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Thursday, November 21, 2019  
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Call for Applications to Join NAIOP Vancouver's 2020 Developing Leaders Committee

Application Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2019

Are you passionate about commercial real estate and want to help the industry grow? Do you want to make an impact in our local communities? Do you want to gain experience operating in a board-like setting? If yes, NAIOP Vancouver is looking for applicants to join the Developing Leaders Committee (DLC) for 2020.

The DLC is an advisory group within NAIOP Vancouver with a mandate to provide real estate professionals under the age of 35 with valuable networking, educational and community outreach opportunities through the Developing Leaders Program.
NAIOP Vancouver is seeking individuals to join the DLC beginning in 2020. Below is information on the application process for those interested.


  • Provide networking opportunities and educational initiatives for commercial real estate professionals under the age of 35
  •  Promote NAIOP and encourage membership for industry professionals under the age of 35
  • Provide access to the commercial real estate industry for students and other stakeholders
  • Provide support to the NAIOP Vancouver Board on special projects and sub-committees


  • Must be a member of NAIOP Vancouver
  • Must be under the age of 35
  • Mandatory attendance at NAIOP DLC meetings (7-10 per year)
  • Mandatory involvement in planning Developing Leader events
  • Must volunteer at NAIOP and DLC events including breakfast, lunch and cocktail events


  • Educational events
  • Social events
  • Mentorship series
  • Property tours


The DLC is comprised of industry professionals from:

  •  landlords, investors, or developers
  • brokers (sales, leasing, and mortgage)
  • advisors, service providers or consultants (lawyers, accountants, architects, etc.)
  • student liaisons 


Applicants must submit their resume along with answers to the questions below prior to 5:00 pm PT on December 20th, 2019, late submissions will not be considered. Please keep all answers to a maximum of 200 words for each section.

  • Brief description of your career to date and current role in real estate.
  • Why are you interested in joining the NAIOP DLC?
  • What was your favorite event this year and why?
  • What ideas do you have for future events?

What can the NAIOP DLC do better and how can you help?

Applicants are to submit their application responses to the below individuals. We thank all individuals that apply. Only successful applicants will be notified.

Darren Wong, Director Investments, Peterson (Current Chair)

Devin Ringham, Associate Vice President, Colliers International (Incoming Chair)

Other inquiries please contact NAIOP Vancouver at

Application Deadline: 5:00 pm PT on December 20th, 2019. Late submissions will not be considered.

NAIOP Vancouver Chapter

301 - 750 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2T7
Tel: 604-601-5106 | Fax: 604-874-4378 | Email:

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