AAREP ATL 2022 COMMITEES
Coming together to make a difference for minorities who work in and support the commercial real estate community.
The Membership Committee focuses on growing, strengthening, and engaging the membership of AAREP ATL. This Committee is pro-active in its recruitment of new members, as well as the retention of AAREP ATL’s existing members. Membership coordinates multiple events throughout the year to promote AAREP ATL’s recruitment and retention efforts, including: Future Member Mixers and New Member events. The Membership Committee meets monthly as a group. Sub- committees assigned to each task meet regularly throughout the year according to their scheduled events.
The Fundraising Committee reaches out to our community to ask for assistance in furthering our mission to aid in the success and nurturing of minority commercial real estate professionals within our industry and develops the annual operating budget, monitors adherence to the budget, sets long-range financial goals with funding strategies to achieve them, and multi-year operating budgets that integrate plan objectives and initiatives.
The Communications Committee functions as the voice of the organization by creating a solid and unified presence across all media outlets. The Communications Committee is focused on enhancing the image and creditability of the organization as a whole. As one of the most important and impactful committees within the organization, the Communications Committee positions AAREP ATL and its members in a positive and professional light and manner through a network of communication tools, including traditional media outlets, marketing collateral, website messaging, AAREP ATL blog, and social media.
The Programs Committee develops cutting edge themes, secures speakers and panelists with relevant expertise, works with those Individuals to shape the content of the discussion around the interests of our industry and provides input as to unique program locations and webinars to complement each topic. For each program, two Committee members take the lead as Program Managers providing the opportunity to further develop leadership skills, work with and learn from the speakers, and to participate in on-stage and virtual and webinar introductions.
The Education Committee is committed to exposing the commercial real estate industry to minority youth, providing mentorship and support to incoming, current, and entrepreneurial minority commercial real estate professionals, and to providing opportunities for continued education. The Education Committee works closely with the Community Outreach Committee to promote its education and mentorship programming to a wider and more diverse audience through community activism in underserved areas in the Southeast Region.
The Technology Committee primarily provides assistance in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to the overall role of technology in executing the business strategy of the organization including, but not limited to, new technological suggestions, major technology investment, technology strategy, operational performance and technology trends that may affect the growth and success of the organization locally and regionally.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE
The Community Outreach Committee is purposed to serve as a link, bridging the gap, between AAREP ATL community events and activities to like-minded companies and organizations within the Southeast Region. That outreach effort includes: increasing awareness
of AAREP ATL community partnerships, encouraging active participation of the
community partners in community events, and to leverage opportunities to create quality relationships that promote and maintain a sense of
community spirit and support.