2021 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
Dave Arter
Ted Benjamin
Jim Hall
Melanie Holliday
Kelly Huguenin
Kimberly Kovacs
Kerri Maw
Carol McCarley
Brian Murty
Angela Roehl
Valerie Tutor

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.

Greg Demaras
Ted Benjamin
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®.

Joel Goodman
Mike Badenoch
Ted Benjamin
George Kohlbrenner
Ray Ochester

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.”

Kelly Huguenin
Judie Anderson
Ted Benjamin
Tina DiCharia
Deb Gleason
Cathie Lewis
Jayne Lumley
Becky Mulka
Angela Roehl
Janka Varmuza
Connie Walters

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.

David Schuldenfrei    
Eric Pfeifer

David Arter
Ted Benjamin
Bruce Cochrane
Mary Lou Bailey
Rose Dakos
Cathie Lewis
Kerri Maw
Ray Ochester 
Shane Spring
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: 2021 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)

Mary Lou Bailey, Grievance
Ray Ochester, Prof. Standards 
Susan Andrews
Judie Anderson
Mike Badenoch
Ann Gee
Wendy Kirschner
George Kohlbrenner
Cathie Lewis
Becky Mulka
Fred Newman
Amy Wainwright
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
Ted Benjamin
Bob Berning
Bruce Cochrane
Greg Demaras
Tina DiCharia
Tom Kiddy
David Schuldenfrei
Amy Wainwright

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
Mike Badenoch
Ted Benjamin
Greg Demaras
Kelly Huguenin
Bill LeJeune
Cathie Lewis
Valerie Tutor
Janka Varmuza
Amy Wainwright

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

David Arter
Brendan Albright

Ted Benjamin
Amanda Curran
Rose Dakos
Kimberly Kovacs
Bill LeJeune
David Lowden
Jayne Lumley
Mary Morris
Brian Murty
Bob Radigan
Shane Spring
Valerie Tutor