Welcome to the California RRC


President’s Message

Greetings California RRC members,

Hope you and your loved ones are well! A warm welcome to our new members.

Our state is delighted to have participated in several multi-state and joint AOR quality meetings in the last quarter. We will continue building upon these successful partnerships.

As we enter an exciting phase of opportunities to meet in person, your leadership team is working towards offering both virtual and in person meetings going forward. Upcoming meetings for your consideration and participation (

a. 07/17/21 - Summer Evening Baseball Mixer, Lincoln CA (Sacramento/Roseville) organized by RRC CA Regional Network Director Geoffrey Poulos;

b. 08/17/21 – RRC National conference “Sell-a-bration” – Lake Tahoe, CA – Flagship annual event with excellent educational and networking opportunities (both state and national members). RRC CA is currently planning to host a pre-conference get-together as a state specific networking opportunity. Further details available at

c. 09/14/21 – Newport Beach Vineyard and Winery Mixer, Newport Beach organized by RRC CA Regional Network Director RitaTayenaka.

d. 9/20/2021 - CRS Full-day Classes - Power Up on Smart Home Technologies with Franklin Serio – San Gabriel CA. We are exploring whether we can offer a hybrid version of hosting the class on both an in-person and virtual format. (Full-day class is offered at exceptional value - $75 members, $99 non-members.)

e. Week commencing 09/20/21CRS week. CRS designation is promoted nationwide  at national and state level. In addition to our CRS class, we plan to have a couple of networking events. Further details to follow…

f. 10/15/2021 - CRS Full-day Classes - Increase Wealth with Rentals and Other Investment Properties with Chris Bird – Silicon Valley Bay Area. Joint event with Asian Real Estate Association of America, Silicon Valley Chapter. (Full-day class is offered at exceptional value - $75 members, $99 non-members.)


Strategic Business Partner Highlights

We are pleased to welcome Escrow Leaders as a new Platinum Strategic Business Partner to our network. Bob Fox has sponsored events in the past, and we are delighted to strengthen and build upon our relationship. Our Strategic Business Partner relationships are for mutual benefit, and I encourage you to reach out to use their services whenever possible.

Platinum LevelOld Republic 1031 Exchange, Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, Escrow Leaders (new)

Gold LevelFirst American Natural Hazards Disclosures; San Diego Association of Realtors, American Mortgage Network (lender), Innovative Interest (lender).

Thank you everyone for your support!


Communication and Networking

We are delighted to welcome Melissa Lundgren as our new Communication Leader. She is a valued active member of our leadership team, and we are excited/grateful to have her participation in this role.

In addition to our email circulation, you are encouraged to check out our events on our state network webpage,, and California RRC Facebook group.


Acknowledgements / Feedback request

With gratitude and appreciation to each member of our outstanding leadership team, including Kari, for their ongoing commitment and dedication for the benefit of our network. Thank you for making it happen…

We are always seeking your opinions and participation and would love to have any feedback you may have. Let us know if you would like to get involved too. Look forward to connecting with you soon.


Be safe, happy, and healthy!

Best wishes.

Ketan Jashapara CRS, President

California RRC; c. (408) 826-7265

California Courses & Events  

Register for an upcoming local RRC course or event in your state.

RRC’s one-day and two-day classroom courses allow you to learn skills in an intensive, hands-on, in-person environment, with other real estate agents.

Connect with other successful real estate professionals in your area to participate in social events and network with like-minded individuals, who can be valuable referral sources in the future.

Upcoming Events
Sep 14, 2021
Newport Beach Vineyard and Winery- 2128 Mesa Drive - Newport Beach, CA United States
Sep 20, 2021
- San Gabriel, CA United States
Oct 15, 2021
- Cupertino, CA United States
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Get Involved

Whether it is 15 minutes a week, an hour once a month or an event once a year, volunteers are the backbone of RRC. Volunteering also connects you to other members and expanding your network.

Contact the state president with your questions, a description of your expertise or interest and how much time you have to give.


Congratulations to the California RRC new CRS Designees in 2021!  Great job!

Network Groups

Leadership In California

Network Director- Greater East Bay Solano, Fairfield, Alameda Contra Costa

Lois Cox, CRS, GRI, PMN, SFR

Network Director- San Diego
Barbara DuDeck, CRS, GREEN, GRI, SFR

Network Director- Turlock
Nellie Lazar, CRS, SRES

Network Director- Orange County
Colleen Trujillo, CRS

Network Director- Monterey 
Pamela Easton, CRS, GRI, SRES

Gregg Fujita, CRS, GRI, SFR

Network Director- Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Northern CA Coast

Terriann McGowan, CRS

Network Director- Placer County, Sacramento
Geoffrey Poulos, CRS

Network Director- Orange County
Rita Tayenaka, CRS, AHWD, e-PRO, SFR, SRS

Kari Casarietti, Administrator
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Pauline Lam, CRS, CIPS, GRI

Education Leader/ Network Director- San Gabriel

MT Thayer Janes

Mindy Yeh

Education Leader/ Network Director- San Gabriel

Linda Anderson

Linda Ellen Anderson, CRS, e-PRO, GREEN, GRI, SRES, PMN

Education Leader/ Network Director- Sacramento

HI.Arlene Kim Kawamoto

Arlene Kim-Kawamoto, CRS, CRB

Regional Vice President- Region 10

Lisa Ancich
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 Alex Shadpour, CRS

Membership Leader/ Network Director- San Diego


Geanne Pack, CRS, AHWD, SFR, SRES

Membership Leader/ Network Director- Placer County, Sacramento


Melissa Lundgren, CRS, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Communications Leader/ Network Director- Palm Springs/Palm Desert

California Updates

Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:
CA Spno


Gold Sponsors:
American Mortgage Network
innovative interest


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