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Board Members

Gazelle Raye Wichner   contact info

Gazelle Raye Wichner, ASA, MAI, CCIM is a real property valuation specialist domiciled in Pasadena, California. She has held a senior Real Property designation with the American Society of Appraisers since 1997 and has served the Board of the ASA-LA Chapter in various roles since 2010, including Real Property Chair, Mentor Chair, Government Relations Liaison, and most recently as 1st Vice President for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 fiscal years. Active in the valuation profession for nearly 30 years, she is currently a senior member of the Collateral Valuations team of First Republic Bank.

Douglas Nason   contact info
Vice President

Douglas Nason, ASA, has been involved in the Los Angeles Chapter since 1993 and is passionate about all appraisal topics especially with regard to integration of the three overarching valuation disciplines: real property, personal property and business enterprise. He has been a real estate valuation/consulting professional since 1982 and holds the ASA designation in Real Property/Urban. Since 1993, he has worked with Wells Fargo's Real Estate Valuation Services (REVS) department, where he presently serves as Appraisal Manager for the Western United States. He is confident the Chapter board will continue to recognize the specialized needs of its members in tackling the technical details of their respective disciplines, and to address those needs through forums where appraisers from all disciplines may network to discuss issues and trends impacting the industry. He encourages all appraisers, users of appraisal services and guests to participate in our Chapter events.

Carol Krieks   contact info
2nd Vice President

Carol Krieks’ work and studies have been in gemology, jewelry design, manufacturing and valuation of gems, jewelry and decorative arts since 1973. In 1975 she felt fortunate to learn about ASA and its goal to ensure the trust of the Public for its members, by supporting their access to education and professional standards. It is her pleasure to sustain those goals currently through service to our local Chapter.

Patricia A. Thomson Graham   contact info


PATRICIA A. THOMSON GRAHAM, ASA, is a real property valuation specialist with Klaris, Thomson & Schroeder, Inc. ("KTS") located in Long Beach, California.  She holds a senior Real Property designation with the American Society of Appraisers and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in California. She is a Senior Valuation Consultant with KTS and has been there over 15 years. She can be reached at or 562-437-6000.

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