Communications & Public Relations
Purpose: The Communications and Public Relations Committee shall be charged with the responsibility to advise and recommend policy matters concerning communication vehicles including printed publications, on-line versions of information, and information delivered via current and future emerging technological methods.

Composition:
Number on Committee: Nineteen
Chair: Appointed by the President
Vice Chair: Appointed by the President-Elect
Makeup: Chair, Vice Chair, Vice President of Member and Public Services, the Chair of the Association Executives Forum, the Chair of the Technology Forum, a member of YPN and thirteen At-Large members. The Regional Directors are contributing members. If representatives from the above mentioned categories are not available, substitutions may be made from the general membership. The President and President-Elect are ex-officio members with the right to vote.

Restrictions: N/A

Term: One year for the Vice President of Member and Public Services and the Chair of the Association Executives Forum, Technology Forum and YPN member, Two years (staggered) for the At-Large members

Limits: N/A
Quorum: Five
Reporting: Vice President of Member and Public Services, Executive Committee, Board of Directors

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shall educate the general public on preservation of private property rights and/or Georgia Association of REALTORS® dedication to protect them
  • Shall promote the best interest and act as the voice of the Georgia Association of REALTORS® to its various publics as follows: consumers, the Georgia Association of REALTORS® membership, political and property owners to determine and coordinate the needs of the various real estate communities; and to devise program and method of addressing such needs
  • Shall develop programs of community involvement and improvement for the Georgia Association of REALTORS®
  • Shall promote participation in such programs to the members of the Georgia Association of REALTORS®
  • Shall promote programs to the general public to enhance the REALTOR® image
  • Shall facilitate the formation of coalitions between the Georgia Association of REALTORS® and agencies designed to improve the quality of life in communities
  • Shall review the Georgia Association of REALTORS® web site design and usability to ensure it is meeting membership needs in even numbered years.
  • Shall not seek partnership funding from the Partnership Committee or any Partner of the Georgia Association of REALTORS®
  • All requests for funds are to be channeled through the Finance Committee for inclusion in its report to the Executive Committee as to the budgeting impact of such funds requests
  • Shall perform such other duties as directed by the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee or the President