Affiliate Committee - Coordinates involvement of affiliate members in board sponsored activities. Hosts weekly marketing sessions, general membership meetings, participates in new member orientation, recruits new affiliate members, coordinates Annual Holiday Breakfast, coordinates fundraising/charity events. All affiliate members are automatically members of this committee.
Chairperson; Ellie Ortiz (949) 497-9800
BORPAC/IMPAC - Selected from those Realtor members who have contributed to political survival. Decides on funding and endorsement of political candidates (BORPAC) and issues (IMPAC) after thorough research and evaluation.
Chairperson; Marie Thomas (949) 494-7700
Education Committee - Plans local educational offerings. Works with Laguna Board staff, Affiliate Committee members as well as State and Region Associations to bring classes and seminars to the area.
Chairperson; Gilda Duhs (949) 683-7232
Government Affairs Committee - Monitors governmental affairs at all levels related to real estate and private property rights. Recommends positions on issues to the Board of Directors as well as recommends funding of issues and campaigns through IMPAC funds.
Chairperson; Jesse Brossa (949) 292-9786
Community Outreach Committee - Coordinates activities to keep members and our community informed about real estate, Laguna Board, and CAR/NAR matters. Promotes and communicates the involvement of Realtors in the community through appropriate programs and technology to the public and the membership. Assists Board office to keep Website, Facebook and other social media sites updated and relevant.
Chairperson; Geoffrey Dunlevie (949) 359-1804
Multiple Listing Services Committee - One or two Committee members attend the monthly MLS meeting in San Dimas. Committee monitors MLS operations, makes recommendations for improvements, and reviews MLS Rules and Regulations for compliance. Provides leadership to the Association on new training or rules information. Communicates with brokerages to get input and finds out about concerns which then can be presented and discussed at the monthly MLS meeting in San Dimas.
Chairperson; Laura Baptista (949) 306-3783
Professional Standards Committee - Panel empowered to hear complaints alleging violations of the Code of Ethics. Hears and determines violations, imposes discipline subject to approval by the Board of Directors. Conducts Arbitration Hearings and determines awards of funds in dispute. Requires a minimum of three years’ experience on Grievance Committee and yearly attendance at State Association sponsored training session as well as other ongoing training sessions such as Mock trials.
Contact Bobbie Jordan (949) 497-2474
Young Professionals Network - YPN helps young real estate professionals excel in their careers by giving them the tools and encouragement to become involved in four core areas.
Chairperson; Josh Schroeder (949) 416-9925
- REALTOR® Associations - Attend REALTOR® conferences and pursue leadership roles with their local, state, and national association.
- Real Estate Industry - Take an active role in policy discussions and advocacy issues; be informed about the latest industry news and trends.
- Peers - Network and learn from one another by attending events, participating in online communication, and seeking out mentoring opportunities.
- Community - Become exceptional members of their community by demonstrating a high level of REALTOR® professionalism and volunteering for causes they feel passionate about.