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LAR Leadership

2021 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the association. The board is comprised of 12 REALTOR® members elected for two-year terms and a Chairman of the Board that presides over board meetings. Association leadership is comprised of a President, President-Elect and Secretary/Treasurer, who elected for one-year terms. Those that serve on the Board of Directors of the Texas and National Association of REALTORS® also serve as Ex-Officio members of the LAR board.  

The association elects six new directors annually. The election is held on the third (3rd) Thursday in September. 

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee reviews all matters that are presented to the Board of Directors for review. The Executive Committee gives its recommendation on all matters that go before the Directors. It meets monthly or as needed. The committee consists of:

  • Current President
  • President-Elect
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Member-at-large (This person is chosen from the current Board of Directors)

Member Committees

Commercial Services

Recommend, promote and initiate education and services specifically for commercial practitioners. Meets as needed.

Education

Identifies, coordinates and promotes educational programs and courses offered by LAR. Meets 8-10 times per year.

Finance

Reviews the monthly financial report as it relates to LAR’s budget and makes recommendations on LAR’s finances. Limited to REALTOR® members. Meets monthly.

Governmental Affairs/TREPAC

Stays informed of issues directly affecting REALTORS® and private property owners. Conducts candidate interviews, participates in and promotes REALTOR® Hill visits in legislative years and organizes and conducts investing programs for the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee (TREPAC). Meets 10-12 times per year.

Multiple Listing Issues and Policies

Makes recommendations on the Multiple Listing Service rules and regulations and the system itself. Educates the membership on the MLS system and serves as MLS liaisons to their respective offices. Meets 10-12 times per year.

Programs and Luncheons

Plans monthly membership meetings and other special events. Meets 4 to 6 times a year.

Strategic Planning

Reviews LAR’s Strategic Plan for progress and makes recommendations on ways to help the association meet its goals. It helps guide the future of the association. Meets 2-3 times per year.

Property Investors and Managers

Recommends, promotes and initiates education programs and services designed for property managers and investors. Meets as needed.

United Way

Administers LAR’s fund-raising drive for the Lubbock Area United Way. Meets 4-6 times per year from May to August.

Member Task Forces

Keybox Feasibility (limited space)

Examines the association Keybox vendor to address all business specialty needs. Meets as needed.

Installation and Awards Banquet

Plans LARs annual installation and awards banquet. Meets 10-12 times per year.

Nextgen REALTORS® Young Professionals Network

For the young in age, young in the business or just young at heart! Focuses on networking, community service, education, and encouraging association involvement. Meets 8-10 times a year.

Walk with Pride

Plans and implements LAR’s campaign to provide new shoes to children in need for the school year. Meets 4-5 times between July and September.

Website Feasibility (Limited Space)

Examines and reviews current association websites. Makes recommendations about website design, hosting and other website related issues. Meets as needed.

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