NVBR Needs You! Committee and Task Force Volunteers Needed

The NVBR Leadership is in the process of making appointments to our Committees and Task Force groups. These volunteer groups help to pave the way for a successful year by recommending and setting policy for NVBR programs and events.

Please take a moment to look over the list and pick a Committee or Task Force. We need your enthusiasm and ideas! Contact Kathy Sweeten @ kathy@vtrealestate.com to get on a committee today!

Broker Open House Task Force: This task force is responsible for reviewing the weekly Broker Open House Program and make recommendations to the NVBR Board of Directors for ways to improve this valuable member tool.

Community Service: The purpose of the Community Service Committee is to promote good fellowship within the community. The Committee organizes fundraising events for NVBR’s charitable giving program and also makes decisions on where the funds should be distributed. In 2013 the Committee raised and distributed over $10,000.

Education: The Education Committee identifies key educational opportunities for REALTOR® members throughout the year. The included continuing education programs as well as seminars and short programs to help members improve their business.

Grievance and Professional Standards: The Grievance and Professional Standards Committee reviews complaints brought to the Association for Code of Ethics or Professional Standards violations. It works to enforce the Code of Ethics and acts as a peer panel in arbitration hearings. Training is required.

Investment Task Force: The Investment Committee is charged with overseeing the investments of the Association and making recommendations to the Board of Directors for investment opportunities that meet the guidelines of the NVBR Investment Policy.

Leadership Development: This Committee addresses local leadership development. It explores the various pieces of the NVBR Leadership Development Program, identify potential leaders for local and statewide offices, and help to create a searchable member profile database.

Regulatory and Government Affairs: The Regulatory and Government Affairs Committee acts as the conduit to the Vermont Association of REALTORS® regarding statewide legislative and regulatory issues. In addition, the Committee works members to monitor provide feedback to the Vermont Real Estate Commission.

Young Professionals Network: This group, largely formed by REALTORS® under the age of 40, acts as a networking group for younger real estate professionals. In addition to social networking, the group will provide feedback and recommendations to NVBR on ways to engage young REALTORS® in the organization.