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Administration (General)

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Brand Assets Contains brand standards, downloadable logos, and infographics. Brand Assets
Budget Sample budget template. Sample Budget

Certification Program

An annual program that certifies networks that meet benchmarks of excellence - Submissions begin in the early fall. Certification Program
Dues Changes National must be formally advised by September 30 for the subsequent year on new dues amounts along with supporting documentation. 
Dues Change Form
Insurance,
Legal & Taxes
Responsibility of local network, National provides information and guidance. View the PDF
Leadership Identification and Development (LID) Resources This page contains an applications, a process guide, and other key documents related to the process Leadership Pathways
Line of Communication This simple graphic displays a clear line of communication to ensure effective communication within the organization.

View the PDF

Name Change
Any network wishing to change its names must go through a rigorous process, to ensure it's not being done for short-term gains.

Contact National to request at wcr@wcr.org

National Officer Visit
This form must be filled out when requesting a national officer to be a part of your local or state events.

In-Person Visit

Network Charter Kit A Charter guide outlines network formation steps, contact National to request a kit and consultation: jsaltman@wcr.org 

 

Operating Standards Updated February 2023.

Local

State

Roadmap Newsletter
Archived Roadmap Newsletters emailed to state & local network leaders.

Roadmap Archives

Governance

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND

Bylaws

Bylaws for National, State, and Local are available for download.
Networks should ensure bylaws are up to date on their microsites. 

Local
State
National

Consent to Serve  National offers a sample for networks to customize. Sample Consent to Serve
Disband, Terminate or Merge Network National must be contacted to initiate the process. Contact Jamie Saltman at jsaltman@wcr.org Network Disband or Merger Process
Election Procedures
(Local)
Updated Local network election procedures (revised 2/2023)

Local Procedures

Liaison (State & National Fact Sheet) A visual piece/infographic with regional map and breakdown of states, levels, and associated support systems Fact Sheet
Officer Job Descriptions Job descriptions for leaders at the local, state & national levels (revised 5/2024)

Local
State
National

Officer Reporting Form

Please report leaders on the appropriate form after elections.

2024 Local Form

2024 State Form

2025 State Form

Roberts Rules Tips

View our Roberts Rules tip sheet for ease in running your governance meetings.

View PDF

Scripts

Scripts available for elections and installations outline common verbiage. Samples only.

Election Script

Installation Script

Standing Rules
Must not supersede bylaws. A podcast offers guidelines and information

Podcast

When Do I Vote Graphic Infographic highlighting specific leadership positions and when they vote

View Graphic

Meetings & Events

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Event Ideas One page printable View the PDF
Grant Program Through our grant program with NAR, we have a list of events that provide programming ideas that other networks have done successfully.
The 2024 Grant Application period will open in the spring.

Grant Information

Grant Winners

Realtor® Association Collaboration
Outlines best practices to work with the local association Association Relationship PDF
Strategic Partnerships This template is customizable and networks can edit as needed Template (Will Auto-Download)
WOW! Event Planning Guide
Promotional tips on how to create a successful event Guide PDF

Membership & Marketing

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND

Diversity and Inclusion

Tips and resources

Culture Statement

Podcast

2020 Video

New Member Onboarding Toolkit This is designed to provide you with templated information developed by other networks to onboard and systematize new members. Toolkit
Opens to a Dropbox link
Network 360 Year Round Facebook Group This is a private group for 2024 leaders. A great place to network and share ideas. Facebook Group

State Specific Resources

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND
Budget & Finance Budget and Finance Committee description. Description
Application & Consent to Serve Sample State Leadership Application & Consent to Serve. Document
Credentialing & Election Policy How states should be handling their Credential Review Team. (Updated Nov. 2022) Document
Leadership Identification & Development State Leadership Identification & Development (LID) Committee Description & Administration

LID Description

 

LID Process

Local Network Support Tool A guide for state network leaders to support the success of the local networks Guide PDF
Past Presidents Advisory Committee The committee serves in an advisory capacity to the State Leadership Team. Read full document for description. Document
State Liaison Reporting States may begin reporting 2025 leaders after elections. 2024 State Form
2025 State Form

Check this page frequently for updates.