Public Affairs Committee
The Public Affairs Committee oversees MAAR’s legislative and political engagement, including the creation of annual legislative agendas, case-by-case analysis of municipal policy proposals, directing legislative engagement strategies. Additionally, the committee prioritizes the association’s political engagement, reviews candidates for public office for their knowledge and understanding of real estate and housing issues, and recommends candidates for support to MNRPAC.
Carson Brooks, Chair (Exit Realty Metro)
The RPC oversees MAAR’s political fundraising for RPAC, educates association members and others about the purpose and value of RPAC, and sets fundraising goals. Additionally, this elite seven-member appointed committee oversees the association’s independent campaign expenditures.
Faye Bland, Chair (Keller Williams)
Jeff Byrd, Vice-Chair (Re/Max Results)
Todd Walker, Immediate Past-Chair (Coldwell Banker Burnet)
Paul Sigurdson, Major Investor Liaison (Counselor Realty)
Sandy Loescher, Participation Liaison (Sandy Green Realty)
Tom Slupske, Member At-Large (Re/Max Results)
Adrienne Thompson, Member At-Large (Excelsior Team Realty)