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2018 Committees

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BUDGET & FINANCE

The purpose of the Budget & Finance Committee is to consider and recommend ways to properly finance the Englewood Area Board of REALTORS®, submit to the Board of Directors a zero-based budget of estimated receipts and expenditures for the year, and prepare suggested regulations for the administration of the Board's funds, subject to the approval of the EABOR Board of Directors.  The financials of the Association shall be reviewed or audited by an independent accounting firm on a regular basis as determined by the Board of Directors and in accordance with NAR's Core Standards. The Budget & Finance Committee is composed of the current Treasurer as Chair, Vice Chair, President-Elect and Chief Executive Officer.

Ray EggermontChair
Malcolm GliddenVice Chair
Mark SpurgeonDirector Liaison
RJ MarshallStaff

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The purpose of the Community Outreach Committee is to ensure that the Englewood Area Board of REALTORS® is involved in the EABOR community following the EABOR Business Plan and the NAR Core Standards guidelines. The Community Outreach Committee is composed of EABOR REALTORS® and Affiliate Business Partners.

William ThompsonChair
Sharon BadrianVice Chair
Pat OttoliniDirector Liaison
Kim ParksStaff

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS / RPAC

The purpose of the Governmental Affairs Committee is to encourage the communication of information and education necessary for Board political education programs for members, assure all members know of such local, state and federal governmental activities that affect the real estate industry, and encourage and promote the political involvement of members.  The committee is responsible for RPAC fundraising events as approved by the Board of Directors or CEO. Any candidate requesting EABOR endorsement and/or support, or wishing to place candidate/election information on EABOR property, must submit their request in writing.  Requests will be taken before the Board of Directors for review. The Governmental Affairs Committee is composed of EABOR REALTORS®.

David HaynesChair
Pat BienemanVice Chair
David HaynesDirector Liaison
RJ Marshall, Staff

GRIEVANCE

The purpose of the Grievance Committee is to review ethical complaints and requests for arbitration to determine if, taken as true on their face value, a hearing is to be warranted.  The committee shall follow the procedures as set forth in the National Association of REALTORS® Professional Standards Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual.  Committee members will remain unbiased, fair, and impartial in all proceedings and decision-making.  Each member sitting on this committee shall attend an Approved Training Course each year.  Grievance Committee reviewing panels shall be composed of not less than three (3) members of the committee and shall not be related or a member of the same office. The Grievance Committee is composed of EABOR REALTORS®. 

Kent WolfeChair
Valerie Guenther, Vice Chair
Marcia PottsStaff

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The purpose of the Professional Development Committee is to research and recommend education and technology programs and opportunities to meet the needs of the REALTOR® members. The Professional Development Committee is composed of EABOR REALTORS®.

Elijah BurressChair
Penny DonaldVice Chair
Mary SmedleyDirector Liaison
Diane McIntoshStaff

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

The purpose of the Professional Standards Committee is to hear matters of alleged unethical conduct by EABOR REALTORS® or to provide arbitration as requested. Committee members will remain unbiased, fair, and impartial in all proceedings and decision-making.  Each member sitting on this committee shall attend an Approved Training Course each year.  The committee shall conduct its activities according to the provisions of the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual of the National Association of REALTORS® and the EABOR Bylaws.

Kathy DamewoodChair
Jean Pressley WhittakerVice Chair
Marcia PottsStaff

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK (YPN)

The purpose of the YPN is to encourage, promote and inspire the new generation of REALTORS® through education and networking and to provide a gateway for leadership at the local, state and national level. YPN membership is free to any REALTOR® or Affiliate of EABOR. 

Matt WojcikCo-Chair
Traci HamillCo-Chair
Kathi ObendorferDirector Liaison
Kim ParksStaff