Meets 2-3 times a year as needed
Responsible for criteria, guidelines and selection of Association awards recipients. Maximum of 22 members (to include past two-year recipients of REALTOR® of the Year, Most Cooperative REALTORS®, Humanitarian of the Year and Rising Star of the Year. No more than 3 from one company may serve. REALTOR® Members Only
Meets 2-3 times a year as needed
Works closely with the B.R. Area Foundation to determine which community organizations and programs to fund (specifically economic development, housing and public education) with voluntary community service opportunities and contributions. REALTOR® Members Only.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (Education)
ONE YEAR TERM -- Meets monthly -- 3rd Thursday of the month, 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Dates and times, subject to change)
Responsible of providing general educational programs and projects, including cooperating with other local, state and national associations; works closely with all other committees to facilitate education of the membership. REALTOR® Members Only.
Meets monthly – 3rd Thursday of the month, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Dates and times, subject to change)
Responsible for monitoring activities of local City Council's, Planning Commission's, and other governmental entities which could impact real estate and private property rights, and keep membership informed of the Association’s position on same. Establish rapport with council members, state and federal legislators and work with Homeowner Associations. Responsible for making policy recommendations to the Board of Directors. Responsible for encouraging participation in political activities, including contributing to LARPAC. Inform and educate membership on legislative issues before they are called upon to vote, or lobby legislators. REALTOR® Members Only.
Sub-Committee of GOVERNMENT RELATIONS (Works in conjunction with the Government Relations Committee)
This subcommittee plans and executes RPAC fundraising events with staff support to meet fundraising goals established by NAR and LR. Fundraising and fundraising events are the focus of this sub-committee. Open to REALTOR® Members and Affiliate Members.
THREE YEAR TERM -- Meets monthly
Act as a ‘grand jury’ to determine disposition of complaints, whether to be heard as an ethics or an arbitration hearing, or to be dismissed as inappropriate of further consideration. REALTOR® Members Only.
THREE YEAR TERM -- Meets monthly 3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Dates and times, subject to change)
Policy body overseeing the operation of the GBRAR Multiple Listing Service. Only nine members, majority must be MLS Participants (Brokers). No more than three (3) can concurrenlty server on the Board of Directors, and no more than two (2) may serve from the same firm. Subscribers (agents) must receive written permission from their Participant to serve.
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS COMMITTEE
Meets as needed for hearings
Responsible for the enforcement of the Code of Ethics and training of the members of the Committee to prepare them to serve on hearing panels. Training of the Association’s mediators to assure continuance of the mediation process as an alternative to arbitration. To assist Education Committee with training of general membership in areas of Professional Standards. Must agree to annual training, prior to serving on hearing panels. REALTOR® Members Only.
ONE YEAR TERM -- Meets monthly 3rd Monday of the month, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm (Dates and times, subject to change)
Works closely with the legal community to keep members informed of current legal practices in the real estate market. Recommends risk reduction practices to the Association. Also responsible for reviewing and evaluating all Association documents. Specific Task Forces or Workgroups may be assigned to individual projects. REALTOR® Members Only