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2021 Committee/Board Volunteers

Volunteer on an IREM committee or board

IREM committees and boards help guide and support the various products, programs, and initiatives that make IREM relevant, support members, and grow. If you want to join IREM’s volunteer community and make the organization and the real estate management profession better, start by exploring the opportunities below. You’ll find the purpose, composition, availability, and member commitment for each of our committees and boards.

2021 Volunteer Opportunities

Please note, some groups have limited availability and require specific areas of expertise. On the application, you’ll be required to select at least one (and up to two) groups that you are interested in – so keep the details of each group in mind before applying.

Committee/Board FAQs

  • Who can serve in volunteer positions?

    All IREM members are eligible and invited to serve. However, all governance activities, documents, and materials are presented in English. Likewise, virtual meetings and conference calls are scheduled in North American time zones.

  • How will I make a difference by serving as an IREM volunteer?

    Our volunteers are passionate about IREM and the property management profession. Our volunteers benefit both personally and professionally when they collaborate with their peers and are doing work that moves the profession and IREM forward. You can make a difference by:

    • Supporting IREM’s mission and strategic goals
    • Contributing to the success of IREM’s key initiatives and programs
    • Sharing industry knowledge and forward-thinking ideas
    • Establishing valuable personal and professional connections
    • Honing your leadership skills
    • Promoting IREM as the greatest champion for all property management professionals
  • What would be my commitment as an IREM volunteer?
    • Attend and actively participate on all virtual meetings scheduled throughout the year for all committees and boards – attendance and participation is tracked.
    • Attend the Global Summit in Las Vegas, NV on October 11-14, 2021; please note that all expenses related to attending the Global Summit are the responsibility of the volunteer. 
    • Participate in activities as defined by your assigned groups’ scope of work and act in good faith and in accordance with what is in the best interest of IREM.
    • Review all agendas and relevant material prior to meetings and be prepared to contribute to discussions and vote on important issues.
    • Assist your assigned groups in achieving its goals.
    • Terms are typically for one year, with a few assignments for more than one year.
    • 2021 terms begin at the conclusion of the Global Summit in Toronto, Canada, on October 16, 2020 and end at the conclusion of the Global Summit in Las Vegas, NV on October 14, 2021.
  • How and when are volunteers selected?
    • You will be notified of the status of your application via email in early August.
    • If appointed, you must accept your appointment via the link you receive and by the deadline in order to activate your assignment.
    • If you do not take action to accept your assignment and/or do not wish to accept the invitation to serve, the appointment will become invalid and you will be removed from the group.
    • The list of all 2021 appointments will be available at the Global Summit in October 2020. 

Things to note before applying…

  • Review the 2021 volunteer opportunities section above, which includes each group’s purpose, composition, positions available, and member commitment. Please note some groups have limited availability and require specific areas of expertise and/or qualifications.
  • On the application, you will be required to select at least one (and up to two) groups that interest you – so keep the details of each group in mind before applying. 
  • Terms are typically for one year, with a few appointments for more than one year – positions with 2-3 year terms typically require travel.
  • 2021 terms begin at the conclusion of the Global Summit in Toronto, Canada on October 16, 2020 and end at the conclusion of the Global Summit in Las Vegas, NV on October 14, 2021.
  • Once you submit your application, you’ll be directed to a confirmation page and receive an email acknowledging IREM’s receipt of your application – it will also include additional information regarding the next steps for 2021 committee/board appointments.

Questions about serving on a committee/board?

Contact IREM Headquarters at ivolunteer@irem.org or at (800) 837-0706 ext.6094 or (312) 329-6094

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