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Monday, 23 November 2015

Networking. Personal growth. Giving back. These are just three of the reasons that we recommend getting more involved with your local board. By serving on a GPBR committee, you will be an integral part of our forward momentum, helping us achieve our objective of making our members productive, successful, and profitable. Please see the descriptions of our standing committees below and email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are interested in volunteering your time. A printable list of our committees and task forces is available here.

Standing Committees

Budget & Finance - Meets approximately 5 times per year
Reviews monthly board finances and sets budget.

Community Outreach - Meets monthly
Reviews and recommends Smart Growth and Placemaking Grant Requests. Ensures NAR Core Standards compliance.

Education - Meets monthly
Plans educational content for three General Membership Meetings a year. Works to provide designation and certification courses throughout the year.

Fair Housing & Diversity - Meets monthly
Provides programs focused on the benefits of diversity. Offers the NAR At Home With Diversity designation annually. Administers the broker "All In" campaign.

Governmental Affairs - Meets monthly
Ensures NAR Core Standards compliance, focuses on local, state, and federal public policy. Participates in candidate interviews and oversees RPAC fund raising. Promotes Broker Involvement Program.

Member Services - Meets once every other month
Accesses, reviews, and recommends to the Board of Directors the needs of the membership. Oversees new member orientation, agent services, affiliate services, and member news campaigns.

Professional Standards - Meets as required (determined by number of complaints received)
This committee is made up of two parts, Grievance (which determines the validity of ethics and/or arbitration requests) and the Hearing Panel (which determines cases brought forth by the Grievance committee.) Requirements: Must be a REALTOR member for five years, and be familiar with state laws, regulations, and Code of Ethics. Additionally, committee members must attend a mandatory (and annual) half-day ethics and arbitration training.

 Public Relations - Meets Monthly
The purpose of this committee is to increase public awareness of the Realtor brand and the activities in which our members are participating in an effort to make improvements to the surrounding communities through fundraising, placemaking and smart growth grand projects.  

Task Forces

Bylaws - Meets at least once year
Determines changes needed to Bylaws and Policy & Procedures Manual, and recommends those changes to the Board of Directors.

Golf Outing - Meets as needed (usually no more than 4 times before event)
Assists with event planning for our annual golf outing, including sponsor solicitation, promotion, and working the day of the event.

Home, Garden & Lifestyle Expo - Meets as needed (usually no more than 4 times before event)
Assists with event planning for our largest and best known event for the public, including vendor & sponsor solicitation, event promotion, and staffing on the day of the event.

Officer Installation & Holiday Party - Meets as needed (usually no more than 4 times before event)
Assists with planning for our annual holiday party in December. Duties include planning, sponsor solicitation, event promotion, encouraging donations for our toy drive, and staffing for event.

Nominating - Meets 3-4 times
Identifies candidates for board election, and rewards. One Member-At-Large seat available.

Strategic Planning - Meets at least once a year in January

Reviews current strategic plan for relevance, and makes course correction recommendations to Board of Directors. Identifies the need for adjustments based on changes in policy and/or market environment or the need for a new strategic plan.



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