GHAR Committees

Types of committees

GHAR is proud of the work that our membership leaders have completed through the numerous opportunities listed below. Ask around - members who have served on a GHAR committee have found it a rewarding experience. It's a great way to lead your association as well as network and make some new friends! As you see below, we have committees to meet any interest. Login to the Member Portal to see the roster of current committee members.

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(*Some committees require additional qualifications.)

Committee Objectives

Bridge Committee

Bridges the gap between GHAR and underrepresented members by outreach and engagement through events, education, and support that enhances overall participation in GHAR. Meets as needed.   -sign up-

Broker Services Committee*

Identifies Broker-owner and Office Manager needs and solutions. Open to only to Brokers & Managers. Meets as needed. -sign up-

Community Involvement Committee

Strengthen the relationship between REALTORS® and the Greater Hartford community. Determine what the Association can do to encourage, enrich, empower and enable the affinities that exist between the local community and the Association. Partners with charitable and housing organizations. Meets as needed.  -sign up-

CT Commercial Real Estate Alliance*

Commercial REALTORS® only group who work to develop programs, products and services for the commercial real estate community. Projects include: networking, scholarship(s), contract forms, and education classes. Commercial real estate must be your primary field of business. Find us on: Meets as needed. -sign up-

Government Affairs Committee

Strives to build better government relations on state and local level. Encourages REALTOR® participation in government affairs programs and activities. Develops and implements fund-raising programs to promote Member investments in the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC). Meets as needed.  -sign up-

Grievance Committee*

Reviews ethics complaints and arbitration requests to determine if a hearing is warranted. Meets as needed. Must be an active REALTOR® member for at least 2 years.  -sign up-

Legal Awareness Committee

Reviews current legal issues on behalf of membership and maintains the Association's real estate contracts and standard forms to comply with new real estate regulations and member protection needs. Meets as needed.  -sign up-

Litchfield County Chapter

Ensure that GHAR services are provided locally to GHAR members in Litchfield County. Services, will include, but not necessarily be limited to, education classes, social networking events, and fundraising events to preserve the REALTOR® identity within the local community and/or foster the collegiality of the local Litchfield County membership. Meets as needed.  -sign up-

Member Services Committee

Develops and schedules continuing education classes and professional development on timely issues affecting the real estate industry. Evaluates and recommends implementation of new products and services. Meets as needed.  -sign up-

Professional Standards Committee*

Provides hearing panels to determine matters of alleged unethical conduct by Members and arbitrates disputes regarding entitlement to compensation in cooperative transactions between REALTORS®. Serve on hearing panels as needed. Must have served a minimum of 2 years on Grievance and hold a current PSCS Designation.  
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Regional Committees

Plan and deliver networking events, programs, and educational opportunities in your own market area. Three regions meet as needed: NORTHEAST, SOUTH, and WEST.  -sign up-

Young Professionals Network (YPN)

GHAR's YPN plans events to engage young REALTORS® to promote their leadership and professional growth by providing educational and social networking events in a casual, progressive and fun environment.
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