Committee Central

2021 Committee Chairs

BUILDING

Provides planning and recommendations for the improvement and maintenance of our building; oversees the rental contracts, pricing, and rules & regulations for the conference center.

Chair: Mike Kitchens
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors
 

 

BYLAWS

Maintains GACAR governing documents (Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and Policies). Implements changes approved by the Board of Directors and the National Association of Realtors®.

 
Chair: Debra Martin-Back
Exit Realty Producers
 

 

FORMS

Chair: Patti Moser
Horizon Realty of Alachua, Inc.
 

 

GACAR EXECUTIVE

Chair: Patti Moser
Horizon Realty of Alachua, Inc.
 

 

GACAR FINANCE

Chair: Mitchell Martin
Bosshardt Realty Services
 
 
 

GACAR NOMINATING

Chair: Jeremy Thomas
RE/MAX Professionals
 

 

GLOBAL

Helps members break into new markets; network with other international agents to pick up tips, listen to speakers related to international real estate, and discover new international opportunities for GACAR members.

Chair: Shema Freeman
EXP Realty
 

 

GRIEVANCE

Reviews all ethics complaints and requests for arbitration received by GACAR, per NAR guidelines, and acts as the complainant when the Committee has reason to believe a violation of the Code of Ethics has occurred.

NOTE: Members of this committee must attend training provided by GACAR. This is a three year commitment. Participation is limited to ONE MEMBER PER FIRM.
Chair: Heather Swanson
Matchmaker Realty
 
 
 

MEMBER/COMMUNITY OUTREACH (MCO)

Plans all networking opportunities including General Membership Meetings and after hours events.  Develops and promotes the REALTOR® image in the community. This committee is also responsible for the “REALTORS® Reaching Out” campaign.
Chair: Becky Smallwood
Matchmaker Realty
 

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Chair: Ericka Gilchrist
BHGRE Thomas Group
 

 

MLS EXECUTIVE

Chair: Gia Arvin
Matchmaker Realty

 

MLS Finance

Chair: Gary Thomas
RE/MAX Professionals
 

 

MLS NOMINATING

Chair: Dave Ferro
Watson Realty Corp
 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Provides opportunities for all members of GACAR, both REALTORS® and Business Partners, to increase their professionalism and profitability through education.
Chair: Adam Gurske
Matchmaker Realty
 

 

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

Educates members on their responsibilities and obligations under the Code of Ethics and conducts arbitration and ethics hearings resulting from cases forwarded by the Grievance Committee. 

NOTE: Members of this committee must attend training provided by GACAR. This is a three year commitment.
Chair: Debra Martin-Back
Exit Realty Producers
 

 

PUBLIC POLICY

Identifies local issues affecting, or potentially affecting, the real estate industry and/or private property rights, and takes action by becoming involved in those issues to ultimately make recommendations to the Board of Directors; disseminates information on local, state and national issues to the membership.

This committee requires a questionnaire which needs to be completed prior to your appointment.
Chair: Jeremy Thomas
RE/MAX Professionals
 

 

RPAC

Responsible for fundraising, increasing participation, raising awareness, appreciation and retention efforts for RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee).
Chair: Kelly Potter
BHGRE Thomas Group
 

 

TECHNOLOGY

Presents existing and future technologies that may enhance the practice and profitability of members. Plans and Organizes educational efforts to raise the technological awareness of the membership.
Chair: Lisa Fetrow
Keller Williams Gainesville Realty Partners
 

 

Young Professionals Network

Plans, organizes, and delivers functions/programs for the benefit of Young Professionals.  Network with other young professional members picking up tips, listening to speakers related to young professionals in real estate, and discovering professional opportunities.  
Chair: Chris Kobrin
G W Robinson Realty
 

 

Broker Roundtable

Chair: Patti Moser
Horizon Realty of Alachua, Inc.
 

 

BUSINESS PARTNER

Chair: Sherra Gurman
U.S. Title
 

 

COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT

Chair: Greg Johnson
Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors
 
 
 

PAST PRESIDENTS

Chair: Jeremy Thomas
RE/MAX Professionals
 

 

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Chair: Susan McQuillan
Watson Realty Corp