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Committees

Get involved

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just beginning your career in real estate, one of the most valuable benefits of membership is the opportunity to participate in committees.

Further your professional development and gain leadership experience all while expanding your professional network. Committee members are directly involved in identifying new opportunities, guiding projects and offering expertise to advance the association.

How to join

Members are encouraged to submit applications to up to three committees during the sign up period in the fall, and receive committee assignment(s) for the coming year in December.

Members who volunteer to serve on association committees and advisory groups play a significant role in shaping MAR programs, developing public policy, planning great events and advancing the real estate industry.

Choose a committee below:

Awards

Review the nomination entry forms, select program recipients and formalize a recommendation to the Board of Directors for the MAR awards and scholarship programs. The Committee is also tasked with organizing at least one community service project. LEARN MORE

Chair

Deb Greene

Vice Chair

Sarah Huffman

Staff Liaison

Katie Lewis

Committee Members

Laurie Bremer
Carson Brooks
Joann Cilliers
Kenneth Colston
Shannon Gabrielson
Debra Greene
Sarah Huffman
Patricia McDonald
Ryan Scheldrup

Building & Grounds

Chair

Cotty Lowry

Committee Members

Daniel Boschwitz
Carson Brooks
Daniel Fazendin
Kath Hammerseng
Michael Hoffman
Cotty Lowry
Paul Newman
Todd Urbanski

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Provide oversight and guidance on issues relating to diversity and inclusion. The committee will also offer recommendations for diversity programming, housing policy positions and provide information relevant to cultural inclusion, fair housing, and other related issues to the Board as deemed necessary. Opportunity to serve on the REALTORS® With Pride sub-committee.

Chair

Lyndon Smith

Vice Chair

Nene Matey Keke

Staff Liaison

Carrie Chang

Committee Members

Jacqueline Berry
Erica Blanchard
Doneva Carter
Jamar Hardy
Nene Matey Keke
Kathryn Offerdahl-Joyce
Dakota Olds
Lashatwanne Raddatz
Jairo Ramirez
Henry Rucker
Lyndon Smith
Amy Turner

Finance

Provide oversight of all financial matters of the Association, subject to final approval by the Board of Directors.

Chair

LeRoy Bendickson

Vice Chair

David Pope

Staff Liaison

Carrie Chang

Committee Members

LeRoy Bendickson
Laura Cleve
Jessica Edwards-Smith
Ingrid Friel
David Garves
Mike Hoffman
Nene Matey Keke
Dave Pope
Judd Sampson
LeAnn Sather

Foundation Board of Trustees

Chair

Cari Linn

Vice Chair

Matt Wandzel

Staff Liaison

Telly Mamayek

Committee Members

LeRoy Bendickson
Shannon Brooks
Kenneth Colston
Alyssa Fischer
Kath Hammerseng
Sarah Huffman
Cari Linn
Cotty Lowry
Dave Philp
Matthew Wandzel

Global Business Council

Your real estate resource in a global market locally and abroad, providing cultural education and events. LEARN MORE

Chair

Missy Roterdam

Vice Chair

Judy Shields

Staff Liaison

Lacy Schuldt

Committee Members

Shang Berg
Andre Cilliers
Amy Michielle Freeman
Jackeline Funk
Elba Garza
Jin Hansen
Corinne Lawrenz
Shannon Lindstrom
Barbara Novak
Suzanne Rachel
Margaret Richards
Melissa Roterdam
Mindy Shears
Judy Shields
Gloria Solorzano
Delano Young

Government Affairs

Monitor local government issues, promote housing opportunities and ensure a productive, efficient real estate business climate. Opportunity to serve on the REALTOR® Party sub-committee.

Chair

Jerry Moscowitz

Vice Chair

Jen Piller Quade

Staff Liaison

Eric Myers

Committee Members

Bill Adams
LeRoy Bendickson
Doneva Carter
Teresa Cleveland
Amy Cohen
Ken Colson
Jim Dattalo
Barb Davis
Fran Davis
Elizabeth Fagen
Orville Fillbrandt
Glen Grossman
Steve Grotting
Cindy Hanson Welu
Shae Hanson
DuWayne Jepson
Kelli Johanson
Nickolas Leavy
LeeAnn Lehto
Dennis Libby
Cari Linn
Peter Mason
Lori Melbostad
Jerry Moscowitz
David Pagel
Mark Parady
Pat Paulson
Jennifer Piller Quade
Dave Pope
Nancy Rowbotham
Ryan Scheldrup
Jonathan Spar
Sheree Steele
Scott Wellsted
Mary Werkmeister
Susan Westerman
Jesse Williams
Victoria Wilson
Kathryn Zebrev

Environmental Initiatives

Providing real estate professionals with knowledge and awareness of Green high-performance building principles applied in residential and commercial properties. The committee offers the most current information, tools and support regarding green features and benefits to members.

Chair

Rod Helm

Staff Liaison

Lacy Schuldt

Committee Members

John Andersonn
Emily Green
Christopher Harrington
Rod Helm
Matthew Jerome
Cotty Lowry
Christina Newell
Todd Shipman
Christopher Walsh
Patricia Zuzek

Nominating

Interview Board of Director applicants and recommend a slate of nominees for the annual election.

Chair

Todd Urbanski

Staff Liaison

Katie Lewis

Committee Members

Ken Colston
Shae Hanson
Jamar Hardy
Linda Johnson
Cari Linn
Denise Mazone
Pat Paulson
Mindy Shears
Lyndon Smith
Todd Urbanski
Todd Walker
Andy Prashad

Personnel

Chair

Todd Urbanski

Staff Liaison

Katie Lewis

Committee Members

LeRoy Bendickson
Fran Davis
Roger Fazendin
Emily Green
Kath Hammerseng
Cari Linn
Linda Rogers
Todd Urbanski
Todd Walker

Young Professionals Network

To provide a leading voice for young Real Estate Professionals via Networking, Education and commitment to our community.

Chair

Jill Morrison

Vice Chair

Max Loff

Staff Liaison

Marti Edwards

Committee Members

Erica Blanchard
Lynn Chheang
Kyle Christenson
Taylor Croissant
Jona Flores
Daniel Hammerseng-Nelson
Max Loff
Nia Medina
Jill Morrison
Alec Roth
Matt Wandzel
Kelsey Zimmerman
Dane Everett