CAAR Foundation

The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) Foundation is a 501c3 organization intended to be an effective mechanism for REALTORS® to donate their time, talent, and resources to impact, sustain, and support community initiatives. The purposes of the Foundation shall be exclusively charitable and educational, for purposes which, including, but not limited to, the following:

 CAAR Foundation a. Housing initiatives
  b. Education initiatives
  c. Disaster Relief, and
  d. Other initiatives as approved by most of the Board of Directors to meet critical or emerging needs in the community.

Strategic Plan
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Election Process
Members of the CAAR Foundation Board of Directors are essential to the development of this newly formed non-profit.

Board members can be REALTORS® or community members. All officers except the Secretary shall be elected or appointed annually by the Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the Board. The Chair Elect shall succeed to Office of Chair the following term. Officers, other than the Chair, Chair-Elect and Secretary need not be members of the Board of Directors. Any two (2) or more offices may be held by the same person.

View the CAAR Foundation Bylaws that outline the election process.

2024 Slate of Officers
  • Chair | Greg Slater
  • Chair-Elect | Michael Guthrie
  • Secretary | Abby Tammen
  • Treasurer | MK King
Class A Directors (3-year term serving until December 31, 2026)
  • S. Yuri Reese
  • Marcela Foshay
  • Christopher Brement
Class B Directors (2-year term serving until December 31, 2025)
  • Michael Guthrie
  • Peter McFarren
  • Rachel Burns
  • Tim Carson
Class C Directors (1-year term serving until December 31, 2024)
  • Ginny Barefoot
  • Greg Slater
  • Kristel Harris
  • MK King
Outgoing Board Members
  • Kristin Streed
  • Tammy Wilt
  • Jessica Russo
Seeking Community Partners
We're currently seeking community partners to join us in 2024. We believe that non-REALTOR® community members who share out passion for the mission can be instrumental in achieving our goals. We also offer opportunities for volunteering on various committees.

Join Our Cause
If you're already involved with a community partner that you believe we should be collaborating with, we invite you to consider joining our group. Your insights and connections can help us engage with other organizations in the communities.

Committees - Call for Volunteers

We are seeking volunteers to participate on a committee in 2024. Learn more below.

1. Exec Director Search Committee
   a. Create job description
   b. Hire a search firm
   c. Create Organizational chart
   d. Nominating
   e. Find office space and human resource management services

2. Budget & Finance Committee

3. Policy Document Development Committee
   a. Employee manual
   b. Finance policy
   c. Investment policy

4. Marketing & Communications Committee
   a. Web Development
   b. Social Media

5. Community Outreach

6. Education

7. Fundraising

Get in Touch
For more information or to express your interest in volunteering or donating to our cause, please reach out to us at