President’s Message

January 2018

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” Ophrah Winfrey

Once again, it is time to reflect on our journey over the past year and identify opportunities where we can commit to doing and being better. We should be proud of our Chapter’s accomplishments and our volunteers, teachers, mentors and all those that have helped make it happen deserve our recognition and gratitude. Our Chapter sets a high bar in education offerings, innovative seminars and best management practices, and we are so thankful for the professionalism of our Executive Director, Patti Kreutzer.
For your New Year’s resolution it is not too late to give the gift of time. The Appraisal Institute needs your feedback and suggestions on our organization’s governance restructure ( Please also pay your AI and Chapter dues and update your information on the AI Directory ( and San Diego AI Chapter Directory (email, mark your calendar for our 2018 education offerings (, review the changes to USPAP 2018-2019 (, plan that summer vacation (, have fun (, stay healthy ( and be safe.

And for those of you that do not like to make a New Year’s resolution (my spouse included), we are here to help you (or should I say, “Call Patti”)!

Congratulations to Trevor Hubbard for being elected 2018 Region VII 3rd Director. We wish him well in his new role and as Vice Chair in 2019 and 2020 and Chair in 2021 and 2022.

I am honored to be your 2018 Chapter President and privileged to work with an outstanding group of committee volunteers. Please reach out to me anytime with your ideas and suggestions. This will be an exciting year full of great education offerings and fun activities. I hope to see you all there!

Feliz Año Nuevo!

Eva Stresemann, MAI

(858) 694-2732