Volunteers and Governance

Governing Council

Serve your passion. Be an IREM volunteer!

We are no longer accepting volunteer applications for the following positions:

  • 2023-2025 Governing Councillors
  • IREM Officer
  • 2023-2024 IREM Board of Directors
  • 2024-2025 Regional Vice Presidents (regions 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10)
  • 2023 standing committees, advisory councils, and ethics panels
  • 2023-2025 IREM Foundation Board of Directors

Applications for the following volunteer positions will open in Spring 2023:

  • 2024-2026 Governing Councillors
  • IREM Officer
  • 2024-2025 IREM Board of Directors
  • 2025-2026 Regional Vice Presidents (regions 2, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13)
  • 2024 standing committees, advisory councils, and ethics panels
  • 2024-2026 IREM Foundation Board of Directors

Volunteer today to connect with like-minded individuals who are passionate about the industry, enrich your professional experience, and influence the future of IREM.

For over 85 years, IREM members have made us the world’s strongest voice for all things real estate management. As a member driven organization, volunteers are central to shaping IREM into the organization it is today.

IREM volunteers – both elected and appointed – bring their industry expertise to help define and shape membership offerings, learning opportunities, and member experiences. Our volunteers contribute critical expertise to strategic decision making to keep IREM at the forefront of real estate management.

Learn more about IREM volunteer positions:

Governing Council

The Governing Council is IREM’s ultimate decision-making body. Governing Councillors have a strong understanding of local, national, and international issues that need to be brought to the forefront of the IREM agenda. They are knowledgeable about the real estate management industry. And they are knowledgeable about how IREM works – strategically, operationally, and legislatively.

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IREM Officer

IREM’s Officers direct the organization’s mission and activities with support from the IREM Headquarters team of association management professionals to ensure the organization’s continued growth, development, and progress towards our strategic goals. The President, President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, Secretary/Treasurer Nominee, and Immediate Past President serve as the IREM Leadership Team. The first step on the path to becoming the IREM President is the Secretary/Treasurer Nominee position.

Learn more about IREM Officers

IREM Board of Directors

The IREM Board of Directors supervises and directs the operations of the Institute in accordance with the mission and purpose of the Institute and any policies set by the Governing Council. The Board of Directors composition includes the IREM Officers, Immediate Past President, the IREM Foundation President, an IREM representative on NAR’s Executive Committee, twelve (12) directors, and the IREM CEO. An additional advisor may be appointed by the President to serve a one (1) year term as a non-voting member.

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Regional Vice Presidents

IREM’s Regional Vice Presidents (RVPs) are connectors of IREM Headquarters and chapters, and among the chapters within their regions. Serving as an ambassador, coach, guide, visionary, and strategic partner, RVPs collaborate with chapters to help them grow and succeed.

Learn more about RVPs

2023 IREM standing committees, advisory councils, and ethics panels

Standing committees develop policies and provide guidance for IREM programs that our focused on the core business functions essential to the Institute.

Advisory councils (previously "advisory boards") provide guidance, expertise, and advice for IREM programs that are focused on the real estate management profession and serving members.

Ethics panels (previously "ethics boards") are the enforcement bodies for the Codes of Ethics. 

Learn more about 2023 standing committees, advisory councils, and ethics panels

2022 IREM standing committees, advisory boards, and ethics boards

To access information about our current 2022 committees, advisory boards, and ethics boards, please click below.

Learn more about 2022 standing committees, advisory boards, and ethics boards

IREM Foundation Board of Directors

The IREM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity and was established in 1977. It is supported through donations from IREM members and is led by the IREM Foundation Board of Directors who volunteer their time and expertise to ensure the organization’s success.

Learn more about the Foundation Board of Directors

Looking for IREM’s governing documents and volunteer resources?

Visit IREM’s governing documents and resource library for more information

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