Review and determine if ethics complaints or arbitration requests warrant a hearing, conduct hearings and make decisions on matters involving ethics or arbitration.


  • Must be familiar with the Code of Ethics, state real estate regulations, and current real estate practices.

Training Requirements

  • Once appointed to the committee, members must complete two educational courses before serving on a grievance tribunal or hearing panel.
    • Professional Standards Training (6 hours, CE credit)
    • Texas REALTORS In Depth Code of Ethics (6 hours, CE credit) 


All members (approximately 250+ members) are chosen by the Texas REALTORS® Leadership Team to serve a 3-year term. The Leadership Team may shorten the term of individual Committee Members in order to provide for an equal number of staggered 3-year terms among all Professional Standards Committee Members.

Professional Standards Coordinating Subcommittee

The Professional Standards Coordinating Committee is composed of the current year’s chair, vice chair, member liaison, the immediate past chair, one commercial appointee, one Leasing and Property Management appointee, and six appointees selected by the state association Leadership Team.

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