Board Minutes

Minutes Archive

October 04, 2013

Call to Order

Chairman Lisa Neugebauer called the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORSâ, Inc. to order at 8:30 a.m.  The meeting was held in the Executive Room at the Association office in Murrieta

Attendance

Lisa Neugebauer, Walter Wilson, Linda Hofstatter, Debbie Kosum, Howard Dellsite, Gene Wunderlich, Denyse Wilson, Adam Ruiz, Dianne Hoffman, Mike Mason, Joe McGowan, Curtis Doss, Rochelle Wren, Frank Galante & Connie Lynch, CEO.  Excused: Wendy Whitelaw  Guest:  Steven McMurtire, Executive Director of the California Commercial Alliance

Guest

Steven McMurtire, Executive Director of the California Commercial Alliance presented a membership program for SRCAR®. Additional information was requested.

CFO Report

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 June 30, 2013, July 31, 2013 & August 31, 2013;
  • Recommend approval for the Bank Balance Report dated June 30, 2013, July 31, 2013 & August 31, 2013;
  • Recommend approval to sponsor the California Association of REALTORS® Housing Affordability Fund 8th Annual Golf Tournament Tee sponsorship and four (4) golfers at $1160.00.
  • Recommend approval to host/sponsor the new NAR (MPR) Military Relocation Professional designation course and subsidize the cost of $54.00 per SRCAR® member. (standard cost $104.00)

 

Education Committee

The Education Committee made a recommendation to the Board of Directors for a subsidy program for GRI courses and to involve other Associations to help keep costs down (model program similar to the recent CRS courses). Additional information was requested.

Consent Agenda

A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the consent agenda dated October 4, 2013, as amended.

Presidents Report

Lisa Neugebauer, President deferred to new business.

President-Elect Report

2013 President-Elect, Walter Wilson, presented the 2014 slate of Committee Chair positions as follows: Patty Sather, Affiliate Chair; Wendy Whitelaw, Education Chair; Aaron Lloyd, Grievance Chair; Debbie Thomas, MLS Task Force Chair; Mike Mason, Orientation Chair; Curtis Doss, Professional Standards Chair; Brett Chappell, YPN Chair; Jenna Garza, YPN Chair-Elect; Kimberly Palmer, Legislative Liaison Chair; Rochelle Wren, Legislative Liaison Co-Chair; Denyse Wilson, Scholarship Chair; Forrest Richard Greenwood, Property Management Chair; & Dianne Hoffman, Commercial Chair.  

CEO Report

CEO Connie Lynch reported on SRCAR® membership counts, MLS Citations, MLS listings & changes comparable report.

Executive Session

The Board of Directors and CEO went into Executive Session, at the conclusion of the Executive Session, the regular session of the Board of Directors meeting was reconvened.

Donation

A motion was made, seconded and carried to donate $250.00 to Project Touch.

Government Affairs Report

Government Affairs Director Gene Wunderlich provided a written and verbal report.

REALTOR® Pride

Curtis Doss presented the N.A.R.’s new designated course “Military Relocation Professional” (core course-MVP Member Value Plus Program).

CRMLS Board of Directors

Howard Dellsite gave a verbal update on the CRMLS Board of Directors Meeting.

2014 SRCAR® Budget

Howard Dellsite, 2014 Chief Financial Officer presented the 2014 SRCAR® budget.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to accept the 2014 SRCAR® budget as presented.

Donation

A request was made to sponsor the Habitat for Humanity Christmas

Tree Lane.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to sponsor the Habitat for Humanity Christmas Tree Lane for $1000.00.

A request was made to sponsor a Giving Tree for Rancho Damacitas. The Board of Directors agreed to participate.  The tree will be placed  in the Association Office for members to make donations.

Executive Session

The Board of Directors and CEO went into Executive Session, at the conclusion of the Executive Session, the regular session of the Board of Directors meeting was reconvened.

Merger

Discussion was held on the merger agreement between Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS® and the Hemet San Jacinto Association of REALTORS®.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to merge with the Hemet San Jacinto Association of REALTORS® with the Southwest Riverside County of REALTORS® as the surviving Corporation.

Employment Contract

Discussion held on the existing Government Affairs Directors contract.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to extend the Government Affairs Directors contract for an additional three (3) years, expiring December 31, 2016.

Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors for the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS® will be held on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. at the Association Office.

Adjournment

There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 11:22 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Connie Lynch
CEO