Standing NCMAR Committees
The North Central Massachusetts Association of REALTORS has standing committees to discuss and submit ideas to enhance the services and benefits of the association. Committee members donate their time and expertise to assist the association on a number of topics and priorities. If you are interested in serving on a committee or would like to speak with a committee about something of interest or concern you may contact NCMAR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Awards Committee – The Awards committee reviews applications for our yearly awards including REALTOR of the Year, Business Partner of the Year and our Good Neighbors. To serve on this committee requires you to be a previous winner of one of the awards presented. Chairperson Michelle Haggstrom.
Community Involvement Committee – Committee members coordinate with local charities and community projects to help these organizations meet their goals. Our charitable efforts will focus on housing and homelessness in our local area. Chair Brieanna Kelley.
Finance Committee – Committee members need to have general knowledge of financial statements to review the statements quarterly. The committee makes changes to the investment policy and prepares the yearly budget. Chairperson Shauna Roberts
Government Affairs Committee – Committee members meet with our local officials and legislators to communicate important legal issues that affect real estate and private property rights. They will also coordinate with local cities and towns on revitalization projects. Chairperson Michelle Haggstrom.
Grievance Committee – Reviews Ethics Complaints and Arbitration requests for accuracy and determines if a hearing is warranted based upon the request. Specific training is necessary to serve on this committee. Chairperson Gayle Sabol
Membership Committee – Committee members communicate and engage with our membership to meet our members’ diverse needs. This committee works towards recruitment of new members and retention of current members. Committee members plan and coordinate the many events we hold throughout the year with association staff. They also will assist staff at these events when needed. Chairperson Jean Rubin
Professional Standards Committee – Members of this committee are asked to sit on hearing panels for ethics and arbitration cases. Specific training is necessary to serve on this committee. Chairperson Gary Bourque
Scholarship Trustees – The Trustees review applicants and select the recipient of the Community Scholarship Award each year as well as manage the Scholarship Fund and fundraising efforts each year. Chairperson Pamela Conway
Top Producer Workgroup – The Top Producer workgroup oversees the Top Producer Awards program and makes recommendations for changes to the contest rules. Co-chairpersons Laura Shifrin.