To learn more about service opportunities, see below. NOTE: This is NOT a listing of all committees. The remainder of St. Louis REALTORS® committees are not available for open sign-up because policy dictates the committee structure. If you have further questions about committee activities, please contact the appropriate staff liaison.
Members will be notified no later than October 31 of committee assignments.
Committees or Groups meet as regularly as every month to establish policy, plan events and accomplish project goals.
Advocacy: Charles Hinderliter, Staff Liaison / Director of Government Affairs
Promotes REALTOR® involvement in election campaigns, political affairs and government activities. This committee, in conjunction with Missouri REALTORS®, sets the legislative agenda for the year.
Community Engagement: Dawn Seabaugh, Staff Liaison / Director of Marketing & Communications
Seeks partnerships with other organizations to enhance the quality of housing and home-ownership in St. Louis, and engages in meaningful projects and programs to make a visible difference in our communities and neighborhoods
Economic Development: Charles Hinderliter, Staff Liaison / Director of Government Affairs
Provides a platform focused on issues relevant to St. Louis’ continued growth and economic vitality. Seeks to identify and understand regional trends, share real estate-related information and capitalize on opportunities for the association and its members.
Finance: Rick Capelli, Staff Liaison / Interim Chief Executive Officer / Chief Finance Officer
Chaired by the Vice President/Treasurer, this committee prepares and presents the annual budget for approval by the Board of Directors. The committee also monitors the budget and reviews and approves capital items within certain limits. In addition, the committee sets investment and reserve policies and monitors the association’s Long-Term Investment Fund.
Grievance: Tracey Yost, Staff Liaison / Director of Professional Standards & Risk Management
Reviews arbitration and ethics complaints filed with the association to determine if they are appropriate for a hearing in accordance to the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual.
Inclusion Advisory Group: Karen Dunn, Staff Liaison / Director of Professional Development
This group openly discusses concerns regarding diversity and fair housing issues in addition to helping members become more educated on diversity issues.
Legal Action: Charles Hinderliter, Staff Liaison / Director of Government Affairs
This is a provisional committee that meets only when the association determines it should pursue legal action against an entity based on the request of a member.
REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Fundraising: Kate Whiting, Staff Liaison / Assistant Director of Government Affairs
The REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) is a powerful tool that utilizes the voluntary contributions of individual REALTORS® to elect candidates who support the REALTOR® Party and the Real Estate industry.
Risk Management: Tracey Yost, Staff Liaison / Director of Professional Standards & Risk Management
The Risk Management committee develops and revises the association’s standard real estate contracts.
St. Louis Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (SLARPAC): Charles Hinderliter, Staff Liaison / Director of Government Affairs
The purpose of SLARPAC is to promote the legislative and political goals of the real estate industry and to raise funds for this purpose.
Young Professionals Network (YPN) Advisory Board: Dawn Seabaugh, Staff Liaison / Director of Marketing & Communications
The Young Professionals Network (YPN) is dedicated to engaging the newly licensed and younger generation of real estate professionals by giving them the tools and encouragement they need to excel in their careers.
Forums meet less often than monthly and offer an opportunity for you to be included in their planned activities and advised of the work of the committee.
Urban Affairs Forum:
Kate Whiting, Staff Liaison / Assistant Director of Government Affairs
All members are invited to attend forum events, which are designed to promote the benefits living in the City of St. Louis. The Forum also focuses on providing education and networking in an effort to assist REALTORS® in selling the benefits of St. Louis City living
Risk Management Forum: Tracey Yost, Staff Liaison / Director of Professional Standards & Risk Management
Provides an opportunity for all interested members to give feedback on proposed contracts changes as well as discussion on risk-reduction issues and trends that affect brokerage operations.
MISSOURI REALTORS® DIRECTOR
Charles Hinderliter, Director of Government Affairs Represent St. Louis REALTORS® at the state level by serving as a Missouri REALTORS® Director. Requires travel to three in-state conferences. State directors receive a small stipend for their participation in state conference meetings.
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