CARE: Responsible for fundraising funds that are spent/donated by the Board for community service projects and programs - they also recommend to the Board of Directors how the money should be dispersed. In addition, they are involved in the organization and tasking of "hands-on" projects or other tasks as the committee deems appropriate, with proper approval. To contact the Chair or members click here.
CONVENTION: Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Board's Annual Convention. This involves site and theme selection, soliciting of vendors, etc. The committee may make necessary adjustments to the previous year’s event to keep it relevant and appealing to the membership.
EDUCATION: Being one of the Board's most active committees, members assist in choosing courses and instructors for Board-sponsored education classes. This committee may work with other committees to present special classes. GRI sponsorship also is under the purview of the Education Committee. The required New Member Code of Ethics Orientation is handled by the Education Committee.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & HOUSING: Works to promote equal opportunity within the Board and the community. This committee has planned and sponsored our highly-regarded Annual Fair Housing Days which covers Fair Housing, Affordable Housing and Diversity. In addition to handling Homeownership Fairs, Homebuyer Seminars, etc., this committee also helps with equal opportunity compliance.
MEMBER BENEFITS: Activities of this committee include, but are not limited to:
MORTGAGE FINANCE & TITLE: Comprised of representatives from various “mortgage” and “title” Affiliate members, periodically these members instruct CE classes (without charge) on mortgage-related and title topics. In addition they also host some of our Lunch & Learn sessions. Only one member per company may sit on the committee.
LEGISLATIVE & POLITICAL AFFAIRS: The members of this committee review County policies with regard to planning, zoning and the Comprehensive Plan. Recommendations regarding County policies are forwarded to the Board of Directors. The committee may hold political forums or whatever it deems appropriate to help the members and the public be more aware of their choices in an election/vote. The committee may make suggestions to the Board of Directors on who should be recommended to receive RPAC contributions. In the event of proposed legislation or regulation that would impact our industry, our community or private property rights, the committee should work with the Legislative chair to develop a plan. All positions must be approved by the BOD.
PUBLIC RELATIONS: The members may try different methods to promote the image of the REALTOR®, the industry, and the market within the community and within our organization.
committee solicits donations to RPAC and may conduct appropriate fundraising
events. They may also suggest to the Board of Directors candidates to be
recommended to receive RPAC contributions, but does not endorse candidates.