FPC Archive

2018 NAR Legislative Live Wrap-Up

With yet another volume of the annual NAR Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in the rear-view mirror, I truly believe that this was the best set of Legislative Meetings yet, and so much was accomplished this past week! At...

Charlie Oppler… 2019 NAR First Vice President-Elect

On May 19, 2018, during the NAR Board of Director’s Meeting, the board blected Charlie Oppler (NJ) as the 2019 NAR First Vice-President (FVP) to join 2019 President John Smaby (MN), Vince Malta (), Treasurer John Flor (WI), and...

The May 2018 NAR Board of Directors Meet in Washington, D.C.

Well… here we are already… at the end of this long week, we reach the pinnacle and conclusion of this year’s Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C. After hearing musically from our very own “REALTOR® Ensemble,” the call to order...

The Caucuses

All of the committees, working groups, and forums are over. All of the motions have been vetted by the leadership team and the Executive Committee. So all that is left to do before the Board of Directors meet in...

REALTORS® Swarm the Hill

Along with hundreds of other members, we made our way to Capitol Hill to visit our members of Congress at the Capitol Building and the several congressional office buildings across the street from the Capitol Building. I am honored...

The REALTORS® Are Briefed Before Heading to the Hill

NAR Chief Lobbyist Jerry Giovaniello (who announced he will retire at the end of this year) and his incredible government affairs staff, brief the members in attendance at this early morning gathering in preparation to swarm Capitol Hill. The...

Residential Real Estate Council (RRC formerly CRS) Kicks-off their Meetings by Networking

2018 and Back together Again!  The RRC/CRS Family has almost always kicked off their meetings with a Member Welcome Reception/Networking Event.  So, no exception here in Washington, D.C. before this year’s annual NAR Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo! 2018...

Getting Ready to Fly!

Greetings REALTORS®! Once again it’s time for our annual pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. to do our REALTOR® Party duty to promote and protect private property rights, and our industry! As the REALTOR® Party “Vote, Act, Invest” manta infers, this...

FPC Meeting with Congressman Rob Wittman

I always look forward to Midyear and the Federal Political Coordinator (FPC)  meeting we have with Congressman Rob Wittman.  The purpose of the meeting is to update our Congressman on REALTOR (R)/ Pro-Homeownership issues and bill coming up, and...

2013 FPC Meritorious Service Award Recipients

Fran Davis of Minnesota and Gail Hartnett of Idaho were honored on Tuesday as the 2013 FPC Meritorious Service Award winners. Two REALTOR(R) Party champions with a record of amazing grassroots service. Congratulations! View all the photos from Realtor...