Leadership and Staff

The backbone of Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors®


2019 Leadership Team

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

Pam Kuper

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

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

2019 Directors

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

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

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

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

Cindy LeBrun
Exit Realty Group
608 William Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(571) 242-7627

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

Carol Sondrini
Coldwell Banker Elite Spotsylvania
4840 Southpoint Drive
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
(540) 623-0017

Delegates to the VR Delegate Body

President Drew Fristoe

President-Elect Arlene Mason

At-Large Linda Fosdick

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.

Lauren Zuza
Webmaster | Communications Director

Lauren’s job duties include managing communications, website maintenance, engaging members thru social media, and performing special projects as needed.  She has over 10 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, CIPS
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.

Kim McClellan, RCE
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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