Contact David Hensley with questions regarding Idaho REALTORS® Committees.
Following is a list of the 2023 Idaho REALTORS® committees. Click the committee name on the left for a summary of the committee’s scope and the supporting IR staff member(s).
- Budget and Finance
- Professional Development
- Professional Standards
- Public Policy Trustees
- REALTOR® Party Champions
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.
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.
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)
The Forms Committee is responsible for reviewing the IR real estate forms as well as recommendations from REALTORS® across the state. The Committee votes on changes or the addition of new forms to meet the needs of Idaho REALTORS®.
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).
The Public Policy Trustees shall be appointed annually by the President and consist of one Trustee from each of the four districts, the IR President, the President-Elect, the District Vice President assigned to Public Policy, Legislative Committee Chair, one National Director, and the Public Policy Trustees Chair, the REALTOR® Party Chair, and up to four additional members at the discretion of the President. Preference is given to those who are major investors.
Oversee the fundraising and expenditures of the RPAC and the Legal Review and Issues Mobilization Fund.
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.
The REALTOR® Party Champions Committee is dedicated to promoting RPAC events and investors, while achieving NAR RPAC goals. It is a powerful alliance of REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations working to advance public policies and candidates that build strong communities, protect property interests and promote a vibrant business environment. Please expect monthly meetings throughout the year.