Committee Sign-up Form 2017
Awards / Recognitions
Bob Patterson, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Reviews rules and examines applications to qualify them for approval by the Board of Directors for the following awards and recognitions: REALTOR® of the Year, Rookie of the Year, George Rowell Golden Rule Award, Community Service Award, Special Service Award, and Affiliate of the Year Award. REALTOR® Awards are presented in March, and the Affiliate of the Year Award is presented in November.
John Scully, Chair (email@example.com)
Establishes the annual budget for the Board and MLS, and addresses any other budgetary or financial issues throughout the year as needed.
Steve Register, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Reviews the Board Bylaws, making recommendations to the Board of Directors for revisions and amendments to the Bylaws.
Circle of Excellence
Reviews the Circle of Excellence (COE) rules and criteria and examines all COE applications to qualify them for approval by the Board of Directors. This committee also makes decisions on COE gifts, if any, and coordinates the recognition of recipients at the March Luncheon.
Communications / Public Relations
Lauren Shortnacy, Chair (email@example.com)
Promotes the REALTOR® image within our community; creates and distributes press releases (with board approval) to local media and other organizations as needed; plans, organizes, and promotes events to support this goal; assists with promotion of the association and the REALTOR® image through social media.
Muffy Schladensky, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Exchanges ideas, challenges, solutions and listing information of commercial properties in the Columbus and surrounding areas.
Cathy Horne, Chair (email@example.com)
Plans, promotes and oversees all Board-approved social functions (i.e., Annual Christmas Party, Bingo, CBOR Spring Night).
Education / Professional Development
Jenny Satterwhite, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Plans, organizes and promotes all educational classes and seminars.
Equal Opportunity / Cultural Diversity
Alex Roszwadowski, Chair (email@example.com)
Develops and recommends educational and awareness opportunities to promote equal opportunity in housing and diversity within the real estate industry.
GARPAC / Legislative / Political
Morgan Batson, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Charged with the duty of raising funds for GARPAC, keeping members advised of legislative updates and changes, promote and engage in Calls to Action, and educating members of the importance of political donations and involvement.
Grievance & Professional Standards
Grievance, ethics complaints and arbitration requests are handled through the Georgia Association of Realtors. The Committee members are selected based on specific criteria and additional training is required to serve on these state wide committees.
Kathleen Mason, Chair (email@example.com)
Promotes Board Membership among qualified brokers and affiliated businesses; reviews, plans and recommends member benefit programs and services for the enrichment of our membership.
MLS (Multiple Listing Service)
Jayne Dunn, Chair (Jayne@BradstreetProper.com)
Makes decisions regarding the rules, regulations, fees, and operation of the Multiple Listing Service.
Nominating & Election
Doug Roth, Chair (Doug@RothRealtor.com)
Provides a forum for those involved in Property Management to network and share information about Property Management issues and concerns around the Columbus area.
R.E.A.C.H. (REALTORS® Extending a Caring Hand)
James Eldridge, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Plans, organizes and manages events and/or projects that support and benefit our surrounding community.
Young Professionals Network
Caitlin Haka, Chair (email@example.com)
Provides a forum for younger REALTORS® to network and learn together as they advance in their careers as REALTORS®.