Committees

As a member-driven organization, West Central Association of REALTORS® relies on membership input through its various committees, councils, boards and forums.

Through these groups, members determine MLS rules, education classes, public programs, form modifications, legislative positions, dues/fees, award criteria, discounted services, etc. 

ADVERTISING COMMITTEE
Promote REALTORS® through electronic and written forms of communication.
BUILDING TRUSTEE COMMITTEE
Is responsible for considering the planning, expansion and development of the building and grounds as well as the maintenance of such existing facilities.
COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMITTEE
Offer opportunities for WCAR members to engage in various projects that are designed to serve and improve our local community.
EDUCATION/ MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM COMMITTEE
To identify topics of help and interest to the members. Schedules and plans educational programs. Working with affiliates to provide continuing education or underwrite part of the cost of the courses to enable reasonably priced classes while still reaching the non-dues income goal set by the finance committee. To establish and promote monthly membership meetings and quarterly business meetings.
ELECTION COMMITTEE
Prior to the September Board of Directors meeting, the President shall appoint four active members to act as the Election Committee to conduct the Annual Election of Officers and Board of Directors.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/FAIR HOUSING/CIVIL RIGHTS
To educate the members in dealing with open housing issues and groups. To be the primary local source to assist members in eliminating barriers to fair housing and diversified communities. (The EOHC 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.)
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Prior to the September Board of Directors meeting, the President shall appoint four active members to act as the Election Committee to conduct the Annual Election of Officers and Board of Directors.
FINANCE COMMITTEE
It shall be the responsibility of the Finance Committee, under the direction of the Board of Directors, to supervise the finances of the Board and to prepare an annual budget to be presented to the Directors for approval at their September meeting. The committee will meet quarterly to analyze the investments and make recommendations to the Board of Directors as needed. Set non-dues income goal for education/membership/program committee. This committee shall consist of the President, President Elect, Vice President and one member.
GOLF COMMITTEE
Organize the WCAR Golf Outing which is an annual Board fundraiser designed for the members enjoyment.
GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE
Keep current on changes to the Professional Standards code of Ethics. Members attend semiannual training in order to serve on the Grievance panels. Committee members set examples for other association members.
INSTALLATION BANQUET COMMITTEE
Organize the Annual Installation Banquet for the installation of our Officers and Directors.
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
Maintains contact with elected officials who promote efforts in the support or opposition of legislation on behalf of REALTORS® and private property owners. Stay abreast of local government real estate issues and advise Board of Directors of pertinent information. Encourages grass roots activity and identifies future elected officials.
MLS COMMITTEE
To review and keep current MLS Rules, Regulations and Policy to conform to NAR Rules & Regulations with the Board of Directors approval. Policy and Procedures approved by the Board of Directors shall be followed in administering said rules and regulations MLS fees will be set by staff, explained to MLS Committee and then submitted to the BOD for their approval. The MLS committee supports and enhances the level of service to the membership and provides the appropriate vehicle to address the concerns and issues of the participants and users.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE
At least three (3) months before the annual election of the President, with the approval of the Board of Directors, shall appoint a nomination committee. Membership shall be composed of two (2) past presidents, the President Elect, and two (2) other active members of the Association of REALTORS®.
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS COMMITTEE
Keep current on changes to the Professional Standards code of Ethics. Members attend semiannual training in order to serve on the Professional Standards hearing panels in cases of charged violations of ethics and arbitration hearings. Committee members set examples for other association members.
REALTOR OF THE YEAR COMMITTEE
The Realtor of the Year committee is chaired by the previous Realtor of the Year. The submissions for Realtor of the year will be evaluated by two members from another association and then given to the chairperson for confirmation.
RPAC AUCTION COMMITTEE
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
Determine the technology needs of the Board and the best way to fulfill them.
VISITATION COMMITTEE
To ensure membership is kept informed of hospital stays, births and deaths. Also responsible for securing a member to offer the Invocation and lead the Pledge of Allegiance or to do so themselves.

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