Committee Information                               

AWARDS & LUNCH PROGRAMS COMMITTEE- Reviews award applications and plans the awards’ luncheon and plans the monthly luncheons, quarterly socials and the annual CRE Outlook program.

EDUCATION - Develops educational programs for sessions scheduled throughout the year.

FINANCE - Assures the financial solvency of the association; reviews the annual budget and makes recommendations to keep the organization profitable. (NAR Core Standard)

GOLF OUTING - Develops the annual Golf Outing and solicits sponsors for the event.

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - Being “the voice for the Commercial REALTOR®” by forming grass-root efforts towards legislative issues that affect the commercial real estate industry and educate members as to the value of investing in and the benefits received from the participating in the REALTORS® PAC and plan fund raising events for RPAC. (NAR Core Standard)

MEMBERSHIP- Creates strategies for membership drives, recruits new members and reaches out to other institutes, councils and associations within our territorial jurisdiction, assists with retention initiatives.

NOMINATIONS - Develops a strategy for identifying members for leadership positions within FGCAR and preparing them to assume those roles.

PINNACLE AWARDS - Develops and implements the annual awards dinner, and recommends members for the Henry H. Blanton Award, a lifetime achievement award.

PITCH SESSIONS - Develops and implements the monthly Pitch Sessions by locating venues to host the meetings.

SPORTING CLAYS - Develops the annual Clays Tournament and solicits sponsors for the event.

  


 

Board Member Roles

PRESIDENT- The president shall: set the time, place, and agenda for meetings of the Executive Committee; call special meetings of the Chapter; preside at meetings of the Chapter and the Executive Committee; represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the Executive Committee and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees; in consultation with the Executive Committee, appoint the chairs and members of standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces; dismiss appointees for failure to act or other cause; serve as a member of the Chapter Presidents Council; oversee the management and administration of Chapter programs and budgets as adopted by the Executive Committee; designate and relieve an acting president; appoint interim trustees when vacancies occur during term; provide supporting statements to the Society for Emeritus Status, Limited Status, Temporary Limited Status, and Waver of Dues applicants; report on the state of the Chapter at the annual meeting of the Chapter; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter president, or as may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Committee. The president shall be a Full Member, a licensed Landscape Architect, and serve for a term of one (1) year, subsequent to their term as President-Elect. Succeeding their term they will assume the office of Immediate Past President.

PRESIDENT ELECT - The president-elect shall: in consultation with the Executive Committee, select for appointment when he or she assumes office as president the chairs and members of standing committees, other committees, and any special study groups or task forces; represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees; serve as acting president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter president-elect or as may be assigned or delegated by the president. The president-elect shall be a Full Member, a licensed Landscape Architect, and elected for a term of one (1) year. Ensuing their term they will assume the office of President and subsequently Immediate Past President.

TREASURER- The treasurer shall: collect all fees, dues, charges, and other funds due the Chapter; be the custodian of all Chapter funds and disburse such funds only as authorized by the Executive Committee; keep the accounts of the Chapter that shall be open at all times to inspection by the Executive Committee; present quarterly reports on the financial condition of the Chapter and yearend financial statements to the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter treasurer or as may be assigned or delegated by the president. The treasurer shall be a Full or Associate Member elected for a term of one year.

BOARD DIRECTOR - The Directors shall represent the Chapter’s interests within areas of specific concern to the membership and report to the Chapter’s officers through quarterly reports made at the Executive Committee meetings, and perform such other duties as are customary for the position of at-large member or as may be assigned or delegated by the Executive Committee of the Chapter. The Directors shall be Full or Associate Members appointed by the Chapter Executive Committee for terms of two (2) years. An affirmative vote by three-fourths (3/4) of the entire voting membership of the Executive Committee shall be required for appointment.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT - The immediate past president shall: represent and act for the Chapter as directed by the president and consistent with the policies of the Society as established by the Board of Trustees; serve ex officio as a member of the Nominating Committee; serve as acting president when designated by the president or the Executive Committee; and perform such other duties as are customary for the office of chapter immediate past president or as may be assigned or delegated by the president. The immediate past president shall be a Full Member, a licensed Landscape Architect, and serve for a term of one (1) year, subsequent their term as President.