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SLAR has several committees available for members to join which require little to no prerequisites. To apply for a committee (appointment is not guaranteed and must be approved by the SLAR Board of Directors) please complete an application by clicking here. Committee descriptions are listed in alphabetical order below.

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Bylaws

This task force reviews the bylaws annually for NAR compliance. These seats are a one year term.

Contracts & Forms

This committee functions as oversight for multiple task forces as needed to ensure SLAR contracts and forms, reduce risk and liability, reflect current market practices and are in alignment with Missouri law.

Finance

This committee has 4 annual member at large seats which are appointed by the SLAR President-Elect for the upcoming year. Experience as a prior treasurer for any organization (including SLAR), finance or accounting experience is preferred. These seats are a one year term.

Governmental Affairs

This committee creates and evaluates the SLAR legislative agenda and strategy as well as analyzes local legislative and regulatory changes.

Grievance

This committee reviews initial arbitration and ethics complaints to determine if the complaint is eligible for a professional standards hearing.

Inclusion Advisory Group

This group is limited to 9 members annually for a one year term. This group’s primary purpose is to forward the inclusivity agenda of the strategic plan advising all committees on inclusivity affects. This group functions under the education committee offering diversity training, equal opportunity, multi-cultural training, tools and education as well as focusing on global and international trends. This group also hosts and coordinates the every other annual “Its a Big, Big World” event which highlights our diverse membership. The chair must be a member of the education committee.

Issues Mobilization

This committee is an adhoc committee, meeting only when a local issue requires grass roots mobilization. There are two member at large seats appointed annually. Ideally, these positions should be filled with candidates who are versed in the current legislative and regulatory arena.

Legal Action

This committee is an adhoc committee, meeting only when the association determines it should pursue legal action against an entity based on the request of a member.  There are three member at large seats appointed annually. Ideally, these positions should be filled with candidates who are versed in the current legislative and regulatory arena.

Online Forms Committee

This committee functions as oversight to the distribution and delivery technologies of the Contracts and Forms Committee. It’s chair must be a member of the current Contracts and Forms Committee. This committee reviews complaints and suggestions about the online forms system and makes inventory recommendations to the R-Store.

Professional Standards

This committee is a pool of panelists who are trained to hear ethics and arbitration hearings and determine whether or not a code of ethics article has been violated or decide an arbitration award. In the case of ethics, the panel determines sanctions against a non-prevailing respondent. Must have served on grievance committee prior to applying for the Professional Standards Committee. Grievance Committee members terming out will automatically be assigned to Professional Standards unless they opt out. Please use this link to remain on the Pro Standards Committee or to opt out of moving up to the Pro Standards Committee.

RPAC Fundraising Group

This workgroup is open to any member who wishes to participate in the RPAC fundraising efforts. Primary responsibilities are planning the RPAC trivia night and planning the RPAC auction.

RHAF Fundraising Group

This workgroup is open to any member who wishes to participate in the RHAF fundraising efforts. Primary responsibilities are planning the RHAF annual fundraising method (raffle, event, etc).

RHAF Governing Board

This board meets twice per year to review the grant application process and to assign grants to local charities.

Regionalization Committee

This committee is an appointed committee and works to further the interests of SLAR in its regional efforts. This committee serves as oversight to the Supra Joint Council and Regional Contracts and Forms agreements.

Strategic Planning Task Force

This task force meets annually to review the strategic plan and assess plan performance and goals.

Technology Advisory Group

This forum is open to any who wish to attend quarterly meetings. This group reviews available technology to REALTORS®, defines problems and solutions and also reviews any new technologies for board distribution or adoption.

Urban Affairs Forum

This is an open forum which visits areas of interest in the urban metro and typically meets with civic and governmental leaders. The vice chair is appointed annually- the forum has no other official positions outside of chair and vice chair. Ideally, a candidate should have an exceptional knowledge of the city.

Young Professionals Network (YPN)

This is an open group of young professionals who meet regularly in person and on Facebook to network.

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