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GLAR 2017 COMMITTEES

Strong local boards like GLAR are the backbone of the National Association of REALTORS®.

If you want to get involved, make an impact, and have your voice heard, you can do it at GLAR. Individual members make a huge difference locally!

If you are interested in serving on any of the following committees please contact Kim Lambert

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Vanessa Swindell 
For REALTORS®
This is an elected position from the GLAR membership.

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, at 12:00 noon.
Purpose: Filters the business issues of the Association prior to the Board of Directors.

 FINANCE COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Traci Nicodemus
For REALTORS®.

Meets on the Friday, following the 3rd Monday of the month, from 8:30am-9:00am.

Purpose: Reviews and budgets for the income, expenses, and financials of the Association.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Stephen Etzel
For REALTORS and Affiliates.

Meets quarterly
Purpose: Choose classes, courses, designations, and certifications for Members and non-Members.

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Kim Patterson
For REALTORS® and Affiliates.

Meets on 3rd Thursday from 12:00pm-1:00pm, in conjunction with TREPAC Committee Meeting.

Purpose: Discusses issues and enhances relationships with political leaders at a local, state, and national level. Interviews candidates running for public office to promote REALTOR® views on property rights and home ownership.

TREPAC COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Bill Anderson

Vice Chair: Brenda Taylor
For REALTORS® and Affiliates.

Meets on 3rd Thursday of each month from 12:00pm-1:00pm, in conjunction with the Governmental Affairs Meeting.

Purpose: Raises awareness of the value that the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee has for Texas homeowners, REALTORS® and their buyers/sellers. Creates events for Members to contribute to the PAC.

MLS COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Tina Murphy
For REALTORS®.

Meets on 2nd Monday from 10:30 am-11:30am

Purpose: Discuss REALTOR®-friendly MLS changes/additions for submission to NTREIS Board of Directors. Committee also reviews MLS violations by members to MLS system and discusses ways to keep system streamlined as better resource for REALTORS®.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: David Hodges
For REALTORS and Affiliates.

Meets on 1st Thursday of each month from 9:45am-10:05am, following the Member Breakfast.

Purpose: Welcomes each new member to the Association to let them know upcoming events, classes, socials, and opportunities in which to network with real estate professionals and get involved with the Association.

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Patty Southard
For REALTORS and Affiliates.
Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month from 12 noon -1:00

Purpose: Raises awareness of hurting and marginalized people in our community. Holds food, clothing, and school supplies drives, and fundraise for GLAR “Christmas Kids” Working through 501c3 like Salvation Army, Communities in Schools, Friends of the Family, etc.

AFFILIATE COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Katy Taggart
For Affiliates.
Meets on 1st Thursday of each month from 10:05-10:30-am, following the Member Breakfast.

Purpose: Creates fun and energetic Association fundraisers, to help keep membership dues low. This Committee also holds our annual REALTORS Back the Blue event in the fall.

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

For REALTORS and Affiliates.
Researches leading-edge technology ideas and produce a “Tech Tip” video for Members.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

For Board of Directors/Executive Committee.
BY-LAWS – as needed, bi-annually.