01 Jun Mississippi wins national awards
Mississippi REALTORS® and its members received several awards in Washington, D.C. the week of May 15 during the National Association of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo.
Mark Cumbest, Pam Powers and David Stevens (not pictured) were inducted into the The REALTORS® Political Action Committee Hall of Fame Class of 2016. They were recognized for making RPAC investments with an aggregate of at least $25,000.
MS REALTORS® was awarded the Triple Crown Award and the President’s Cup. President David Griffith and Past-President Lisa Hollister accepted the awards.
The Triple Crown recognizes states that meet their state specific RPAC Goals during the current fundraising year. Mississippi achieved:
– 181 percent of Major Investor goal
– 233 percent of RPAC goal
– 240 percent of President’s Circle goal
– 65 percent participation
The President’s Cup recognizes the hard work state REALTOR® leaders and association staff perform to advance the REALTOR® Party. The honor continues as REALTOR® leaders and state associations are urged to achieve advocacy and RPAC goals.
Mississippi associations also took home three of the 15 Local and Commercial Performance Achievement Awards given out annually to local and commercial overlay associations.
Mississippi Commercial Association of REALTORS® received a first place RPAC Award of Excellence among Commercial Overlay Boards. The 97-member board had 68 percent participation with two Major Investors and two President’s Circle.
The Greenville Area Board of REALTORS® received a third place RPAC Award of Excellence in the small association category for participation and fundraising.
Central Mississippi REALTORS® received a third place RPAC Award of Excellence in the medium association category for participation and fundraising.
Local and Commercial Performance Achievement Awards are given to associations that are active on the PAC Management System. Associations are ranked based on participation, Major Investors and President’s Circle investors as a percentage of overall membership to give a total composite score. Three awards are given to Commercial Associations and three awards are given to Local Associations per size category.