Committee Meeting NotesLocal Governmental Relations Committee 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Thursday, September 22, 2005 Room 11A San Diego Convention Center San Diego, CA
Presiding: Heide Wolf-Reid, Chair, Region 19 Mel Wilson, Vice Chair, Region 18 Candice Carpenter, Vice Chair, Region 21 Liz Fitzgerald, Committee Liaison
Staff: Rick Laezman Erika AndrewAttendance In attendance were 46 committee members, 15 GADs and 6 guests. Attendance sheets are available at C.A.R. headquarters.
Agenda All agenda items were discussed.
Marin Association of REALTORS® Resolution/Point-of-Sale Sewer Lateral Inspection IssuesAfter thorough discussion of the issue, and remarks by C.A.R.’s Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Alex Creel, the Marin Association of REALTORS® chose to withdraw its resolution on C.A.R.’s involvement at the local and regional level in point-of-sale sewer lateral inspection issues.
Motions 1. ACTION ITEMThat C.A.R.: a. Adopt as its goal to have every local Association in California with some form of representation and/or working relationship with a GAD, by the year 2010.
b. Actively devote and delineate staff time and energies specifically for the GADless Association effort.
c. Create a “resource group” of GADs, AEs and members who would be available on an “on-call” basis to advise and consult with local Associations that are considering hiring their own GAD.
d. Implement an education effort to raise awareness of the importance of having a GAD and the resources that are available to hire one.
e. Help promote the variety of GAD services available to local Associations, which range from hiring a full-time GAD to contracting with an existing GAD on a temporary “per project” basis.