the NC REALTORS® Government Affairs team are the leading advocates at the local, state, and national levels.


13,000+ NC REALTORS® took action on state Calls for Action in 2019 and 2020.

As the only voice specifically focused on protecting North Carolina’s real estate industry, the NC REALTORS® Government Affairs team are the leading advocates at the local, state, and national levels. Through legislative and regulatory engagement, political involvement, political fundraising through NC REALTORS® PAC, and consumer outreach through the NC Homeowners Alliance, the REALTOR® voice is there to protect YOUR business and YOUR industry.

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    Government Affairs Contacts
    • Mark Zimmerman, Senior Vice President of External Affairs Mark Zimmerman
      Senior Vice President of External Affairs
      (919) 573-0987 x387
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      Contact Mark Zimmerman for help with: Government Affairs issues, Media inquiries, Property Management Division.

    • William Bradford
      Shared & Regional Government Affairs Director
      (919) 573-0986 x205
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      Contact William Bradford for help with: Local and regional government issues in South Central NC.

    • Ashtyn Gammons headshot Ashtyn Gammons
      Political Fundraising Manager
      (919) 573-0994 ext.102
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      Contact Ashtyn Gammons for help with: NC REALTORS® PAC fundraising and events, Local candidate funding.

    • Charity Jeffries
      Shared Government Affairs Director
      336-217-1045 x. 304
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      Contact Charity Jeffries for help with: Local government issues in the Western Piedmont Triad/Foothills.

    • Ryan Kluk
      Regional Government Affairs Director
      (919) 573-0984 x204
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      Contact Ryan Kluk for help with: Regional government issues in Central NC.

    • Pam Melton headshot-179x216 Pam Melton
      Director of Political & External Communications
      (919) 573-0992
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      Contact Pam Melton for help with: Regulatory issues, Public relations.

    • Kristin Nash headshot Kristin Nash
      Director of Political Fundraising
      (919) 573-0995 x305
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      Contact Kristin Nash for help with: NC REALTORS® PAC fundraising, State candidate funding, Corporate fundraising oppurtunities, NC REALTORS® PAC Trustees, Federal Political Coordinators (FPCs).

    • Jade Petty
      Government Affairs Assistant
      (919) 573-0983 x303
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      Contact Jade Petty for help with: Government Affairs administration.

    • Colin Russell headshot Colin Russell
      Shared Government Affairs Director
      336-217-1046 ext. 308
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      Contact Colin Russell for help with: Local government issues in the Eastern Piedmont Triad.

    • Warren Wakeland
      Director of Field Advocacy
      (336) 808-4237 ext. 233
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      Contact Warren Wakeland for help with: Shared and Regional Government Affairs Director Program.

    • Katharine Wendt
      Political Operations Director & Regional GAD
      (919) 573-0988 x388
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      Contact Katharine Wendt for help with: NC Homeowners Alliance, State Political Coordinators (SPCs), Regional government issues in the Inner Coastal Plains, Issues Mobilization, Property Rights Fund.

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