The mission of the Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program (TRLP) is to develop community and organizational leaders to become contributors to their community and their businesses and enrich their personal and professional lives.

The Texas Realtors® Leadership Program (TRLP) provides a unique platform for participants and graduates to connect with other driven leaders and engage in a deep learning experience centered around community matters and leadership abilities. TRLP is dedicated to equipping Texas Realtors® with the skills needed to tackle upcoming challenges. The program offers a rich blend of lectures, seminars, guest speakers, group discussions, and leadership activities that delve into critical topics impacting Texas Realtors®. The format fosters lively discussions and active involvement from all participants.

Who Should Apply?

The program is designed for all Realtors® who are eager to enhance both their personal and professional growth. To be eligible, you must be a full-time Realtor® in good standing with a minimum of two years of experience in the field as of March 15, 2024. Applicants must also be able to attend ALL modules in their entirety (listed below) and submit the completed application by 5pm on Friday, March 15, 2024.   

This opportunity is open to all Realtor® members in good standing with the Houston Association of Realtors® who meet these criteria.


April 16-17, 2024
Learning to Lead – Overnight Retreat
Tremont Hotel, 2300 Ship Mechanic Row St, Galveston, TX 77550
Off-Site Dinner:  TBD

May 16, 2024
Time Management and Building Your Team – Verl Workman

June 14, 2024
Key Lessons in Leadership and Business Planning – Jeremy Wall

July 10, 2024
Conflict Resolution and Emotional Intelligence – Ed Robinson (9 a.m.- 12 p.m)
Balance and Renewal – Painting with a Twist (1 – 5 p.m.)

July 25, 2024
Law, Legislature and Leadership bus trip to Austin
(Snack Packs, Breakfast, drinks, etc.)

August 15, 2024
Spokesperson Training – TR Staff

September 12, 2024
Leading Across Differences – Tracy Brown

October 10, 2024
Your Role as a Realtor® – Jennifer Wauhob, Cindi Bulla and Marvin Jolly (tentative)
(Cristina Schaefer to present)

October 29, 2024
Putting the Pieces Together – Kirk Weisler

October 30, 2024
Location TBD. This will be an extended lunch program.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply?

Click HERE to access the Application Form.

What is the deadline?                                                                                                            

Applications must be submitted by March 15, 2024 at 5 p.m. Any application received after this date will not be considered for participation.

What is the Selection Process?

The Leadership Selection Task Force will review all completed applications that are submitted by the deadline. Due to space limitations, not all eligible applicants are guaranteed acceptance into the program.

How and when will I be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision?

All applicants will be notified of their status via e-mail or phone by March 27, 2024.

Is there a fee for the program?

Yes, the cost for the HAR Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program is $749 and is payable upon acceptance into the program. Payments can be made with a check and/or credit card.  All payments must be made in full on or before Friday, April 12th.

If selected, do I have to attend ALL sessions?

Yes. To graduate from the Leadership Program, Realtors® must attend all sessions and participate in the leadership project. This project will require voluntary time and collaboration outside of the program’s monthly sessions.

How long are the sessions and where will they be held?                                                     

All sessions will be held at an HAR location or at a location in the HAR membership service area. All sessions will be a full day (approx. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.) apart from the overnight retreat, one day bus trip to Austin and the Spokesperson training sessions. The overnight retreat is 2 full days with a mandatory dinner on night one. The bus trip will be an extended day (approx. 5 a.m. – 8 p.m.) and Spokesperson training will be a longer day (approx. 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.).

Who can I contact if I have more questions?

Rita Blevins, Director of Professional Development, 713 629-1900 ext. 1263 or email