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All the basics are here: how to join, a lockbox / key overview, contact details for Service Center locations, staff, and the leadership team, and a list of NEFAR's task forces, councils, and committees.
NEFAR's committees, councils and task forces represent its diversity. Through your active involvement, you become an integral part in guiding the direction of your REALTOR® organization.
While there are numerous areas of interest from which to choose, please opt to join only those task forces, councils and committees to which you are willing to commit your time and effort.
Want to join a 2023 committee, council planning committee or task force as a chair, vice-chair or committee member? Click here to complete the Committee / Council / Task Force Sign Up form
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Beaches Council (Beaches area Tour of Homes)Staff liaison: Debbie Dermody Chairperson: Scott Nyman / Vice Chairperson: April Hall-LloydHistoric Area CouncilStaff liaison: Celeta McClammaChairperson: Paula Givler / Vice Chairperson: Jon SingletonMandarin CouncilStaff liaison: Celeta McClammaChairperson: John Adams / Vice Chairperson: Jan JenkinsNorthside CouncilStaff liaison: Marcia HodgsonChairperson: Samantha Heflin / Vice Chairperson: Mick Dolan
Ponte Vedra Council (Ponte Vedra Tour of Homes)Staff liaison: Debbie DermodyChairperson: Jerry “Buzz” Thomas / Vice Chairperson: Mark Ryan
Putnam CouncilStaff liaison: Savannah WilliamsChairperson: Cassie Browning Nettles / Vice Chairperson: Chris Fields
Southwest Council (Clay County and west Jacksonville Tour of Homes)Staff liaison: Evonne MoodyChairperson: Rich Zeisel / Vice Chairperson: Kevin NoelSt. Johns Council (St. Johns County Tour of Homes)Staff liaison: Savannah WilliamsChairperson: Cole Slate / Vice Chairperson: Theron “Ben” Glynn
Commercial Alliance of Realtors® - Facebook page here.Serving the needs of NEFAR members who have an interest in the commercial practice of real estate.Staff liaison: Celeta McClammaChairperson: Jonathan Miller / Vice Chairperson: Ramon DayGlobal Business Council - Facebook page here.Enhance the professionalism of Realtors involved in international transactions and to be the resource for international investment in northeast Florida. $25 membership fee required. Click here for more information and a membership application.Staff liaison: Ciera SmithChairperson: Angela “Angie” McKee / Vice Chairperson: Jonna FaethYoung Professionals Network (YPN) - Facebook group here.YPN helps young real estate professionals excel in their careers by giving them the tools and encouragement to become involved in four core areas: Realtor associations, real estate industry, peers, and community.Staff liaison: Joshua GarrettChairperson: Christian Oliva / Vice Chairperson: David Phan
LegislativeWork in conjunction with NEFAR's Government Affairs Director to track current and proposed legislation affecting real estate on the local, state and national levels to inform and educate NEFAR members. Make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding NEFAR positions on local legislation. Staff liaison: Nancy GarciaChairperson: Ray Rivera
Grievance or Professional Standards
Click here for more information on joining NEFAR's Grievance or Professional Standards Committee.
Candidate ScreeningInterview candidates and make recommendations to the Board of Directors for support of those candidates who best support the Realtor position. Pre-requisites, must be: 1) a NEFAR Realtor member, 2) a member of the Legislative Committee, 3) an RPAC contributor at the $99 level annually, 4) willing to complete an application AND attend training once every two years, 5) registered to vote in the U.S.Staff liaison: Nancy GarciaChairperson: Carol Zingone / Vice Chairperson: Linda McInnisCommunity Affairs - Facebook group here.Plan and spur involvement in NEFAR's designated, organizational community affairs programs. Staff liaison: Marcia HodgsonChairperson: Christina Welch / Vice Chairperson: Margarita CavanaghEducation Advisory - Facebook page here.Provide recommendations to NEFAR's Education Director on education courses and programs. Staff liaison: Deanna SimsChairperson: Amanda Feagle / Vice Chairperson: Bailey Jordan
FormsReview and update NEFAR forms for members' use. Staff liaison: Celeta McClammaChairperson: Lee Osborne / Vice Chairperson: Zach Crabtree
Leadership DevelopmentInterview applications for NEFAR's Leadership Academy and develop year-long agenda and curriculum.Staff liaison: Glenn EastChairperson: Tiea Vincent / Vice Chairperson: Clark LaBlondRealtor-Builder TradeshowPlan and implement the annual Realtor-Builder Tradeshow. Staff liaison: Celeta McClammaChairperson: Ron HarrisRPAC Awareness and Events - Facebook group here.Work in conjunction with NEFAR's Government Affairs Director to conduct fundraising campaigns and events, including NEFAR's annual RPAC Auction, to benefit the Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC). Staff liaison: Nancy GarciaChairperson: Cliff Baker / Vice Chairperson: Tara Braithwaite
All area councils are open to all NEFAR members, regardless of where you work or live. Therefore, one does not "join" or "become a member" of an area council. All NEFAR members may attend any council meeting or function - registration, payment, and/or other requirements may apply.
Join the NEFAR Area Councils Facebook Group to stay informed on all upcoming events for each of the eight Area Councils, participate in industry related discussions and to connect with friends and colleagues.