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.
Committee Structure VCCAR operates with two types of committees—operational and networking:
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.
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.
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 by engaging in community service projects.
Vice Chair: Patty Estrada
Staff Liaison: Erika Serrano
Director Liaison: Cami Pinsak
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.
Vice Chair: Rod Tuazon
Staff Liaison: Alma Dominguez
Director Liaison: Robin Turner
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.
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.
Vice Chair: Stuart Monteith
Staff Liaison: Wyndi Austin
Director Liaison: Terri Davis
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.
Vice Chair: Ashley Anderson
Staff Liaison: Pamela Patterson
Director Liaison: Ashley Anderson
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.
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.
Vice Chair: Karen Campbell
Staff Liaison: Marta Golding Brown
Director Liaison: Armani Amezcua
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.
Vice Chair: Bonny Goetz
Staff Liaison: Marta Golding Brown
Director Liaison: Sher Heard
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.
Vice Chair: TBD
Staff Liaison: Anne O'Shea-Greenfield
Director Liaison: Tim Comstock
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.
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.
Vice Chair: Erica Binns
Staff Liaison: Rosa Salazar
Director Liaison:Kay Wilson-Bolton