Volunteer for an Association Committee

2022 Committee volunteers need to submit an application for 2023. Questions about committees? Contact President Elect Jaylene Smith.

Why Do We Need Committees?

A committee’s primary function is to provide programs, products, and services that best meet members’ needs and are cost effective.

Committees are the lifeblood of an association.

They provide forums for ideas, vision for the future, and they accomplish the majority of an association’s work.

The Importance of Volunteering

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill

Volunteering for a committee provides opportunities to:

  • get to know other colleagues
  • enhance your real estate and leadership knowledge
  • network closely with affiliates
  • gain insight into how the association operates

Committee Definitions & Expectations

AFFILIATE COMMITTEE

To strengthen existing partnerships, grow the WCAR affiliate network and ensure existing partners receive valuable membership benefits. The committee will conduct an annual Affiliate Open House and manage the Affiliate of the Year award guidelines.

COMMUNICATIONS 

To promote the REALTOR® brand, our members, and their benefits. The committee will create an annual social media campaign and manage additional advertising on an as needed basis.

COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMITTEE  

Offer opportunities for WCAR members to engage in various projects that are designed to serve and improve our local community.  

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION (DEI) COMMITTEE

To be the primary local source to assist members in eliminating barriers to fair housing and diversified communities. The DEI Committee, in cooperation with the Program Committee and/or education Committee, will be responsible for scheduling one program each year to support members in eliminating intolerance among real estate practitioners and the general public.

EDUCATION/ MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM COMMITTEE   

To identify topics of help and interest to the members. To establish and promote quarterly membership business meetings.

RPAC FUNDRAISING   

The RPAC Chairman and Committee encourages members to be active participants in the RPAC campaign. Is in charge of planning RPAC fundraising events.  

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Assists with recommendations of hardware in the office and other tech tools as needed.

Committee Policies

  • Committee members are appointed by the Committee Chair and/or President, and must be a member in good standing.  
  • The President and CEO are non-voting ex-officio members of all committees and must be notified of meetings.  
  • The President has the power to remove, subject to confirmation by the Board of Directors, any member from a committee.  
  • If a committee member is unable or unwilling to continue serving on the committee, the President, along with the committee chair will appoint, subject to confirmation by the Board of Directors, another member to complete the remaining term.  
  • Any committee member who fails to attend three (3) regular or special meetings of the committee, without a reason deemed valid and acceptable by the Chair or the committee, will be deemed to have resigned from the Committee. 

Volunteer Today

Questions? If you would like more information on a specific committee please contact President Elect Jaylene Smith.

Apply. If you would like to move forward with your interest in volunteering for a committee, complete and submit the following form.

Updated September 2022

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