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.