Christopher Tenggren Appointed to National Association of REALTORS® Executive Committee and Board of Directors

— Evan Roeser
Christopher Tenggren

ROCHELLE, Ill. / Nov. 9, 2021 – Christopher Tenggren, the designated managing broker at Weichert, Realtors® – Signature Professionals, was recently appointed to serve on the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 50 Member Executive Committee and the Board of Directors for a two-year term by the incoming NAR officers and leadership team.

The National Association of REALTORS® is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.5 million members, including NAR’s institutes, societies, and councils involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

“I am humbled for the opportunity to serve at this high level and in this capacity for the next two years,” said Tenggren. “It is a rare honor to be tapped by the national leadership team for such an appointment and to be at the table to help make a difference in our industry. I intend to serve with the highest level of integrity and to the best of my abilities.”

Tenggren previously served on the NAR Executive Committee in 2014 and 2015, and on the NAR Board of Directors in 2011, 2014 and 2015. He is currently a REALTORS® Political Action Committee President’s Circle and Hall of Fame Member, and has been a Major Investor since 2006.

His long list of leadership positions also includes:

  • 2006 President of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® – Fox Valley/Local Network and member of its Governing Board (2005-2011, 2013-2020)
  • Member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® State Network Governing Board (2006-2011) and National Governing Board (2006, 2008-2009).
  • 2009 President of the Residential Real Estate Council (RRC) – Illinois/State Network, member of the RRC State Network Board of Directors (2006-2011, 2013-2014), National RRC Executive Committee (2012, 2014-2015) and Board of Directors (2012-2016)
  • Member of the Illinois REALTORS® Board of Directors (2009-2011, 2014 & 2015) and Executive Committee (2011-2013)
  • 2012 President of the Fox Valley Association of REALTORS® and Board of Directors (2008-2013 & 2015-2018)
  • Member of the NAR GREEN REesource Advisory Board (2012-2021)
  • Member of the Illinois Real Estate Education Foundation Board of Directors (2018-2023)
  • 2020-2022 Chair of the HomeTown Association of REALTORS® Advocacy Committee

Tenggren has been recognized for several industry honors in his 20-year career as an involved and dedicated REALTOR® Association member, including:

  • Residential Real Estate Council 2013 President’s Award
  • Illinois State Chapter – 2010 Certified Residential Specialist of the Year
  • REALTOR® Association of the Fox Valley 2010 REALTOR of the Year and President’s Award (2013, 2015, 2018, 2021)
  • Women’s Council of REALTORS® Illinois/State Network 2010 Member of the Year
  • Fox Valley/Local Network 2013 REALTOR® Member of the Year
  • NAR GREEN REsource Council 2015 EverGREEN Award
  • NAR REALTOR® Political Action Committee 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee ($25K Tier) and 2022 Hall of Fame Inductee ($50K Tier)

Tenggren is one of many talented and dedicated agents at Weichert, Realtors® – Signature Professionals, an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate with offices in Dekalb and Rochelle.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Signature Professionals, located at 211 N 1St Street in DeKalb and 1218 Currency Court in Rochelle, contact Carrie Ottum at (DeKalb), Christopher Tenggren at (Rochelle), or visit

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