Leadership Directory

The Vice President of Advocacy serves on the Leadership Team for the National Association of REALTORS®. The REALTOR® Party Director, appointed by the NAR president, oversees and facilitates the activities of the REALTOR® Party initiatives — Vote, Act and Invest. Committee liaisons are also appointed by the president. They serve as a conduit for communication between the Leadership Team and their assigned committees; help committees operate effectively; and help identify future committee leaders.


Pete Kopf

Vice President of Advocacy
Cincinnati, Ohio


Colin Mullane

REALTOR® Party Director
Ashland, OR


Andy Mahowald

Public & Federal Issues Liaison
Watertown, SD

Michelle Walker

REALTOR® Party
Community Engagement Liaison

St. Peters, MO

David Kent

REALTOR® Party
Disbursement Liaison

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Kristy Hairston

REALTOR® Party Fundraising Liaison
Whites Creek, TN

Kurt Thompson

REALTOR® Party
Member Involvement Liaison

Templeton, MA

Deborah Spangler

RPAC Major Investor Council Chair
Montgomery, TX

Jonathan Dolphus

RPAC Participation Council Chair
Jacksonville, FL

Owen Tyler

RPAC Trustees Fundraising Committee Chair
Mt. Pleasant, SC