SAR members in good standing can apply to join a 2024 SAR Committee. This is a great way to get involved with SAR and make a difference.

To apply, complete and submit an application by the deadline. You must also meet the Administrative Screening Policy requirements.

The appointment committee will make appointments based on your experience, the number of positions available, and diversity of the committee members.
If you are accepted, you will receive an email notification. If you are not accepted, your application may be retained in case a position becomes available, or you may be asked to serve on a different committee.

Please email, should you have questions regarding the application and/or the Administrative Screening Policy.

Information on available SAR Committees are listed below.

Committee Application

Membership Type(Required)

Additional Programs and Involvement

REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF)

The REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) raises money from members to help support candidates who are favorable to real estate and housing.The REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) is a vital service for YOU and YOUR business. Did you know that 30% of your RAF contribution support local issues that will affect your livelihood? By contributing to the REALTOR® Action Fund, you are helping to protect private property rights through C.A.R.’s lobbying efforts, and local issues and candidate campaigns. Your participation will keep this going!

    Contributions to the REALTOR® Action Fund have stopped
  1. Point of sale mandates that could have cost the homeowner $1000s of dollars reducing their equity or may have even prevented sales from going through.
  2. Direct taxing of REALTOR® commissions and other services related to the transaction.
  3. Political candidates who are against building housing and against REALTOR® issues.

Together we can successfully educate and encourage REALTORS® to contribute in the REALTOR® Action Fund.

RAF Contribution History(Required)

Member Mobilization

Are you willing to participate in SAR member mobilization efforts in support of local issues, political advocacy, or in support of other community activities?(Required)

Committee Descriptions

Below is the name and the frequency each committee meets. Please consider your schedule before applying to a committee.

CanTree | Meets Monthly
Promote and organize events that help raise money for the CanTree. Solicit for donations and build ‘CanTrees’ in November. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army.

Charitable Foundation Charity Research** | Meets Monthly
Vet/Review funding requests from local non-profits, help determine how/if SAR can show support (monetarily or otherwise), and make recommendations to the SAR Charitable Foundation Directors.
**Members appointed by the SAR Charitable Foundation Chairperson

Community Outreach | Meets Monthly
Enhance the REALTOR® image with housing and community involvement supporting the efforts of SAR Government Relations and volunteer activities.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Fair Housing | Meets Monthly
This committee acts as an advisory/research group to the Association and its committees. Organize and promote seminars and events focused on housing affordability, fair housing, and down payment assistance. Participate in regional events that support/celebrate the cultural diversity within the Greater Sacramento area.

Education | Meets Monthly
Review course proposals, suggest classes that are timely and relevant, seek out new instructors, help market courses, and serve on subcommittees when necessary.

Government Relations* | Meets Monthly
Serves as the policy-making body on legislative and regulatory issues affecting private property rights and the ability of REALTORS® to do business locally. In addition, the committee supports C.A.R. and NAR legislative efforts and annual REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) fundraising. Committee members must contribute at least $148 to RAF during the year of applying and the year of service.
*Special Appointment or Prerequisites Required.

Grievance* | Meets Monthly
Review ethical complaints to determine if hearings are warranted. Requirements: full-time real estate licensee and REALTOR® member for at least 5 years (at least 2 years with SAR), have no pending ethics complaints, or have not been found in violation of the NAR Code of Ethics. Only SAR REALTOR® Members may be appointed.
*Special Appointment or Prerequisites Required.

Internship | Meets Monthly
Develop guidelines, support participants and provide leadership for SAR’s Internship Program. Market the program to potential interns and seek out SAR members to serve as mentors. Plan and attend the Intern Completion Celebration.

Leadership Academy* | Meets March – December
Interested in being a Leader at SAR? Start here!

Students of the Leadership Academy gain exposure to a wide variety of SAR’s internal committees, forums, and charitable events while learning about our external partners like C.A.R., MetroList®, and city/county governments. Students become well versed in the Association’s operations and take on a leadership role in propelling SAR into the future. *Application and approval needed to participate. Learn More.

Nominating* | Meets As Needed
Vet candidates for election as SAR Officers and Board of Directors
*Special Appointment or Prerequisites Required.

Preferred Partners Advisory | Meets Monthly
Develop programs and make recommendations to enhance the value of Preferred Partner membership at SAR. Only SAR Preferred Partner Members may be appointed.

REALTOR® Action Fund Fundraising* | Meets Monthly
Formulating and implementing fundraising and member outreach to boost RAF’s financial efforts. Committee members must contribute at least $148 to RAF during the year of applying and the year of service.
*Special Appointment or Prerequisites Required.

Scholarship Fundraising** Meets Monthly
Plan, organize, promote, and work events and fundraisers with the focus of providing scholarships to local high school seniors.
**Members appointed by the SAR Scholarship Trust Chairperson

Strategic Planning & Finance | Meets Monthly
Develop and recommend a strategic plan, annual budget, capital budget, and reserve allocations to the Board of Directors.

Young Professionals Network Advisory | Meets Monthly
Organize and promote events, mixers, and fundraisers. Create a fun and educational place for Members to network. Advisory committee is open to all young, and young at heart in the industry.

Committee Selection

*Special Appointment or Prerequisites Required


Committee Participation(Required)
I would like to participate in no more than:
Charitable Foundation | Scholarship Trust
I am interested in joining:

Scroll to Top