Governance & Committees


Member committees support the work of the

Mid-Valley Association of REALTORS®.

Your involvement makes a difference!

Professional Development

Purpose: Provide opportunities to REALTOR® members to increase their knowledge, skills, and professionalism in order to better serve their

clients and customers. Recommend and review education topics, courses, and instructors for live instruction, webinars and designations.

Meeting Schedule: The second Wednesday of each month, 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

Chairman: Sabrina Jones Company: RE/MAX Integrity Phone: 503.580.8727

Special Events

Purpose: Develops social functions that bring REALTOR® and Affiliate Association members together in a social atmosphere. Plans community service projects. Collaborates with the Community Fund Board to organize the Children’s Christmas party, MVAR Awards Banquet, Annual Member Appreciation BBQ, Soup Wars, food drive and other community efforts. The committee plans for assignment of activities, recruits volunteers, and coordinates other actions necessary for successful events. 

Meeting Schedule: The second Wednesday of each month, 9:00am to 10am at the MVAR office.

Chairman: Traci Benjamin Company: Churchill Mortgage Phone: 503.932.5511

Government Affairs / RPAC

Purpose: Respond to legislative and political issues of concern to the real estate industry. Interviews candidates for office and assists in

determining support from the Association for local elections. Recommends and facilitates RPAC fund contributions to local candidates and

recommends and facilitates Issues Mobilization fund contributions to local issues and efforts.

Meeting Schedule: The first Tuesday of each month, 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the MVAR office or Virtual. 

Chairman: Drew Johnson Company: Capitol Real Estate Phone: 503.390.1375

Vice-Chairman: Craig Evans Company: Crown Real Estate Group Phone: 503.399.0330

Professional Standards and Grievance

Purpose: These committee members are appointed by the President; prerequisite for any member is the NAR Professional Standards training course; responsible for review of ethics complaints.
Meeting Schedule: Meetings are as needed, at the MVAR office or Virtual. 

Professional Standards Chair: Laura Dorn Company: Berkshire Hathaway HSREP Phone: 503.551.6100

Grievance Chair: Don Meyer Company: Pikes Northwest, LLC Phone: 503.999.2381