Committee Chairs

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  AFFILIATE TASK FORCE:  Newly formed with the initial purpose of identifying candidates for Affiliate Member seat on Association Board of Directors. 


  BUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEE:  Chaired by the GPBR Treasurer, this important group meets regularly to review the state of current board finances.

     CHAIR: Tom Lipinski

  COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE:  This committee works to ensure that GPBR is identifying areas for community involvement and ways to enhance the REALTOR® image.

     INTERIM CHAIR: Lori Jaglois

EDUCATION COMMITTEE:  Promote educational opportunities at our General Membership Meeting programs or designation/certification courses.

    CHAIR: Kathy Young

  FAIR HOUSING & DIVERSITY COMMITTEE:  Informative events and educational opportunities that provide insight into the value and benefits of Fair Housing and Diversity awareness.

    CHAIR: Mark Semaan

  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

  GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:  For those with an interest in public policy and issues that confront REALTORS® at the local, state and national levels.  

    CHAIR: George Smale

  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

  PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: The professional standards committee seeks to promote and increase the professional aspects of the Realtor® brand.

   CHAIR: Sandy Nelson

         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: Tom Youngblood and Cathy Champion

  NOMINATING COMMITTEE: This committee is in charge of the Board of Directors, Realtor® of the Year, and Realtor® Active in Politics nomination and selection process.

    CHAIR: Randy Repicky




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