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The Great Falls Association of REALTORS® showcases a variety of unique talents and skills. Review the committee responsibilities below and find your perfect fit. Contact the Association Office (406) 453-2752 to be directed to the Committee Chair.

Budget & Finance

This committee develops the annual budget for presentation to the Board of Directors and Members. Researches non-dues revenue sources and monitors balance of income to expenses.  Meets regularly on the 2nd Thursday of every month.

  • 2024 Chair: Danette Sukut, Coldwell Banker The Falls
  • 2024 Co-Chair: Debbie Dodd, Fathom Realty

Government Affairs

The Government Affairs Committee keep members informed as to political activities and promotes private property rights. The committee solicits contributions for political interests and the issues mobilization fund,  determining where funds might be best used for candidates or issues relevant to the real estate industry. Meets as needed.

  • 2024 Chair: Kelly Ecklund, Ecklund Properties
  • 2024 Co-Chair: Kevin Taggert, Dahlquist REALTORS®

Great Falls REALTORS® Flag Project

A separate non-profit company from GFAR, we partner with the Montana Air National Guard to keep the flag repaired, flying, and manage fundraising efforts. This committee coordinates the annual Flag Day celebration on June 14th at Overlook Park as well as a golf tournament in the Fall. Meets as needed.

  • 2024 Chair: Sharon Virgin, Dustin Young & Company
  • 2024 Co-Chair: Barbara Mullens, Roe River Realty

Great Falls REALTORS® Flag Project Website

Grievance & Professional Standards

The Grievance Committee reviews Code of Ethics complaints and refers valid complaints onto the Professional Standards Committee. You must be a REALTOR® in good standing for three years before you can serve on the Grievance Committee. The Professional Standards committee is a hearing panel that hears matters of unethical conduct by members and provides arbitration as requested. You must have served on the Grievance Committee for two years before you can serve on Professional Standards. Meets as needed.

  • 2024 Grievance Chair: Russ Wutzke, Dahlquist REALTORS®
  • 2024 Grievance Co-Chair: Amber Corrow-Scott, Fathom Realty
  • 2024 Professional Standards Chair: Jeff McPartlin, McPartlin Realty
  • 2024 Professional Standards Co-Chair: Beth Duke, Coldwell Banker The Falls


The REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) encourages REALTORS® to raise and spend money to elect candidates who understand and support their interests. The money to accomplish this comes from voluntary contributions made by REALTORS®. These are not members’ dues; this is money given freely by REALTORS® in recognition of how important campaign fundraising is to the political process. RPAC enables REALTORS® to support candidates that support the issues important to their profession and livelihood. Meets as needed.

  • 2024 Chair: Lorie Jean Schult, Good Deeds Real Estate
  • 2024 Co-Chair: John Carlson, Bullhook Real Estate LLC

YPN (Young Professionals Network)

The Young Professional Network is a valuable resource for those who want to build relationships with peers, advance their careers, and make a difference in their industry, community, and local association. REALTOR® Magazine launched the YPN in 2006 as an outgrowth of the popular “30 Under 30” feature with the goal of helping the younger generation of REALTORS® build a stronger link with the real estate industry and expand networking and business opportunities. It’s not required you be under 30! Meets regularly on the 1st Thursday of every month.

  • 2024 Chair: Lindsey Lalonde, Lifestyle Real Estate firm
  • 2024 Co-Chair: Jesse Hursh, Dahlquist REALTORS®