Leadership and Staff

The backbone of Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors®


2018 Leadership Team

Kevin McGrath
Long and Foster – Fredericksburg
1910 William Street
Fredericksburg, VA  22401
(540) 371-5220

Drew Fristoe, ABR
Coldwell Banker Elite Massaponax
4840 Southpoint Drive,
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 735-2639

Arlene Mason, ABR, GRI

Coldwell Banker Elite
520 William St. Suite A
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 249-2149

Mark Geslock

Century 21 Redwood Realty
10601 Courthouse Road
Fredericksburg, VA  22407
(540) 785-2225

Carrie Danko

1st Choice Better Homes & Land
1302 Bragg Road
Fredericksburg, VA  22401
(540) 786-0088

Linda Fosdick, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRS

Dockside Realty
4634 Courthouse Rd.
Mineral, VA 23117
(540) 895-9400

2018 Directors

Ben Keddie, CCIM, CIPS
Coldwell Banker Commercial
1201 Central Park Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 786-1402

Chip Taylor
Long and Foster, Fredericksburg
1910 William Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
(540) 538-3964

Pam Kuper
Century 21 New Millennium
1931 Plank Road, Suite 201
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(540) 373-2000

Sandra Pearce, PMN
Coldwell Banker Elite
990 Bragg Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(540) 548-2220

Clay Murray
Coldwell Banker Elite Spotsylvania
990 Bragg Road
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
(540) 798-7713

Phillip Blake
MBH Settlement
1956 William Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
(540) 373-1300

Delegates to the VR Delegate Body

President Kevin McGrath

President-Elect Drew Fristoe

At-Large Christine Singhass

Past Presidents

View the list of FAAR’s past presidents.

Staff Contacts

Pat-Breme-FAAR-CEOPat Breme, RCE, CIPS
Chief Executive Officer

Works directly for the Board of Directors and manages a staff of 7 who are tasked with executing the policies of the Board. Handles professional standards issues including ethics complaints, arbitration requests, mediation and the Citation System. Organizes strategic planning sessions, serves on VAR and NAR committees. Heads up special projects. Staff liaison to Professional Standards, Awards, Grievance, Nominating Committees, Housing First and a member of Budget & Finance, Investment Committees. The person to contact with questions regarding professional conduct. A closet decorator who loves art and her grandgirls.

Linda Alsop
Financial Director

Is the brain trust for all things relating to FAAR finances and financial records. Staff liaison to Budget & Finance and Investment Committees. In charge of preparing the financial statements and reporting to the various agencies. Manages all FAAR accounts including operations, investments, RPAC and the Foundation.

Julie Carriger
Events and Sponsorships Director

Markets FAAR products, services and events through various means of communications. Is the editor of the Weekly and Broker Updates, Affiliate Directory, and FAARSide Newsletter, Coordinator of the Trade Show and Affiliate Marketing Partners program. Staff liaison to Special Functions, Technology, Relationships, and the REALTORS® Foundation. She is the person to contact about sponsoring a FAAR event.

Lauren Zuza
Webmaster | Communications Director

Lauren’s job duties include website maintenance, engaging members thru social media, and performing special projects as needed.  She has 7 years of professional association and marketing experience and an eye for design.   In the warmer months, you can find her kayaking the Rappahannock with friends.

Barbara Castillo, RCE
Professional Development Director

Administers the Real Estate Career Academy. Writes curriculum, hires instructors and creates class schedule for topical classes, CE, PL, Certifications and Designations. Transmits credits to DPOR. Staff liaison to Education, Community Outreach, and Managing Brokers Network. The person to contact if you need classes to complete licensing renewal course requirements. Could be a travel agent or party planner.

Lori Hillard-Wehr
Membership Services Director

Processes new members and issues Sentrilock system. Coordinates orientation, sends dues billing and reminders, turn off keys for lack of payment/non-compliance of ethics requirement. Updates member records to NRDS (National REALTORS® Database System). Manages the REALTOR® Store. Staff liaisons to YPN. She is the person to notify about agent transfers, new companies, registration for classes and events. Is a former New Yorker and brings back cheesecake, bagels and pizza from the Big City.

Lydia McCaskillLydia McCaskill
Receptionist | Membership Services Assistant

Official greeter at the FAAR office. Fields member issues to proper staff person. Shares many of Lori’s responsibilities including processing new members and issuing Sentrilock system. Handles registrations for events and FAAR Academy classes. Merchandises product in the Store and oversees the Member Lounge. A person to contact if you have requests about FAAR events. In her spare time Lydia enjoys reading and the company of friends and family.

Kim McClellan
Public Policy Director

Handles all legislative, regulatory, and policy issues relating to local and state government. Is the staff liaison to Fredericksburg REALTORS® Foundation, Housing First, Public Relations, Property Management and Legislative and Government Affairs Committees. Represents FAAR in various community organizations and has established a working relationship with many area officials. Is the person to contact with concerns over private property rights, land use and area agencies that deal with housing issues. Former Capitol Hill staffer and Mom to Jack and Ellie, who are honorary FAAR employees.

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