Governance & Committees
Member committees support the work of the
Mid-Valley Association of REALTORS®.
Your involvement makes a difference!
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 third Wednesday of each month, 12:00 pm at the MVAR office or Virtual.
Chairman: Sabrina Jones Company: RE/MAX Integrity Phone: 503.580.8727
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 third Wednesday of each month, 9:00 am at the MVAR office or Virtual.
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, 12:00 pm at the MVAR office or Virtual.
Chairman: Patrick Sieng 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