Leadership and Volunteers
AAR’s 2017 Line Officers (Left to Right)
Paula Monthofer, President; Lori Doerfler, President-Elect; D. Patrick Lewis, First Vice President and Mary Roberts, Treasurer
AAR Board of Directors Resources
AAR Board of Directors Roster
AAR Governing Documents
AAR Board of Directors Responsibilities and Authority
Serving AAR as an Officer or Director
AAR’s 2015 Accomplishments – PowerPoint show
AAR’s 2015 Accomplishments – Use this for mobile devices
Special Awards / Other Resources
The Arizona REALTORS® provides direct assistance to members in Arizona and other states in times of need or with critical legal issues.
Become a Leader or Volunteer
Apply To Become an AAR Officer – Please read these qualifications and complete the form on this page if you would like to be considered for President-Elect, First Vice President, Treasurer, Region Vice President or National Director.
AAR Committee Volunteer Application – Participate in the Association’s decision-making process, contribute to the Arizona real estate industry, build valuable contacts, get cutting-edge information and learn skills for your business success.
Getting Involved at NAR – When it comes to making decisions at the national level, NAR’s committees, advisory boards, forums, and councils are the first place where ideas are discussed and voted upon before being approved by the Board of Directors. This brief description is provided to understand the committee selection process and how you can get involved at NAR.
Leadership Development Opportunities
LTA (Leadership Training Academy) The AAR Leadership Training Academy is open to AAR officers and incoming local association presidents-elect.
The program is designed to help our state and local presidents-elect develop their leadership and communication skills, which will help them not only in their leadership role with the Association but also in their day-to-day business.
The four-module program starts in October and runs through March. Sessions are led by past leaders through a highly interactive format. 2016-2017 LTA Flyer
Module 1: Introduction to Leadership (November 29-30, 2016)
Explore your personality, communication and leadership traits as well as qualities of effective leaders, learn how personality dynamics affect team building, what makes people inclined to follow others and where leaders go astray.
Module 2: Planning for Success (January 18-19, 2017)
Explore tips to find and manage a committee (including parliamentary procedure), and delve into key elements of strategic and business plans.
Module 3: Media and Spokesperson (February 1-2, 2017)
Tools and techniques to increase comfort level when dealing with the media, highlighting appropriate leadership behavior in responding to members and media.
Module 4: REALTOR Organization Structure (March 1-2, 2017)
Examine AAR’s structure, REALTOR® association leadership responsibilities, and awareness of resources available to leaders through AAR and NAR, and steps to get involved at state and national.
REALTORS® Excelling in Association Leadership (REAL) – Learn the basics of volunteer leadership with this no-cost, self-guided online course that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through REALTOR® University.
REALTOR® Leadership Program (RLP) – The REALTOR® Leadership Program is designed to produce the skills and knowledge necessary in REALTOR® leaders to lead local and state associations. The course is broken into three parts which combine online and in-person learning at NAR national meetings or hosted at your association.
Leadership Academy – The NAR Leadership Academy identifies, inspires, and mentors emerging leaders from the local and state level. Participants complete a nine-month training program designed to develop institutional knowledge and leadership skills.