Chapter Office


Executive Director
Lisa M. Estes
1243 Alpine Rd., Suite 102
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
(925) 932-7753 Phone
(925) 932-7754 FAX
lisa@norcal-ai.org
 

Administrative Assistant
Pat Moore
1243 Alpine Rd., Suite 102
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
(925) 932-7753 Phone
(925) 932-7754 FAX
pat@norcal-ai.org
 

Board of Directors


Michelle Patton
President (2018)
Michelle Patton, MAI
Chapman and Patton, Inc.
PO Box 973
Oakdale, CA, 95361
(209) 484-3217 Phone
(209) 844-0320 FAX
michelle@chapmanappraisals.com
 

Denis DeSaix
Vice President (2018)
Denis DeSaix, MAI, SRA
Metrocal Appraisal
2450 Armstrong Street
Livermore, CA, 94551
(925) 800-5162 Phone
(925) 800-5163 FAX
denisd@metrocalappraisal.com
 

Carole Laval
Treasurer (2018)
Carole Laval, SRA
Laval & Associates
1605 W. Celeste Avenue
Fresno, CA, 93711
(559) 435-4043 Phone
(559) 435-4043 FAX
claval@comcast.net
 

Jeanine Kraus
Secretary (2018)
Jeanine Kraus, MAI, SRA
Paddock Appraisal Service, Inc.
Partner / Appraiser
4641 Spyres Way, Suite 4
Modesto, CA, 95356
(209) 551-3110 Phone
Jeanine@paddockappraisal.net
www.paddockappraisal.net/
 

Gene Williams
Immediate Past President (2017)
Gene Williams, MAI
Cushman & Wakefield
Senior Director
300 Santana Row, Suite 200
San Jose, CA, 95128
(408) 436-3681 Phone
gene.williams@cushwake.com
 

Nancy Phillips
Director (2018)
Nancy Phillips, SRA
The Phillips Co.
Appraiser Consultant
337 El Dorado Street, Suite 3B
Monterey, CA, 93940
(831) 649-8895 Phone
(831) 649-4282 FAX
nancy@nphillipsappraisal.com
www.nphillipsappraisal.com
 

Neil Lefmann
Director (2018)
Neil Lefmann, MAI, SRA
Valbridge Property Advisors
Senior Appraiser
One North Market Street
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x140 Phone
(408) 279-3428 FAX
nlefmann@valbridge.com
 

Tim Runde
Director (2018)
Tim Runde, MAI
Runde & Partners, Inc.
505 Montgomery Street, Suite 1033
San Francisco, CA, 94111
(415) 265-9914 Phone
tim@runde-inc.com
 

Erik Woodhouse
Director (2019)
Erik Woodhouse, MAI
Associated Right of Way Services, Inc.
Appraiser
2300 Contra Costa Boulevard, Suite 525
Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523
(925) 691-8500 Phone
ewoodhouse@arws.com
 

Vathana Duong
Director (2019)
Vathana Duong, MAI
Colliers International
Director
101 Second Street, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94105
(415) 288-7854 Phone
vathana.duong@colliers.com
 

Paul Chandler
Director & Education Chair (2019)
Paul Chandler, MAI
The Property Sciences Group, Inc.
Founder & CEO
395 Taylor Blvd., Ste. 250
Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523
(925) 246-7300 Phone
(925) 349-7200 FAX
paul.chandler@propsci.com
 

Steve Salmon
Director (2020)
Steve Salmon, MAI
Garland & Associates
2333 Courage Drive, Suite H-2
Fairfield, CA, 94533
(707) 429-8660 Phone
ssalmonappraiser@gmail.com
 

Director (2020)
Jeff Ashlock, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS
Jeffrey Ashlock, RE Appraiser
517 Cheyenne Lane
San Jose, CA, 95123
(408) 249-1444 Phone
jeff.ashlock@gmail.com
 

Brian Rapela
Director (2020)
Brian Rapela, MAI
Joseph J. Blake & Associates, Inc.
Partner
2121 N. California Blvd., Suite 850
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
(925) 482-1370 Phone
brapela@josephjblake.com
 

Jeff Enright
Region I Director / National BOD
Jeff Enright, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Kidder Mathews
Vice President, Manager
203 Redwood Shores Parkway, Suite 530
Redwood City, CA, 94065
(650) 769-3511 Phone
(650) 678-0500 Mobile
jenright@kiddermathews.com
kiddermathews.com
 

Branch Chapter Leadership


Nick Cadigan
North Bay Branch Chapter Chair
Nick Cadigan, MAI
American AgCredit
Senior Appraiser
400 Aviation Boulevard, Suite 100
Santa Rosa, CA, 95403
(707) 521-4107 Phone
ncadigan@agloan.com
 

Golden Gate Branch Chapter Chair
 

Central California Branch Chair
James Courtis, SRA
James G. Courtis Courtis Enterprises
1616 S Minnewawa Ave
Fresno, CA, 93727
(559) 318-4335 Phone
james.courtis@gmail.com
 

Silicon Valley Branch Chapter Chair
 

Monterey Bay Branch Chair
 

Michelle Patton
Sierra Branch Chapter Chair
Michelle Patton, MAI
Chapman and Patton, Inc.
PO Box 973
Oakdale, CA, 95361
(209) 484-3217 Phone
michelle@chapmanappraisals.com
 

East Bay Branch Chapter Chair
Matt Carriere
Smith & Associates
140 Town and Country Drive
Danville, CA, 94526
(925) 855-4950 x240 Phone
matt@smithassociatesinc.com
 

East Bay Branch Chapter Vice Chair
Masayo Allen
Valbridge Property Advisors, Inc.
3160 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 245
San Ramon, CA, 94583
(925) 659-1022 Phone
mallen@valbridge.com
 

Committee Chairs


Gene Williams
Nominating Chair
Gene Williams, MAI
Cushman & Wakefield
Senior Director
300 Santana Row, Suite 200
San Jose, CA, 95128
(408) 436-3681 Phone
gene.williams@cushwake.com
 

Paul Chandler
Education Chair
Paul Chandler, MAI
The Property Sciences Group, Inc.
Founder & CEO
395 Taylor Blvd., Ste. 250
Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523
(925) 246-7300 Phone
(925) 349-7200 FAX
paul.chandler@propsci.com
 

Erik Woodhouse
Course Chair
Erik Woodhouse, MAI
Associated Right of Way Services
2300 Contra Costa Boulevard
Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523
(925) 691-8500 Phone
ewoodhouse@arws.com
 

Denis DeSaix
Seminar Chair
Denis DeSaix, MAI, SRA
Metrocal Appraisal
2450 Armstrong Street
Livermore, CA, 94551
(925) 800-5162 Phone
denisd@metrocalappraisal.com
 

Workshop Chair
Tom Fernwood, MAI
Kidder Mathews
Vice President
101 Mission Street, #2100
San Francisco, CA, 94105
(415) 229-8949 Phone
tomf@kiddermathews.com
 

Erik Woodhouse
Spring Litigation Conference Chair
Erik Woodhouse, MAI
Associated Right of Way Services
2300 Contra Costa Boulevard, Ste 525
Pleasant Hill , CA, 94523
(925) 691-8500 Phone
ewoodhouse@arws.com
 

Neil Lefmann
Fall Conference Chair
Neil Lefmann, MAI, SRA
Valbridge Property Advisors, Inc.
Senior Appraiser
One North Market Street
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x140 Phone
nlefmann@valbridge.com
 

Jeanine Kraus
Spring Conference Chair
Jeanine Kraus, MAI, SRA
Paddock Appraisal Service, Inc.
Partner
4641 Spyres Way, Suite 4
Modesto, CA, 95356
(209) 551-3110 Phone
jeanine@paddockappraisal.net
www.paddockappraisal.net
 

Carole Lavale
Finance Chair
Carole Lavale, SRA
Laval & Associates
1605 W. Celeste Avenue
Fresno, CA, 93711
(559) 435-4043 Phone
claval@comcast.net
 

Technology & Networking Chair
Ryan Ward, MAI
Ward Levy Appraisal Group, Inc.
1160 North Dutton Avenue, Suite 160
Santa Rosa, CA, 95401
(707) 921-5052 Phone
ryan@wardlevy.com
wardlevy.com
 

Lori Horn
Public Relations Chair
Lori Horn, SRA
Horn Appraisal Service
Owner
409 Primrose Rd.
Burlingame, CA, 94010
(650) 348-4100 Phone
(650) 348-1050 FAX
ll-horn@pacbell.net
 

Craig Owyang
Candidate Guidance Chair
Craig Owyang, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Craig Owyang Real Estate
President
126 N. Ellsworth Avenue, Suite B
San Mateo, CA, 94401
(650) 595-8615 x107 Phone
craig@owyang.com
 

Norm Hulberg
Scholarship Co-Chair
Norm Hulberg, MAI
Valbridge Property Advisors l Hulberg & Associates, Inc.
President
55 S Market Street, Suite 1210
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x142 Phone
(408) 279-3428 FAX
nhulberg@valbridge.com
www.Hulberg.com
 

Larry Hopper
Scholarship Co-Chair
Larry Hopper, MAI, SRA
Real Property Analysts
President
6740 N. West Ave., Ste. 107
Fresno, CA, 93711
(559) 261-9136 x11 Phone
(559) 261-9165 FAX
ldhopper@rpaappraisal.com
www.rpaappraisal.com
 

Gary DeWeese
Scholarship Co-Chair
Gary DeWeese, MAI
Real Estate Strategic Solutions, LLC
1655 N. California Blvd., Ste 244
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
(925) 216-8751 Phone
garydeweese@comcast.net
www.restrategicsolutions.com
 

Neil Lefmann
AICGRS (Government Relations)
Neil Lefmann, MAI, SRA
Valbridge Property Advisors
Senior Appraiser
One North Market Street
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x140 Phone
 

Newsletter Chair
Joe Napoliello, MAI
Real Estate Valuation Services
716 Southwood Dr.
So. San Francisco, CA, 94080
(415) 309-6728 Phone
Joe@JNval.com
 

Jeanine Kraus
Bylaws
Jeanine Kraus, MAI, SRA
Paddock Appraisal Service, Inc.
Partner / Appraiser
4641 Spyres Way, Suite 4
Modesto, CA, 95356
(209) 551-3110 Phone
Jeanine@paddockappraisal.net
 

Regional Representatives


Michelle Patton
Regional Representative (2018)
Michelle Patton, MAI
Chapman and Patton, Inc.
PO Box 973
Oakdale, CA, 95361
(209) 484-3217 Phone
(209) 844-0320 Mobile
michelle@chapmanappraisals.com
 

Denis DeSaix
Regional Representative (2019)
Denis DeSaix, MAI, SRA
Metrocal Appraisal
2450 Armstrong Street
Livermore, CA, 94551
(925) 800-5162 Phone
(925) 800-5163 FAX
denisd@metrocalappraisal.com
 

Carole Lavale
Regional Representative (2019)
Carole Lavale, SRA
Laval & Associates
1605 W. Celeste Avenue
Fresno, CA, 93711
(559) 435-4043 Phone
claval@comcast.net
 

Regional Representative (2019)
Jeanine Kraus, MAI, SRA
Paddock Appraisal Service, Inc.
Partner / Appraiser
(209) 551-3110 Phone
Jeanine@paddockappraisal.net
 

Paul Chandler
Regional Representative (2019)
Paul Chandler, MAI
The Property Sciences Group, Inc.
Founder & CEO
395 Taylor Blvd., Ste. 250
Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523
(925) 246-7300 Phone
paul.chandler@propsci.com
 

Lori Horn
Regional Representative (2018)
Lori Horn, SRA
Horn Appraisal Service
Owner
409 Primrose Rd.
Burlingame, CA, 94010
(650) 348-4100 Phone
 

Regional Representative (2018)
 

Nancy Phillips
Regional Representative (2018)
Nancy Phillips, SRA
The Phillips Co.
Appraiser Consultant
337 El Dorado Street, Suite 3B
Monterey, CA, 93940
(831) 649-8895 Phone
nancy@nphillipsappraisal.com
 

Tim Runde
Regional Representative (2018)
Tim Runde, MAI
Runde & Partners, Inc.
505 Montgomery Street, Suite 1033
San Francisco, CA, 94111
(415) 265-9914 Phone
tim@runde-inc.com
 

Regional Representative (2019)
Steve Salmon, MAI
Garland & Associates
2333 Courage Drive, Suite H-2
Fairfield, CA, 94533
(707) 429-8660 Phone
ssalmonappraiser@gmail.com
 

Regional Representative - Alternates


Regional Representative Alternate (2018)
Jeff Ashlock, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS
517 Cheyenne Lane
San Jose, CA
(408) 249-1444 Phone
jeff.ashlock@gmail.com
 

Brian Rapela
Regional Representative Alternate (2018)
Brian Rapela, MAI
Joseph J. Blake & Associates, Inc.
Partner
2121 N. California Blvd., Suite 850
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
(925) 482-1370 Phone
brapela@josephjblake.com