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. As we navigate living and working in our challenging COVID environment, we eagerly look forward to restrictions being lifted when safe to do so and being able to meet in person.

California RRC kicked off 2021 with some awesome professional and social events (check for recordings at California RRC’s Facebook page). We are pleased to offer a range of new programs/initiatives as outlined below for your benefit/participation.

Multi-State and International virtual events – Great networking opportunities

i. 1pm PST April 22ndRRC Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho and Nevada – “What is happening in our neighborhoods”

ii. 10am PST April 29thRRC and CCIM California, Florida, New York, Texas, RRC (International) Portugal, Spain – “A World of Connections - Connecting and Increasing Your Business with Global CRS and Commercial Brokers”.

Joint AOR virtual event

4pm PST June 17thRRC California and West San Gabriel Valley Realtors – Defending your commission with Michael “Soon” Lee.

CRS Full-day Classes

Members from around the country recently attended “Creating Listing Abundance” with Rich Sands. Please mark the dates on your calendars for three popular classes which are being offered at exceptional value.

i. 7/13/2021 - Digital Marketing: Establishing a Social Media Brand with Marki Lemons (virtual)

ii. 9/20/2021 - Power Up on Smart Home Technologies with Franklin Serio

iii. 10/15/2021 - Increase Wealth with Rentals and Other Investment Properties with Chris Bird

Strategic Business Partner Highlights

We are pleased to welcome two new Strategic Business Partners to our network. Our relationships are for mutual benefit, and I encourage you to reach out to use their services whenever possible. Thank you everyone for your support!

Platinum Level – Old Republic 1031 Exchange, Silicon Valley Association of Realtors

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

RRC National Update – upcoming meetings

a. Mid-year meetings (virtual) on April 26th to 29th (

b. Our flagship Sell-a-bration conference on August 17th (

Both offer wonderful opportunities to connect with our CRS family.

Communication and Networking

In addition to our email circulation, our events are regularly posted on our state network webpage,, and California RRC Facebook group.

Acknowledgements / Feedback request

Appreciate 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
May 20, 2021
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Jun 17, 2021
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Jul 13, 2021 - Jul 14, 2021
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Get Involved & Congratulations

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!
Jan 20, 2021

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- Palm Springs/Palm Desert
Melissa Lundgren, CRS, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

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
Ketan Jashapara relaxed (color high resolution version) (2)

Pauline Lam, CR, 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

Lisa Ancich
MT Thayer Janes

 Alex Shadpour, CRS

Membership Leader/ Network Director- San Diego


Geanne Pack, CRS, AHWD, SFR, SRES

Membership Leader/ Network Director- Placer County, Sacramento

HI.Arlene Kim Kawamoto

Arlene Kim-Kawamoto, CRS, CRB

Regional Vice President- Region 10

California Updates

Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:
CA Spno

Gold Sponsors:
American Mortgage Network
innovative interest


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