Committees

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(Listed Alphabetically)                       2017


 

BAREIS
Bay Area Real Estate Information Services

Attends all BAREIS Finance meetings and reports back to the Association changes in rules and regulations

Committee Chair(s):

Richard Bortolazzo
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific

David Galligan
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services


 

Budget & Finance
To establish the Solano Association of Realtors® operating budget

Committee Chair(s):

Toni Foster
Twin Oaks Realty

 


 

Common Interest Development - C.I.D.
To impart information to agents and to the community about the importance of documentation needed to live in and operate a community governed by a Homeowners Association.

Committee Chair(s):

Eileen Stern
RE/MAX Gold

 


 

Education/ Technology
Recommends and coordinates education seminars, courses and classes for continued education credits to renew license and general information regarding real estate. Promotes latest technology available that relates to the real estate profession. May conduct classes, seminars, demonstrations of latest equipment, etc.

Committee Chair(s):

Lori Collins
Collins Realty

Patricia Hudnall 
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services


Governmental Affairs/Legislative
Increases membership awareness of political issues, ballot measures and candidates, helps recommend positions to membership and the Board of Directors on current issues and their effect on real estate. Visit our Governmental Affairs Page!

Committee Chair(s):

Mitchell Chernock
Advanced Mortgage Services

 


 

Grievance

Committee Chair(s):

Cathy Rojas
RE/MAX Gold

 


 

Housing Opportunities
Takes an active role in addressing housing affordability issues statewide, to raise awareness of housing affordability and to help increase overall home ownership in our community. Works with the Housing Affordability Fund (HAF) at CAR to apply for housing projects or grants. May conduct educational classes in finance for homeownership.

Committee Chair(s):

Toni Foster
Twin Oakes Real Estate

 


 

Local Candidate Recomendation Committee (LCRC)
To support candidates and issues that affects the realtors in the association.

Committee Chair(s):

LaGuan Lea
LeaPannell Realty


 


 

Membership
Assists the Association Staff in conducting quarterly orientation and induction of new members. Encourages REALTOR® and Affiliate membership, recruits, encourages active membership participation in the association and showing the benefits of membership.

Committee Chair(s):

Valerie Bechelli
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific

 


 

Professional Standards
 

Committee Chair(s):

Debra Raynor

RE/MAX Gold

 

 


 

 

Nominating
To establish a list of future leadership for our Association for our yearly elections.

Committee Chair(s):

Curtis Lafferty
Century 21 Schutjer Realty

 


 

Program/ Equal Opportunity
Schedules and coordinates speakers and programs for weekly breakfast meetings. The President Elect is always the chairperson. Increases membership awareness of Equal Opportunity, Cultrual Diversity and various cultures within the community.

Committee Chair(s):

Johnny Walker
Century 21 Schutjer Realty

 


 

Property Management
Attends community meetings that may involve issues that could have a direct effect to the real estate industry as a whole. Keep membership informed of any possible regulations or legislation that may be coming up.

Committee Chair(s):

Linda Blanchard
Wolverine Property Management

 


 

Real Estate Finance Committee
Purpose: Reviews and analyzes the financial market regarding real estate. Provides information to members regarding financial status and programs.

Committee Chair(s):

Guy Benjamin
Fairway Independent Mortgage
 

 


Special Events/ Community Relations
Makes recommendations and coordinates proposed special events for the Association such as the Installation Dinner and any other planned events. Promotes public understanding of the term REALTOR® by conducting and participating in activities and events with the community thru articles/press releases, etc., that help promote the REALTOR® image.

Committee Chair(s):

Lisa Vizza
Fidelity National Home Warranty &
Disclosure Source

Ian Sikes
Sikes and Associates ALLSTATE
 


 

Strategic Planning
 

Committee Chair(s):

Shelley Tappin
Tipp Realty at Glen Cove

 

 


YPN Committee

Committee Chair(s):

Nate Hadaway
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific

Caitlin Hennessey-Pickett
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific


 

Make A Difference

Committee Chair(s):

Lisa Vizza - Doug Sprague

Fidelity National Home Warranty & Disclosure Source 

& Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific

Leslie Sing - Ian Sikes

Solano Pacific Mortgage &

Sikes and Associates ALLSTATE


 

Scholarship

Committee Chair(s):

Curtis Lafferty
Century 21 Schutjer Realty

 


Foundation

Committee Chair(s):

Vita Mangosing
Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific