The following are meeting & forum highlights of Ohio REALTORS upcoming Spring/Legislative Conference …
Monday, April 9 (1:30 pm -3:30 pm)
Cover Your Assets! Risk Prevention for Real Estate Professionals
Instructor: Deborah Bindean
Sponsored by Legal Issues forum
Wednesday, April 11 (9:30 am – 11:30 am)
Marketing Lead Gen & More
Instructor: Mor Zucker
Sponsored by Business Technology & Young Professionals
AE Luncheon, Monday, April 9, 12 noon – 1:30 pm
Ohio REALTORS CEO Bob Fletcher will give an update, the June AE Seminar will be discussed along with investing in RPAC. The election for the 2019 AE Committee Vice Chairman will take place.
AE Education Workshop, Wednesday, 11, 9:30 am – 11 am
A presentation will be given on the new communication vehicle Ohio REALTORS will be using to communicate with Committee members, “My Committee.” DVP Ralph Mantica will speak briefly on the duties of the District VP. Updates/Reports will be given on governance issues and upcoming training. Roundtable discussions on core standards, code of ethics training, MLS and Bylaws/Policy will be conducted.
Enlarged Legislative Committee, Tuesday, April 20, 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Scott Williams – State Legislative Update
Timothy Twardowski, Robinson & Cole – Municipal Lead Paint Model Ordinance
Equal Opportunity & Diversity, Monday, April 9, 11 am – 12 noon
Ronnell Tomlinson who is Director of Housing Enforcement & Mediation from the Ohio Civil Rights Commission will be our speaker. Activities being planned by our Local Boards for the Fair Housing 50th Anniversary will be discussed.
MLS Forum, Wednesday, April 11, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Our speaker will be Caitlin McCrory who is the MLS Manager for the National Association of REALTORS. Caitlin will be speaking on MLS Policy including the “MLS of Choice” policy which will go into effect on July 1.
Professional Standards, Monday, April 9, 9:30-10:45 am
The topic will be the Ombudsman Program with a panel of REALTOR Ombudsman sharing their experiences and then doing a Mock Ombudsman Exercise.
Professional Development Committee, Monday, April 9, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Committee will review upcoming educational programs; program updates, including four new online CE courses through REALTOR University and examine results from a recently conducted ‘broker level’ education survey.