Carol Van Gorp
Professional Involvement



Local Board Representative to NAR Board of Directors, 2009

Chair – NAR AE Leadership Programming Workgroup 2009

Awarded Dr. Almon “Bud” Smith RCE Leadership Society 2009

Member – NAR Association Executive’s Institute Planning Council – 2006-2007

Member – NAR NRDS Issues Committee 2006, 2007 and 2008

RPAC Sterling “R” Donor, State AE RPAC Chairman 2005

Chair – Missouri Association of REALTORS® Association Executives – 2007

Member – Women’s Council of REALTORS®

Chair MAR MLS Symposium – 2006 - 2007

National ASAE Technology Council Member, CAE examination committee

Member – American and Missouri Society of Association Executives, Participant- Florida Society of Association Executives Think Tank September 2000, 2001, 2002

Certificate - University of Chicago Graham School - Strategies in Nonprofit Management 2008

Guest lecturer – University of Missouri School of Journalism

Member MAR Economic Development Council, Strategic Thinkers 2005, Plan of Action 2004

Speaker NAR AE Institute, Vancouver, B.C.

Speaker - FSAE - July 2000 "Interactive Web Site" and July 2001 “Generating Non-Dues Revenue with Your Web Site”.

Speaker ASAE 2003 “Technology on a Shoestring Budget”

Presenter – Chamber Economic Development Outlook 2004, 2005, 2006,2007

Frequent Guest – “Real Estate Show” – a local radio program and presentations to numerous Rotary and civic organizations


Commissioner - Columbia Housing Authority 2009-2010
Chamber of Commerce - Board of Directors 2008-2010, Executive Committee 2008-09
Community Housing Options - 501c3 to build low-income, assessable housing

Chamber Representative to Columbia Jobs Foundation Board – a 501c3 organization to develop shovel-ready sites for Economic Growth


Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development Committee, Leadership Columbia graduate

Stakeholder Committee – Bonne Femme Creek Watershed Project

City of Columbia – Affordable Housing Taskforce – Mayoral Appointee

Leadership Taskforce – Missouri Economic Summit

Member – Columbia Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow



REALTOR® Certified Executive (RCE) awarded November, 2004, the first designee in Missouri

Certified Association Executive (CAE) awarded 2001 by the American Society of Association Executives, recertified until 2010            

CIPS – Certified International Property Specialist – 2005, e-Pro - 2005

NAR Professional Standards Administrator Program – 2005


B.A. Double Major, History and Education, University of Denver, 1972, 4.0 Honors student

Post Graduate studies in Accounting during 1974 to 1976 at the University of Louisville.  Qualified for the Uniform CPA Examination.

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