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Committees

SCAAR has several committees that are all comprised of volunteer members. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just beginning your career in real estate, one of the most valuable benefits of membership is the opportunity to participate in committees. The committees offer members a chance to strengthen their leadership skills while guiding the association’s goals and objectives and expanding their professional network.

Contact Us

If you’re interested in participating on a committee. Email Kelly or Nicole for more information.

kelly@stcloudrealtors.com

nicole@stcloudrealtors.com

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee shall set guidelines, review applications, select nominees, make those recommendations to the Board of Directors and administer award programs.
Click here to view past award recipients. 

  • Costanzo, Nancy
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Sutton, Laura
  • Travis, Kelly

Bylaws and Policy Committee

The Bylaws and Policy Committee shall oversee the Bylaws and Policy and Procedures Manual of the Board.
Click here to see the current Bylaws and Policy of the Association & MLS.

  • Imdieke, Matthew
  • Leuthardt, Carla
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Schreifels, Jeremy
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Warzecha, Randal

Education Committee

The Education Committee shall provide ongoing, quality educational programs within the budget for the membership. Click here to view upcoming classes. 

  • Barkalow, Susanne
  • Bayerl, Tara
  • Bertelson, Debbie
  • Chopp, Karen
  • Euteneuer, Megan
  • Job, Nora
  • Pozorski, Jacqueline
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schendzielos, Jenessa
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Tangen, Jason
  • Templin, Rachel
  • Travis, Kelly

Elections Committee

The Elections Committee shall be responsible for reviewing any nomination
petitions and oversee the annual election, if an election is necessary. 

  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Warzecha, Randal

Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity Committee

The Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity Committee shall develop and recommend policy and educational sessions promoting equal opportunity in housing and diversity within the real estate community of SCAAR. Click here for more information. 

  • Boisen, Mady
  • Decker, Sharon
  • Erickson, Vicki
  • Harrison, Sandra
  • Hughes, Garland
  • Job, Nora
  • Lenaghan, Mark
  • McGowan, Mary
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schendzielos, Jenessa
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Travis, Kelly

Executive/Personnel Committee

The Executive Committee shall serve as the policy review and steering committee and shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for the effective conduct of the affairs of the Board.

  • Barkalow, Susanne
  • Chopp, Karen
  • Cook, Janice
  • Costanzo, Nancy
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Theisen, Neil
  • Travis, Kelly

Finance and Budget Committee

The Finance and Budget Committee shall monitor yearly income and expenditures, prepare budgets and recommend adjustments as needed to the Board of Directors.

  • Barkalow, Susanne
  • Chopp, Karen
  • Cook, Janice
  • Costanzo, Nancy
  • Haller, Kyle
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Theisen, Neil
  • Travis, Kelly

Golf Tournament Task Force

The Golf Tournament Task Force shall be charged with the responsibility of organizing and managing the annual Golf Tournament.

  • Eckhoff, Brad
  • Gotvald, Amy
  • Groebner, Dan
  • Groebner, Joe
  • Husby, Alan
  • Jacobs, Robert
  • Keehr, Jodi
  • Koubsky, Melissa
  • Moore, Christopher
  • Moore, Nicole
  • Nelson, Timothy
  • Niemeyer, Debra
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Riesner, Ann
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Shosted, Scott
  • Theisen, Eileen
  • Travis, Kelly

Government Affairs/RPAC Committee

The Government Affairs Committee shall review state and local public policy issues affecting the real estate industry and members of SCAAR. They shall also promote RPAC and the benefits of investing in RPAC. 

  • Kolb, Jeff
  • Niemeyer, Debra
  • Pozorski, Jacqueline
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Uphoff, John
  • Warzecha, Randal
  • Welsh, Melissa
  • Westhoff, Jerry

Holiday Party Task Force

The Holiday Party Task Force shall be charged with the responsibility of organizing and managing the annual Holiday Party.

  • Bayerl, Tara
  • Clifton, Christina
  • Dirkes, Lynn
  • Euteneuer, Megan
  • Holien, Ashley
  • Klinkner, Cheryl
  • Leuthardt, Carla
  • Moore, Nicole
  • Mueller, Jake
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Steinhofer, Lori
  • Studenski, Courtney
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Vee, Bridget

Humanitarian Committee

The Humanitarian Committee shall promote human welfare to the membership as well as administer the SCAAR Scholarships.
Click here for the Charity Donation Form.

  • Barkalow, Susanne
  • Hamerlinck, Amy
  • Kalahar, Julie
  • Kent, Lisa
  • Lamphere, Dona
  • Lavigne, Trina
  • Lenaghan, Mark
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Schreifels, Jeremy
  • Sutton, Laura
  • Travis, Kelly

MLS Board of Directors

The St. Cloud Area Multiple Listing Service is governed by a Board of Directors, which consists of the elected Officers (MLS President, MLS President Elect, Secretary-Treasurer), the Immediate Past MLS President, the current President of SCAAR, and four (4) additional Directors elected to serve for terms of three years.

  • Barkalow, Susanne
  • Chopp, Karen
  • Halaas, Bernice
  • Haller, Kyle
  • Lenaghan, Mark
  • Lundberg, Tanya
  • Northey, Randall
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Theisen, Neil
  • Travis, Kelly

MLS Education Committee

The MLS Education Committee shall help promote and encourage attendance at the Eggs with Education sessions as well as plan content for said sessions. 

  • Clifton, Christina
  • Job, Nora
  • Travis, Kelly

MLS Nominations Committee

The MLS nominating committee will be responsible for annually nominating a slate of candidates to serve on the MLS Board of Directors.

  • Barkalow, Susanne
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Warzecha, Randal

Nominations Committee

The nominating committee will be responsible for annually nominating a slate of candidates to serve on the Board of Directors.

  • Miller, Jason
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Warzecha, Randal
  • Wojtowicz, Gregory

Preferred Partner/Affiliate Committee

The Preferred Partner/Affiliate Committee shall secure Preferred Partners to become members of SCAAR and maintain such membership. This committee will also promote the use of Preferred Partner members. 

  • Bertelson, Debbie
  • Coye, Ryan
  • Frantti, Debra
  • Goering, Christopher
  • Popp, LuAnn
  • Pozorski, Jacqueline
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Travis, Kelly

Public Relations Committee

The Public Relations (PR) Committee shall promote SCAAR to the general public.

  • Anderson, Sander
  • Chiantera, John
  • Cook, Janice
  • Lamphere, Dona
  • Laudenbach, Amber
  • Marschall, Tyler
  • Radtke, Makayla
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Templin, Rachel
  • Travis, Kelly

SCAAR Board of Directors

The St. Cloud Area Association of REALTORS® is governed by a Board of Directors, which consists of the elected Officers (President, President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer), the Immediate Past President, the current President of the MLS, and five (5) REALTOR® Members of the Association elected to serve for terms of three years. Local Minnesota Association of REALTORS® Director(s) shall also serve on the SCAAR Board of Directors.

  • Barkalow, Susanne
  • Cook, Janice
  • Costanzo, Nancy
  • Dold, Jonathan
  • Leuthardt, Carla
  • Niemeyer, Debra
  • Pozorski, Jacqueline
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Schreifels, Jeremy
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Warzecha, Randal
  • Welsh, Melissa

Strategic Planning Committee

The Strategic Planning Committee shall be charged with reviewing the Association Mission Statement and creating a dynamic strategic plan for the Board.

  • Costanzo, Nancy
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Travis, Kelly

Task Force – MN REALTOR Ring Day

The MN REALTOR Ring Day task force shall help promote and encourage members to volunteer to ring for the Salvation Army during MN REALTOR Ring Day, which is held the first Friday in December. 

  • Bukowski, Lance
  • Shosted, Scott
  • Tveit, Kenna

Task Force – Reserves

  • Chopp, Karen
  • Cook, Janice
  • Johnson, Brandon
  • Leuthardt, Carla
  • Richter, Mary Ellen
  • Schepers, Kelly
  • Tangen, Jason
  • Travis, Kelly
  • Wojtowicz, Gregory