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Committees

Stay up-to-date on important issues affecting the industry, make an impact within the organization and sharpen your professional edge through networking with fellow REALTORS® when you serve on a Mississippi REALTORS® committee.

Committees make recommendations to further the strategic goals and drive the work of our association. Volunteers with your expertise and interest in real estate are needed.

Time commitment is minimal and the rewards — networking, personal growth and professional satisfaction — are great! Discover all that membership can offer when you get involved!

Find out when the next committee meetings will be held on our Calendar of Events.

The 2021 Committee Sign-Up period is open now through Friday September 4, 2020! Click here to apply to serve in 2021. Appointments to 2021 MAR Committees will be finalized in October.

Choose A Committee Below

Click on a committee for rosters, contact information and minutes.

Legislative & Regulatory Affairs

Responsible for recommending and monitoring legislative and regulatory policy positions and for overseeing the implementation of MAR’s grassroots advocacy and political training programs. Composed of 36 members, including at least one representative from each local board who shall be appointed by that board. Members will serve three-year terms.

Chair: Dorothy Thompson, Jackson
Vice Chair: Kris Davis, Columbus

LeadershipMAR Trustees

Chair: Jay McMiller, Hernando
Vice Chair: Lynn Wade, Ocean Springs

Mississippi REALTORS® Institute Advisory Committee

Responsible for advising MRI Director concerning operation of the Mississippi REALTORS® Institute including, but not limited to, curriculum review and development, selection and retention of instructors and development and assessment of annual goals.

Chair: Janice Shows, Ridgeland
Vice Chair: Kay Jefferies, Olive Branch

Member Services Committee

Responsible for recommending policy and monitoring implementation related to all MAR product and service offerings, including affinity programs; meetings and conventions; and other existing or prospective member services. Responsible for recommending policy and monitoring implementation related to all MAR communications and technology services; consists of 18 members, three-year terms; each Congressional District must have at least four members.

Chair: Gena Nolan, Saltillo
Vice Chair: Trish Fleming, McComb

Association Operations Committee

Responsible for recommending policy and monitoring implementation related to MAR financial management, budgets, investments, information systems and physical plan; composed of 8 members, three-year terms; each Congressional District must have at least one member; chairman serves a two-year term.

Chair: David Massey, Oxford
Vice Chair: David Griffith, Cleveland

Communication and Information Technology Committee

Responsible for recommending policy and monitoring implementation related to MAR communications, publications and technology services; composed of twelve (12) members serving three (3) year staggered terms; each Congressional District must have at least one (1) member.

Chair: Danny Lee, Waveland
Vice Chair: Stephanie Nix, Madison

Issues Mobilization Fund Committee

Responsible for providing financial support to state and local REALTOR associations to enable them to organize and manage effective campaigns to promote positions on state and local public policies (governmental laws, regulations, courses of 30 action and funding priorities) that affect REALTOR® interests; composed of eight (8) members serving three (3) year staggered terms, with at least one (1) representative member from each Congressional District; the chairs of the MARPAC Trustees, the Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee and the Association Operations Committee, serving ex officio; and any member serving on the NAR State and Local Issues Mobilization Support Committee, serving ex officio so long as they hold such office

Chair: Chris Wilson, Laurel
Vice Chair: Megan Hall, Pelahatchie

Professional Standards Committee

a/k/a Statewide Hearing Panel. Responsible for maintaining a viable, informed professional standards enforcement program for the Association and for those local Boards who have entered into a cooperative enforcement agreement with MAR; composed of a minimum of 30 members, with at least four (4) representative members from each Congressional District; members are required to attend Professional Standards training before being selected to serve on a hearing panel; terms unlimited.

Chair: Deborah McGhee, Saucier
Vice Chair: Sean Hettinger, Oxford

Standard Forms Advisory Committee

Responsible for advising MAR General Counsel concerning development, maintenance, updating and revision of standard forms, including form contracts posted to ZipForms®, for access, reference and use by Association members; composed of no more than ten (10) members serving three (3) year staggered terms, with at least one (1) representative member from each Congressional District.

Chair: Terrie Price, Ocean Springs
Vice Chair: Eric Bradley, Picayune

YPN Committee

Responsible for growing and maintaining participation of young real estate professionals in association leadership, political and community advocacy efforts and professional activities; composed of no more than twelve (12) members serving three (3) year staggered terms, with at least one (1) representative member from each Congressional District.

Chair: Tommy Payne, Madison
Vice Chair: Kerri Mathews, Starkville

Other Leadership Groups

AE Forum

Chair: Betty Oltremari, Meridian
Vice Chair: Jo Usry, Jackson

REALTOR Engagement & Diversity

Chair: DeShawn Davis, Hattiesburg
Vice Chair: Schneika Stokes, Ridgeland

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Committees make recommendations to further the strategic goals and drive the work of our association.

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