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SAR's various committees and clubs serve our Members and the community by:

  • Overseeing issues and interests pertinent to our members
  • Giving back to the community
  • Identifying potential SAR and community partnerships
  • Enhancing networking opportunities
  • Facilitating key member activities

    To join an SAR Committee, please fax or drop off this completed form.

 

 

Committees: Clubs:

Strategic Planning & Finance
Nor Cal Real Estate Expo
CanTree
Education
Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity
Government Relations
Grievance
Housing Opportunity
Internship
Marketing and Communications Committee
Public Issues Forum
Masters Club Steering Committee
Political Action Trustees
Professional Standards
Technology Advisory
Volunteer Coordinating Community

Masters Club
Young Professionals Network

Strategic Planning & Finance Committee

The Strategic Planning & Finance Committee oversees SAR's financial affairs and budget.

Chair: Ed Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer
Meeting schedule: 3rd Friday of the month at 1:00pm
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 10 Members, 4 of which are current Executive Committee Members
Membership term: 2 years
Prerequisite: Executive Committee Membership and/or appointment by the Board President
Open to: REALTORS® only
Staff Contacts: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Chief Operating Officer
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Chief Executive Officer

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Christmas CanTree Committee

  • CanTree is SAR's most important and highest profile charitable event.
  • Requires significant volunteer resources from September - December
Chair: Kathie Bell
Meeting schedule: 1st Thursday of each month from 10:15 - 11:30am
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 12 - 20 Members
Membership term: Annual
Prerequisite: None
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Marketing and Events

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Community Outreach Committee - see Volunteer Coordinating Committee

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Education Committee

  • Oversees SAR's Education Program development by suggesting new courses and assisting in proposed class and instructor reviews
  • Helps market courses through public speaking opportunities
Chair: Mahnaz Khazari
Meeting schedule: 2nd Monday of each month from 9:00 - 10:00am
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 12 - 19 Members
Membership term: Annual
Prerequisite: None
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Communication and Education

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Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity Committee

  • The Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity Committee works to disseminate information and education, primarily through partnering and connecting with community-oriented, equal opportunity groups and organizations.
Chair: Asia Allen
Meeting schedule: 2nd Thursday of each month from 11:30am - 12:45pm
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 6 - 12 Members
Membership term: Annual
Prerequisite: Interest in Cultural Diversity Issues
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Communications Manager

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Government Relations Committee

  • Establishes policy and positions on governmental issues affecting REALTORS® and residential property owners.
  • Policy authority independent of the Board of Directors.
Chair: Chris Little, Immediate Past President
Meeting schedule: 3rd Tuesday at 10:00am in the Board Room
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 10 – 16 Members, three of whom must be Past Presidents
Membership term: 1 year
Prerequisite: REALTORS® appointed by the SAR President
Open to: REALTORS® only, appointed by President
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Government Affairs Director

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Grievance Committee

On an as-needed basis, the Grievance Committee reviews ethical complaints to determine if hearings are warranted.

Chair: Cherie Hunt
Meeting schedule: 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:00 - 11:30am
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 12 members
Membership term: 3-year staggered terms
Prerequisite: Minimum five years of real estate industry experience; two years SAR Membership; Board appointment; attendance at annual training
Open to: REALTORS® only
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Professional Standards & Administration

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Housing Opportunity Committee

  • Promotes Sacramento area housing opportunities and affordability
  • Educates the real estate community and general public about housing opportunities
Chair: Barbara Lebrecht
Meeting schedule: 4th Tuesday of each month from 10:30am - 12:00pm.
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 12 - 20 Members
Membership term: One year
Prerequisite: Real estate industry experience and Board appointment
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Communications Manager

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Internship Committee

  • The purpose of the Internship Committee is to structure and enhance SAR’s Internship Program
  • Market and evaluate the effectiveness of the program
Chair: Sam Yee
Meeting schedule: 1st Thursday of each month from 12noon - 1:30pm
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 6 - 12 Members
Membership term: One year
Prerequisite: Real estate industry experience and Chair appointment
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Communications and Education

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Marketing and Communications Committee

Chair: Michael D. Williams
Meeting schedule: 2nd Monday of each month from 2:30 - 4:00pm.
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 6 - 12 Members
Membership term: One year
Prerequisite: Marketing experience
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: Judy Wegener, Director of Communications and Education

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Public Issues Forum

The Public Issues Forum:

  • Serves as an open discussion forum and as a clearinghouse for issues
  • Real estate issues identified by the Legislative Committee will be forwarded to the Government Relations Committee for policy decisions and appropriate action by Staff, contracted lobbyist and volunteers
Chair: Jeff Grenz
Meeting schedule: Third Friday each month from 9:30 - 10:45am
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: Various according to forum topic
Membership term: One year
Prerequisite: Interest in government and political affairs
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Government Affairs Director

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Masters Club Steering Committee

  • Sets policy and oversees application process
  • Plans and manages educational, networking and fundraising events
Chair: Steve Galster, Masters Club President
Meeting schedule: Second Thursday of the month from 9:30 - 11:00am
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 21
Membership term: Two-year staggered terms
Prerequisite: Recommendation by a Steering Committee Member and proven track record of Membership in the Masters Club.
Open to: REALTORS® only
Staff Contact: Deborah Grinnell, Director of Marketing and Events

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Political Action Trustees Committee

  • Responsible for solicitation, management and appropriation of revenues from the REALTOR® Action Fund (PAC).
  • Authority independent of the SAR Board of Directors.
Chair: Kevin Cooper
Meeting schedule: First Thursday at 2:00pm in the Board Room
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: Not less than 10 REALTOR® Members who contribute to BORPAC at the $197 level
Membership term: 3-year staggered terms
Prerequisite: Appointed by the PAC nominating Committee and approved by the Board of Directors
Open to: REALTORS® only
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Government Affairs Director

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Professional Standards Committee

On an as-needed basis, the Professional Standards Committee convenes hearing tribunals to provide arbitration or to hear matters of alleged unethical conduct by SAR Members.

Chair: Rich Rumsey
Meeting schedule: As needed
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: Not less than 10 Members including broker, agent and designated REALTORS® representation
Membership term: 3-year staggered terms
Prerequisite: Prior Grievance Committee experience; Board appointment; minimum of 5 years as a real estate licensee and 3 years SAR Membership; attendance at annual training
Open to: REALTORS® only
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Professional Standards & Administration

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Technology Advisory Committee

Meet with staff to review and recommend new or improved technologies for use by Staff, bring the latest technology to SAR Members and establish a monthly column in the newsletter featuring new technologies as well as Tech Tip videos.

Chair: TBD
Meeting schedule: As needed
Location: SAR President's Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 6 - 12
Membership term: 1 year
Prerequisite: An understanding of the latest technology and its application to the real estate industry
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: TBD

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Clubs:

Masters Club

The Master's Club provides programs and services to enhance the competency, professionalism, and productivity of its members, and to recognize the achievements of top REALTORS® who have earned a level of excellence in real estate sales.

  • SAR's top producing agents who participate in networking and charitable activities
  • Members must meet the annual production criteria, submit their application and pay their annual dues
Meeting schedule: Various Events
Location: SAR Mack Powell Auditorium, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Open to: Masters Club Members
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Marketing and Events

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Young Professionals Network

Meeting schedule: 3rd Thursday of each month from 9:00 - 10:00am
Location: SAR Mack Powell Auditorium, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee Size: TBD
Membership Term: 1 Year
Prerequisite: Age under 40
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Director of Marketing and Events
Other: Monthly mixers Click here for more info

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Volunteer Coordinating Committee

  • Enhances REALTOR® image
  • Promote volunteer activities both within SAR and to the general public
Chair: Amber Coppedge
Meeting schedule: 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:30 - 11:30am (No meeting in January)
Location: SAR Board Room, 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
Committee size: 12 - 20 Members
Membership term: Annual
Prerequisite: Interest in coordinating volunteers
Open to: REALTORS® and Affiliates
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Communications Manager

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