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 eligibility requirements for CRS Volunteer Opportunities


2018 Regional Vice Presidents


Region 1: Connecticut, and Northeast Region (includes MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)               Kurt Thompson, CRS

Region 2: New Jersey/DE, New York and Pennsylvania                                                     Raul Azpiazu, CRS            

Region 3: Maryland/DC and Virginia                                                                                        Mike Selvaggio, CRS       

Region 4: Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee                               Maria Woodul, CRS        

Region 5: Alabama, Florida, and Georgia                                                                               Sandy Borman, CRS        

Region 6: Michigan and Ohio                                                                                                     Sara Calo, CRS   

Region 7: Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin                                                                               Sandy McRae, CRS          

Region 8: Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Dakotas                                                             Kim Cameron, CRS          

Region 9: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma                                                        Ellis Gardner, CRS            

Region 10: Louisiana and Texas                                                                                               Gloria Byington, CRS      

Region 11: Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming                         Fred McElroy, CRS           

Region 12: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington                                             Melanie McShane, CRS 

Region 13: California and Hawaii                                                                                               Matt Dulle, CRS


Alternate:  Zanthia Hastings, CRS               


2018 First Vice President/Board of Directors (Currently Closed)

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 applicant 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 (Currently Closed)

There are four 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 review the requirements below and the attached responsibilities.



  • Be a CRS Designated member in good standing of the Council of Residential Specialists.
  • Have remained active in the State CRS and have current knowledge of the Council’s structure and programs.
  • Be able to attend two national meetings per year and travel (optional) within his/her region to assist State Leadership Teams.
  • Has served not more than two Regional Vice President Terms for the Council.


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 Monday, June 19, 2017.


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 a phone interview with the Subcommittee.  Applicants that are not approved for an interview will be given notice.


Completed applications will be forwarded to the Regional Vice President's Selection Subcommittee for their consideration. All applications are scored on the scale 1-5. All applicants who receive a score of 3 and higher will be invited to participate in a phone interview. 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 Monday, June 19, 2017. Applications received after June 19th will not be accepted.


CRS Committees and Mastermind Divisions (OPEN)


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.


Are you ready to contribute?


Follow these simple steps.


Review the available volunteer opportunities, eligibility requirements and the commitment involved.


Choose one volunteer opportunity that you'd be interested in participating in and complete the online application.*


If appointed to one of the Committees or Mastermind Divisions, attendance is required at both the May and November meetings (at member's expense). You also may be asked to participate in online meetings or conference calls throughout the year.


Applications are due by Sept. 1, 2017- apply today!

*Please note that completion of this application does not guarantee appointment to

                                                                                   a committee or Mastermind Division.


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