Grievance Committee Members use
their knowledge and expertise to serve local boards. They are professionalism
ambassadors who work tirelessly to educate REALTORS® about their ethical obligations and strive to promote
professionalism in the practice of real estate.
In ethics and arbitration cases, the Grievance
Committee is tasked with examining complaints of unethical conduct and requests
for arbitration from local Boards/Associations, either through direct requests
or through Maryland REALTORS® local Board/Association Professional Standards
Service Program to determine whether the ethics complaint or arbitration
request should be forwarded to the Professional Standards Committee for a
Number of meetings per year – The Committee will meet quarterly. Meetings will be scheduled to discuss relevant topics and to modify or implement policies recommended by NAR or relevant to assisting our local boards/associations in supporting their respective Grievance Committees.