Governance & Committees
These are the member committees that support the work of the Mid-Valley Association of REALTORS®.
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Purpose: Provide opportunities to 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.
Meeting Schedule: The third Wednesday of each month, 12:00 pm at the MVAR office.
Chairman: Sabrina Jones Company: Ned Baker Real Estate Phone: 503-364-6797
OUTREACH & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Purpose: To be active in reaching out to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of the community, consumers and public interest groups.
Meeting Schedule: The fourth Thursday of each month, 9:00 am at the MVAR office.
Chairman: Ashleigh Fordham Company: Re/Max Integrity Phone: 503-587-1600
Vice-Chairman: Patti Williamson Company: Turnkey & Truss Phone: 503-385-4080
Purpose: Develops social functions that bring Realtor® and Affiliate Association members together in a social atmosphere. Plans community service projects. Works with the Community Fund Board to organize the Children’s Christmas party, food drive, and other community efforts.
Meeting Schedule: The third Wednesday of each month, 9:00 am at the MVAR office.
Chairman: Aaron Van Cleave Company: Fairway Independent Mortgage Phone: 503-837-8350
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.
Chairman: Patrick Sieng Company: Legacy 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 committees 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.
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK (YPN)
Purpose: The Young Professionals Network helps young real estate practitioners become more business savvy by hosting regular networking events, communicating with one another and building bridges between companies with a setting to build relationships and develop professionally. The program also helps to cultivate these future leaders and provide them with opportunities for making connections and developing their careers so that they can help shape the future of MVAR. Our mission is to work cooperatively with one another to support our community and our association. (Suggested age is 40 years and under) Does not have a specific designated meeting day/time.
Contact Onna McColly for more information.
Chairman: Onna Mccolly Company: Windermere Pacific West Properties Phone: 503-391-1350
Vice-Chairman: Ryan Steckly Company: HomeSmart Realty Group Phone: 971-599-5865