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181 Garber Lane, Winchester, Virginia 22602
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Affiliate Business Group
Plans and coordinates events which will enhance the Affiliate Members ability to network with the REALTORS®. Increases awareness of our Affiliate Members and works to increase our Affiliate Membership Base. Meets 1st Tuesday of each month
Craig Alexander (Chair), Coldwell Banker Premier 540-662-4500
Develops award programs and award criteria for the Association. Renews nominations for recognition awards. Meets when needed.
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Develops and presents educational and informational programs for the membership. Coordinates the Real Estate Schools Instructors. Coordinates the Lunch & Learn program. New Member Orientation courses, Trade Show Education courses and programs relating to the industry. Meets quarterly.
Public Relations/Community Outreach
Keeping Realtor Members informed of events of the association and issues that could effect their business. Helping to promote the REALTOR to the public. Community help with local charities. Group meets when needed.
Legislative/RPAC Campaign Committee
Promotes the interests of real property through recommendations to the Board of Directors by monitoring legislative activity on all levels. Communicates the legislative positions and rationale of the BRAR, VAR and NAR to the membership. Monitors Virginia Realtors “bill review” process to assess which issues need membership attention and input. Group meets when needed.
Professional Standards Committee
Conducts ethics and arbitration hearings as required. Members shall be appointed by the President-elect and the CEO, subject to confirmation by the Board of Directors. All procedures shall be governed by the Code of Ethics & Arbitration Manual of the National Association, as amended from time to time. All members are required to attend the all-day Virginia Realtors Professional Standard Training Seminar at least once per year.
Dispenses relevant information and activites to the membership. Group meets when needed.
Grievance Committee is composed of REALTOR® members who are responsible for reviewing ethics complaints and arbitration requests that have been filed with BRAR. The committee determines whether or not to forward cases to the Professional Standards Committee for hearings. Completion of professional standards training seminar is required.
The Blue Ridge Association of REALTORS® offers scholarships to students who are family members of Primary REALTORS® and Affiliate members of our association. Scholarship Committee members convene to present as well as select recipients of the BRAR Annual Scholarships.