COMMITTEES

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.

2023 COMMITTEES

COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS, REALTORS®, & AFFILIATE MEMBERS

Budget & Finance Committee *

Tony Cobarrubia, Chairperson

Reviews financial statements and recommends annual budget to the Board of Directors.

Events & Community Outreach Committee

Ryan Petticrew & Charlotte Dunbar, Co-Chairs

Plans, executes, and promotes all of the RAA’s major events including Gumbo Cook-Off, Affiliate Appreciation Day, and REALTOR® Appreciation Day.

RAA Ambassadors

Kimberly LaFleur, Chairperson

Enhance community involvement to promote the value proposition of using a REALTOR® and engage in community activities that enhance the image of REALTORS®.

Membership Committee

Erica Taylor & Tiffany Pellerin, Co-Chairs

Plans and executes the monthly New Member Orientation program, makes recommendations on member services and promotes all local, state, and national REALTOR® events.

Cultural Diversity Committee

Latonia Riggs & Matt Long, co-chairs

Promotes awareness of Fair Housing practices through seminars and programs.

Legislative Committee

Wendy Howell, chairperson

Monitors legislation affecting the real estate industry and promote awareness to the membership.

REALTORS® Commercial Alliance***

Todd Trahan, President

This committee is dedicated to the growth within our community as it relates to commercial development. Membership in this committee allows you access to networking opportunities geared towards commercial, investment, and exchange real estate.

Professional Development Committee

Carol Grinrod & Kelly Streva, Co-Chairs

Coordinates continuing education schedule and recommend new topics and classes to be considered.

Professional Standards Committee**

Ken Simeral, Chairperson

Arbitrates business disputes and conducts ethics hearings in cases of alleged violations.

Your Professional Network

Keisha LeBlanc, President

This committee is geared towards agents with 0-3 years in the industry and provides resources and networking opportunities for newer agents.

Property Management Council

Kristy Anderson, Chairperson

This committee is dedicated to enhancing knowledge pertaining to Property Management issues.

MLS User Group

Kelly Darby, Chairperson

Discusses potential field changes in MLS and identifies new potential software to bring forth to the MLS Committee.

* Note 1: 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)

***Note 3: Annual membership fee of $35.