Committees

Volunteers are the foundation of New Jersey Realtors®’ survival, strength and continued success. The committees listed below each oversee a different aspect of NJ Realtors® programs and services, and assist in the decision-making process.

 

All members are invited to submit a committee selection form, which is typically open in the fall. Appointments are made each year by the incoming president and leadership team. Check back in September for the application.


 

Bylaws Committee:
Conducts a continuing inquiry into the provisions of the NJ Realtors® bylaws. Evaluates the document’s ability to provide direction to NJ Realtors®’ work.

 

Circle of Excellence Sales Award® Committee:
Develops rules and monitors their implementation for the annual Circle of Excellence Sales Award®.

 

Communications and Public Relations Committee:
Develops communications initiatives to be the voice for real estate in New Jersey, to enhance the Realtor® image, and to educate the public.

 

Continuing Education Committee:
Provides recommendations for continuing education courses and instructors.

 

Convention Committee:
Provides input on educational topics, special events and scheduling of convention activities.

 

Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity Committee:
Plans events to provide information about equal opportunity and freedom of choice in housing.

 

Graduate Realtor® Institute Committee:
Reviews GRI course outlines, materials, schedule and instructors. Committee members must hold a completed GRI designation.

 

Insurance Committee:
Reviews and monitors NJ Realtors®’ liability coverage.

 

Legal Affairs Committee:
Develops guidelines and reviews requests for financial and legal aid. Monitors legal issues and ensures that the Legal Action Fund is adequately funded.

 

Legislative Committee:
Screens all legislation and recommends in writing appropriate action to the board of directors.

 

Member Perks Program Committee:
Identifies, evaluates and approves affinity partnerships  to provide members with savings on a variety of products and services.

 

Political Affairs Committee:
Facilitates grassroots political involvement among Realtors® by conducting seminars and promoting the Realtors® Legislative Network.

 

Professional Standards Committee:
Provides assistance to local boards/associations in administering professional standards/procedures. Educates the membership on, and promotes adherence to, the Realtor® Code of Ethics. Experience in either grievance, professional standards and/or mediation required.

 

Risk Management/License Law Committee:
Develops educational materials and programs minimizing member risk exposure.

 

Strategic Planning Committee:
Conducts research on member needs, business trends, and economic conditions, and coordinates findings into a plan projecting the association’s long-range plan.

 

Technology Committee:
Analyzes current initiatives and considers new means to help NJ Realtors® grow with the latest technological trends.