This newsletter is intended for the leaders of Women's Council. This important information should be read thoroughly and shared with your local members as needed.
Edition 15-2023 | September 25, 2023
The discounted pricing for the National Conference registration and Women's Council Inaugural runs through October 1. This is a conference you won't want to miss, as it brings together our Women's Council community to network, gain valuable insights from inspiring speakers, and participate in engaging sessions and discussions.
Please note: After October 1, you will only be able to buy individual tickets to the Inaugural Gala. No tables of 10 will be sold.
2023 is the time to ignite your goals and embark on a new professional growth journey. Step into this exclusive networking group that gives you premium referrals, enhanced visibility, marketing opportunities and training on the hottest real estate trends.
Take advantage of this special, limited time offer to complete the Performance Management Network designation with a streamlined process & discounted price:
STEP 1: Log in and pay the discounted application fee ($99) includes the remainder of 2023
STEP 2: Select your 3 courses - New courses and virtual options recently added!
Please promote this limited-time PMN discount to your members quickly, as this won't last! Encourage members to enjoy the simple 2-step process and savings. Any member who pays the discounted PMN fee now will not be invoiced for PMN dues until 2025 dues invoices are released.
Upcoming Webinars & Virtual Courses
Please share the following virtual options with your members. All of these Webinars can earn you credit hours towards the PMN Designation.
Speaking to Lead - Featuring Cheryl Knowlton
October 3 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CT
Elevate Your Energy - Featuring Jennifer Cassetta
October 12 | 1:30 - 2:30 pm CT
What You Need to Know About WEB3, Blockchain & Real Estate Workshop
Featuring: Amy Chorew, Steve Bintz, Damon Jones
October 17 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm CT
REMINDER: New Member Nudge is Happening Now
During this limited-time offer, new members can join for 2024 and get the rest of 2023 FREE!
Bonus! A new member can join through November 15 at the current 2023 dues rate!
This is a public campaign and we are relying on local networks to spread the word. Your prospects are invaluable and already understand some of the Women's Council value. We encourage you to localize your campaign and promote local benefits, such as complimentary events and other “hyper-local” reasons to join for a limited time.
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Amendments to the Bylaws
Last month we held a special meeting of the National Governing Board to vote on Bylaws Amendments. All members were notified of these proposed amendments via email on July 28th (you can view an archive of the communication here).
In a Special Governing Board meeting on August 29th, the Governing Board passed each proposed amendment, keep in mind these changes do not go into effect until after the close of the NAR BOD meeting with approval in November. Should networks wish to change dues until then, the current bylaws requiring 2/3rds vote still applies.
Dues Increase for 2024?
Any network considering a dues increase next year must follow National processes to ensure proper dues billing in November. National must be formally advised by September 30 for the subsequent year on new dues amounts along with supporting documentation. This form must be filled out and can also be found in the online network glossary.
Elections & Officer Reporting
Job Descriptions and Election Procedures can be found in the Network Glossary as elections take place.
Local & State Networks may begin reporting 2024 leaders on the appropriate form after elections. All reports must be submitted by September 30, 2023.
Network Certification Process
Women’s Council Network certification recognizes and rewards the most active local and state networks that achieve five key benchmarks of network excellence and exceeds basic charter requirements per their national affiliation and provides outstanding member service.
Important Instructions: The Certification Document button is a Word document, it will automatically download. Once you have filled out your Certification Document, use the Submission Page button to attach your completed document and complete the process. These instructions are also available on the Network Certification Program webpage.
Questions about the process? Contact Jackie Flores, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leadership Live on Facebook
Join the Leadership Team LIVE on our Women's Council Facebook Page. They'll be giving a quarterly update on October 12 at 11:00 am CT!
As of October 1, 2023, the Billhighway Online Check Deposit functionality will no longer be available. In the future, please use the Anywhere Mobile App to deposit checks into Billhighway. Billhighway Anywhere is a free app which can be used to process payments remotely by check or credit card. Click here for more information about this app and how it can be used. Below is a link to the Anywhere User Guide for assistance in using. If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to the Billhighway Support Team at Support@billhighway.com.
Does your leadership team need training or a refresh on Billhighway? We now have training opportunities that are available weekly in a group setting.