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Committees

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Our Current Committees

When you serve on a GFWAR committee, you will come to know some of the very best people in the business, growing your network of colleagues who will walk beside you every step of your career. Members who have served on a committee may consider running for GFWAR executive leadership. After 100 years, we know one thing to be an absolute truth — we are better and stronger together.

Committees

Underwriting Committee

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Creates and sets prices for advertising packages to cover costs for special events. Solicits annual sponsorships. Sets expense budgets for special events.

Special Events Committee

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Organizes several special events including the Holiday Luncheon to benefit schools, the Installation Celebration, and the Annual Meeting.

School Liaison Committee

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Supports education and builds relationships with public, private, and charter schools throughout the community.

Global Committee

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Promotes education and networking to increase awareness of globally-influenced markets and the nuances of working with global clients. It will work to help members understand global dynamics and recognize opportunities involved in global residential and commercial investments.

Diversity Committee

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Works to increase association participation among diverse REALTOR® members at all levels of association involvement, will integrate key stakeholder diversity groups into the life and mission of the association, and expand awareness of the diversity of REALTORS® among consumers and consumer groups.

Ambassadors Committee

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As representatives of the association, the committee will provide direct outreach to the membership through personal contacts to inform about programs, events, and services and provide a conduit for members to communicate with GFWAR. Ambassadors will include a focus on outreach to members across the entire region we serve.

Young Professionals Network

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Plans events and implements programs geared toward young professionals in the Association.

Technology Committee

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Monitors advances in technology to provide technological training to members and evaluates new technology products.

Leasing / Management Forum

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Monitors leasing / management issues and provides educational opportunities. Meets quarterly.

Professional Standards

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Serves on panels to hear ethics and arbitration disputes. Promotes professional etiquette and the NAR Code of Ethics. (TAR educational requirements apply.)

MLS

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Reviews and makes recommendations in all matters relating to NTREIS and enforces the rules and regulations of MLS. (Limited appointments.)

Governmental Affairs

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Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding support of candidates for elective office and stays informed on matters of local, state and national governments. (Limited appointments.)

Professional Development

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Develops and implements the educational programs offered through the association.

TREPAC

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Provides education and events to support local, state and national legislation favorable to real property owners and REALTORS®.

Bylaws Committee

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Reviews and updates the GFWAR Bylaws to meet the changing needs of the Association. (Limited appointments.)

Business After Hours Committee

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Plans the GFWAR networking happy hour events throughout the year.

If you have questions about joining a committee, contact Debbie Findley at d.findley@gfwar.org.