Get involved and give back to your industry!
Ever wondered how you can give back to your industry? Look no further! We’ve got lots of great opportunities through our committees and task forces.
Committees and task forces are truly the backbone of the association. This is where you can get involved, lend your insights and expertise, and help shape the future of PAAR.
No matter your interests, there is a committee or task force for you – we promise!
Read the descriptions of each committee and task force below and when you're ready to get started, fill out the Committee/Task Force Interest Form.
The Affiliate Council supports the PAAR Affiliate members by increasing the overall value of an Affiliate membership and focusing on strengthening the mutual relationship between PAAR REALTOR® members and the Affiliate members.
Chair: Christina Sebring
Vice Chair: Skye Direen
Board Liaison: Christina Sebring
Staff Liaison: Elissa Portela
The Business Services Committee seeks to offer exceptional, innovative, and tailored training, designed to enhance members’ business success, and evaluate the current suite of MLS products, business tools and services offerings to determine usage and/or value to the membership. Starting in 2024, this will be a Technology Task Force.
Chair: Matt Howard
Vice Chair: Gordon Sampson
Committee Liaison: Jen Bergamini
Staff Liaison: Kasi Kratzer
The Community Service and Outreach Committee supports the mission and objectives of PAAR by enhancing the image and public awareness of the real estate profession through support of community service and outreach projects that benefit the communities PAAR serves.
Chair: Shari Howard
Vice Chair: Audra Farnsworth
Board Liaison: Shirley Nimsky
Staff Liaison: Nichole Ervin
The Education Committee aims to provide the best choices for member education, enabling REALTORS® to provide the highest level of service to clients and customers by continuing to offer training and resources on relevant and timely topics related to the real estate industry, and providing varied designation and certification courses through PAAR.
Chair: Francely Hernandez Ramirez
Vice Chair: Lauri Mackey
Board Liaisons: Cooper Anderson & Cindy Eastwood
Staff Liaison: Marcy Rogers
This Task Force will meet as needed to help PAAR identify speakers and topics for membership events.
This task force will meet as needed to discuss ideas to incorporate equity, diversity and inclusion in PAAR's programs and events.
This committee will assist in organizing the home tours meetings. This includes coordinating the hosts, breakfast, speakers and any other content for the meetings.
The Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the Prescott Area Association of REALTORS® by ensuring fiscal responsibility.
Chair: Barbara Phillips
Vice Chair: Tammy Anderson
Staff Liaison: Suzanne Westrum
The Member Engagement Committee oversees the development of programs and resources to effectively engage the REALTOR® and Affiliate members of the Prescott Area Association of REALTORS®.
Chair: Michael Hunt
Vice Chair: Lee Edwards
Board Liaisons: Jon Meade & Kayla Stazenski
Staff Liaisons: Nichole Ervin and Elissa Portela
The MLS Committee maintains market efficiency by setting higher standards for MLS data and ensuring agents have a clear path to provide excellence in service and professionalism to our community by recommending revisions, rules, and regulations.
Chair: Dani Cook
Vice Chair: David Thompson
Board Liaison: Jeanelle Shearer
Staff Liaison: Kasi Kratzer
The REALTOR® Party Committee keeps members informed of local, state, and national issues regarding private property rights and legal issues, provides guidance for what issues and candidates the Association should consider supporting, and helps educate PAAR members on the benefits and importance of advocacy via the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RAPAC).
Chair: Sharon Mortensen
Vice Chair: Lynn Kent
Board Liaisons: Molly Hohrein and Liz Kennedy
Staff Liaison: Louie Lujan
This task force will meet as needed to review and recommend technology tools made available to PAAR members.