Leadership and Staff

The backbone of Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors®


2022 Leadership Team

Deb Ellis
Coldwell Banker Elite
4840 Southpoint Drive
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
(571) 643-3387

Carol Sondrini

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty
10240 Kings Hwy.
King George, Virginia 22485
(540) 623-0017

Randy Walther

Nest Realty
530 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(703) 624-9500

Dawn Josemans
Coldwell Banker Elite Property Management
4840 Southpoint Drive
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
(540) 538-6307

Lauren Tate

Century 21 Redwood
10601 Courthouse Rd
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
(757) 969-9965

Carrie Danko

Pathway Realty Inc.
2217 Princess Anne Street, #305-1A
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
(540) 786-0088

2022 Directors

Pia Contreras-Sanchez
Prime Realty
3700 Lafayette Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 455-3310

Abby Fitzsimmons
Coldwell Banker Elite
100 Parkway Boulevard
Stafford, VA  22554
(540) 779-4448

Gary Gardiner, Jr. 
Coldwell Banker Elite
4840 Southpoint Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 424-7888

Kardin Lillis
Weichert, REALTORS®
1955 Emancipation Highway, Suite 201
Fredericksburg, VA  22401
(703) 798-4580

Clay Murray
Pathway Realty Inc.
2217 Princess Anne Street, #305-1A
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
(540) 798-7713

Matthew Rathbun
Coldwell Banker Elite
520 William Street, Suite A
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 455-3350

2018 FAAR Expo Speaker Michele Freemyers

Michele Freemyers
1931 Plank Road, Suite 208
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
(540) 899-1992

Delegates to the VR Delegate Body

President Elect Carol Sondrini

Vice President Randy Walther

At-Large Delegate Sherry Bailey

Past Presidents

View the list of FAAR’s past presidents.

Staff Contacts

Page Browning, RCE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

Page works directly for the Board of Directors and manages a staff of seven in executing the policies of the Board. As the CEO, she also organizes strategic planning sessions and serves on Virginia REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS® committees. Page is the staff liaison to the Awards, Nominating, and Diversity committees. She is also a member of both the Budget & Finance and Investment committees.

Barbara Castillo, RCE, CIPS 
Professional Development Director

As the Professional Development Director, Barbara is the administrator of the FAAR Academy. She writes curriculum, hires instructors, and creates class schedules. Barbara coordinates many different classes, including continuing education (CE), post-licensing (PL), certification  and designation classes. Additionally, Barbara’s responsibilities include working closely with DPOR to submit class credits and classes for approval. Currently, she serves as the staff liaison to the Education Committee, the Managing Brokers Network, the Professional Standards Committee, and the Grievance Committee.  Barbara also serves on the NAR Professional Development Committee. If you have any questions regarding the status of your remaining CE or PL credits or on upcoming classes, email Barbara at bcastillo@faarmembers.com.

Kim McClellan, RCE
Public Policy Director

Kim handles all legislative, regulatory, and policy issues relating to local and state government and serves as the staff liaison to the Fredericksburg REALTORS® Foundation, Property Management Network and the Public Policy Committee.  She represents FAAR in various community organizations and has established working relationships with many area officials. Kim is the person to contact with concerns over private property rights, land use and area agencies that deal with housing issues.  She is a former Capitol Hill staffer and proud Mom to Jack and Ellie, who are honorary FAAR employees.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children boating on Lake Anna.  If you have any concerns over private property rights, land use, and/or area agencies that relate to housing, please contact Kim at kmcclellan@faarmembers.com.

Jennifer Saenz
Events and Sponsorships Manager

Jennifer brings the fun to FAAR! She manages the planning and organizing of FAAR events, as well as managing affiliate sponsorships. A native of State College, PA, she is a Penn State alumna that began her career working events at the Bryce Jordan Center, planning everything from concerts, tradeshows, commencements and sporting events. Jennifer brings a high level of organizational skills coupled with a collaborative spirit and has quickly become a valued member of FAAR staff.  Jennifer is the person to contact with questions about FAAR affiliate marketing partnerships as well as FAAR’s annual Expo.  Please contact Jennifer at jsaenz@faarmembers.com.

Linda Alsop
Financial Director / HR Director

Linda is the brain trust for all things relating to FAAR finances and financial records and staff liaison to Budget & Finance and Investment Committees.  She is in charge of preparing the financial statements and reporting to the various agencies.  She manages all of FAAR’s financial accounts including operations, investments, RPAC and the Foundation.  Linda’s responsibilities also include the HR functions for the association from the application of employment laws to employee benefits. 

Koko Martin
Assistant Membership Director

Koko is the Assistant Membership Director and the first FAAR face many visitors see. Her responsibilities include answering and transferring phone calls, checking out store sales, processing new membership applications, transfer forms, terminations and assisting with sentrilock lockbox services. Have a question about your membership or lockboxes? Koko can help!



Lori Hillard-Wehr
Membership Services Director

With 17 years of experience as the Membership Services Director, Lori assists FAAR brokers and members with any and all membership questions,  manages the FAAR member records system, and manages Sentrilock’s key access. One of her key responsibilities includes adding new business and brokerages to FAAR. In addition, Lori also manages FAAR’s  REALTOR® Store and serves as the staff liaison to the Young Professionals Network. She currently assists on the Special Events Committee and the Education Committee. If you have any questions about new agents, agent transfers, terminations, new companies, classes, or event registrations, please contact Lori at lhillardwehr@faarmembers.com.

Lauren Zuza
Webmaster | Communications Director

Lauren is responsible for managing communications of the association including the FAAR website, social media, and other channels. Lauren also organizes the FAAR Friday emails, the FAARside newsletter, and manages most of the FAAR website content. She has over 10 years of professional association and marketing experience and an eye for design. Additionally, Lauren is the staff liaison for the Technology Committee. If you have any questions about the FAAR communications,  faarmembers.com, the Technology Committee, or the Newsletter, contact Lauren at lzuza@faarmembers.com.

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