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


Denis DeSaix
President (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 Laval
Vice President (2019)
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
Treasurer (2019)
Jeanine Kraus, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
Paddock Appraisal Service, Inc.
Partner / Appraiser
4641 Spyres Way, Suite 4
Modesto, CA, 95356
(209) 551-3110 Phone
Jeanine@paddockappraisal.net
www.paddockappraisal.net/
 

Neil Lefmann
Secretary (2019)
Neil Lefmann, MAI, SRA
Valbridge Property Advisors
Senior Appraiser
55 South Market Street, Suite 1210
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x7140 Phone
(408) 279-3428 FAX
nlefmann@valbridge.com
 

Michelle Patton
Immediate Past President (2019)
Michelle Patton, MAI
Chapman and Patton, Inc.
PO Box 973
Oakdale, CA, 95361
(209) 484-3217 Phone
(209) 844-0320 FAX
michelle@chapmanappraisals.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 & Salmon
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
 

Lori Horn
Director (2021)
Lori Horn, SRA
Horn Appraisal Service
Owner
409 Primrose Rd.
Burlingame, CA, 94010
(650) 348-4100 Phone
 

Director (2021)
Sean Lim, MAI
American AgCredit
Senior Appraiser
400 Aviation Blvd., Ste. 100
Santa Rosa, CA, 95403
(707) 521-7688 Phone
(707) 495-6280 Mobile
slim@agloan.com
 

Director (2021)
Sushuma Kistner, MAI
Bank of America
Sr. Vice President - Commercial Appraisal Services Review Manager
19 Dickson Lane
Martinez, CA, 94553
(925) 387-5445 Phone
(925) 216-5306 Mobile
sushuma.r.kistner@bofa.com
 

Branch Chapter Leadership


Tim Landregan
Golden Gate Branch Chapter Chair
Tim Landregan, MAI
1247 Harrison Street #28
San Francisco, CA, 94103
(415) 515-6240 Phone
tmlvaluations@mail.com
 

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

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
 

North Bay Branch Chapter Chair
Susan Parry, SRA, AI-RRS
Fremont Bank
Senior Appraiser
375 Countryside Drive
Santa Rosa, CA, 95401
(707) 546-9108 Phone
sue_parry@comcast.net
 

Denis DeSaix
East Bay Branch Chapter Chair
Denis DeSaix
Metrocal Appraisal
2450 Armstrong Street
Livermore, CA, 94551
(925) 800-5162 Phone
denisd@metrocalappraisal.com
 

Monterey Bay Branch Chair
 

Silicon Valley Branch Chapter Chair
 

Committee Chairs


Michelle Patton
Nominating Chair
Michelle Patton, MAI
Chapman and Patton, Inc.
Senior Director
PO Box 973
Oakdale, CA, 95361
(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
Metrocal Appraisal
2450 Armstrong Street
Livermore, CA, 94551
(925) 800-5162 Phone
denisd@metrocalappraisal.com
 

Workshop Chair
 

Melissa  Bach
Spring Litigation Conference Chair
Melissa Bach, MAI
Cushman & Wakefield
Executive Director, Valuation & Advisory Dispute Analysis & Litigation Support
425 Market Street, Suite 2300
San Francisco, CA, 94105
(415) 658-3698 Phone
(925) 330-2752 Mobile
 

Walt Carney
Fall Conference Chair
Walt Carney, MAI
Valbridge Property Advisors, Inc.
Senior Managing Director
55 South Market Street, Suite 1210
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x7145 Phone
wcarney@valbridge.com
 

Jim Cogdill
Spring Conference Chair
Jim Cogdill, SRA
Cogdill & Associates, Inc.
Chairman/CEO
810 Standiford Ave. Ste 3
Modesto, CA, 95350
(209) 551-3110 Phone
jim@cogdillrea.com
www.cogdillandassociates.com
 

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

Technology & Networking Chair
Matt Atwood
Joseph J. Blake and Associates, Inc.
500 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 280
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
(925) 356-0950 x1376 Phone
MAtwood@JosephJBlake.com
www.JosephJBlake.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
 

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

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

Neil Lefmann
Bylaws Chair
Neil Lefmann, MAI, SRA
Valbridge Property Advisors
Senior Appraiser
55 South Market Street, Suite 1210
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x7140 Phone
nlefmann@valbridge.com
 

Neil Lefmann
AICGRC - Government Relations
Neil Lefmann
Valbridge Property Advisors
Senior Appraiser
55 South Market Street, Suite 1210
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x7140 Phone
nlefmann@valbridge.com
 

Norm Hulberg
Scholarship Co-Chair
Norm Hulberg, MAI
Valbridge Property Advisors - Northern California
Senior Managing Director
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, AI-GRS
LD Hopper Commercial Appraisal Reviews
Principal
9606 N. Willey Ct
Fresno, CA, 93720
(559) 284-8533 Phone
(559) 261-9165 FAX
Larry@LDHopper.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
 

Regional Representatives


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
 

Jeanine Kraus
Regional Representative (2019)
Jeanine Kraus, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
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
 

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

Neil Lefmann
Regional Representative (2020)
Neil Lefmann, MAI, SRA
Valbridge Property Advisors
Senior Appraiser
55 South Market Street, Suite 1210
San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 279-1520 x7140 Phone
 

Regional Representative (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
 

Tim Runde
Regional Representative (2020)
Tim Runde, MAI
Runde & Partners, Inc.
505 Montgomery Street, Suite 1033
San Francisco, CA, 94111
(415) 265-9914 Phone
tim@runde-inc.com
 

Gene Williams
Regional Representative (2020)
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
Regional Representative (2020)
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