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AFFILIATE COMMITTEE: Newly formed with the initial purpose of identifying candidates for Affiliate Member seat on Association Board of Directors as well as as adding value-added benefits for Affiliate (and all) members.
CHAIR: Chris DeRosier
BUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEE: Chaired by the GPBR Treasurer, this important group meets regularly to review the state of current board finances.
CHAIR: Pat Dery
BYLAWS COMMITTEE: Identifies needed changes to organization bylaws, research and formulate those changes before presenting changes to general membership for approval.
CHAIR: Bill Bouscher
COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE: This committee works to ensure that GPBR is identifying areas for community involvement and ways to enhance the REALTOR® image through NAR grants and Charity fundraisers.
CHAIR: Mark Hoffman
EDUCATION COMMITTEE: Promote educational opportunities at our General Membership Meeting programs and build our repetroire of NAR Designation & Certification classes as well as success series course offerings.
CHAIR: Jamie Begin
FAIR HOUSING & DIVERSITY COMMITTEE: Promote Fair Housing comprehension to our members and encourage deeper understanding of diversity and its relation to the Realtor® Code of Ethics while promoting to the public the Realtor® commitment to Fair Housing law.
CHAIR: Marsha Zeller
GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE: For those with an interest in public policy and issues that confront REALTORS® at the local, state and national levels.
CHAIR: Julie Baumer
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: The professional standards committee seeks to promote and increase the professional aspects of the Realtor® brand.
CO-CHAIR: Cathy Champion and Tom Youngblood
GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE: (a sub-committee) Review all Arbitration and Ethics Filings that come into the board and decide if hearings should be held by a Professional Standards Panel.
CO-CHAIRS: Mark Boettcher and Tom Roncelli
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Identify candidates for next year's Board of Directors election and the prestigious Realtor® of The Year (ROTY) & Realtor® Active in Politics (RAP) awards. This committee convenes in late Spring/early Summer and completes its work by early Fall. Committee members by invitation only. Interest in joining? Please let us know.
CHAIR: Jim Addison
GOLF OUTING TASK FORCE: Open to both GPBR members and the public the annual golf outing is one of our more popular yearly events.
CHAIR: John Shook and Ryan Lally
INSTALLATION & HOLIDAY PARTY TASK FORCE: Join us in planning the Installation of next year’s Board of Directors, which takes place in conjunction with our holiday party at a fun and festive gala reception held in December at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.
CHAIR: Jo Ann Lucas