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Committee Information

The Ventura County Coastal Association of REALTORS® Committees are made up of members who graciously volunteer their time to help strengthen the association's events, services, member offerings, and strategic plan initiatives.

2020 Committee Application

Committee Structure VCCAR operates with two types of committees—operational and networking:

Operational: Committees require you to apply no later than the deadline noted annually (typically early November). The application is submitted to the Board of Directors for approval. Those who are approved will serve for that calendar year AND be a voting member of that committee.

Networking: Committees are open year-round and members can join at any time during the year by submitting an online application. After approval from the Board of Directors, applicants are voting members of the committee they applied for. The "networking committees" include the Affiliate Committee and the YPN Committee.

2019 Committees

Affiliate Committee

Liaison between Affiliate & REALTOR® members of the Association. Plans and conducts Affiliate Events; assists in coordination of many Association functions and other special activities including promoting the goodwill of the Association.

Chair: Patty Estrada 
Staff Liaison: Wyndi Austin
Director Liaison: Sher Heard
Meets: 2nd Tuesday Each Month @ 10 AM
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Finance Committee

Ensures that Association financial resources are properly allocated through the annual budget, responsible for recommending the annual budget to the Board of Directors, provides a review of the monthly financials, and recommending financial policies. Investigates the best methods of financing programs, projects, and investments when so instructed by the Directors.

Chair: Juliet Esquibias
Staff Liaison: Molly Pellegrino
Director Liaison: Juliet Esquibias
Meets: 2nd Friday each month at 1 PM
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Governing Documents Committee

Reviews, updates and revises, with Directors' approval, the Bylaws and Association Policy Manual to maintain these documents in a timely and current condition.

Chair: Dustin Dammeyer 
Vice Chair: Jeri Becker
Staff Liaison: Wyndi Austin
Director Liaison: Terri Davis
Meets: When necessary.
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Grievance Committee

Acts as a reviewing body for complaints turned into the Association to determine whether to dismiss or send forward to the Professional Standards Committee for a hearing.

Chair: Helene Keddington
Vice Chair: Ashley Anderson
Staff Liaison: Ashley Grush  
Director Liaison: Rebeca Elliott
Meets: When necessary.
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Leadership Development Committee

To provide recommendations for nomination and election of Officers and Directors; recruit potential candidates for the VCCAR Leadership Academy; determine Leadership Academy qualifications and guidelines for successful completion of the program; and interview and select Leadership Program participants. Responsible for selection of annual awards such as: REALTOR® of the Year, Affiliate of the Year.

Chair: Troy Palmquist
Vice Chair: Katie Connelly
Staff Liaison: Wyndi Austin
Director Liaison: Matt Capritto
Meets: 3rd Friday each month @ 9 AM
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Local Candidate Recommendation Committee (LCRC)

Established by a local association of REALTORS® to evaluate candidates for local offices and make recommendations to CREPAC, a C.A.R.-affiliated PAC. Local candidates include mayors, city council members, sheriffs, county supervisors, school and water board members and local judges, to name the most common local candidates. The LCRC Members have an important role in the association, and their decisions and actions can create tremendous benefit for their association and communities. LCRC and/or local board of directors make final decisions regarding support or opposition for local campaigns.

Chair: Karen Campbell
Vice Chair: Mark Chacon
Staff Liaison: Marta Golding Brown
Director Liaison: n/a
Meets: When necessary.
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Local Government Relations Committee

The committee monitors local legislative and regulatory actions and trends and interprets for member REALTORS®, local Associations and the public their impact on the real estate industry and property ownership. The committee recommends approaches to influence the course and form of local legislation and works with the Association Board of Directors in the formation of the Association policy and implementation of state and local mandated legislation.

Chair: Bonny Goetz
Vice Chair: Jeri Becker
Staff Liaison: Marta Golding Brown
Director Liaison: Kay Wilson-Bolton 
Meets: 2nd Thursday each month @ 2:30 PM
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Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Committee

The committee seeks to address the diverse array of MLS issues, insures proper and efficient functioning of the MLS system, and strives to provide participants and subscribers with the highest quality real estate information, products, and services, and to foster cooperation to better serve their clients.

Chair: Tim Comstock
Vice Chair: Mark Wimberly 
Staff Liaison: Anne O'Shea
Director Liaison: Tim Comstock
Meets: 2nd Tuesday each month @ 3 PM
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Professional Development Committee

Responsible for planning and promoting diverse educational offerings of the Association, ensuring that all members are provided with unique programs for their specialty areas. Assists with promotion of special seminars and educational offerings of other Association committees including: C.A.R. and NAR sanctioned Institutes, Societies or Councils.

Chair: Cindy Diaz-Telly
Vice Chair: Tom Molinari
Staff Liaison: Marta Golding Brown
Director Liaison: n/a
Meets: 2nd Monday each month @ 3 PM
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Professional Standards Committee

Responsible as the Judicial Body of the Association. Conducts due process hearings in accordance with Bylaws on alleged violations of the Code of Ethics and Arbitration, Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation. *PS Committee members must have served not less than one year on the Grievance Committee.

Chair: Janet Dorsey
Vice Chair: Cindy Diaz-Telly
Staff Liaison: Ashley Grush 
Director Liaison: n/a
Meets: When necessary.
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Young Professionals Network (YPN) Committee

YPN is a member-driven committee that helps young real estate professionals excel in their careers by giving them the tools and encouragement to become involved in four (4) core areas: REALTOR® Associations, the real estate industry, peers, and communities. YPN is not defined by an age, but by a mindset.

Chair: Erica Holmes
Vice Chair: Ryan Bruns
Staff Liaison: Wyndi Austin
Director Liaison: Bridget Goncalves
Meets: 3rd Tuesday each month @ 10 AM
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