Committee Descriptions

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Association Executives Committee / SOP

  • Provides an opportunity for local association executive officers and staff to discuss information regarding association issues.
  • Meets as needed at state association meetings and at one AE Day during the year.
  • One-year commitment.

Awards Task Force / SOP

  • Selects recipients for Association awards and recognition programs.
  • Meets as needed at state meetings.
  • One-year commitment.

Budget and Finance Committee / SOP

  • Responsible for handling Association financial matters.
  • Meets as needed at State Association meetings and at a stand-alone meeting during the budgeting process.
  • Three-year commitment.

Communications Task Force / SOP

  • Work with KAR Staff to improve communication and serve as ambassadors for KAR meetings, platforms, and events.
  • Meet in person at conference and via conference call at the request of the committee Chair various times throughout the year
  • One year commitment and eligible for reappointment to successive terms

Credentials Committee / SOP

  • Evaluates Candidate applications for KAR elected offices
  • Establishes, monitors and enforces campaign and election rules
  • Meets in person at the Annual Conference & Education Expo
  • One-year commitment

Executive Committee / SOP

  • Consists of elected Association officers and zone vice presidents; REBR Chairman of the Board; and two Presidential appointees.
  • Meets up to 12 times per year.
  • One or two year commitment based on position.

Focus Groups

  • Members discuss and explore specific topics as necessary.
  • Meet as needed.

Governmental Affairs Committee / SOP

  • Investigates, evaluates and proposes legislative pursuits to promote a favorable real estate industry legislative climate.
  • Meets at each state association meeting, via conference call during the Legislative Session as needed; and in summer policy-making sessions as needed.
  • Three-year commitment.

Governmental Affairs Forum / SOP

  • Gain information on current and proposed legislative and regulatory issues.
  • Meets at each state association meeting.
  • One-year commitment.

Opportunities Advisory Board / SOP

  • Identifies opportunities, personnel, projects, and resources for local associations to increase their community engagement, expand economic growth, and grow mutually beneficial relationships with outside organizations.
  • Meets as deemed necessary by the call of the Chair. Meets via Zoom or in-person based on the meeting’s purpose and complexity of the issue to be discussed.
  • Two-year commitment.

Professional Standards Committee / SOP

  • Oversees Regional Professional Standards program.
  • Only meets in person at Annual Conference & Education Expo.
  • Holds conference call meetings when a complaint is filed.
  • Three-year commitment.

Professional Standards Grievance Committee / SOP

  • Reviews grievance complaints filed with KAR.
  • Only holds conference call meetings when a complaint is filed.
  • Three-year commitment.

NAR Leadership Fund Trustees / Fund Guidelines

  • Oversees funds that financially support efforts to maintain and enhance the national posture of KAR and its members.
  • Meets at KAR Legislative Meetings and as needed.
  • Two-year commitment.

RPAC Trustees / Bylaws

  • Promotes fundraising and handles disbursement of RPAC funds to state legislative candidates.
  • Meets several times each year including at state meetings.
  • Four-year commitment.

VT23 Strategic Thinking Team / SOP

  • Identifies trends, economic factors, industry dynamics and issues
  • Creates an annual report of findings that impacts KAR goals and objectives
  • Meets in person and via conference call several times throughout the year
  • One-year commitment
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