Our Mission

The mission of IREM Chapter 9 is to serve the needs of all real estate management professionals; managers of multifamily housing, office buildings and retail shopping centers; site managers, property supervisors, property managers, asset managers and management company owners.

Our Vision – 2017 – 2021

During the next five years, IREM Chapter 9 will work to increase membership, participation, and involvement, improve its educational and program offerings, and strive to become a recognized and respected resource in the community.

To achieve this vision we will work to accomplish the following goals:

GOVERNANCE
To maintain committees that represent the membership and that adhere to policies set forth in the Chapter Bylaws.

To accomplish this goal:

  • Maintain a succession plan, ensuring depth within the Chapter leadership
  • Structure the Executive Committee in a manner that will sustain involvement by candidates and industry partners
  • Place priority on recognizing the efforts of Chapter volunteers

MEMBERSHIP
To steadily increase chapter participants, ensure our chapter participation consists of a diversified group of CPMs, ARMs, and candidates, and to increase the visibility and exposure of industry partners, adding value to the membership.

To accomplish this goal:

  • Provide opportunities for all member types to participate in chapter programs and activities
  • Provide successful communication with members through the quarterly newsletter and website
  • Address member needs by adding/changing benefits and services pursuant to member satisfaction surveys
  • Enthusiastically welcoming new members and encourage volunteerism with the organization
  • Recognize member contributions to the success of the Chapter

FINANCE
To increase sources of funds for education, programs, staff, national event participation, scholarship and outreach.

To accomplish this goal:

  • The Executive Committee will establish a Sponsorship Committee.
  • This Sponsorship Committee will research potential funding sources, and develop a five year funding strategy.

EDUCATION:
To provide educational programs that meet the needs of the real estate industry, that are affordable, profitable, well attended, and positively evaluated

To accomplish this goal:

  • Offer IREM courses and seminars that meet designation and continuing education requirements
  • Collaborate with other IREM chapter to create regional educational offerings

PROGRAMS:
To develop programs of reasonable cost, which stimulate interest, are interactive, and which consistently result in increases in attendance

To accomplish this goal:

  • Offer chapter meetings and social events that cater to all member types; that are responsive to the diverse interests of varying property management specialties (residential, commercial, retail, industrial); and encourage participation by diverse individuals and young professionals
  • The Programs Committee will develop a calendar of programs that meets requirements established in the Chapter Bylaws and by IREM National

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
To be a good corporate citizen and to be recognized as such

To accomplish this goal:

  • The Chapter will support the efforts of local charities.
  • The Chapter will create meaningful opportunities for membership involvement in community service.
  • The Executive and Programs Committees will explore options for future community service programs and establish a five year initiative to expand the Chapter’s efforts.