South Bay Association of REALTORS® Committees
As a member of the South Bay Association of REALTORS®, you have access to resources that promote professional standards, provide continuing education, influence local public policy, and benefit community outreach. Not only does the association serve as a personal business tool, but there are many other opportunities for personal and professional growth.
As a trade association owned by its members, SBAOR provides localized resources for more than 3,000 practicing REALTOR® members practicing in the South Bay communities. One of the opportunities available for members is to volunteer on one of the 10 committees that serve the association.
SBAOR member volunteers are the “backbone of the association.” When you serve as a volunteer, you also gain access to valuable opportunities for networking, professional growth and career opportunities. It’s a gateway to be in a position to create positive changes in your community and local government and take part in shaping the future of real estate in the South Bay.
Here’s a brief look at the 10 committees that serve the South Bay Association of REALTORS®. Click on the individual links for meeting dates, the committee chair and contact information.
Affiliates in Action – Dedicated to serving the real estate community by providing valuable products and services while also establishing long-term professional relationships.
Budget and Finance – Responsible for the development of the annual budget, monitoring budget performance and recommendations to the Board of Directors for actions required to achieve the association’s financial goals and objectives.
Commercial – Promotes professionalism, provides educational and networking opportunities, and offers access to commercial real estate tools.
Community – Promotes a sense of community among members through involving membership in cooperative efforts with elected officials and residents to learn about and improve the South Bay communities.
Education and Professional Development – Serves the interests of members as the primary provider of education by designing, coordinating and promoting a curriculum that raises the competency of members at all levels of their professional development.
Global Real Estate – To promote, develop and provide educational and business building resources for the local real estate community.
Government Affairs – With a vision that members are free to conduct business without excessive government influence, the committee is involved in an grassroots network and operates an effective government relations program that has built strong alliances and partnerships with other real estate-related organizations.
Grievance – Offers initial consideration to allegations of unethical conduct or a violation of MLS rules and determines whether a complaint should be the subject for a hearing in its claim and presentation.
Professional Standards – A source of education regarding Professional Standards, the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and the MLS Rules while providing member training in ethics and arbitration hearing panels.
Young Professionals Network – A platform for young, professional REALTORS® to exchange knowledge, establish business relationships and discuss the latest trends, technology and ideas.