Alexia SmoklerNational Association of REALTORS® Washington, DC
Alexia Smokler is NAR's Senior Policy Representative for Fair Housing. She represents NAR’s positions on fair housing to Congress and federal agencies and manages NAR’s ACT! initiative, which emphasizes Accountability, Culture Change, and Training to advance fair housing in the industry. Alexia served as project manager and subject matter expert for development of Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Simulation, and Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing, as well as contributing to numerous other fair housing projects and publications.
Before joining NAR, Alexia worked in fair housing enforcement at HUD, on the staff of Congressman John Conyers, Jr., and with nonprofit civil rights organizations. She is a licensed attorney with a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master's Degree from Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs, and a bachelor's degree in government from Smith College.