Committees

Increased interaction with fellow RACM members will bring you new business opportunities you never expected. Committee and Association leadership opportunities are unlimited! Expand your activities to participate at the state level committees with the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® and even the national evel committees with the National Association of REALTORS®. Discover the real value of your REALTOR® membership by volunteering.

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Board of Directors

Colleen Pappas

Community Action Committee

Amy Murray

Executive Committee

Colleen Pappas

Finance Committee

Colleen Pappas

Golf Committee

Amy Murray

Government & Legislative Affairs Committee

Colleen Pappas

Grievance Committee

Colleen Pappas

GWMLS Building Committee

Colleen Pappas

GWMLS Building Committee

Colleen Pappas

MAR Directors

Colleen Pappas

Membership Committee

Amy Murray

Nominating Committee

Colleen Pappas

Past President's Council

Colleen Pappas

   

Membership Committee

The purpose of the Membership Committee is to maximize the involvement of real estate professionals in the Central Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® through recruitment, recognition and retention activities that are dedicated to helping individuals understand why we exist and why membership is crucially important.

Task Forces & Responsibilities:

  • Orientation exists to evaluate existing new member orientation curriculum and increase overall experience for attendees.
    Young Professionals Network exists to mentor new members and build participation at CMAR activities through outreach program to new members.
  • Scholarship Committee exists to maintain and grow CMAR’s scholarship benefit for members.
  • Business Partners evaluate current benefits for our affiliate members and to expand non-traditional membership through outreach programs.
  • Awards Force exits to monitor the annual awards process including recommending to the Directors’ the awards criteria as well as a slate of eligible award nominees for the CMAR Awards Gala, our most popular annual event. This task force also works to ensure the success of the program.
  • ecruitment/Retention exists to promote the REALTOR® brand through office presentations; evaluate current member benefits and value propositions; introduce incentives for joining and track retention.

Professional Development Committee

The purpose of the Professional Development Committee is to increase opportunities for professional growth through educational opportunities for all members which special attention to new members; broker/owners and young professionals.

Task Forces & Responsibilities:

  • Technology exists to bring new trends and technology to our members through education and to also improve association technology tools including website.

  • Broker/Owner/Manager exists to promote effective and on-going member outreach to our broker owners and managers through utilization of the unique relationship that the Designated REALTOR® community has with the general membership.

  • CREST exists to evaluate and develop instructor training and faculty development for our real estate school, CREST.

Government Affairs Committee

The purpose of the Government Affairs Committee is to maintain an effective government affairs program which will enhance members’ awareness of local, state and national legislative issues affecting the real estate industry and to meet the RPAC goals established by the National Association of REALTORS®.

Task Forces & Responsibilities:

  • Day on the Hill exists to improve member involvement in this annual activity.

  • Legislative Breakfast exists to plan and implement our annual event with the Builders Association.

  • RPAC Fundraiser exists to plan and implement an annual fundraising event for RPAC.

  • Major Donor Night exists to plan and implement our annual Major Donor Evening.

  • State Political Coordinators exist to expand relationships between our members and state legislators.

  • Grant Development exists to evaluate current NAR grants and to apply for relevant ones.

Community Action Community

Engages in community service and charitable fundraising activities that will provide the membership with an avenue to give back to the communities we serve and that will demonstrate our members’ commitment to the region.

Task Forces & Responsibilities:

  • Back Pack Drive Task Force exists to oversee the annual collection of school supplies for needy children.

  • Winter Hat/Mitten/Sock Drive Task Force exists to oversee the annual collection of winter supplies for needy communities.

  • Golf Tournament Committee exists to plan and implement the annual golf tournament and recommend a charity or charities to be supported each year to the Board of Directors for approval.

Professional Standards Committee

Enforces the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and oversees the complaint process as established by the National Association of REALTORS®

Responsibilities:

  • Hearing Panel exists to hear matters of alleged unethical conduct by Members or arbitration requests. Prerequisite: all-day training in Professional Standards every 2 years; Board of Directors selects members from qualified applicants. 

  • Grievance exists to review written ethics complaints and arbitration requests to determine whether or not a hearing is warranted. Prerequisite: all-day training in Professional Standards every 2 years; Board of Directors selects members from qualified applicants. REALTORS® Only.