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!
Sign-up for MAR Committees begins in late July and ends in early September. Appointments to MAR Committees are made by the incoming President, and members selected to serve are notified in late October.
Click on a committee for rosters and contact information.
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: Gary Parker, Brandon
Vice Chair: Gena Nolan, Saltillo
Responsible for acting as governors of LMAR to empower and encourage LMAR participants, give input into the development of LMAR retreat agendas and activities, identify emerging REALTOR® leaders and perform supportive tasks as needed; composed of between seven (7) and no more than fourteen (14) LMAR alumni serving 3 year staggered terms.
Chair: Sean Hettinger, Oxford
Vice Chair: Michael Anderson, Columbus
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: Marea Wilson, Corinth
Vice Chair: Katie Warren, Madison
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: Melissa Key, Hattiesburg
Vice Chair: Stephanie Nix, Ridgeland
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: Deshawn Davis, Hattiesburg
Vice Chair: David Massey, Oxford
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: Trish Fleming, McComb
Vice Chair: Blake Thompson, Oxford
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: Timothy Allred, Meridian
Vice Chair: David Ostrander, Flowood
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: Nicole Nezat, Biloxi
Vice Chair: Barry Clemmer, Jackson
Responsible, both independently and in coordination with other committees, for identifying issues and developing strategies to increase Member engagement and participation in the Association and the community; and identifying and making recommendations on how to increase and promote diversity and inclusion in REALTOR® volunteer service and leadership on a local, state and national level; composed of fifteen (15) members serving three (3) year staggered terms, with at least two (2) representative members from each Congressional District.
Chair: Deborah McGhee, Saucier
Vice Chair: Lynette Suttlar, Ridgeland
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: Jay McMiller, Hernando
Vice Chair: Stephanie Cummins, Ridgeland
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: Prentiss Butler, Corinth
Vice Chair: Trey Guerieri, Madison
Chair: Joe Rogers, Gulfport
Vice Chair: Nita Martin, Ridgeland
Committees make recommendations to further the strategic goals and drive the work of our association.