Call for Nominations
To: REALTOR® Members of the Reading-Berks Association of REALTORS®
From: R-BAR Nominating Committee
Merlin Weaver, REALTOR®
Angela Tolosky, REALTOR®
Pete Champagne, REALTOR®
Diane Longacre, REALTOR®
Joe Peterson, REALTOR®
Nominating Process for 2019 R-BAR Board of Directors
The Nominating Committee of the Reading-Berks Association of REALTORS®, Inc. is seeking candidates interested in applying for a Director position of the Board of Directors of the Reading-Berks Association of REALTORS®, Inc. There are three positions open for REALTOR® Directors, one being the position of President-Elect.
A REALTOR® Director’s term of office is three (3) years. He/She is expected to attend all monthly meetings of the Directors. Directors are expected to participate in open discussion and decision-making on items affecting the real estate community. Directors are highly encouraged to attend and participate on association committees, association membership meetings, social events, leadership training, and be conversant with state and national real estate issues.
During the month of November, the Nominating Committee will conduct interviews with prospective applicants. If you are interested in applying for a Director position, please complete the attached application and return to the association office no later than Monday, October 1, 2018. If you have questions regarding the application or interview process, you may contact Wes Stefanick at the R-BAR office at (610) 375-8458.
Please come to the interview prepared to discuss with the Nominating Committee your reasons and qualifications for wishing to serve on the board, any past and present experience on committees, and your goals for future service in an association capacity. Our industry is an ever-changing one and a strong and diverse Board of Directors, made up of industry leaders and innovative professionals, will keep us in the forefront of these changes. Don’t wait to be asked. Take the initiative and the challenge. Your sincere interest and participation is vitally important to the future health of our organization, so stand tall as a leader in your industry and offer your services by applying now.
As per Article XI, Section 7 of the Bylaws, the report of the Nominating Committee will be communicated to REALTOR® members at least 21 days preceding the election (on or before November 23, 2018). In the event no additional nominations are filed, the nominees named in the report of the Nominating Committee shall be deemed elected to their respective offices. Please refer to Article XI, Section 7 of the Bylaws for additional details regarding this process. The results of the Nominating Committee will be given at the Annual Meeting/Holiday Luncheon on December 14, 2018.