Committees

Get involved by signing up for a committee today!

The deadline to sign-up for a committee is October 10, 2017. Committee appointments will be made after the close of the online survey. If you are selected for a committee, you will receive an email from the GBBR staff liaison for that committee. The service term is January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017.

We cannot guarantee you will be selected due to a limited amount of openings on certain committees. Therefore, please be sure to provide two but not more than three committee choices when you are prompted to make your selections. 

If you are interested in joining a committee after selections have transpired, contact the GBBR staff liaison for the committee you would like to join to see if the committee is accepting members.

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We welcome your participation!

Committee appointments are not made until October each year. The service term is January 1 through December 31; however some committees will accept participants after the session has started. If you are interested in serving on a particular committee, please contact us 410-337-7200.

Committees

  • Events - Plans the REALTOR® Fair and other special events which includes the recruitment of sponsors, program advertisers, attendees, and exhibitors. The committee also oversees the educational offerings, marketing, event agenda and provides volunteers the day of the event.  The committee coordinates other special events, including but not limited to bull/oyster roasts and sports outings, that GBBR will hold throughout the year.
    This committee meets monthly.
    Staff Liaison: Jenifer League, Senior Director of Operations
  • Education - Plans and evaluates educational programs, seminars, symposiums, and workshop offerings. The committee also sets policy and procedures.
    This committee meets monthly.
    Staff Liaison: Mary Coyle, Administrator of Education Services 
  • Equal Opportunities - Works to promote fair housing education and awareness, and advance GBBR as a resource for the homeownership process.
    This committee meets monthly.
    Staff Liaison: Amy Baird, Director of Communications
  • Grievance - Responsible for reviewing all requests for arbitration and ethics complaints to determine if request/complaint should be dismissed or forwarded for a formal hearing. Note: Participants must be a REALTOR® member maintaining membership status in good standing for at least three (3) years.
    This committee meets as needed.
    Staff Liaison: Cheryl Alexander, Administrator of Professional Standards
  • Legislative - Initiates and reviews legislation that concerns the residential and commercial real estate markets in Baltimore City and County.
    This committee meets weekly during the Legislative Session, then meets as needed.
    Staff Liaison: Al Ingraham, CEO
  • Membership - Responsible for the development of effective REALTOR® and Affiliate membership recruitment and retention programs, and for coordinating activities for Member Appreciation Week.
    This committee meets monthly.
    Staff Liaison: Jenifer League, Senior Director of Operations
  • Professional Standards - Responsible for holding ethics hearings and hearing requests for appeals; includes Appeal/Due Process Requests. Note: Participants must be a REALTOR® member maintaining membership status in good standing for at least three years.
    This committee meets as needed. Staff Liaison: Cheryl Alexander, Administrator of Professional Standards 
  • RPAC / Political Affairs - Conducts fund-raising activities to benefit the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), The REALTOR® Party of Baltimore, and supports legislative "Calls for Action." Promotes GBBR networking opportunities with elected officials by planning and sponsoring various events.
    This committee meets monthly.
    Staff Liaison: Jenifer League, Senior Director of Operations
  • YPN Advisory Panel -  Coordinates all GBBR Young Professionals Network networking, professional development workshops/panel, and community service events. This includes the recruitment of sponsors, attendees and teams.  The committee also oversees marketing and promotions of all events and provides volunteers during special events. Note: We have a GBBR Young Professionals Network mailing list and a GBBR Neighborhood Forum for those who want to participate and receive the notifications.
    This committee meets monthly.
    Staff Liaison: Melissa Dennis, Director of Technology