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2022 Network Guidebook & Glossary

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 due October 1. 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 a video, applications, process guide, and other key documents related to the process (note, processes, positions, and other procedures subject to change in 2022). Leadership Pathways
Microsite Resources
Resources include a training video and fact sheet.

Info Sheet

Training Video

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

Virtual Visit

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

Podcast with Information

Officer Reporting

2023 Officer Reporting forms.

2023 Local Form

2023 State Form

Operating Standards These documents describe network operating standards.

Local Model
State Model

Roadmap Newsletter
Contains one year of timely information that state and local networks need to know.

Roadmap Archives

Governance

TOPIC DESCRIPTION WHERE TO FIND

Bylaws

All bylaws with dues amounts are on state and local microsites.

Local
State
National

Consent to Serve (Local) Leaders fill out an application that outlines fiduciary duties – National offers a sample for local networks to customize. Sample Document - Local
Confidentiality Agreement   State Agreement
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)
This blueprint outlines how Local elections are to be conducted

Network Election 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

Local
State
National

Scripts for Election
(Local)

The National script is available for elections, which outlines common language/verbiage (sample only)

Script

Script for Installation The National script is available for installations, which outline common language/verbiage (sample only)

Script

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

Podcast

Transition of Officers Two zoom recordings provide guidance on how to effectively change over teams

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

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 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

Podcast

Statement PDF

Watch 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
Network 360 Year Round Facebook Group This is a private group for 2023 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
Credentialing & Election Policy How states should be handling their Credential Review Team. Document
Leadership Identification & Development Leadership Identification & Development (LID) Committee Description LID Description
State Liaison Application State Liaison Application form (for optional use) Application
State Liaison Reporting Form to report your State Liaison Reporting Form

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