Volunteering & Committees

Southwestern Illinois Board of REALTORS ®

Volunteer at SIBR

Are you looking to get involved? Become a member of one of the SIBR’s committees.


There are committee positions open for 2023/2024 Leadership Year. Click here to review the various committees and sign up for one that interests you. Please forward your completed form to Erica Kirk by Friday, November 3rd.      

Public Relations & Community Outreach

Committee plans and organizes Public Outreach opportunities to promote a positive REALTOR® presence in the community by working with various charitable entities to sponsor events and create a presence at those events. Looks at ways to improve and expand Public Outreach.

Governmental Affairs

This committee reviews legislation, recommending action as needed to protect interests of REALTORS®, our industry, and clients. We work with the county and municipalities, also local, state and national REALTOR® boards to carry out initiatives.


Reviews and plans for Member services, including new and existing products and services that would benefit members. Reviews existing and implements new Membership outreach and engagement opportunities, such as the SIBR Newsletter, emails, social networking opportunities, and more.

Education & Tech

Provides educational programming by identifying and working with the best trainers available. Analyze marketing, attendance, enjoyment levels to ensure consistently improving, high level CE and non-CE offerings.


Reviews affiliate membership benefits and look at opportunities that enhance the affiliate membership. Implement new outreach opportunities.


Reviews board financials on a quarterly/annual basis, considers and makes recommendations regarding board finances, and budgeting.

Affordable Housing

The purpose of this Committee is to study and analyze, on a comprehensive basis, issues relating to the creation of housing opportunities and the removal of regulatory and other barriers to the development of and access to affordable housing, in addition to methods and practices meant to encourage strong, vibrant local communities. Also, look at Fair Housing resources.

Golf Outing Work Group

Plans and promote the Golf Tournament, which is a fundraiser for SIBR.

Special Awards

Plans and promote the special awards event.

Short TermWork Groups/ Task Forces

Short-term projects/events: Choose this, and we’ll notify you when something matching comes up. Please note in comments below what you prefer events, tech, education, etc. – same choices as above. The Executive Committee of the Boards forms these groups during the year, as needed.

RPAC Fundraising

Each year, we are tasked with making our Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC) goal as part of NAR Core standards. This committee will look at fundraising and promoting RPAC to SIBR members.

YPN: Your Professional Network

The Your Professionals Network (YPN) helps young at heart, young to the industry, real estate practitioners become more business savvy by hosting regular networking events, communicating with other YPN members, and sharing tips and tricks.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)

Coordinates activities related to increasing the overall diversity and inclusiveness of association volunteers and leadership to ensure an inclusive organization with programming to meet the needs of our diverse community. The purpose of the committee is to strengthen leadership and membership participation to mirror the rich diversity and culture of the region.

Want to make an impact on the future of your association and your profession?  Help chart SIBR’s direction by sharing your time, talents, and expertise as a volunteer on a SIBR committee.  SIBR is always seeking individuals to add to its various committees and task forces. 

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