The Kentucky Association of REALTORS® (KAR) announces that David C. Harris has been hired as the Director of Governmental Affairs. David comes to KAR with a strong and impressive background in political campaigns, governmental affairs, advocacy and non-profit associations.
He has served as a field representative for a major political party and worked on local, state, and federally related political campaigns. Earlier in his career, David served as a programs and advocacy manager for the Kentucky Southeast Indiana Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and as a legislative assistant for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. David also served as the manager of government affairs for Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce. While working with Greater Louisville Inc., he researched numerous political issues including tax issues and immigration policy while advocating for proposals that encouraged business leaders to take action on other local issues.
“David came to KAR with just the right balance of legislative, advocacy and non-profit experience,” said Joe McClary, KAR’s CEO. “He also understands and loves Kentucky which is one of the reasons we are thrilled he has joined our team.”
David’s primary responsibility at the Association will be to promote and defend homeownership and private property rights across the state. He is married to Jennifer and they have two children.