Texan Leslie Rouda Smith has been ratified to serve as the 2022 NAR president. She was elected to NAR leadership as 2020 first vice president in May 2019.

A broker-associate at Dave Perry-Miller & Associates, Rouda Smith was an NAR regional vice president in 2017 and chairman of Texas REALTORS® in 2016. She also served as an appointed vice president of NAR in 2013 and has experience on dozens of local, state, and national REALTOR® committees.

Rouda Smith is the daughter of the late Harley Rouda, who served as NAR president in 1991. She’ll be the fifth NAR leader from Texas.