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Most of the committees meet monthly for approximately one hour.  Below you will find a brief description of each committee.

Affiliate Council

2024 Chair – Jennifer Cass

2024 Vice Chair – Joe Amlani

Objectives: Provide Affiliate members an opportunity to help the Association membership and be recognized for their efforts. They provide support for various association activities.

Meeting Date/Time: The second Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. (following Marketing Meeting)

Broker/Owner (a.k.a. MOB Squad)

2024 Chair – David Garrett

Meeting Date/Time: Quarterly, meeting date/time varies

DEI Committee

2024 Chair – Jodi Murad

2024 Vice Chair – Susan Estrada

Objectives: Discuss, share ideas and innovative approaches regarding fair housing; to present fair housing information and training opportunities to the membership; provide educational opportunities related to fair housing and cultural diversity; and discuss concerns and suggestions related to equal opportunity and cultural diversity. A budgeted committee.

Meeting Date/Time: 4th Wednesday of each month at 12:00 p.m.


2024 Chair – Johana Carpio

2024 Vice Chair – Regina Smith

Objectives: Sponsors educational programs to increase the professional competence of members and enables them to satisfy continuing education requirements with the BRE; plans association education seminars and recommends speakers for the Association’s monthly general meeting and similar events.

Meeting Date/Time: The 3rd Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m.


2024 Chair – Ken Scott

Objectives: Propose annual budget and periodic adjustments as required; conduct reviews of monthly and quarterly financial statements; analyze financial impact of proposed Association programs and projects and make recommendations regarding them to the Board of Directors. The elected Secretary/Treasurer is the Chairman of the Finance Committee.

Meeting Date/Time: Quarterly, meeting date/time varies


2024 Chair – Lauri Jones

Objectives: The Grievance Committee reviews complaints alleging a violation of a membership, Code of Ethics or MLS duty to determine whether the complaint should be forwarded to the Professional Standards Committee for hearing. It does not, however, determine a member’s guilt or innocence or mediate between the parties. Its primary function is to determine whether or not a disciplinary complaint is appropriate for hearing. At least bi‐annual training is required to qualify to serve on the Grievance Committee. This requirement applies to the Professional Standards Committee as well.

Meeting Date/Time: Committee only meets if there is a complaint submitted

LCRC (Local Candidate Recommendation Committee)

2024 Chair – Jan Hudson

2024 Vice Chair – Janine Nielsen

Objectives: LCRC stands for Local Candidate Recommendation Committee. LRCR is part of CREPAC (the California Real Estate PAC which is the state version). LCRC funds are used to contribute to candidates for local office. The committee has seven trustees, appointed by the President of the Association; the trustees serve staggered three year terms

Meeting Date/Time: The 2nd Friday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

Leadership Academy

2024 Chair – Patrick Edgett

2024 Vice Chair – Karah Shaw

Objectives: The Leadership Academy is a months-long program designed to build leaders to serve our communities at the local, state, and national levels. The Academy also provides EVAR REALTOR® members with the insight and tools needed to lead through an ever-evolving real estate landscape.


2024 Chair – Janine Nielsen

2024 Vice Chair – Ken Scott

Objectives: This committee recommends and coordinates actions relating to statewide and nationwide legislation through C.A.R. and N.A.R. Through civic participation at the local level, recommends and coordinates action affecting city and county legislation, zoning and regulations.

Meeting Date/Time: The 2nd Friday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

Long Range Planning

2024 Chair – Steve Keefe

2024 Vice Chair – Teresa Carter

Objectives: Assure the most effective and efficient allocation of Association resources; develops a strategic long range plan to be reviewed annually which focuses on results to be achieved, ties activities to objective, highlights trade‐off of alternative courses of actions, and equips the Association to deal with contingencies.

(The EVAR President‐Elect shall Chair the Long Range Planning Committee.)

Meeting Date/Time: Meeting date/time varies

Marketing Meeting Coordinators

Redlands – Jill Huntsinger

Yucaipa – Brandon Mihld

Mountain – Nancy Jo Madrigal

BBCV – Danielle Marrufo

MLS (Multiple Listing Service)

2024 Chair – Nancy Eimers

2024 Vice Chair – Randy Miller

Objectives: Recommends MLS policies, procedures, Rules and Regulations through Board of Directors to CRMLS; oversees the MLS procedures and monitors/implements the MLS Rules and Regulations.

Meeting Date/Time: The last Friday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

Professional Standards

2024 Chair – David Garrett

2024 Vice Chair – Dianna Alwerth

Objectives: Provides panelists for disciplinary or arbitration hearings in accordance with the Professional Standards Rules. Participation requires special training.

At least bi‐annual training is required to qualify to serve on the Professional Standards Committee. This requirement applies to the Grievance Committee as well.

Meeting Date/Time: Committee only meets if there is a hearing scheduled

Public Relations

2024 Co-Chair – Shari Gillette

2024 Co-Chair – Jennifer Higgins

Objectives: Plan and promote a variety of projects and events related to real estate for members; to promote community involvement through projects designed to educate and build community awareness; to promote EVAR and its members through events, special projects and involvement within the community; plans, coordinates and promotes the Annual Installation  Meeting and any other social event that may be requested. A budgeted committee.

Meeting Date/Time: The 1st Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m.


2024 Chair – Karah Shaw

2024 Vice Chair – Joy Ramirez

YPN (Young Professionals Network)

2024 Chair – Kaitlin McCormies

2024 Vice Chair – Audrey Garaza

2024 Vice Chair – Anna Nigg

Objectives: The Young Professionals Network (YPN) helps young real estate practitioners become more business savvy by hosting regular networking events, communicating with other YPN members, and sharing tips and tricks.

Meeting Date/Time: The 1st Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m.