Leadership and Committees

             2019 Leadership and Committees

  

                                           Leadership 

SAR Board of Directors
Board of Directors is the governing body of the association and establishes the policy of directives of the organization. The Board of Directors has full authority over the internal affairs and manages the assets of an organization.  Individuals serving as directors or offices owe fiduciary duties to the organization, which includes a duty of care, loyalty, confidentiality and obedience. 

MLS Board Of Directors
Board of Directors of the Service shall be the governing body of the Service and shall have control over all
the affairs of the Service and shall authorize all expenditures of funds.  The Service's Board of Directors shall have power from time-to-time to adopt such rules and regulations that they deem appropriate, subject to final approval from the Association's Board of Directors. The Mulitple Listing Service safeguards market information and enforces rules that govern market participation

Committees 

Awards

Community Relations
Actively enhances the public awareness of the name "REALTOR®" and the Association and it's members through community involvement and raising awareness among members of volunteer opportunities.  Committee meets quarterly at a minimum.

Finance
Assists the Association staff in the development of the SAR annual budget and monitors the budget throughout the year.  This is a member-at-large position and is restricted to REALTOR® members.  Committee meets quarterly at a minimum

Governmental Affairs
Develops the Association's local legislative agenda; monitors and reviews the political issues on the city and county levels that impact members; and the coordinates and conducts local candidate interviews and recommends local RPAC contributions in elections years in partnership with the RPAC Committee. Committee meets as needed.  GA Committee members are strongly encouraged to contribute at least $99.00 to RPAC, and agree to do so if selected to this committee. 

Grievance
Reviews ethics and arbitrations complaints, and determines whether or not they are sent forward for hearing by the Professional Standards Committee.  Restricted to REALTOR® members. Commitment:  three (3) years, with rotation up to Professional Standards Committee after term; committee meets as neededRequirements:  Advanced Professional Standards training. 

Professional Standards
Conducts ethics hearings to determine if violations have occured and, if so, the discipline to be mandated.  Conducts hearings to determine who is entitled to money in arbitrations and ensures due process.  Responsible for reviewing and updating the Association's Professional Standards Policy(ies). Restricted to REALTOR® members.  Committment:  three (3) years; committee meets as needed.  Requirements:  Completion of three-year term on Grievance Committee and Advanced Professional Standards training. Contact the Association office to verify eligibilty. 

Risk Management
Conducts maintenance and review of the Association's uniform contracts and forms.  Assists members in understanding and following equal service guidelines and other liability risks. Committee meets as needed. 

RPAC
Responsible for raising RPAC funds. Works directly with the Association staff to plan and promote events and, in concert with the Governmental Affairs Committee, conducts local candidate interviews and recommends local RPAC contributions in election years.  Committee meets as needed.  RPAC Committee members are strongly encouraged to contribute at least $99.00 to RPAC, and agree to do so if selected to this committee.

YPN
(Young Professional Network)

Coordinates networking and educational opportunites for members newer to the real estate industry.  Committee meets quarterly at a minimum