CRS Volunteer Opportunities

Any CRS member can make a difference. Volunteer leadership positions at CRS provide an opportunity for members to exchange best practices and provide feedback and advice on the Council’s planned programs and initiatives. Volunteering at CRS can help members enhance leadership skills in their professional and personal lives while making a valuable contribution to the Council.

Click here for descriptions and eligibility requirments for CRS Volunteer Opportunities.


2018 First Vice President/Board of Directors

The Council's new governance structure is made up of thought leaders dedicated to advancing excellence, innovation, and accountability to help better position the organization for the future. Our competency-based board is made up of nine members (including 4 officers and one outside board member).


We are currently accepting online applications for the following positions: (currently closed)


2018 First Vice President


2018 Board of Directors


  • one 3-year term position
  • one 1-year term position


Each candidate will be required to:


  • Review and understand the responsibilities of the Board of Directors and the First Vice President positions (Download here)
  • Upload a professional resume to your application
  • Upload a signed affidavit verifying level of transactions over past three years to your application (Download here)
  • Submit names for five (5) references of which no more than three (3) should be from CRS Designees.


First Vice President

  • Applicants will need to upload a completed Legal Audit Form (Download here)


As the recognized foremost leader among residential REALTORS, the Council is well positioned to grow and prosper.  Be part of the exciting journey CRS in on - help further shape its future by submitting your application!


Applications were due Feb 1, 2017.  Applications for 2019 will open in January 2018.



CRS Regional Vice President

There are thirteen openings available for the position of CRS Regional Vice President beginning January 1, 2018. If you are interested in being considered for a Regional Vice President position please download the attached responsibilities.


Eligible members are invited to apply for a position or nominate a member they feel would be a good candidate provided they meet all eligibility requirements listed on the application: .


Applications were due Friday, March 10, 2017.


The 13 Regions:


Region 1: North East Region, Connecticut,

Region 2: New Jersey/Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania                                           

Region 3: Maryland/D.C., Virginia,                                                                                                           

Region 4: Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee                                

Region 5: Alabama, Florida, Georgia                                                             

Region 6: Michigan, Ohio                                                                                                                             

Region 7: Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin                                                                                       

Region 8: Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, the Dakotas                                                         

Region 9: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma                                                                              

Region 10: Louisiana, Texas                                                                                                        

Region 11: Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming                     

Region 12:  Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington                                            

Region 13: California, Hawaii                                                                                                      


Completed applications will be forwarded to the Regional Vice President's Selection Subcommittee for their consideration at which time all approved applicants will be invited to participate in an interview with the Subcommittee.  If selected to move forward, the second round will be a formal interview with the Subcommittee during Midyear meetings in Washington, DC on Monday, May 15th between 11:00 am and 3:30 pm EST.


Applicants that are not approved for an interview will be given notice. Feedback (from Council Committee Members/State Leadership) will then be requested for all applicants participating in the interview process. Current eligible RVP's/RVP Alternates interested in applying for another position are required to go through the same process.


Applications were due Friday, March 10, 2017. Applications received after 3/10 will not be accepted.


CRS Committees and Mastermind Divisions
(Applications are currently closed)


Education and training that can help in working with buyers, sellers, business building or professional development.

If you are interested in:


  • Developing financial policies and monitoring adherence for the Council.
  • Recommending nominations for leadership positions.
  • Education and training that can help in working with buyers, sellers, business building or professional development
  • Helping State CRS leadership teams to coordinate local activities, increase membership, engage local members and expand learning opportunities.
  • Marketing and promotion that can help increase awareness and understanding of the CRS Designation among buyers, sellers, the industry and globally.

Applications for 2018 volunteer positions open July 2017 are due August 2017.


Other Volunteer Opportunities

CRS regularly has calls for Presidential Advisory Groups (PAGs) and taskforces (TFs). Below is a list of current PAGs or taskforces. Please stay tuned for call for volunteers through CRS Connect and other channels.


  • Instructor PAG
  • Designation Requirements PAG
  • Course/Instructor Fee PAG