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those that interest you!
Phone: 352-332-8850
Fax: 352-331-7911
1750 NW 80th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32606
Committee &
Now is the time for you to commit your time and talent
to build a stronger, more diverse, and collaborative
Association. Listed in this brochure are committee and
council descriptions for 2019.
We invite you to become involved in your association
and ask that you identify the committee(s)/council(s)
of interest to you.
Mark your choices in the area on the back and return
this form to GACAR by Friday, November 16, 2018.
Fax: (352) 331-7911
Final committee assignments are determined by the
2019 GACAR and MLS presidents. Notification will
be made by email.
Thank you for your consideration
“Every man owes a part of his time and
money to the business or industry in
which he is engaged. No man has a
moral right to withhold his support from
an organization that is striving to
improve conditions within his sphere.”
Return Your Form Today!
Select the committee(s)/council(s) that you
are interested in and return the completed
form on the reverse side to GACAR via:
(352) 331-7911
1750 NW 80th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32606
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2019 Chair: Dee Edwards/Kelly Potter
____ Technology: Pr esents existing and futur e tech-
nologies that may enhance the practice and profitability
of members. Plans and organizes educational efforts to
raise the technological awareness of the membership.
2019 Chair: Rebecca Johnson
____ Young Professionals: Plans, or ganizes, and de-
livers functions/programs for the benefit of Young Pro-
fessionals. Network with other young professional
members picking up tips, listening to speakers related to
young professionals in real estate, and discovering pro-
fessional opportunities.
2019 Chair: Shawn Marjama
Council Descriptions
Councils are groups of members who meet to net-
work, share ideas, best practices, and information
about a niche they have in common.
____Business Partner: Pr omotes networ king oppor-
tunities between REALTOR® and Business Partner mem-
bers; works to increase the value of Business Partner
membership by encouraging R
EALTORS® to use the
services provided by Business Partner members.
2019 Chair: Eric Remy
NOTE: Members of this committee must attend training
provided by GACAR. This is a three year commitment.
Participation is limited to ONE MEMBER PER FIRM.
2019 Chair: Robin Schwartz
____Launch!: This annual full-day program helps mem-
bers Launch their year with phenomenal, high-energy,
inspirational speakers.
2019 Chair: Lisa Baltozer/Cheryl Hartley
____ Member/Community Outreach: Plans all net-
working opportunities including General Membership
Meetings and after hours events. Develops and promotes
the R
EALTOR® image in the community. This committee
is also responsible for the “R
EALTORS® Reaching Out”
2019 Chair: Kacey Anderson
____ Professional Development: Pr ovides oppor tuni-
ties for all members of GACAR, both R
Business Partners, to increase their professionalism and
profitability through education.
2019 Chair: Lisa Baltozer
____ Professional Standards: Educates members on
their responsibilities and obligations under the Code of
Ethics and conducts arbitration and ethics hearings
resulting from cases forwarded by the Grievance
NOTE: Members of this committee must attend training
provided by GACAR. This is a three year commitment.
2019 Chair: Gia Arvin
____ Public Policy: Identifies local issues affecting,
or potentially affecting, the real estate industry and/or
private property rights, and takes action by becoming
involved in those issues to ultimately make recommenda-
tions to the Board of Directors; disseminates information
on local, state and national issues to the membership,
This committee requires a questionnaire which needs to
be completed prior to your appointment.
2019 Chair: David Walle
____ RPAC: Responsible for fundr aising, incr easing
participation, raising awareness, appreciation and reten-
tion efforts for RPAC (R
EALTORS® Political Action Com-
Important Information
Every effort will be made to place you on the committee
of your choice, but keep in mind that our Bylaws and/or
policies may restrict or limit appointments. Also, some
committees have a questionnaire specific to their commit-
tee that needs to be completed prior to your appointment.
If you choose a committee that has this requirement (they
are indicated with an *), the questionnaire will be sent to
you after receipt of your completed form below.
Committee Descriptions
Committees are groups of volunteers that serve the
members of GACAR (and/or MLS) by working to
improve the programs, products, and services offered
to members.
____ Building: Pr ovides planning and r ecommenda-
tions for the improvement and maintenance of our build-
ing; oversees the rental contracts, pricing, and rules &
regulations for the conference center.
2019 Chair: Rosa Travis
____Bylaws: Maintains GACAR governing documents
(Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and Policies). Imple-
ments changes approved by the Board of Directors and
the National Association of Realtors.
2019 Chair: Debra Martin-Back
____GACAR’s Got Talent: This is a new committee
that will plan an event to showcase our members’ talents!
2019 Chair: Ericka Gilchrist
____Global: Helps member s br eak into new mar kets;
network with other international agents to pick up tips,
listen to speakers related to international real estate, and
discover new international opportunities for GACAR
2019 Chair: Saveela Asad
____ Grievance: Reviews all ethics complaints and
requests for arbitration received by GACAR, per NAR
guidelines, and acts as the complainant when the
Committee has reason to believe a violation of the Code
of Ethics has occurred.
Sign Up Today!
Select the committee(s)/council(s) that you are
interested in and return this form to GACAR by:
Friday, November 16, 2018
Fax: (352) 331-7911
Mail: 1750 NW 80th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606