AEC Peer Review Work Group Meeting Summary: November 9, 2013

Association Executives Committee
Peer Review Work Group

Saturday, November 9, 2013
Washington, D.C.

Work Group Purpose

To research and identify the viability of an association peer-to-peer review process that provides an opportunity for associations to request a review of their association operations and governance by the staff of other associations.  Pending the outcome, establish guidelines for such a program.

Meeting Activity

The work group conducted a review and update of the existing NAR REALTOR® Association Resource Exchange (RARE) database. The RARE database is a repository of association documents submitted by REALTOR® associations -- sample strategic plans, job descriptions, policies, procedures, etc. -- that all associations have access to through The work group is currently collecting new submissions for the database which will launch by year-end.

Work Group Members

Jenny Pakula, RCE, CAE, (OR) – Chair
Deb Junkin, RCE, (GA) - Vice Chair
Barbara Barnes, RCE (FL)
Steve Blanton, RCE, CAE (CA)
Sheila Dodson, RCE (MD)
Steve Francks, RCE, CAE (WA)
Margaret Grant, RCE, CAE (FL)
Kathy Hartman, RCE (CA)
Roxann Haynes (OR)
Anne Marie Howard (NC)
Peggy Hummel (FL)
Vernon Jones, III, RCE, CAE (PA)
Melissa Maldonado (CO)
Victor Raymos, RCE (FL)
Monica Schulik, RCE (AZ)
Shirley Skerbelis (CA)
Christine Todd, RCE, CAE (VA)
Carol Van Gorp, RCE, CAE (FL)


Bill Martin, RCE (MI)

Staff Executive

Laurie Oken


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