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2022 Association Committees



The Affiliate Committee develops and promotes opportunities for our REALTOR and Affiliate partners to network, collaborate, and build an even stronger LRA community. Some responsibilities include hosting semi-annual Affiliate membership planning meetings and helping with our annual Affiliate Day and/or any Affiliate engagement. Committee members: Darlene Emmer, Amy Arnholdt.


Chair: Michelle Pries



Bylaws committee reviews the LRA bylaws regularly for clarity, relevance and practicability. Recommends changes to the board of directors and implements required changes from the NAR and WRA.


Chairs: Troy Bretl & Dan Gehrke



Committee oversees association events, from concept through execution. The team is responsible for venue decision, pricing, entertainment and food selections as well as onsite day-of logistics.  Examples of current events are our annual mini-golf outing, RPAC fundraiser, recycling event, member party and appreciation brunches, but yearly events change as necessary. Committee members: Glenn Strozewski, Gina Stupak


Chairs:  Kristin Burkart & Adam Poehlman


Member Engagement:

Promote and provide basic educational background needed for new members. Conduct new member orientation sessions six (6) times annually. Workgroup is responsible for building connections within the membership to influence participation and foster member engagement. Committee members: Kayla Dock, Kelly Killian, Alice Bush, Kathy Bucholz, Linda Chesak, Sharon Niesing, Deb Maurer).


Chairs: Darlene Emmer & Josh Pieringer


Professional Standards:

Serve on hearing panels, arbitrate disputes, and follow through on complaints about ethical conduct of Realtors® from peers and the general public. Attend annual training session and oversee that committee members are in good standing for participation. Committee members: Anyone on the board 2 years and have completed the professional standards training through the WRA Committee Members: Anyone eligible to sit on a professional standards panel.


Chairs: Mike Didier & Tom Sykora



Promote awareness and member involvement in the political process on the National, State and Local levels. Promote responses to Call to Action. Guide the Association and members in effective fundraising to support candidates who understand and champion free enterprise. Committee members: Carolyn Stangl, Kim Gerdes, Matt Zipter, Tracy Modjeski.


Chair: Dana Keegan


Social Media:

Be responsible for promoting association events, industry updates, community events, industry initiatives and tips that encourage online engagement with public and Association members. Committee members: TBD.


Chair: Emily Hollrith


Community Outreach:

Promote public observance of every citizens constitutional rights to own real property. Plan and publicize projects to enhance the Realtor® image. Determine charity(s) for annual fundraisers (i.e. mini-golf outing, holiday party). Committee members: Andrea Acosta, Katie Hundly, Stephanie Jones, Stephanie Long.


Chair: Michelle Pries


Association Development:

This workgroup oversees the implementation of our strategic plan, which encompasses all workgroups, ensuring accountability and alignment with our organizational goals. Committee members: Jared Cottrell.


Chair(s): Lakeshore Executive Team

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