ECAR Committees & Task Forces    

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Many of the most successful Realtors® and Power Partners in the Emerald Coast find that serving on an ECAR committee is key to their ability to forming productive working relationships, developing their leadership skills, and obtaining cutting-edge industry information.  Join a committee!
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Awards and Recognition Committee

Develops award categories and criteria for member recognition and works to ensure the success of the annual awards event. Power Partners & Realtors® welcome!

Budget and Finance Committee

Oversees fiscal matters at ECAR, including recommending fiscal policy, monitoring fiscal condition, and overseeing development of Annual Budget for recommendation to the Board of Directors. Realtors® only.

Commercial Committee

Works to ensure excellent education, networking, and communication services for ECAR members involved in commercial real estate and recommends policies, procedures, and services to enhance ECAR’s MLS for the benefit of members who specialize in commercial real estate. Realtors® only.

Community and MIlitary Outreach Committee

Plans and implements community service and military support projects such as drives for food pantries and volleyball tournaments. Power Partners & Realtors® welcome! 

Grievance Committee

Reviews written ethics complaints and arbitration requests to determine whether or not a hearing is warranted. Prerequisite: all-day training in Professional Standards every 2 years; Board of Directors selects members from qualified applicants.  Realtors® only.

Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Committee

Recommends policies, procedures, and services to enhance ECAR’s MLS for the benefit of members and other Participants. Realtors® only.

Professional Development Committee

Fosters knowledge, integrity, and professionalism among ECAR Realtors® by identifying timely and useful topics and optimum formats for ECAR education courses. Power Partners and Realtors® welcome!

Professional Standards Committee

This Committee does not hold meetings. Members are, from time to time, asked to serve on Hearing Panels to hear matters of alleged unethical conduct by members or arbitration requests. Prerequisite: all-day training in Professional Standards every 2 years; with Board of Directors approval the President shall appoint members that have served for two consecutive years on the Grievance Committee. Realtors® only.

Public Policy Committee

Supports homeownership and protects property rights by highlighting important Government Affairs information for members, reviews local public policy issues and recommends ECAR public policy positions to the Board of Directors; and oversees the ECAR Candidate Screening process and Candidate Forums. Realtors® only. 

Realtors® Political Action Committee (RPAC)

Works to build participation among ECAR members in RPAC. Realtors® only.

Residential Property Management (RPM) Committee

Recommends policies, procedures, and services to enhance ECAR’s MLS for the benefit of residential property management members. Realtors® only.

Soldiers on the Water Task Force

Works to hold and maximize the success of this Annual event to provide wounded veterans a day of charter fishing. Power Partners and Realtors® welcome!

Young Professionals Network Committee

Works to build participation in ECAR activities by Realtors® and Power Partners who are new to the real estate industry or to their roles in it, as well as young professionals and “young at heart” members. Power Partners and Realtors® welcome!