2024 Committees

(Chairs in Bold)

AFFILIATES & SPECIAL EVENTS: Organizes/streamlines the promoting and scheduling of Affiliate sponsored educational classes, seminars and other informational events, assists in planning Annual Golf Tournament, Annual Meeting, Installation, and Awards Banquet, as well as planning networking events and staying informed about industry news and trends. 

Amanda Curran
Valerie Tutor

Kelly Huguenin
Carol McCarley
Chelsea Aiello
Denise Vaughn
Brendan Albright
Kristin Alter
Bryan Hall
Tim Murty
Angela Roehl
Kerri Maw
Dan Royal
David Arter
Jim Hall
Connie Davidson

BUDGET & FINANCE: Considers and recommends ways and means to finance the Association properly; submits estimated annual budgets; is responsible for the maintenance, care, and control of the real estate and office of the Association; and has general fiscal oversight over Association operations, investments, and financial policy.

Tina DiCharia
Brendan Albright
Bruce Cochrane
George Kohlbrenner
Cathie Lewis
Becky Mulka

BYLAWS: Reviews and evaluates the Association’s governing documents to ensure they are maintained in compliance with the National Association of REALTORS®.

Greg Demaras
Amy Wainwright
Ted Benjamin
George Kohlbrenner
Brendan Albright

COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC RELATIONS: Increases awareness of and participation in Association programs, services, and activities, as well as promotes a positive image of REALTORS® within the community.  Liaison to local organizations for special events, and the “Sanibel and Captiva Islands Real Estate Guide.”

Ted Benjamin
Susan McCallion
Kelly Huguenin
Susan McCallion
Anna Turner
Cathie Lewis
Becky Mulka
Connie Walters
Tina DiCharia
Deborah Gleason
Judie Anderson
Janka Varmuza

GOVERNMENTAL & POLITICAL AFFAIRS: Works with local, state, and national government entities to encourage a climate favorable to the real estate profession, private property ownership, and the free enterprise system, including consideration of proposed regulations affecting real estate interests and other industry-related matters; encourage sound legislation protecting property rights and individual ownership of real estate.

Eric Pfeifer
Dave Arter
Mary Lou Bailey
Rose Dakos
Kevin Kelly
Cathie Lewis
Kerri Maw
Becky Mulka
Ray Ochester
Liz Podolsky
Shane Spring
Denise Vaughn
Amy Wainwright

GRIEVANCE & PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS COMMITTEES: Reviews ethics complaints and arbitration requests to determine if a hearing is warranted. Promote awareness and conformance to the Code of Ethics. (Please submit for this committee before December.  Required to attend a mandatory training class. Date: TBD). Enforces the REALTOR® Code of Ethics.  The Committee makes decisions on matters involving ethics or arbitration.  (Please submit for this committee before December.  Required to attend a mandatory training class. Date: TBD)

Amy Wainwright, Grievance
Susan Andrews, Prof. Standards 
Judie Anderson
Mary Lou Bailey
Ann Gee
Wendy Kirschner
George Kohlbrenner
Cathie Lewis
Becky Mulka
Fred Newman
Clo Whitney

MLS & INTERNET: Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Multiple Listing Service, including Caravan Meetings; assists with Association’s Internet interests.

George Kohlbrenner
Greg Demaras
Mark Pfeifer
Bob Berning
Greg Demaras
Bryan Hall
Liz Podolsky
Tina DiCharia
Bruce Cochrane

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:: Identifies, provides, and updates programs, products, and services that are relevant to either skill development or real estate practice to assist members in improving their professionalism and productivity. This includes continuing education classes/seminars, new-member orientation, and scheduling speakers and sponsors for monthly meetings.

Becky Mulka
Judie Anderson
Susan Andrews
Kris Alter
Greg Demaras
Bill LeJeune
Cathie Lewis
Ted Benjamin
Susan McCallion
Kelly Huguenin
Valerie Tutor

RPAC/ WATER QUALITY: Plans and staffs RPAC fund-raising events.

Dave Arter
Brendan Albright

Chelsea Aiello
Ted Benjamin
Amanda Curran
Bill LeJeune
Valerie Tutor
Amy Wainwright
Michelle Bornhorst
Cara Gomes
Jim Hall
Tim Murty