Committees

2017 Committee Chairs 

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Arbitration*

- Arbitrates disputes among REALTOR® members passed on from the Grievance Committee without legal action, and provides a decision by REALTORS® 

 

Membership**

- Oversees the fair and equal application of the association’s membership policy to all members
- Recommends membership for new member applicant who meet the membership requirements to the board of directors
- Welcomes new member to the association and promotes the importance of the REALTOR® designation 

Awards of Excellence

- Promotes, plans and implements the Awards of Excellence program and gala
- Assists staff in organizing Awards of Excellence Gala 

 

Professional Development

- Promotes awareness of solid educational background needed for competence in real estate sales
- Suggests course topics, ideas and instructors which will bring high quality training and education to association members
- Promotes the Education Achievement Award

Commercial

- Works to engage commercial practitioners through education, advocacy and events
- Upgrades professional business practices and standards in commercial and investment real estate through ongoing education and communication 

Professional Standards*

- Hears disputes from REALTOR® members and consumers referred from the Grievance Committee
- Has rights and powers to impose disciplinary action to this in violation of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics

Grievance*

- Carries out the initial investigation of complaints by (a) working out a solution between parties, (b) referring the complaint to the Professional Standards Committee, or (c) referring the complaint to the Court of Arbitration

Public Education

- Engages Metro Nashville Public Education through our partnership with the PENCIL Foundation
- Supports PENCIL partner school through annual supply drive and Pride of the Panthers honors program

Habitat for Humanity

- Philanthropic opportunity to support home ownership and affordable housing in the Greater Nashville area
- Coordinates fundraising and volunteers for the annual build

RPAC (REALTORS Political Action Committee)

- Raises funds and support for the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC)
- Plans for special legislative events throughout the year

Housing Opportunities & Affordability

- Seeks to stay informed of new affordable housing initiatives throughout the Greater Nashville community
- Supports and distributes information about housing and affordability programs

Special Events

- Provide event support for the Greater Nashville REALTORS® annual charity golf tournament
- Provide event support for the Middle Tennessee REALTORS® Convention
- Responsible for helping to solicit and secure sponsors for these events

Legislative

- Communicates, informs and educates the association on current and emerging legislative issues at the local, state and national level
- Coordinate with the association’s local lobbying firm on industry advocacy issues

 

*This committee requires a minimum of five years of REALTOR® membership and experience.

**This committee is open to REALTOR® members only.