GREATER EL PASO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Affiliate members are professionals from businesses that directly support the real estate industry such as mortgage lenders, title company representatives, home inspectors, and other specialties.
The Budget & Finance Committee of the Association is responsible for monitoring the income and expense accounts of the Association, determining the best methods of financing Association programs, projects, and services, and recommending the annual budget to the Board of Directors for approval. Annual Budget meetings begin in late June or early July and conclude in September. The annual budget shall be submitted to the Board of Directors in September for approval, preceding the budget year.
Work with community leaders to enhance the positive image of REALTORS® and the association’s relationship with the community to positively impact the sustainable improvement of economic and social conditions. The committee will create and plan at least two events or activities demonstrating the association’s involvement and/or investment in the community.
The Committee will plan and promote a number of educational programs for the membership, and offer renewal licensing courses, professional designations, and several seminars during the year. Education Day and the REALTOR® Convention are the two major fundraising events that fall under this committee.
• “What is an ethical agent,” let the public know what our code means
• How to volunteer – Monthly classes on etiquette, safety, organization
• Continually remind all members of the tremendous value and benefits they receive by belonging to GEPAR, Texas REALTORS®, and NAR
• Promote professionalism, ethics, and products to enhance their abilities
The Equal Opportunity & Diversity Committee explores how businesses and governments respond to diversity issues. The committee also explores multiple housing programs and options in an effort to advance the availability of home ownership.
The goal of this committee is to continually educate the GREATER EL PASO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® members on how to serve clients and conduct business in an increasingly diverse environment.
The purpose of the Executive Committee is to conduct the affairs of the Association in accordance with the policies and instructions of the Board of Directors and to make recommendations concerning any policy changes of the Association to the Board of Directors.
The Executive Committee is responsible for ensuring that the Association’s overall goals are met. The Executive Committee’s agenda should focus on GEPAR’s strategic initiatives and oversight of allocation processes and results.
The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, and Immediate Past President. In addition, the Association’s Chief Executive Officer shall serve in an ex-officio, non-voting capacity.
Areas of Responsibility:
1. Provide budget oversight of all programs as outlined in the budget policies.
2. Hire the Chief Executive Officer, enter into an employment agreement as appropriate, and approve
extensions to such agreement as specified in the agreement.
3. Conduct an annual review of the CEO, with input from the Board of Directors, and present their
evaluation to the Board of Directors.
4. All personnel issues dealing with the CEO, including the annual review process, shall be conducted by
the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, and Secretary/Treasurer. However, the full Board
of Directors shall vote on the hiring and firing of the CEO.
Monitors local legislation and recommends positions, in concert with Texas REALTORS® & NAR; responsible for responding to Texas REALTORS® & NAR “Calls to Action”; responsible for interviewing, recommending, and promoting candidates, with emphasis on the local level. This committee is also responsible for the Political Candidate Interview process.
The Property Management Committee increases professionalism and income opportunities for all interested GEPAR members through forums, roundtables, and other educational events. The committee also provides resources and consultation on leasing and management issues to the general membership.
Responsible for planning and promoting the educational offerings of the Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS®. Assists with the promotion of special seminars and and educational offerings of other Association committees and NAR sanctioned Institutes, Societies, or Councils.
Responsible for planning and promoting the educational offerings of the Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS®. Assists with the promotion of special seminars and educational offerings of other Association committees and NAR sanctioned Institutes, Societies, or Councils.
TREPAC is a statewide, nonpartisan group of real estate professionals working to protect private property rights for REALTORS® and Property Owners. The TREPAC committee raises money and awareness for the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee (TREPAC). Committee members are also encouraged to educate others about how TREPAC protects property rights and the real estate industry. Committee members are also asked to commit to helping at least one TREPAC event planning group as they plan their area TREPAC fundraising event.
The GREATER EL PASO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Young Professionals Network helps build relationships among young real estate professionals through education, social networking, technology, community affairs, and political involvement. The GREATER EL PASO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® YPN is a member-driven organization that helps young real estate professionals excel in their careers by giving them the tools and encouragement to become involved.