2017 Committee Members
FAIR HOUSING/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY – To facilitate fair housing for all.
Committee Members: Equal Opportunity Chair - Chris Respess, Tom Atkins, Diane Edwards, Andrea Heekin, Gail Kenefick, Georgia Lilley, Bobby Roberson, Proctor Kidwell, Tomp Litchfield, Jay Martin, Jerry Evans, Reginal Burgess, Jule McKenzie, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
FINANCE - To review receipts and disbursements of board and MLS and recommend to Board of Directors a budget that will take care of its needs. Frequently communicate with Executive Officer concerning accounting practices and accountability of funds.
Committee Members: Finance Chair - Chris Respess , Glenn Holt, Tomp Litchfield, Bobby Clark, Mayhew Cox, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
MEMBERSHIP - To assure growth of members and affiliates and ascertain that only qualified persons are recommended for acceptance.
Committee Members: Membership,Membership Chair –Brittany Van Der Have, Allison Mordecai, Brenda Evans, Chris Respess, Mac Hodges, Gerri McKinley, Vivienne Afshari, Jason McCall, Heather Osborn, Christie Cooke, Nan McLendon, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
LEGISLATIVE/POLITICAL AFFAIRS - To work on community legislative matters as liaison with the State and National Association Committees. Also, provide an educational program for your membership on political activity, encourage and support Board members to run for elective or appointive office, and monitor political activities of governmental officials.
Committee Members: Legislative Affairs,Legislative Affairs Chair - Tomp Litchfield, Bob Rich, Thad Roberts, Georgia Brown, Andrew Selk, Keith Coyne, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS/GRIEVANCE - To assure members adherence to high ethical standards; to arbitrate disputes between members; investigate all complaints to determine whether or not they warrant consideration by a Hearing Panel; and hear complaints from the public and membership. Committee members should have NAR publication entitled “Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual” (110.)
Committee Members: Robin Pond Chairperson of Professional Standards committee;
Jay Martin - Chairperson of Grievance committee;
Jay Martin, Jerry Evans Mediator;
Tomp Litchfield, Ombudson
Starlon Credle, Administrator,
Tom Atkins, Bobby Clark, John Easterling, Andrew Fisher, Sandra Holt, Gail Kenefick, Diane Edwards, Gerri McKinley, Mary Lou Nixon, Warren Moore, Brenda Respess, Thad Roberts, Patty Selby, Hal Isley, Cindy Taylor, Rosie Lilley-Smith, Scott Cambell, Alexis Davis, Corky House, Nan McLendon, Andrea Heeken, Jeff Tripp
BOD Hearing panel, Tomp Litchfield, Glenn Holt, Chris Respess, Bobby Clark, Jeff Tripp, Allison Mordecai, Debbie Williams, Rosie Smith, John Easterling
PUBLIC RELATIONS/REALTOR® PROTECTION –To promote active participation by members in civic activities, and to develop and supervise projects, including newspaper, radio and TV publicity, which will reinforce public awareness of the difference between a REALTOR® and a licensee and help create the best possible “Public Image” of the Board and its members. Also arrange the best obtainable meeting programs of interest and value of members, and to promote regular attendance at those meetings. REALTORS® Term Protection requires you to assist and educate members, as well as the public in the proper use of the term.
Committee Members: Public Relations Chair - Debbie Williams, Maria Wilson , Adam O'Neal, Teresa Jenkins, Alvin Maxwell, Bill Alton, , Charles Phillips, Heather Osborn, Kelly McCarvil, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
RISK REDUCTION - To develop, implement, educate and monitor risk management issues and REALTOR® programs that will assist in reducing REALTORS® legal liability.
Committee Members: Risk Reduction Chair - Rosie Smith, Steve Carawan, Jason Adams, Steve Atkins, Stephen Atkins ll, Charles Watkeys, Tim Mordecai, Mayhew Cox, Ricky Clayton, Alton Pierce, Louann Lancaster, Abbott Tunstall, Al Pierce, Shannon Blackstone, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio.
SOCIAL - To make arrangements for facilities, food, and entertainment or programs, for any social event approved by the Board of Directors.
Committee Members: Social Chair - Debbie Waida , Alexis Davis, Georgia Anne Atkins, Nan McLendon, Scott Campbell, Cathy Waters, Jay Martin, Rosie Lilley, Lydie Jennings, Allison Mordecai, Juliette Sykes, Andrea Heekin, Brittany Van Der Have, Elizabeth Wilder, Beth Byrd, Carol Nash, Crystal Heath, Rachel Fitzsimons, Barbara Goodman, Robin Boyd, Matthew Miller, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
EDUCATION - To promote educational activities, meetings, schools, written material indoctrination courses and seminars and support NCAR education programs and the REALTOR® Institute.
Committee Members: Education Chair - Jackson Lancaster, Beth Byrd, Brenda Respess , Maria Wilson, Connie Vaughan, Neal Evans, Tammy Gene Howard, , Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
TECHNOLOGY- To plan programs of interest to members ie: Social Media, Smart phones, Cloud computing, goto meetings, etc.
Technology Chair - Gracie Doerter, Andrew Fisher, Jackson Lancaster, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
AWARDS – To poll membership to determine the Rookie of the Year, REALTOR® of the Year and Million Dollar Producer awards, and have plaques prepared for presentation at a membership meeting determined by the Board of Directors.
Committee Members: Awards Chair - Brenda Evans,Diane Edwards, Corky House , Cindy Taylor, Lydie Jennings, Crystal Nobles, Tonya Wright, Christie Cooke, Jodi Welch, Jeff Tripp, Ex-officio
CONSTITUTION/BYLAWS - To review and recommend changes to the Board of Directors to keep the BOD in compliance with NAR & NCAR changes.
Committee Members: Chairperson - Rosie Smith, Nan McLendon , Jay Martin, Tomp Litchfield , John Easterling, Tom Atkins, Jeff Tripp Ex-officio
THREE RIVERS MLS COMMITTEE
MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE - To operate an activity (1) by which a Participant makes a blanket unilateral offer of sub-agency to other Participants (2) that is a facility for the orderly correlation and dissemination of listing information among Participants so that they may better serve their clients and the public.
Committee Members: MLS Chair - Jeff Tripp,Sandy Holt, Warren Moore, Kelly McCarvill, Steve Carawan, Tom Atkins, Mac Hodges, Rennie Atkins, Hal Isley, Jerry Evans, Gerri McKinley, Chris Respess, Jeff Tripp, Ex-officio