Thursday, June 10, 2010 9:45 AM - 11:20 AM Grand Nave Ballroom, Camellia Room Sheraton Grand Hotel
Presiding: Rick Otterstrom, Chair Andy Bencosme, Vice Chair Ruth Hayles, Vice Chair Cas Pinkowski, NAR Representative Annette Graw, Committee Liaison
Staff Coordinator: Rick Laezman
Introductions The 2010 Leadership and staff were introduced.
Attendance In attendance were 64 members, 22 GADs, 19 guests
Agenda Items All agenda items were discussed as listed.
Information Sharing Additionally, numerous examples from the field were also shared under the various agenda topics: Restrictions on maintenance of vacant foreclosure properties in Los Angeles and the impact of FHA policies against financing of vacant foreclosed properties with city imposed fines in Palmdale; NAR grant-funded, RAF fundraiser in Santa Cruz; NAR grant-funded smart growth workshop and foreclosure prevention events in Orange County, NAR grant-funded tech expo as well as a fundraising event using light rail and a tour of C.A.R. headquarters sponsored by the Arcadia AOR; NAR grant-funded citizens leadership academy and smart growth tour in Chula Vista; NAR grant-funded green home expo in Alameda; NAR diversity grant-funded leadership training event in Victor Valley; spa retreat fundraiser in Sacramento; point-of-sale energy audits in Lodi and Chico (defeated); downzoning and the general plan in San Diego County; the defeat of Proposition F (rent reduction) in San Francisco; Measure A (water issue) in Santa Clara County; general plan update task force meeting in Humboldt County.