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VOLUNTEERING increases visibility among your peers and potential clients that gives you valuable business contacts. Volunteering provides recognition and enables you to give back to the industry and community you serve.  

Community Outreach

Be a part of the helping hand of IREM and take our Chapter’s community service to the next level. Plan events, secure resources and acquire staffing for projects that benefit our community and charities. Committee plans 4-5 events per year. Open to Members and Industry Partners.

Education

The Education committee plans all Chapter seminars, finds a complimentary venue and determines if lunch is provided. The committee should communicate dates and times with the IREM Office prior to booking to make sure the Chapter Calendar does not have conflicts. The committee should poll random members to find the most pressing issues and timely educational needs of members in the industry. Committee books speakers and designs programs or finds a presenter with a program that fits the member needs. The seminars should be diverse in all aspects of property management. Committee communicates speakers needs to the IREM Office and obtains speaker’s information for advertising the event. The committee is responsible for reviewing all Dallas Scholarship applicants to make sure they qualify prior to sending the application back to the IREM Foundation. Open to Members and Industry Partners (one per company).

Programs

Determine the luncheon programs and engage interesting and knowledgeable speakers in Real Estate realm if possible. The committee should poll in person, random members to get a perspective on the subject matter of interest.  Committee communicates speakers AV needs, additional guests, obtains PowerPoints, etc to the IREM Office as well as topic, photo, short bio and description of presentation for advertising purposes. Committee sends a thank you note to speakers after the event. Open to Members and Industry Partners (one per company).

Industry Partners

This committee needs your efforts to work with and strengthen relations with industry suppliers by soliciting select vendors and serving them as an account representative during the year. Setting up a schedule for each Partner to run their article in the Newsletter and engaging them to write inspirational and informational articles that serve the membership. Soliciting the sponsorship opportunities and carving an advertising and involvement plan for each Partner interested in Participating as a Volunteer. Members only.

Annual Golf Tournament & Fundraiser

Be a part of the planning, coordination, promotion, and execution of this annual event including recruitment of players, sponsors and volunteer the day of. Open to Members and Industry Partners (one per company).

Income/Expense Analysis

Participate in the solicitation and collection of expenses analysis information for the IREM National  Publication on office buildings, shopping centers, apartments, and retail centers. This is an extremely important tool for property managers.

Sponsorships

If you enjoy meeting new people, this is a fun committee to join. Contacting vendors whether IREM Industry Partners or outside vendors to sponsor our events and Courses. Working with sponsoring vendor to determine their expectations within the IREM sponsor guidelines. A Committee should attend the event to make sure the sponsor's needs are met and be the liaison to make them feel welcome. Committee obtains a written agreement from the sponsor for the specific event and sends the IREM office logos and information for advertising. Open to Members and Industry Partners (one per company).

Membership Committee

Be part of the “fun team” who explore and implement the opportunities for more membership benefits as well as recruit and retain membership and participation in the organization. As a CPM, participate in the interview process which qualifies applicants for candidacy and reviews their qualifications for the coveted CPM designation. VP or Chair (CPM) contacts directly to IREM HQ. Contact all new members, plan and theme luncheons, set up greeters and, hold Candidate orientations – assign mentors for Candidates upon request. Open to Members and Industry Partners (one per company).

Public Relations

Community Branding: contacts multi-media for coverage of Chapter events, send press releases of new inductees, award winners, and new Council members. Assist with sending news-worthy information to IREM Newsletter and other publications. Open to Members and Industry Partners (one per company).

College Outreach

Join this committee and be a part of the future. The main focus of this committee is to implement and plan the newly offered Case Competition. IREM offers to the Universities with Real Estate Programs a chance for a team of 4-5 students to win a $5000 award to split. The Committee engages the case writer, contacts the colleges and follows up with teams, sets committee meetings, finds the property for the case, sets the kickoff and judging dates and, finds judges and coaches for the event. The committee will work with the IREM Office in planning the luncheon where the winning team will be invited to present their case and be presented the check. The committee helps solicit advertising and works with the sponsoring committee to obtain sponsors for the event. In addition, the committee sets up property tours, presentations with selected colleges, and invites students to luncheons and events. Limited to Members.