Looking to be part of the Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission’s decision-making process? The commission currently has a vacancy for one of its five industry members beginning this year.
The State Real Estate Commission grants and renews broker, salesperson, cemetery broker, cemetery salesperson, campground membership salesperson, time-share salesperson, builder-owner salesperson or rental listing agent, with a mission of safeguarding the interest of the public.
The commission consists of the Commissioner of Professional and Occupational Affairs, the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection (or their designee); three members representing the public at large and five other members who are licensed and qualified real estate brokers who have been in the business for at least 10 years, and one other person who is a licensed real estate broker, or cemetery broker, for at least five years. Each of the commission members are appointed by Pennsylvania’s governor.
PAR’s Board of Directors approved a detailed process addressing candidates’ requests for appointment support. Any member interested in being considered for PAR’s support should review the application process and submit an application online. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1.
All applications will be initially reviewed by PAR’s Public Policy Coordinating Committee. The committee will assess each applicant’s educational background, experience and other pertinent information. The committee may submit one name to PAR’s Executive Committee for consideration, however, if there are additional candidates with similar qualifications, the committee may submit up to three names.
The Executive Committee will review the recommendations and may approve any or all of the applicants submitted by the PPCC. PAR will send a letter of support to the appointing authority with the name(s) of the individual(s).