• NAR’s Board of Directors approved mandatory core standards for Associations of REALTORS® at the May 17, 2014 meeting. The standards were proposed by the Leadership Team and were developed by a Presidential Advisory Group appointed by President Steve Brown. They are intended to ensure high-quality service for all members and cover the following areas: Code of Ethics enforcement and education, advocacy, consumer outreach, unification efforts and support of the REALTOR® organization, technology, and financial solvency.