Alabama REALTORS® Political Action Committee
Charges: (According to AAR Policies & Procedures Section 4.4.13):
1. To elect candidates who are knowledgeable and sympathetic to REALTOR® issues for the purpose of developing governmental policies, legislation, administration and finances for the advancement of the cause of good government.
2. To have sole responsibility and authority for ARPAC fundraising and ARPAC contributions.
Composition: (According to ARPAC Bylaws Article IV)
The affairs of ARPAC shall be managed by a 14 member Board of Trustees, consisting of twelve "voting" and two "non-voting" Trustees. The 12 "voting" Trustees consist of: two (2) REALTOR® members from each of the 5 AAR Regions; the current President of the Alabama Association of REALTORS®; and the President-Elect of the Alabama Association of REALTORS®. The 2 "non-voting" Trustees shall consist of: the Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama Association of REALTORS® and the Governmental Affairs Director or ARPAC Staff Liaison of the Alabama Association of REALTORS®. Trustees are appointed by the President of the Alabama Association of REALTORS®.
Strategic Objectives Pursuant to the Business Plan:
2.1 In 2010 and each successive four years, AAR’s highest planned priority focus shall be on candidate endorsements, contributions, organizing REALTORS® to volunteer in selected races, Election Day activities and turnout.
2.2 Maintain and strengthen an Alabama REALTORS® Political Action Committee (ARPAC) culture by promoting ARPAC as a top priority for local associations.
a. Produce ARPAC marketing materials for local use at meetings and in new member orientations.
b. Continue to promote ARPAC participation at or above the "Fair Share" and major investor levels.
c. Encourage REALTOR® awareness and involvement in governmental issues.
d. It is the responsibility of the Chair, Vice Chair and ARPAC Trustees to provide political training on an annual basis, holding a conference in Montgomery for local board leaders, local ARPAC chairs, and local Association Executives, to teach the rules of ARPAC fundraising, as well as best practices on local fundraising, candidate endorsements and grassroots lobbying.
e. Continue ARPAC's thank you and recognition program of all contributors.
Stacey Sanders, Chair
- Central Region
Gusty Gulas, Vice Chair
- Jefferson, Shelby, Blount Region
Cy Cain, Southern Region
Sherry Dinges, Northern Region
Cindy Dyer, Northern Region
Jo Glenn, Central Region
Jimmy Hamner, North Central Region
Margi Ingran, Jefferson, Shelby, Blount Region
Keith Kelly, North Central Region
Randy McKinney, Southern Region
Shawn Reeves, President
Mugs Mullins, President-Elect
Jeremy Walker, Senior Vice President
The Alabama Association of Realtors® (AAR) is the largest statewide organization of real estate professionals comprised of over 13,000 members. United by adherence to a Code of Ethics, our members work as real estate professionals in the sale, lease, appraisal, management and development of residential, commercial, rural and resort properties throughout Alabama.
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