

*District Director Elections will utilize the newly adopted Congressional Map. To determine your Congressional District, please search by home address here.


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.

2023 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 21-23, 2022 at the Amway Grand Plaza & DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The number of open NAR Director positions will be determined by July 31, 2022 and noticed to the membership immediately thereafter with the dates of the nomination process included in that mailing.

NAR Director 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 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).
  • Complete a written application that include the following: Provide a statement describing their involvement in real estate, why they are seeking a position on the NAR Board of Directors, and what they believe they can contribute.
  • See additional requirements voted on by the NAR Directors 11/15/2021 in the attached PDF.

Questions?

Anyone wishing to run for Michigan REALTORS® Director or anyone who has questions, should contact Brian Westrin at the Michigan REALTORS® office, 517-372-8890, ext. 558 or bwestrin@mirealtors.com.The deadline to file is July 8, 2022.

Anyone with questions regarding NAR Directors should contact Shelley Albert at the Michigan REALTORS® office, 517-372-8890 or salbert@mirealtors.com.