Board Minutes

Minutes Archive

April 4, 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 REALTORSâ, Inc. to order at 8:34 a.m.  The meeting was held in the Executive Room at the Association office in Murrieta.


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

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 February 29, 2016;
  • Recommend approval of the Bank Balance Report dated February 20, 2016;
  • Recommend approval to sponsor the Ramona Blow Pageant for $1000.00 (16 tickets VIP reception, advertisement in the program, website, logo on all advertisement);
  • Recommend approval to donate $500.00 to St. Francis College Preparatory High School “A Knights Tale” fundraiser;
  • Recommend approval to donate gift baskets (not to exceed $250.00) to C.A.R.’s HAF 7th Annual Casino fundraiser.

Consent Agenda

A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the consent agenda dated April 4, 2016.

Presidents Report

President Adam A. Ruiz acknowledges the Directors attending chamber events. In addition he reiterated the goal in obtaining a 100% in the “True Cost of Doing Business”.

Vice President Report

Vice President Michael Perciful presented CRMLS’ new core products currently being offered.  A motion was made, seconded and carried to acquire through CRMLS, Inc., Showing Time and Smart Desk, as a member benefit.

CEO Report

CEO, Connie Lynch, reported on SRCAR® membership counts, MLS listings and change comparable report, in addition to other related items.

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 verbal and written report. A request was made for consideration to revise the OPPOSE position on the Hero Program. A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve Vice President of Government Affairs’ recommendation to allow SRCAR to modify the opening statement, pending appointment of a joint PACE task force with Realtors®,  Renovate America and WRCOG. References to the HERO Program would be modified to ‘PACE Style Programs’.

Government Affairs Director, Walter Wilson, provided a verbal report.

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, gave a verbal report.

A verbal report was given on the 2355 East Florida building,

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, May 2, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. at the Murrieta Association office, in the Executive Room.


There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:43 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Connie Lynch