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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
EVENTS COMMITTEE: This Committee works in cooperation with the GPBR Management Team to plan, implement and execute events and programs provided by GPBR to its members which include: the Annual Golf Outing, Installation, General Membership Meetings, and others as approved by the Board of Directors.
CHAIR: Randi Brandt
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
STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE: The committee annually reviews the existing Strategic Plan, recommends updates, and/or considers a new strategic plan using an outside facilitator to create. Additionally, the committee reviews trend reports from recognized visionaries each year providing the Board of Directors insight into trends for which the board should be preparing.
CHAIR: Bill Bouscher
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