Budget & Finance
The Budget and Finance Committee monitors association fiscal policy, annually recommends a budget to the Board of Directors that includes operational income and expenses as well as member service programs to be funded, provides guidance to the Board of Directors on non-budgeted items. The 2018 committee members are Ralph Garrow, (Chair), Lisa Dukellis-Mitchener, Mary Jane Dukellis, James Britto, Errol Mooney, Angela Johns, Chris Ristau.
Monitors Association bylaws for compliance with CAR and NAR mandates; recommends changes to the DAR Board of Directors when modifications are deemed necessary; interprets sections when opinions vary; aids in developing clear and concise language. T
The Education Committee identifies member needs and desires in the area of real estate education, establishes goals for delivering education programs to the membership, assists in seeking course material or instructors to meet the goals. The 2018 committee members are Lisa Hultz (Chair), Michael Cava, Alyssa Coray, Lisa Dukellis-Mitchener, Wendy Gregorich, Lynda Nichols, Chris Ristau, Kevin Vierra.
The Grievance Committee meets when a complaint against a REALTORï¿½ member is received from another member or from a member of the public. The committee determines whether the complaint should be dismissed or forwarded for a disciplinary hearing. Thus the committee serves two important functions. First, to protect DAR members from frivolous complaints and second to preserve our goal of self policing and discipline to maintain high ethical standards. The 2018 Committee members are Laurie Wexner (Chair), Melody Royal, Sandra Strobel.
Local Candidate Recommendation (formerly BORPAC)
This is a group of members that are elected by contributors to the Voluntary Political Survival fund. The elected members called "Trustees" review requests, and make contributions to issues campaigns and candidate campaigns that are of importance to the REALTORSï¿½ and the real estate industry. The 2018 Trustees are , Aaron Meadows (Chair), Ralph Garrow, Scott MacIntyre, Tony Tiscareno, Errol Mooney
Local Government Relations & Political Survival
This committee monitors local city actions that affect the real estate business, attempts to establish lines of communication with elected officials, and makes recommendations for campaign support to our political action committee. They also make recommendations and assist in educating the membership on the importance of local, state, and national political involvement and in Voluntary Political Survival contributions. The 2018 LGR Committee members are Scott MacIntyre, (Chair), Aaron Meadows, Lori Ogorchock, Tony Tiscareno, Errol Mooney, Ralph Garrow.
Committee volunteers Needed
MLS and Business Technology
This is a committee established in 2005, with the objectives being to target three areas: provide input to EBRD on issues related to the MLS system, bring products and matters of interest in the area of business technology to the attention of our members, and to serve as a discussion group for members who fall into all ranges of technical competence, from novice to experienced. The 2018 committee members are Wendy Gregorich (Chair), Angela Johns, Cecily Tippery, Patrick McCarren, Ron Keefer,Laura Agdanowski, James Britto, Mary Jane Dukellis, Lisa Dukellis-Mitchener, Chris Ristau, Larry Freeman.
Professional Standards Committee members serve on hearing panels for ethics complaints or arbitration requests in accordance with the California Association of REALTORSï¿½ Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual. Each hearing panel consists of a chairperson, two additional panel members and at least one alternate. The 2018 members of the committee are , Chair,
Public Affairs, 2018 committee members are; Scott MacIntyre (Chair)
Evaluates the effectiveness of the Association in meeting the needs of the membership under the umbrella of our mission statement. Developes priorities and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors consistent with planning for the future. The 2012 Strategic Planning committee members are Lisa Dukellis -Mitchener (Chair)
Young Professionals Network
Composed primarily of younger members, yet open to all this committee works to energize the younger professionals to be involved in the workings and governance of the association. The 2018 YPN committee members are Chris Ristau (Chair), James Britto, Lisa Dukellis-Mitchener, Savannah Jennings, Lynda Nichols, Margaret Smethers, Kevin Vierra.