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

All members are invited to submit a committee selection form which typically is due towards the end of October each year. Appointments are then made by the incoming president and leadership team before January.


  • Bylaws Committee:
    Conducts a continuing inquiry into the provisions of the NJ Realtors® bylaws. Evaluates the document’s ability to provide direction to the NJ Realtors® work.
  • Circle of Excellence Sales Award® Committee: 
    Develops NJ Realtors® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® rules and monitors their implementation.
  • Communications Committee: 
    The communications committee helps oversee the direction and planning of member communications including the association’s presence at the Triple Play Realtor® Convention & Trade Expo, member-focused emails, magazine content, and more.
  • Continuing Education Committee: 
    Provides the NJ Realtors® with 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.
  • Legal Affairs Committee: 
    Develops guidelines and reviews requests for financial and legal aid. Monitors legal issues and ensures that the Legal Action Fund is adequate to meet the NJ Realtors® needs.
  • Legislative Committee: 
    Screens all legislation and recommends in writing appropriate action to the Board of Directors.
  • Member Perks Committee:
    Identifies, evaluates and approves affinity partnerships with the NJ Realtors® to provide member benefits.
  • Political Affairs Committee: 
    Facilitates grassroots political involvement among Realtors® by conducting seminars and promoting the Realtor® 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.
  • Public Relations & Marketing Committee: 
    The public relations and marketing committee plays a key role in determining consumer communications including the annual advertising campaign, which includes digital, print, and social media.
  • Risk Management 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.
  • Young Professionals Network (YPN) Committee
    Offers networking and professional development opportunities to emerging leaders in the real estate industry from across the state. Contact Mary Pilaar for information.