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Nominations for the 2025 Board of Directors are open

February 14, 2024

Seattle King County REALTORS® is currently accepting nominations for the following positions on the 2025 Board of Directors:

In order to run for office and serve, ALL candidates must be REALTORS® in good standing with Seattle King County REALTORS®. Members of the Board are expected to attend a 3-hour meeting every other month and be engaged in other Association activities.

  • Director at Large (3 positions, 2-year term)
  • Regional Director (North & East positions, 2-year term)*
  • VP of Business Practices (1-year term)*
  • VP of Member Services & Communications (1-year term)*
  • VP-Elect of Governmental & Public Affairs (1-year term, becomes 2026 VP of Governmental & Public Affairs)*
  • President-Elect (1-year term, becomes 2026 President)*

(*) denotes additional prerequisites. See Nomination Guide for more information.

All nominations are due by 5:00 PM on April 24.

Job Description


A Director of Seattle King County REALTORS® establishes policies and priorities based upon the Association’s mission and vision. A Director is elected to act on behalf of the members, works to ensure the financial stability and growth of the Association and works to promote the real estate industry generally throughout King County and the region.

  • Expand your professional network with peers and with other community leaders
  • Increase your visibility in the industry which in turn will generate business referrals
  • Position yourself as a trusted and respected leader in the field.
  • Build greater awareness of what's trending in the real estate brokerage world
  • Represent your peers and have a powerful voice in the future of our industry
  • Be a decision maker on issues affecting the real estate industry
  • Strengthen leadership skills through public relations and public speaker training
  • Learn how to work with salaried professional staff and read complex financial statements
  • Gain energy and insight from like-minded, high-achieving individuals
  • Enhance your personal brand with your leadership experience and expertise.
  • Hone your organizational and management skills by collaborating with others on committees
  • Gain access to resources, tools, and educational opportunities offered by the association to support your professional development and business success
  • Experience a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction from contributing to the growth and success of the real estate industry in King County
  • A Director’s term of office is generally 2 years, depending on the position (see position description)
  • Attends 6 required Board meetings per year at the SKCR Bellevue office (3 hours each)
  • Reads the Board meeting agenda and supporting materials prior to each Board meeting
  • Serves on one of SKCR’s committees/subcommittees during term in office. (quarterly)
  • Attends the following additional meetings/events: Housing Issues Briefing (1/2 day in June); SKCR Leadership Retreat (one-day fall event); Awards & Installation Banquet (evening event held end-of-year). In addition, Directors are also encouraged to attend the First Citizen’s Award Event (optional)
  • Directors are encouraged to invest at least $100.00 each year to the Realtor PAC (RPAC)
  • Directors receive periodic emails and texts from SKCR which may contain briefings, memos and correspondence. All Directors are required to possess the capacity and technology to receive and respond to electronic communications
  • Total time commitment is approximately 2-4 hours a month
Attributes of a Good Board Member
  • A successful, stable real estate career
  • Commitment and desire to improve the real estate industry in the Puget Sound region
  • Commitment to support the work of the REALTOR® organization
  • The qualities of high integrity, industry knowledge, expertise, and experience
  • Team-focused, with an ability to leave personal agendas and biases off the table
  • Excellent communication and business management skills
  • Knowledge of strategic and business planning techniques
  • Willingness to act as a conduit between the members and SKCR leadership
  • Creativity, enthusiasm and a desire to take a proactive role in the future of your profession
Expense Reimbursement

Directors serve at their own expense and are expected to assume the cost of attendance to special events, such as the Awards & Installation banquet. SKCR Officers receive a stipend and/or expense reimbursement as approved annually in the association budget.

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