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MAR’s direction is led by our passionate members who volunteer their time on various committees.  We encourage all of our members to look through the list of current committees and find your place to GET INVOLVED.  Contact the Staff Liaisons for each committee for more information.

2021 Committee List and Roster

Budget & Finance Committee
Works with the CEO to prepare annual balanced budgets and consider spending requests not covered by the budget. The committee receives and reviews detailed financial reports from the MAR staff which include an analysis of the required vs. actual reserves, monthly membership counts and updates concerning the collection of NAR, CAR and MAR dues. 

Beth Sasan - Chair
Sylvia Barry - Vice Chair
Cathy Youngling - ex-officio
Katie Beacock
Margaret Deedy
Leslie McTaggart
Lucas Meyer
Blaine Morris
Gary Newman
Laurie Schenk
Kathy Schlegel
Mary Kay Yamamoto
 

Executive Committee 
The committee, which is comprised of the five officers of the association and the CEO, meets prior to each board meeting and as needed to discuss issues and topics important to MAR members and the association. 

Cathy Youngling - President
Logan Link - President-Elect
Beth Sasan - Treasurer
Carolyn Moren - Secretary
Chris Backer - Immediate Past President


Leadership Development and Nominating Committee
For the purpose of selecting candidates to fill unexpired seats on the 2020 Board of Directors. May be called upon to address other leadership responsibilities, including selection of 2019 special awards recipients.

Chris Backer - Chair
Logan Link - 2022 President
Yoko Kasai
Blaine Morris
Gary Newman
Cathy Youngling 2021 President (ex-officio)

 

Local Candidate Recommendation Committee (LCRC)
(Requires CREPAC Compliance). MAR Policy requires that members made their annual contribution of $148 to the REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) (to be confirmed following dues)

Jennifer Boesel - Chair
Sylvia Barry
Katie Beacock
Margaret Deedy
Ben Faber
Anna Frost
Arash Khalatbari
Blaine Morris
Mary Kay Yamamoto
Cathy Youngling (ex-officio)

Government Affairs Committee
Provides timely and objective advice to the Board of Directors about the advocacy of local government issues and proposed legislation that will impact REALTORS® and Marin communities. The committee also interviews advocates and opponents of local ballot initiatives, and then sends recommendations to the trustees of MAR’s Issues Mobilization Political Action Committee on which measures to support, oppose or abstain from taking positions. 

Anna Frost - Chair
Katie Beacock - Vice Chair
Chris Backer
Sylvia Barry
Margaret Deedy
Yoko Kasai
Tom Korzelius
Stevens Manning
Lucas Meyer
Kay Moore
Blaine Morris
Gary Newman
Homa Rassouli
Marilyn Riede
Laurie Schenk
Carolyn Svenson
Diane Wagner
Jack Wikinson
Mary Kay Yamamoto
Cathy Youngling (ex-officio)

 

 

President's Advisory Groups

Office / Facilities

Cathy Youngling - President
Melann Mushet
Gary Newman
Mary Kay Yamamoto

 

Bylaws & Procedures
Cathy Youngling - President
Chris Backer
Michael Jackson
Mark Machado
Elizabeth Pedrick

 

Outreach
Bob Donlan
Ben Faber
Logan Link
Liz McCarthy
Traci Thiercof

 

Social
Cathy Youngling - President
Jenifer Bowes
Michelle Fallone
Christine Flechsig

Website and Communications
Cathy Youngling - President
Michelle Dodd
Denise Halloran
Carolyn Moren
Laurie Schenk

 

Professional Standards
Current Officers & Directors may not serve on Grievance or Pro-Standards Committees but are required to complete training as they may be called upon to ratify a professional standards case.


Grievance Committee
Renee Adelmann
Katie Beacock
Catherine Cook
Christopher Cook
Margaret Deedy
Ben Faber
Barbara Ivy
Yoko Kasai
Arash Khalatbari
Rachel Percival
Leonard Perez
Shari Wilkins
Mary Kay Yamamoto

 

Professional Standards Committee
Cari Gennarelli
Rick Keefer
William McKeon
Lucinda Otto
Carol Scott
Jack Wilkinson
Arun Burrell
Jerry Piro

 

Young Professionals Network
Christopher Cook
Ben Faber
Drew Howes
Arash Khalatbari
Conor Linnane
Michelle (Fallon) Nelson
Leonard Perez
Guler Yilmaz
 

Community News

California Home Sales and Prices Ease in December; State Housing Market Posts Best Performance in More than a Decade
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
C.A.R's Housing Affordability Fund Partners with Housing Nonprofits on Closing Cost Grants for First-Time Buyers
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
November California Home Sales and Price Report
Thursday, December 16, 2021

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