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ONLINE WEBINAR: SMDRA Leadership Training

january, 2021

12jan9:00 am12:00 pmONLINE WEBINAR: SMDRA Leadership Training9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

Event Details

DATE: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
TIME: 9:00am to 12:00pm
TOPIC: SMDRA Leadership Training
SPEAKER: Ginger Downs

Meeting ID: 899 5767 8072
Passcode: smdra

SESSION INFORMATION: SMDRA has scheduled LEADERSHIP TRAINING via ZOOM on Tuesday, January 12th from 9am to Noon and following that COMMITTEE TRAINING from 1pm to 2:30pm.  Leadership is invited to both and strongly encouraged to attend the Leadership Training portion.  Both will be offered via Zoom and will be highly interactive with polls, chats and breakout group exercises.  Materials and handouts will be emailed to attendees the week prior to the training which will be facilitated by Ginger Downs, previous CEO for the Chicago Association of REALTORS. 

Exceptional Leadership (for Board of Directors) – 3 hrs with one 15-minute break 1/2 way through the program)

Topics covered:

  • What makes an Exceptional Leader?
  • Moving from a Responsible Board to an Exceptional Board (based on the 12 Principles of Exceptional Governance*).

Each of the following areas are covered:

  1. Constructive Partnership             
  2. Mission Driven 
  3. Strategic Thinking
  4. Culture of Inquiry            
  5. Independent Mindedness           
  6. Compliance with Integrity
  7. Ethos of Transparency  
  8. Sustaining Resources    
  9. Results Oriented
  10. Intentional Governance
  11. Revitalization    
  12. Continuous Learning

*Excerpted from BoardSource, “Twelve Principles of Governance that Power Exceptional Boards“

Exceptional Committees and Meetings (for Committee Chairs, Vice-Chairs, and Committee members.  Board may also be included, if desired) – 90 minutes (no breaks)

Topics covered:

  • Committee Leadership – Duties & Responsibilities
  • Engaging Volunteers
  • Running Successful Meetings
  • Parliamentary Procedures
  • Building Consensus and Managing Conflict

SPEAKER BIO: Ginger is a past Chair of NAR’s Association Executive Committee and the NAR AE Institute.  She serves on the Board of Regents and is  the Treasurer, for REALTOR® University. She conducts training for new AEs for NAR and NAA and is an accomplished speaker. She conducts regular leadership training to volunteer leaders for REALTOR® associations, as well as for the local chapters of AREAA, NAHREP, WCR, FIABCI, VAREP and NAREB.  She has presented at national conferences for NAR (Leadership Summit), IREM, WCR and NAA

Michelle Smith


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST