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    • Bylaws: The Bylaws Committee reviews and evaluates IR bylaws. The committee address necessary updates to IR bylaw language and make recommendations for any needed changes. Some of the bylaw changes are required by NAR. Having the most updated and pertinent language in IR bylaws helps better serve and promote Idaho REALTORS® and Idaho REALTOR® Associations. Please expect monthly meetings-conference calls February through August.
    • Convention: Plan and develop a program of activities for the Annual Convention to provide educational programs, professional development, and networking opportunities for the Association members. Provide member input into content-potential speakers for education sessions to present innovative and industry-relevant programming. Members will be asked to serve as marketers of the convention and to help increase member attendance. Committee members will be asked to contact sponsors and exhibitors to help the committee reach its monetary goals. Members are required to attend the Annual Convention in support of the Convention and will be asked to staff various functions and will act as a representative for the Idaho REALTORS®. Commitment – Meets 5-7 times a year (2 live meetings)
    • Forms: The Forms Committee is responsible for reviewing the IR real estate forms as well as recommendations from all Idaho REALTOR® members. The Committee votes on changes or the addition of new forms to meet the needs of Idaho REALTORS®. All members of the committee must be present for a two-day meeting, plus subsequent phone meetings to review the changes for the yearly release.
    • Grievance: This Committee meets once a month via conference call to review any requests for arbitration or ethics complaints filed with the IR. They determine whether to send the complaints on to mediations and/or professional standards ethics hearings. They do not determine whether a violation has occurred. All members must be NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration hearing panel trained to serve on this committee.
    • Legislative: This Committee meets weekly during the Legislative Session to review proposed legislation and take positions on behalf of the organization.Professional
    • Standards: The purpose of this Committee is to be able to sit on ethics an arbitration hearing panels. They determine whether a violation has occurred. All members must be NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration hearing panel trained to serve on this committee.
    • Public Policy Trustees: Oversee the fundraising and expenditures of the RPAC and the Legal Review and Issues Mobilization Fund.
    • Scholarship: The Scholarship Committee is committed to supporting higher education in Idaho. The Committee collects applications from students attending colleges or universities and awards the top candidates. Preference is given to students attending Idaho schools. Please expect 3-4 meetings/conference calls March through August.
    • Professional Development: Provide opportunities to members to increase their knowledge, skills, and professionalism to better serve their clients and customers. Recommend and review education topics, courses, and instructors for live instruction, online and virtual education, webinars, and designations. Promotes and fosters cooperation between statewide educational programs and designations; supports local boards’ educational programming. Each member must complete Idaho Real Estate Commission moderator training and assist in moderating and proctoring various courses throughout the year. Commitment: Meets 5-7 times a year (via phone call/virtually).
    • Budget and Finance: This Committee reviews a proposed budget from the Executive Committee to ensure that IR funds are allocated appropriately, and that financial forecasting/history is considered in all budgetary sections. They meet via conference call in the summer a couple of times. The members of the committee must agree to the proposed budget prior to any recommendation being sent onto the Executive Committee and then ultimately onto the Board of Directors for final approval and adoption. Preference is given to those with strong financial background and/or members of the Board of Directors.
    • Members First Initiative Task Force: The initiative is driven towards showing members how and why they come first. This may come in the form of social media campaigns, advertising, events, etc. The main purpose of the initiative is to emphasize the benefits of being a REALTOR® member. The initiative also focuses on promoting membership and membership benefits to attract new members.
    • REALTOR® Safety: Committee members will be committed to staying current on REALTOR® safety tips and solutions to help lower risks for members. The focus will cover emerging electronic threats as well as physical safety throughout the process of a member’s day to day business. The committee will work together to organize and develop content for safety webinars and various communication efforts to alert our members as needed.
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