The Professional Standards Committee promotes and upholds professionalism within the membership, in accordance with the Code of Ethics to elevate the business of members and to protect the Realtor® brand. The members are responsible for serving on the hearing panels that are convened to hear ethics cases or arbitration claims involving Realtors® regarding contractual and/or procuring cause disputes that arise out of real estate transactions that have been forwarded by the Grievance Committee for a formal hearing.
The Professional Standards Committee holds one annual meeting, or as needed. All committee members are required to attend annual Professional Standards training.
Participation on a hearing panel is on an as-needed basis.
Committee meetings may be attended in person or virtually. All hearing panels are virtual.