Long Island Board of REALTORS® Committees

Whether you are just starting a real estate career or are a seasoned real estate veteran, getting involved can be an important part of your success. Volunteering for Committees provides you with the opportunity to share your ideas and experiences, and network with industry professionals.

Committee applications are open once a year for new member consideration. In the meantime, feel free to sit in on one of our open committee meetings! View our calendar HERE for upcoming meetings (don't forget to check off the "Meetings" box to search). For questions, please contact us HERE.

Committee List and Descriptions (Please refer to the LIBOR Bylaws and LIBOR Policy and Procedure Manual for a full and complete description of all committee functions.)

*Committee meetings open to non-committee members

  • Budget & Finance Committee

    Reviews revenue and expense projections; reviews the annual budget and the present budget. Makes appropriate budget recommendations and monitors the feasibility of investing revenues, vets the financial investment firms, makes investment recommendations, implements the process of investing, and monitors the investments in accordance with LIBOR’s Investment Policy.

    Criteria: Members cannot be re-appointed for at least one year.

  • Grievance

    Reviews allegations of violations of the Code of Ethics and member requests for Arbitration pursuant to the NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual, forwarding those appropriate to the Professional Standards Committee for a hearing.

    Prerequisites: Formal Professional Standards Training.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member

  • Professional Standards

    Considers and acts upon cases involving alleged violations of the Code of Ethics and arbitrates certain financial business disputes forwarded by the Grievance Committee, in accordance with the NAR Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual. Hearings are routinely scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    Prerequisites: Formal Professional Standards Training and at least one year on the Grievance Committee.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member

  • Appraisal Committee*

    Carries out the objectives of the Appraisal Network by planning events, establishing goals, making recommendations, subject to the approval of the LIBOR Board of Directors.

    Prerequisites: All members of the Appraisal Committee shall be members of the Appraisal Network.

    Criteria: LIBOR Member in good standing

  • Awards Committee

    Nominates the recipients of certain awards in accordance with certain criteria as established in the LIBOR Policy & Procedure Manual.

    Criteria: LIBOR Member in good standing

  • Bylaws Committee*

    Reviews the LIBOR Bylaws and policies to ensure compliance with the latest NAR requirements, and recommends revisions to the LIBOR BOD.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member

  • Commercial Committee*

    Carries out the objectives of the Commercial Network by planning events, establishing goals, making recommendations, subject to the approval of the LIBOR Board of Directors.

    Prerequisite: All members of the Commercial Committee shall be members of the Commercial Network.

    Criteria: LIBOR Member.

  • Credential Review Committee

    Reviews all applications of candidates for Officers and Directors for the coming year.

    Prerequisite: Involvement in and knowledgeable about LIBOR.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Members who are not seeking an Officer or Director position. No one REALTOR® Member can serve more than two consecutive years, and no more than one person from the same office shall serve.

  • Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee*

    Coordinate activities related to increasing the overall diversity and inclusiveness of our LIBOR membership and leadership participation to ensure knowledge of Fair Housing practices throughout the real estate community.

    Prerequisite: REALTOR® Members must have completed the NAR Fair Haven Course and the At Home With Diversity Certification prior to this Committee’s first meeting of the calendar year.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member

  • Global Business*

    Promote business opportunities by providing the necessary tools and resources to foster networking, generate referrals and increase commissions by serving global sources.

    Prerequisite: CIPS Designation or begin the process of completing the CIPS Designation.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Members meeting the above prerequisites. Affiliate Members with global business interests and contacts may also serve.

  • Government Affairs – Nassau/Suffolk*

    Monitor local, state, and national legislative issues and recommend positions and actions to the Board of Directors for approval with regards to their respective geographic jurisdiction and in conjunction with similar positions taken by NYSAR and NAR.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member and/or Affiliate Member.

    Attendance Policy: More than three (3) unexcused absences will result in removal from the Government Affairs committee by the respective Chair.

  • Government Affairs – Queens*

    Monitor local, state, and national legislative issues and recommend positions and actions to the Board of Directors for approval with regards to their respective geographic jurisdiction and in conjunction with similar positions taken by NYSAR and NAR.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member and/or Affiliate Member.

    Attendance Policy: More than three (3) unexcused absences will result in removal from the Government Affairs committee by the respective Chair.

  • Legal Assistance Committee

    Reviews requests for legal assistance in accordance with criteria established by the LIBOR BOD to determine eligibility for the Legal Assistance Fund.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member and/or Affiliate Member

  • Strategic Planning

    Reviews industry trends and supports staff for the development of business and/or strategic plan and reviews its progress.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member and/or Affiliate Member

  • REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC)*

    Helps increase participation in fund raising campaign programs and encourages investment in RPAC to achieve monetary and membership participation goals set by NYSAR and NAR.

    Criteria: REALTOR® Member

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