Committees

CPM® (Certified Property Manager) COMMITTEE

  • Identifies local charity or community organizations that would benefit from the support of the chapter, whether financially or through volunteering of time and energy.
  • Plans fundraising and other supportive events for the charity or community organizations.
  • Seeks out and encourages qualified individuals to attend the CPM® courses and to apply for the designation.


ARM® (Accredited Residential Manager) COMMITEE

  • Plans annual ARM® charity event for the ARM® members and to promote the designation to non-members in the real estate industry.
  • Seeks out and encourages qualified individuals to attend the ARM® courses and to apply for the certification.


EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • Oversees the development of the annual course schedule for the chapter; collaborates as needed with education contacts within region, and with the Education Services team at IREM® Headquarters to finalize schedule.
  • Ensures that the chapter has strategies for recruiting students.
  • Develops strategies to market courses and works with chapter leadership to implement them.
  • Acts as backup course administrator when necessary and assists with course logistics.
  • Reviews all education-related communications from IREM® Headquarters.
  • Reviews applications and assists with the membership approval process.
  • Works with Membership Committee to plan non-credentialed education for our members.


INDUSTRY PARTNER COMMITTEE

  • Serves as a liaison between the Chapter and Industry Partners.
  • Represents the interests of those who provide products and services to our members and establishes a benefits package for Industry Partners.
  • Seeks out sponsorship from vendors serving the real estate industry.
  • Plans annual Membership Appreciation Event.


LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

  • Serve as the liaison between IREM Headquarters Government Affairs staff and your chapter.
  • Provide communication and information to chapter members on pertinent local, state, and sometimes federal legislation and policy.
  • Encourage chapter member participation in legislative activities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with elected officials at all levels of government.
  • Issue and encourage participation in legislative or regulatory "Calls-for-Action,” requests for involvement from IREM Headquarters, and coordinating legislative needs within the chapter.
  • Coordinate and implement an “IREM Day at Statehouse” program to establish relationships between chapter members and state legislators, position IREM as an available resource, and discuss pertinent policy issues if necessary.
  • Attend IREM Headquarters Capitol Hill Fly-In in Washington D.C.
  • Complete training to be familiarized with website and resources, and participate in follow-up training and educational sessions when available.


MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

  • Recruitment, engagement and retention.
  • Evaluate research to determine sources and forms of membership, identify impediments to membership and solutions for overcoming those impediments.
  • Suggest strategies to enhance membership growth.
  • Create a Candidate Guidance/Mentor program within the chapter.
  • Works with Education Committee to plan non-credentialed education for our members.


NEXT-GEN COMMITTEE

  • Develops and implements a program to attract new people to the commercial real estate management industry.
  • Plans an annual event to help grow our membership and industry with young professionals.


SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE

  • Establishes the annual calendar for Chapter meetings.
  • Works with the Chairs & Co-Chairs of all committees regarding programming of events.
  • Assists in the planning, coordination, and implementation of the Chapters major events, (ie: Trade Show, Golf Outing, Clay Shoot, Industry Partner Member Appreciation, ARM Fundraiser, CPM Committee Charitable Events, etc).


HEALTH & WELLNESS COMMITTEE

  • Be resource for relevant Health and Wellness issues impacting real estate property management.
  • Gather relevant best practices to assist the property management professionals and clients in managing the impact/operation of multifamily, condominium, industrial, retail and office environments for issues relating to, but not limited to:
    • Covid 19
    • Bed Bugs
    • Mental Wellness in the face of epidemics and pandemics
    • Sedentary lifestyles, lack of physical activity, poor diet, stress, social isolation and environmental degradation.
  • Promote the IREM’s Sustainability Programs, provide workshop programs to help achieve the designation.
  • Identifies and recommends timely topics and speakers for meetings.
  • Extends invitation to speakers and coordinates necessary audio/visual needs with the IAE.
  • Obtains speaker bio and introduces speaker at meeting.


TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION COMMITTEE

  • Be a resource for relevant Technology and Innovations impacting real estate property management.
  • Gather relevant best practices to assist the property management professionals and clients in managing the impact/operation of multifamily, condominium, industrial, retail and office environments for issues relating to, but not limited to:
    • PropTech
    • Energy Rebate Programs
    • HVAC
    • Application software
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Emerging trends
  • Identifies and recommends timely topics and speakers for meetings.
  • Extends invitation to speakers and coordinates necessary audio/visual needs with the IAE.
  • Obtains speaker bio and introduces speaker at meeting.


DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE

  • To promote the understanding that each individual is unique and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.
  • Promote the six ways to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace:
    • Be aware of unconscious bias. Building awareness is a first step towards real change
    • Communicate the importance of managing bias
    • Offer diversity and inclusion training
    • Acknowledge holidays of all cultures
    • Make it easy for your people to participate in employee resource groups
    • Mix up your teams
  • Identifies and recommends timely topics and speakers for meetings.
  • Extends invitation to speakers and coordinates necessary audio/visual needs with the IAE.
  • Obtains speaker bio and introduces speaker at meeting.