COMMITTEE INFORMATION

SEVRAR supports your interests and dedication to your community and we welcome your participation in one of our numerous committees! When you volunteer and participate, YOU help make a difference! It's a rewarding experience being involved within a SEVRAR committee, and will surely improve your Association, community, and business.


QUICK LINKS




Committee Schedule




2018 Committee Request Form



Blue Ribbon Affiliate List



STAFF CONTACT



Barney Thornton, e-PRO®
Administrative Assistant
480-833-7510 ext. 6414
JOIN A SEVRAR COMMITTEE

The SEVRAR committees vary from operational committees to networking committees.

Networking Committees

These committees allow members to join at any time during the year.

  • Affiliate
  • Commercial
  • Global Business & Alliances Council
  • Young Professionals Network

Operational Committees

These committees require you to apply no later than the deadline. The application is submitted to the Board of Directors for approval. Those who are approved will serve for that calendar year AND be a voting member of that committee. If you are not an approved voting member of the committee you are still welcome to attend any of the committee meetings. However, you are not allowed to vote.

  • Community Outreach
  • Finance
  • Governing Documents 
  • Government Affairs
  • Grievance
  • Information System 
  • Leadership Development
  • Marketing Home Tours
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Standards
  • Property Management
  • RAPAC
*Both the Grievance and Professional Standards committees have additional requirements. If you have questions, please contact Tonya Deskins for assistance.





AFFILIATE COMMITTEE

SEVRAR serves more than 400 affiliate members representing businesses as diverse as mortgage companies, home inspectors, newspapers, title companies and pest control companies. Many of these individuals join so they can keep up‐to‐date with the latest real estate information, and also take advantage of networking opportunities with REALTORS® members. Affiliate members are afforded many of the same benefits of membership that REALTORS® receive, and they can also reap a competitive advantage by belonging to SEVRAR.

Affiliate Membership Application

After Hours Networking Information

Sponsorship Opportunities




Committee Chair: Lisa Amato







COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE

SEVRAR's Community Outreach Committee is responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships through community involvement and outreach.

Critical Needs for Members 

Secure Lock Box Program - Chandler

 Secure Lock Box Program - Gilbert 

Secure Lock Box Program - Tempe





Committee Chair: Summer Breen







FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Finance Committee is responsible for recommending SEVRAR's annual budget, providing a monthly review concerning finances, and advocating financial policies to the Board of Directors. Also, the committee investigates the best methods of financing programs/projects, when instructed by the Board.  


Committee Chair: Jeff Murray







GLOBAL BUSINESS & ALLIANCES COUNCIL COMMITTEE

The Global Business & Alliances Council aims to provide members with information and resources to assist them in working with buyers and sellers from different cultures and countries. The Council meets to educate members on economic and cultural issues that encompass international real estate transactions, provide information regarding international real estate issues, offer international networking opportunities, and promote education programs on cultural diversity.

Find a Bilingual REALTOR®






Committee Chair: Richard Wood






GOVERNING DOCUMENTS COMMITTEE

Learn about the rules that govern the internal management of SEVRAR to help guide and benefit our members.

NAR's Code of Ethics

SEVRAR's Bylaws 

SEVRAR's Policy Manual






Committee Chair: Pamela Frestedt







GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

The Government Affairs Committee works on behalf of more than 10,500 REALTORS® of SEVRAR to ensure an environment exists in local government to promote home ownership, and to allow real estate professionals to conduct business free from onerous rules, regulations and ordinances.

Arizona Legislature

RAPAC & YOU

REALTORS® Action Center




Committee Chair: Katrina Deist-Zemar







GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE (PANEL 1)

The Grievance Committee is responsible for reviewing body for Ethics and/or Arbitration complaints filed with the Association against REALTORS® to determine whether to dismiss or send forward to the Professional Standards Committee for a hearing.

AAR's Buyer/Seller Dispute Resolution

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

NAR's Code of Ethics



Committee Chair: Leah Lapine







GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE (PANEL 2)

The Grievance Committee is responsible for reviewing body for Ethics and/or Arbitration complaints filed with the Association against REALTORS® to determine whether to dismiss or send forward to the Professional Standards Committee for a hearing.

AAR's Buyer/Seller Dispute Resolution

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice  

NAR's Code of Ethics




Committee Chair: Tammy Schembri







LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Leadership Development Committee is to provide recommendations for nomination and election of Officers and Directors, determine guidelines for the Leadership Academy, and select candidates for SEVRAR's REALTORS® of the Year, Affiliate of the Year, and Community Service awards.


Committee Chair: Thomas Jovanovski







MARKETING HOME TOUR COMMITTEE

The Marketing Home Tour Committee centers on providing a forum to educate members on current market trends, property inventory, and topical events within the SEVRAR community.

Home Tour Guidelines 

Home Tour Schedules  

Home Tour Sign-Rider Recovery Document


Committee Chair: Dawna Lepler







PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Professional Development Committee is responsible for planning and promoting diverse educational opportunities at SEVRAR and ensuring that all members are provided with unique programs for their specialty areas (i.e. Commercial; global). The committee also assists with promoting special seminars and educational offerings of other Association committees and NAR sanctioned Institutes, Societies or Councils.

Biennial Code of Ethics

Register for Classes

Sponsor Classes



Committee Chair: Michael Hernandez





PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS COMMITTEE

The Professional Standards Committee conducts due process hearings in accordance with Bylaws on alleged violations of the Code of Ethics, Arbitration, Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation.

SEVRAR's Bylaws & Policy

 


Committee Chair: John Karadsheh







PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

The Property Management Committee provides property management specific, timely, and relevant education to SEVRAR's REALTOR® membership.

Certified Property Mangers®

National Association of Residential Property Managers®





Committee Chair: Charlie Brown







RAPAC COMMITTEE

The REALTORS® of Arizona Political Action Committee (RAPAC) is a bipartisan Political Action Committee (PAC) that vets candidates who are pro-business, support lower taxes, and have pro-growth positions on issues that affect the business of real estate.

Major Investors

 REALTOR® Action Center

Return on Investment Calculator 



Committee Chair: Tiffany Jones







YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK

The core to the Young Professionals Network’s strategic agenda is the belief that the more informed, involved and engaged young professionals are, the more influence they will have on what the Southeast Valley becomes.

NAR: Young Professionals Network





Committee Chair: Shelsi Guthrie



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