Colette Massengale, Esq., AHWD, GSI, joined NAR’s Advocacy Team on September 1st, 2022, where she serves as Senior Policy Representative for Fair Housing. Prior to joining NAR, Colette was Director of Professional Development & Member Engagement at Maryland REALTORS®. In that role, she served as staff liaison to the DEI Advisory Group, the REALTOR® Institute GRI Advisory Group, the Leadership Academy Advisory Group, the Professional Standards Committee, and the Grievance Committee. She also spent over ten years serving as Senior Attorney in the Legal Affairs Department at Maryland REALTORS® where she enjoyed staffing the Statewide Forms Committee, engaging with members on the Legal Hotline, training on the NAR Code of Ethics, and teaching legal courses.
Colette is a native Washingtonian. She attended Oberlin College in Oberlin, OH and received her Juris Doctorate Degree from the Washington College of Law at American University.