Education and Training
Government Affairs Directors (GAD) Institute
The GAD Institute is an annual event that promotes the education, networking and professional development of state and local REALTOR® Association government affairs directors. The Institute provides a forum for GADs to hear from nationally recognized speakers and other GADs on a variety of topics of interest to government affairs professionals. Learn more.
New AE/GAD Orientation
Newly hired Association Executives, Government Affairs Directors (GADs) and those hired to promote and manage REALTOR® Party activities (less than 18 months in their positions), are invited to attend a day-and-a-half orientation at the NAR offices in Washington, D.C. Learn more.
GAD Advisory Group Application and Member Responsibilities
- Official Duties
(The calls for GAD Advisory Group applications have closed. Thank you for your interest. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Kyle Lambert London at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
GAD Policies and Procedures (Updated 2018)
Use our map to find Government Affairs Directors (GADs).
Check out older issues of this monthly newsletter.
Government Affairs Directors Facebook Group
Join this closed group on Facebook.
FPC Meritorious Service Award
Nominate an FPC for their exceptional service to NAR. Learn more.
FPC Quarterly Field Report Tool
Generate the field report tally on the FPCs in your state at any time.
Download logos to use to promote the REALTOR® Party.
Questions? Contact Kyle Lambert London at 202-383-1203.
On board a New GAD or REALTOR® Party staff member HERE
If you are a new Government Affairs Director or serve in a similar role, or a REALTOR® Party programmatic role, please visit the GAD Directory to on board your new staff person. He/she will receive a new GAD welcome email, will be added to GAD communications and will receive information about registering for the next REALTOR® Party Advocacy Orientation for New GADs and AEs.