we understand your schedule is busy, but we need your help
The success of a membership association, such as the RAA, greatly depends on participation of its volunteers.
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A committee
You must sign up for committee choices each year, as they do not carry over.
Please indicate your choices.
Most committees meet a total of 3 to 4 times a year.
All committees are open to both REALTOR® and Affiliate members, except where noted.
COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS, REALTORS®, & AFFILIATE MEMBERS
Budget & Finance Committee *
Cindy Herring, Chairperson
Reviews quarterly financial statements; recommends board finances to adequately fund board services, and prepares and revises annual budget.
Events & Community Outreach Committee
Ashley Dauterive & Kirk Schexnaider, Co-Chairs
Responsible for events such as the Tour du Riz Cookoff, Gumbo Cookoff, Affiliate Appreciation Day, & REALTOR® Day.
Jim Keaty, Chairperson
This group engages and promotes all REALTOR® events – local, state, and national – throughout the membership. They also promote the REALTOR® brand throughout the Acadiana community.
Claire Disch & Jeannie DelGreco, Co-Chairs
Conducts quarterly new member orientation programs & promotes membership.
Cultural Diversity Committee
Marianna Ducharme & Sara Zuschlag, co-chairs
Promotes awareness of fair housing practices through seminars and programs.
Terrica Smith, chairperson
Monitors proposed municipal, state, and national legislation affecting the real estate industry and promotes awareness to membership.
REALTORS® Commercial Alliance
Monty Warren, President
Contact Kallie Gary at 233-0086 or visit www.realtoracadiana.com/rca for membership information.
Professional Development Committee
Joy Cobert & Helen Thibeaux, Co-Chairs
Coordinates continuing education classes and seminars.
Professional Standards Committee**
Ken Simeral, Chairperson
Arbitrates business disputes and conducts ethics hearings in cases of alleged violations.
Your Professional Network
Charles Ditch, President
YPN is a group of career-minded real estate professionals who want to stay abreast of the latest tools, resources, and networking opportunities available to them as REALTOR® members.
Property Management Council
This committee is dedicated to supporting members who deal in property management either on the commercial or residential side.
MLS User Group
Jessie melancon, Chairperson
This group identifies new potential software(s) to bring forward to the MLS Committee. They also discuss and vet potential field changes to go to the MLS Committee.
* Note 1: Email Susan Holliday if you are interested in this committee. All applicants will be reviewed by the Executive Team. The Treasurer will make recommendations to the Board of Directors for three new members every year.
** Note 2: Must complete Professional Standards training before assignment (REALTORS® only)