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Make a Difference - Get Involved in 2018
You can make a difference by volunteering for one of the many 2018 HAR advisory groups. Sign up online today!
Advisory Group Descriptions & Responsibilities

Bay Area Political Affairs Advisory Leadership (PAAL):

Develop the candidate questionnaire, conduct candidate interviews, and make TREPAC contribution recommendations to the HAR Board of Directors for Pearland city council elections. Participate in the Political Affairs Advisory Group’s interviews for state and federal elections covering Clear Lake, Pearland, Friendswood and Deer Park areas and Harris County Commissioners Court. The advisory group will mobilize members to Get Out the Realtor® Vote for the HAR recommended candidates within the Bay Area. In addition, the Bay Area PAAL is charged with TREPAC fundraising efforts in the area.

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Rick Guerrero
Co- Chair
Joseph-Mykal Le
Co-Chair

Communications Advisory Group:

The Communications Advisory Group enhances the strategic efforts of the HAR Communications Department by ensuring HAR communications products and programs are responsive to member needs and promote and support the value of using a Realtor®.

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Nancy Almodovar
Chair

Fort Bend Political Affairs Advisory Leadership (PAAL):

Develop the candidate questionnaire, conduct candidate interviews, and make TREPAC contribution recommendations to the HAR Board of Directors for Missouri City and Sugar Land city council elections and Fort Bend County Commissioners Court. Participate in the Political Affairs Advisory Group’s interviews for state and federal elections covering the Fort Bend area. The advisory group will mobilize members to Get Out the Realtor® Vote for the HAR recommended candidates within Fort Bend County. In addition, the Fort Bend PAAL is charged with TREPAC fundraising efforts in the area.

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Tammy Truesdale
Chair

Governmental Affairs Advisory Group:

This advisory group serves as a liaison between the HAR Board of Directors and Members and local, state and federal governments. This group works closely with elected officials and governmental agencies to help promote HAR interests. This group shall maintain an awareness of all matters bearing upon the real estate industry or having impact upon the ownership of private property and suggest appropriate positions and measures.

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Ed Wolff
Chair

HAR Engage:

The advisory group assists with planning the association's largest annual one-day member conference which includes hands on technology demonstrations and educational sessions designed to help members increase their real estate market knowledge and productivity. The event is traditionally held in October and advisory group members are expected to attend as well as volunteer for several hours the day of HAR Engage. The 2017 date is Thursday, October 19.

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Kendra Wheaton
Chair

Information Advisory Group:

This group reviews possible applications of HRIS/MLS data sets and formulates recommendations for the HAR and HRIS Board.

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Thomas Mouton
Chair

International Advisory Group:

The International Advisory Group creates educational programs and networking business opportunities that relate to the global real estate industry. The advisory group also promotes visibility of MLS Area 82 where hundreds of international properties are listed. It is preferred that Applicants have the CIPS designation or be enrolled in classes leading to the process of obtaining the designation for the first year of group service. This group meets monthly, traditionally on the third Monday of the month at 2pm, and only two absences are permitted per year.

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Susan Annoura
Co- Chair
Pius Dawson
Co-Chair

Management Central Advisory Group:

Management Central is a division of HAR geared specifically towards the Real Estate Manager and Broker/Owner. Management Central offers at least two educational events a year and provides an online newsletter distributed every other month. The goal of Management Central is to provide Managers and Brokers with the latest tools to help them further their business through education and networking opportunities.

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Patti Beaulier
Chair

MLS Advisory Group:

The MLS Advisory Group helps establish and maintain MLS policy that is in the best interest of over 27,000 HAR members. In addition to maintaining MLS policy, the MLS Advisory Group also reviews member suggestions and recommends MLS system changes and enhancements that help make all MLS subscribers more professional and efficient.

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Beth Lovell
Chair

Montgomery County Political Affairs Advisory Leadership (PAAL):

Develop the candidate questionnaire, conduct candidate interviews, and make TREPAC contribution recommendations to the HAR Board of Directors for The Woodlands Township Board of Directors and Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Participate in the Political Affairs Advisory Group’s interviews for state and federal elections covering the Montgomery County area. The advisory group will mobilize members to Get Out the Realtor® Vote for the HAR recommended candidate within Montgomery County. The Montgomery County PAAL is charged with TREPAC fundraising efforts in the area.

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Abbie Holland
Chair

Political Affairs Advisory Group:

This advisory group serves as the political communicator for HAR. The duties of this advisory group include interviewing candidates in order to make recommendations to the HAR Board of Directors regarding endorsements and TREPAC contributions to the candidates for their campaigns. The advisory group will mobilize members by promoting voter registrations and engaging and encouraging HAR members to vote during election cycles.

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John Nichols
Chair

Professional Development Advisory Group:

The Professional Development Advisory Group is made up of members who review existing educational programs and recommend new training programs.

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Jemila Winsey
Chair

Risk Management Advisory Group:

The Risk Management Advisory group addresses those areas in both residential and commercial real estate in which non-compliance issues present risk to our membership and to alert the membership as to their existence in an effort to resolve or minimize the risk.

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Richelle Henderson
Chair

Technology Advisory Group:

HAR’s Technology Advisory Group assess and implement existing and new technologies to establish the course for HAR.com and the products and services provided to our members.

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Dianne Moore
Chair

TREPAC Advisory Group:

This advisory group shall assist in organizing, hosting, and participating in TREPAC fundraising efforts throughout HAR’s membership. Advisory Group Members serve as TREPAC liaisons giving presentations to members on the importance of investing in their industry as well as informing members of the legislative issues facing members and the real estate industry. As the representatives of HAR TREPAC, it is recommended that all Advisory Group Members be at the $250 Lone Star Statesman TREPAC investment level.

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Diana Ayers
Chair

Young Professionals Network Advisory Group:

As the voice and advocate for HAR’s Young Professionals Network develops young real estate professionals through association involvement, career advancement and commitment to the community.

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Nicole Lopez
Chair
Area Networking Groups
The different Area Networking Meetings around the Greater Houston Area facilitate communication and fellowship between members, provide educational programs and promote Association activities from time to time. Each Area Networking Meeting is independently run and only promoted by HAR. If you are interested in attending any of the Area Networking Meetings or would like more information, please click one of the email links below.
   
Deer Park Email for More Information
Fort Bend Email for More Information
Great Northwest Email for More Information
Katy Email for More Information
Lake Houston Email for More Information
Montgomery County Email for More Information
Pearland/Alvin/Friendswood Email for More Information
290 Area Meeting Email for More Information