To establish, through planning and a visionary process, the future educational initiatives for SRAR membership including both CalB.R.E and informational-only seminars; to encourage cooperative educational efforts with NAR, CAR, various local associations, institutes and councils, state and other industry-related organizations; to provide opportunities for presentations and idea sharing relating to new technologies, trends, and general real estate best-practices.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, HOUSING & DIVERSITY COMMITTEE:
To develop and implement programs and seminars to educate the public consumer on the home-buying process; to identify and seek solutions to barriers of homeownership, such as financing, credit solutions and fair housing; to present fair housing information and training opportunities to develop cohesive partnerships for creating a favorable environment to affordable housing for all; to promote cultural diversity and diversity in leadership; to participate in community outreach programs which create goodwill and positive publicity for our membership.
*GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:
To take positions and offer input on legislative matters, environmental and community issues that are of concern to property owners and REALTORS® with primary emphasis on local issues; to develop and maintain close relationships with legislators representing the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys through frequent meetings and correspondence.
To review complaints from members and the public to determine whether a formal hearing is warranted. To serve as a member of the Grievance Committee applicants shall be interviewed prior to appointment to the committee. In addition, members must have been a member of an Association of REALTORS® for a minimum of two years.
MEMBER ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE:
To cultivate programs designed to deepen relationships between the association/volunteers and the members/office, establish and maintain ongoing communications between the association and its members, and promote Member Engagement. This will include but is not limited to Broker Owner Manager Meetings, Area/Networking Meetings, "Did You Know Campaign", and talking points for outreach, networking events, and offices.
*MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE COMMITTEE:
Provides suggestions on system enhancements/changes, acts as the liaison between association and CRMLS.
*PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS COMMITTEE:
To provide panelists for disciplinary action or arbitration, in accordance with the Professional Standards Rules. Participation requires special training and three years of previous experience on the Grievance Committee including two years as a voting member.
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK (YPN): View our video
To provide newer members in the real estate profession a platform to network and build relationships and increase awareness of SRAR benefits and activities through planned events; to increase membership participation in other committees, educational opportunities and mentorship programs. YPN is a committee intended for REALTOR members as a way to introduce them to organized real estate through Association involvement. It is recommended that members of YPN not serve more than three consecutive years on the committee. After this time, members are encouraged to join other SRAR committees, if they have not done so already.
*Committee Subject to Conflict Stipulation: No member may serve when another member serving on the same committee is related by blood, marriage, non-marital partner, business, association, partnership, corporate relationship as an officer, director or shareholder, or joint property ownership and/or employee. The affiliation of individuals within the same real estate office or brokerage, in and of itself does not create a conflict or interest.