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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

 

Committees: Clubs:

Strategic Planning & Finance
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
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
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
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 , Meetings and Events Manager

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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
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
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: Paula Swayne, Immediate Past President
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: Cheryle Ackerman
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: George Sanders
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
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: Erin Stumpf
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: Kellie Swayne
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
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: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Events Manager

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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: Marty Swingle
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: Ted McGregor
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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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
Open to: Masters Club Members
Staff Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Events Manager

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Young Professionals Network

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 , Events Manager
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: Steve Larson
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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