Fall Member Outreach & Annual Business Meeting | Chicago Association of REALTORS®


Fall Member Outreach & Annual Business Meeting

Thursday, August 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CAR members = Free

Registration will close on Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 AM.

Join us for a special member outreach event and our annual business meeting! We’re (virtually) bringing you incredible speakers who will help you do your business better, in 2020 and beyond. This event is complimentary and only available to CAR members.

Association Updates & Annual Business Meeting: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

First, we’ll get down to business. Our CEO Michelle Mills Clement will welcome attendees. Then, we’re thrilled to be joined by NAR President-Elect Charlie Oppler, who will share news and initiatives happening at the national level. Following this, our Annual Business Meeting will take place. You’ll have an opportunity to vote on the proposed 2020-2021 Board of Directors slate and amendments to the 2021 Proposed Bylaws. Proposed bylaw amendments and the 2020-2021 leadership slate will be available following the special election for 2020-2021 Treasurer at the Board of Directors meeting on August 12.

Market Outlook with Dr. Lawrence Yun: 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Then, we’ll have a look at what’s in store for the market. Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at NAR, will bring his incredible analysis and insights to us in a special economic update focused on the Chicagoland area. He’ll also answer your direct questions.

Fireside Chat with Richard Rothstein, Author of the Color of Law: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

We’ll conclude the program with an in-depth fireside chat with Richard Rothstein, author of Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. CAR President Maurice Hampton and Mr. Rothstein will discuss his book, a history of how federal, state and local policy explicitly segregated metropolitan areas nationwide, creating racially homogenous neighborhoods, the effects of which are still very much prevalent today. A brief audience Q&A will follow

Join the conversation by using #CARoutreach on your social media posts.

Speaker Information

  • 2020 NAR President-Elect Charlie Oppler | Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty (NJ)
  • Dr. Lawrence Yun | Chief Economist and Senior VP, Research, NAR

Fireside Chat

  • 2020 CAR President Maurice Hampton | Centered International Realty –  Moderator
  • Richard Rothstein | Author, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America; Distinguished Fellow, Economic Policy Institute

Proposed Bylaw Change

The following amendment to our bylaws has been approved by the Board of Directors and will be voted on by the membership during the Annual Business Meeting portion of this event.

MOTION: M/M/S/C to amend Bylaws Section 14.2

G.  P‐E Directors (3).

1. Description. There shall be two directors who will be any CAR Members from the Chicago business community (“P‐E Director”). The P‐E Directors shall be selected by the President‐Elect, with the advice and consent of the Board of Directors, at any meeting of the Board of Directors prior to October 1 of each year. One additional P‐E Director shall be an ex‐officio Affiliate member at the sole discretion of the P‐E. All P‐E Directors shall serve for a 1‐year term.

  • Fall Member Outreach & Annual Business Meeting

  • Space for this virtual event is limited.  

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