Pathway to Leadership

Volunteer leaders are the heart of MetroTex, but the ability to lead is not developed overnight. The Pathway to Leadership gives you the steps you need to build and hone your leadership.

Why Association Leadership Matters

When you become a volunteer leader at MetroTex (or at Texas REALTORS® or NAR), you’re part of something big. You help set the direction for the association and the industry as a whole! And being part of the voice of real estate comes with some powerful perks for you and your business, too.

  • Training and education to build your skills and strengthen your talents
  • Networking opportunities to connect with other leaders
  • Immersing yourself in the industry to increase your expertise

NAR Leadership Positions Available

MetroTex is currently accepting applications for director positions at the National Association of REALTORS®.  It is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in decision-making and strategic planning.

Applications will be accepted through 5pm on August 1, 2024 so we encourage you to respond quickly if interested. All candidates for NAR Director positions from MetroTex:

  • Must have the endorsement of the local Association
  • Must be a REALTOR® member in good standing of a local association for at least 7 years
  • Must have held office at the local association (committee chair, vice-chair, Director or Officer).
  • Must have served a minimum of 2 years as a Texas REALTOR® Director, or be a TRLP graduate, or chaired a NAR Committee
  • Must have served on a Texas REALTOR® committee or task force for 2 of the last 3 yrs. and attended 4 of the last 6 Texas REALTOR® meetings.

Get Involved: MetroTex

Diving in to MetroTex leadership is the perfect place to kick off your leadership journey.

Advisory Group Involvement

Serving on a MetroTex Advisory Group is good for business. Networking, relationship-building, and leadership opportunities abound across 15 different subject areas within the association.

MetroTex Mentor Program

Connecting accomplished mentors with eager-to-learn mentees, the Mentor Program provides leadership development and supports personal achievement for both sides of the mentor/mentee relationship.

Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program

TRLP cultivates leaders through a year-long community of learning. The programs seminars, guest speakers, group discussions, and leadership exercises prepare participants to meet the future of real estate.

Get Involved: Texas REALTORS®

The second part of your three-level REALTOR® membership is Texas REALTORS®, and there are plenty of ways to contribute to the REALTOR® organization at the state level.

Get Involved: NAR

NAR offers many ways for you lead in the REALTOR® association at the national level.

Other Leadership Resources


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)


At Home With Diversity (AHWD) Certification


Enable yourself to work successfully with and within a rapidly changing multicultural market. Deepen your diversity sensitivity, learn how it applies to U.S. fair housing laws in your business, and get ways to develop professional guidelines for working with people in the increasingly multicultural real estate market.

Course – Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing


Learn to interrupt stereotypical thinking so you can avoid fair housing pitfalls and provide equal professional service to every client.

MetroTex Diversity Courses


Take advantage of many opportunities to increase your diversity awareness right here at MetroTex.

NAR DEI Resources


NAR supports Diversity and Inclusion, as well as a continued commitment to Fair Housing as part of its core values.

NAR Guidelines for Forming a State & Local DEI Committee


NAR provides guidance on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) committees.

Navigating Uncomfortable Conversations Related to Diversity


Insights from NAR on how you can handle challenging real-life conversations in your business.

More Leadership Training


REALTOR® L.E.A.D. Courses


Set out on a path to succeed! Developed by top REALTOR® leaders exclusively for REALTOR® leaders at any stage of their journey, these exciting new courses equip participants with the practical skills, concepts, knowledge, and practices needed for effective association leadership.

MetroTex Pathway to Leadership Course


Get an in-depth view of MetroTex, how decisions are made, and how you can get involved. This online course is a perfect way to kickstart or continue your leadership journey at MetroTex.