Affiliates Forum - Recommends value-added Affiliate educational programs, fundraising events and networking opportunities that foster REALTOR®-Affiliate business relationships, coordinating with the Events Committee to avoid overlap of services.
Building/Land Subcommittee – Reviews building-related proposals and performs ongoing assessments of the Association building(s) and grounds. Creates and maintains Monitors the annual sinking fund for adequacy. Sends its recommendations to Finance.
Bylaws/Policy Subcommittee - Reviews the Bylaws and Policy and Procedure/Rules and Regulations and recommends changes to the Board of Directors.
Commercial Subcommittee - Provides opportunities to increase the knowledge of REALTORS® interested in entering the commercial area of real estate and to enhance REALTORS® success in conducting commercial business, coordinating with the Professional Development Committee to avoid overlap of services.
Community Outreach Committee - Guides the internal and external communications and marketing efforts of the Association to enhance the REALTOR® image, fosters relationships with community partners through outreach activities, oversees the Association’s awards and recognition program and maintains a list of approved Charities and qualifies and submits any new charities to the Board of Directors for approval. Promotes compliance with the Federal, State and local fair housing laws and regulations, equal opportunity in housing, offers resources to allow REALTORS® the opportunity to assist the community with access to quality, affordable home ownership, fair housing and rental opportunities, partners with other organizations to educate and promote fair housing education and home ownership, works with the community through a wide range of housing initiatives, including housing fairs, financial assistance programs and housing symposiums to create housing opportunities.
Events Committee - Plans a large-scale collaborative real estate convention in the greater Tampa area. Reviews subcommittee recommendations and coordinates efforts to align with the strategic plan. Plans the annual GTR Installation of Officers and Directors and works with Affiliates as a resource for sponsorships. Works with the Tampa Bay Builders Association toward improving relations/communications with the builders in this area. Collaborates on the annual REALTOR®/Builder Expo.
Finance Committee - The Finance Committee, no later than September 1, shall prepare the ensuing year’s budget. This committee reviews requests for expenses not covered in the budget, determines the financial impact on the budget, and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors. It monitors financial status regularly. It recommends to the Board of Directors the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) to audit financial accounts at the end of the year. The audit report is submitted to the Board of Directors and the Finance Committee.
Global Subcommittee – Provides educational opportunities to increase the knowledge of REALTORS® interested in global real estate. Plans events with global entities, creates and participates in trade missions to learn about the various global markets, coordinating with the Professional Development Committee to avoid overlap of services.
Governmental Affairs Committee - Maintains liaison between the Greater Tampa REALTORS® and locally elected governmental and key appointed officials. It is highly recommended that Governmental Affairs Committee members be RPAC fair share investors and shall have previously served on the RPAC Committee. All members shall be required to attend Association-approved candidate screening training.
Grievance Committee - Reviews and investigates complaints against members as well as arbitration requests filed with the Association in accordance with the Code of Ethics & Arbitration Manual. When appropriate, it refers them to the Professional Standards Committee for a hearing. To participate on this committee, you must sign a confidentiality agreement. Maintains, along with the Professional Standards Committee, the Citation Policy and a “Citation Schedule” of potential violations covered. It must specify the fines that apply to those violations. Information about the Ethics Citation Program, including the Citation Schedule, will be provided as part of the information sent to potential complainants considering filing ethics complaints with the association.
Pasco Relations Advisory Board – Ensures that the local needs of our members in Pasco County are being met. Makes recommendations to the executive committee as needed.
Past President’s Forum – Helps preserve the institutional knowledge as a Greater Tampa REALTORS® or any merged association past president by offering experience and guidance for the current leadership.
Professional Development Committee - Promotes awareness of the value of ongoing real estate education; reviews and implements local educational objectives and programs; promotes and provides support for the Florida Real Estate Commission, Florida REALTORS®, and the National Association of REALTORS® educational objectives and programs; seeks out and implements new and innovative education benefits for the membership. Communicates with the Board, various committees, and affiliated organizations to prevent duplication of efforts. Promotes cooperation between appraisers and real estate licensees. Recommends educational courses that improve appraising and the understanding of the role of appraisers along with offering continuing education for appraisers.
Professional Standards Subcommittee - Enforces the Code of Ethics by conducting hearings in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual.
Property Managers Forum – Enhances awareness, minimizes risk and protects the public through relevant education and networking events for REALTORS® interested or engaged in property management, coordinating with the Professional Development Committee to avoid overlap of services.
REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) - Educates members about the importance of political involvement, encourages voluntary contributions and plans fundraisers to meet annual goals.
Strategic Planning Subcommittee - Develops and recommends long range, strategic plans for the Greater Tampa REALTORS®. This Committee will be chaired by the President-elect and vice chaired by the Immediate Past President. President-elect shall select, in the year prior to service, three Directors or the current Vice President and two Directors, and five general members.
Technology Subcommittee – Seeks new technology products and trends that affect members businesses and consumers in real estate. Reviews and recommends technology products and services through appropriate channel at GTR with the purpose of enhancing member benefits or improving delivery of benefits. Facilitates technology education events for members, coordinating with the Professional Development Committee to avoid overlap of services.
Young Professionals Network (YPN) Subcommittee – Helps REALTORS® grow and develop professionally in four key areas: Association leadership, real estate advocacy, networking and community volunteerism, with an emphasis on programming relevant to young or new REALTORS®, coordinating with the Events Committee to avoid overlap of services.