RASM’s 2022 President Tony Veldkamp is looking for members who are committed to making a concerted effort to better our organization, the real estate industry, and the community. Committees are the heart of the REALTOR® Association. The members that serve provide the talent and expertise that make us shine. You can make a difference by becoming part of the leadership team by serving on a committee or task force in 2022.

Learn, engage, and grow with RASM by getting involved in a committee! The deadline to submit is October 15, 2021.

How to Apply

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2022 Committees

Ambassador Committee:

Supports the RASM Ambassador Program through the recruitment and training of Ambassador volunteers who directly engage with member offices. Our Ambassadors help share information about Association programs. (Meets as needed)

Business Partner Committee

Review, organize, and support activities and events. A Business Partner membership is required. (Meets as needed)

Community Outreach Committee

Evaluate, recommend, and organize projects to benefit the community and enhance the image of REALTORS®. Selects community service activities for REALTORS® to volunteer time and/or donate items in need. (Meets as needed)

Emerging Technology Committee

To continually monitor and evaluate new technologies that are emerging which will affect general real estate, brokerage operations, property management, and association management. (Meets as needed)

Foundation Fundraising Committee:

To develop and implement fundraising ideas to raise funds and awareness for the RASM REALTORS® Charitable Foundation. (Meets as needed)

Global Business Committee

Develop and implement education programs, networking events, and provide resources to prepare REALTORS® to successfully handle issues that are an integral part of working with international buyers and sellers. GBC Membership is required. (Meets monthly)

Grievance Committee

Review ethics complaints and arbitration requests to make preliminary evaluation to determine if a Professional Standards hearing is warranted. Annual training is required. Three-year term. (Meets as necessary)

Leadership Institute Committee

Oversees the development and implementation of the Leadership Institute program. Committee members are expected to take an active role in each phase of the program. (Meets monthly)

Political Action Advisory Committee

Identify opportunities for Association members to become better acquainted with candidates running for elected office. Conducts candidate interviews and recommends PAC contributions and support of candidates. (Meets as needed)

Professional Development Committee

Provide professional career development opportunities to enhance the skills, knowledge, and professionalism of all members. (Meets monthly)

Professional Standards Committee

To provide hearing panels as required to hear matters of alleged unethical conduct by members or to provide arbitration to resolve a dispute between REALTOR® principals. Service for two years on Grievance Committee is a prerequisite. Annual training is required. Three-year term. (Meets as selected for each hearing)

Property Management Council Committee

To create a strong network of connected and well-educated property managers in Sarasota and Manatee County that uphold the REALTOR® Code of Ethics through a high standard of professionalism. (Meets monthly)

Public Policy Committee

To address local public policy issues that affect RASM’s membership and the real estate industry generally. Recommend allocation of local issues advocacy funds to be used to support RASM public policy positions. (Meets as needed)

REALTOR® Attorney Joint Committee

Plan periodic legal programs for members and provide monthly articles or Q&A for ELEVATE magazine. Duty to stay current with real estate laws and FREC changes. (Meets monthly)

RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee)

To fundraise and increase awareness of RPAC amongst our members. To develop and implement programs to encourage member investment in RPAC. (Meets monthly)

Scholarship Committee

Reviews and awards annual RASM Scholarship applicants. The Committee supports the program by establishing scholarship criteria, selecting recipients, and developing recommended policy changes. May also assist any Association committee tasked with fundraising toward the Scholarship fund. Two-year term. (Meets as needed)

YPN Committee

To assist young real estate professionals excel in their careers by providing business, networking, leadership and volunteer opportunities to support career development. (Meets monthly)

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