Board Minutes

Minutes Archive

June 6, 2016

Call to Order

President Adam A. Ruiz called the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS®, Inc. to order at 8:37 a.m.  The meeting was held in the Executive Room at the Association office in Murrieta.

Attendance

Adam A. Ruiz; Michael Perciful; Denyse Wilson; Lisa Neugebauer; Grant Brubaker; Wendy Whitelaw; Debbie Kosum; Frank Galante; Terry Ryan; David Hale; Barbara Baker; Mike Mason; Joe McGowan; Jenna Garza; Howard Dellsite; Gene Wunderlich, VPGA; Walter Wilson, GAD; and Connie Lynch, CEO.

Joint Finance Committee

A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the Joint Finance Committee’s recommendations as follows:

  • Recommend approval of the Preliminary Financial Reports (with check register) dated March 31, 2016;

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee presented the slate of nominees for the 2017 Board of Directors election. A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the Executive Committee’s recommendation for the 2017 Board of Directors candidates as follows:

Jim Arnett, P.O.S.H. Properties
Curtis Doss, Canear Real Estate
Jenna Garza, Berkshire Hathaway Ranch & Coast- Incumbent
Janice Lovendahl, Top Level Realty
Terry Ryan, Century 21 McDaniel & Associates – Incumbent
Albert “Al” Von Entress, Calcom Realty, Inc.
Denyse Wilson, Real Estate Places – Incumbent

Discussion held on the SRCAR® Bylaws.  A motion was made, Seconded and carried to approve the SRCAR® Bylaws, as presented.

Section II. Selection of Directors and Officers

e. Recommendations to Board.   The Chief Executive Officer receives and reviews all applications by members and Directors for the open Director and officer positions to confirm eligibility and qualifications to serve.  By the end of June May, a list of eligible and qualified candidates is provided by the Chief Executive Officer to the Vice President (Incoming President) and the Executive Committee for their review and subsequent recommendation to the Board of Directors for voting at its August June meeting.

g. Executive Committee Candidates Review Meeting. In June July, at least twenty (20) calendar days, or the next following business day prior to the August Board of Directors meeting each year, a closed, confidential, in-person meeting of the Executive Committee will be conducted.   Executive Committee members will keep all discussions, deliberations, names of proposed candidates, and decisions regarding the Slate completely confidential. The Executive Committee will:

1) Screen and review the qualifications of potential candidates for Director and officer vacancies;

2) Discuss the potential candidates proposed by the Vice President (Incoming    President for the positions of Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer (Chief Financial Officer) and the appointed one-year Directors;

h. Recommendations to Board.   At the July August Board of Directors meeting, the Incoming President’s recommendations for Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer (Chief Financial Officer), and two appointed Directors are presented to the Board of Directors for approval.

Consent Agenda

A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the consent agenda dated June 6, 2016.

Presidents Report

President Adam A. Ruiz requested that the incoming SRC YPN Chair serve as a C.A.R. Director and attend the C.A.R. Legislative meetings in spring.   A motion was made, seconded and carried to adopt the SRC YPN Chair to serve as a C.A.R. Director for the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS®.

In addition, discussion was held on the SRC YPN Chair and Staff liaison to attend N.A.R. Leadership.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to adopt the SRC YPN Vice Chair to attend the N.A.R. Leadership training, along with the staff liaison funded by the SRC YPN Committee.

Vice President Report

Vice President Michael Perciful indicated no report.

CEO Report

CEO, Connie Lynch, reported on SRCAR® membership counts, RAF, HAF & Scholarship fundraising totals year to date, in addition to other related items.

A written proposal on real estate training was presented. No action taken.

Executive Session

Adam Ruiz called the Board of Directors, along with the CEO, into Executive Session. At the conclusion of the Executive Session, the regular session of the Board of Directors meeting was reconvened.

 Government Affairs Report

Vice President of Government Affairs, Gene Wunderlich, provided a written report on the Statement of Mutual Cooperation between SRCAR, IVAR, WRCOG and Renovate America’s pace program.  A motion was made seconded and carried to approve the Statement of Mutual Cooperation with an amendment adding “HERO and any pace style programs,” as well as, “Non endorsement” language to the agreement.

Government Affairs Director, Walter Wilson, provided a verbal report on the C.A.R. sponsored bills.

CRMLS Board of Directors

No CRMLS Board of Directors report given.

CRMLS Operations

Lisa Neugebauer, CRMLS Finance Committee. No report given.

CRMLS Finance Committee

Howard Dellsite, CRMLS Operations Committee. No report given

 Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors for the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS® will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. at the Murrieta Association office, in the Executive Room.

Adjournment

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:07 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Connie Lynch
CEO