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Board of Directors: You must be a Primary REALTOR® Member to sign up for the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee reviews all requests in the summer of each year to place on the Slate of Officers & Directors for the following year. CLICK HERE to fill out your Nomination Form for a position as a Director and/or Officer of HAR NOMINATIONS FOR DIRECTORS CLOSED ON JULY 20TH.
Advocacy Committee: Any Member may serve on this Committee. The Committee co-ordinates with the Local, State and National Association of REALTORS® Governmental Affairs Staff, to best represent private property owners and the Membership on issues and initiatives that protect property rights and the industry with Local Municipal Governments and Industry Affiliated Institutions. The committee also works to Educate, Promote Awareness, and Generate Increased Participation and Investment in R.P.A.C. (the REALTORS® Political Action Committee), by assisting with Fundraising events and efforts, and by supporting the REALTOR® Party and Our Advocacy Initiatives.
Membership Education Working Group: Any Member may serve on this Working Group. The Working Group plans the Annual Membership Meeting, the Awards Event and The More You Know Education events for the year. They choose the event locations and speakers.
Equal Opportunity Working Group: Any Member may serve on this Working Group. The Working Group plans events to educate the members and the community on Fair Housing and the real estate industry. This includes Legislative Eductional Events.
Finance Committee: You must be a Primary Member to serve on this Committee. The Committee meets as needed for the Association finances and approved the annual budget of the Associatoin.
Events Working Group: Any Member may serve on this Working Group. The Working Group plans the Golf Outings, Chili Cook-off and any fun events as fundraisers for the membership and the Association throughout the year.
Nominating Committee: 5 Primary REALTOR® Members of the Association including the Immediate Past President and 1 other Past President of the Association may serve. The Committee will meet to review possible candidates for Director and Officer positions for the Association and will recommend a yearly Slate for a Membership vote at the Annual Membership Meeting.
Awards Working Group: Any Member may serve on this Working Group. The Working Group reviews the nominations for the Association Awards to be given out at the Association’s Awards Event and they choose the winners from nominations from the membership of HAR.
Professional Standards Committee: Any REALTOR® Member may serve on this Committee. The Committee meets as needed by the Illinois REALTORS® for hearings on complaints filed and forwarded by the Grievance Committee or by members of the public. Committee members are asked to attend annual State Association training to keep up to date and current on standards and Code of Ethics changes.
Diversity Committee: Any REALTOR® or Affiliate Member may serve on this Committee. The Committee meets a couple of times throughout the year to work together for diversity within our communities and the membership of HAR.