RHA courses are taught by top industry professionals with many years of experience in their field. A select few of these instructors have been chosen by the RHA Education Committee to become members of the RHA Faculty. This honor recognizes these instructors for their outstanding contributions to the education mission of the association.
If you are interested in becoming an instructor, please contact Jane McGinnis, RHA Director of Education, Jane@RHA.org.
Director of Operations for Quality Property Management.
Anthony Baimas has more than 10 years experience in Real Estate and Property Management as an owner, investor and operator. Anthony is licensed with the California Department of Real Estate and currently sits on the RHA Board of Education.
Calvin Clements, Law Offices of Kimball, Tirey & St. John
Calvin Clements is the Managing Attorney for the Sacramento office of Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP, which is engaged in the practice of landlord-tenant law, real estate transactions and litigation, fair housing defense and collections. Calvin formerly served as Deputy Legal Affairs Secretary for Governor Gray Davis. Before entering the field of law, Mr. Clements worked as a commercial property manager.
Matthew Cox, Apartment Guide
Matthew Cox is the Northern California Publisher for the Apartment Guide. Prior to joining Apartment Guide, Matthew was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for an East Coast-based management company, overseeing more than 15,000 units across four states.
Michael Force, Westcal Management
Mike Force is a real estate investor and the President of Westcal Management. Mike is currently the President of RHA and has been on the Board of RHA and CAA. Mike uses his experience as a real estate investor, asset manager and former corporate counsel for the benefit of his clients and students in the classes he teaches.
Gary Link, Law Office of Gary Link
Gary Link is a Sacramento attorney who has handled over 36,500 evictions and 11,000 eviction trials since 1979. Gary serves as the Legal Advisor for the Rental Housing Association Board of Directors and is a frequent presenter of legal seminars for the association. He also is a former judge pro tem and a current arbitrator for the Sacramento Superior Court.
Heather McCarthy, For Rent Media Solutions
Heather McCarthy began her property management career in 1994, and worked her way through the on-site ranks from leasing to multi-site manager. After a brief departure, Heather returned to the property management industry with For Rent Media Solutions in 2001. Her passion for marketing and first-hand knowledge of on-site needs add value to the courses she teaches.
Steve McElroy, The John Stewart Company
Steve McElroy has 30 years of experience in property management and is the Vice President of the Sacramento Regional Office of The John Stewart Company. Steve served on the Board of Directors of RHA for nine years, and currently participates as a long standing member of the Education Committee.
Jane McGinnis, Rental Housing Association
Jane McGinnis started in property management in 1985, following eleven years working on national advertising and marketing programs. Her property management experience includes single-family and multifamily residential, as well as retail and commercial management. Jane joined RHA in 2002 as the Director of Education.
Adam Musfelt, CCEB
Adam Musfelt earned his B.A. in Communication Studies from CSUS. He has worked in property management for seven years and has worked on-site at several communities in the Sacramento area. He currently oversees management of several communities in Northern California.
Kevin Rolli, Sequoia Equities
Kevin Rolli majored in Information Systems at the University of Central Arkansas. He has worked in property management since 1992, and held positions in the on-site leasing office, maintenance, corporate accounts receivable, and property management. He worked in the Orange County market for 7 years and the Northern California market for 10 years. Kevin is currently a regional property manager with Sequoia Equities and a member of the RHA Board of Directors.
Linda Rutledge, Laughton Properties, Inc.
Linda Rutledge graduated from CSU Chico and obtained her lifetime secondary teaching credential. In 1983 she obtained her real estate license and became a property manager. In 1986 she obtained the designation of Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management. In 1999 she became the president of Laughton Properties, Inc. Linda has specialized in renovations and turning around troubled properties.
Puneet Singh, Law Offices of Kimball, Tirey & St. John
Puneet Singh is the managing partner for the Northern California offices of Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP and is engaged primarily in the practice of landlord-tenant law and litigation. Ms. Singh advises, counsels and represents owners, management companies and institutions in unlawful detainer actions and other landlord-tenant litigation
and transactional matters.
Fawn Alvarez, Harbor Properties
Fawn Alvarez is the founder and president of Harbor Properties LLC and an outspoken advocate for an ethical rental housing industry. Fawn began her career in the Silicon Valley during the 1970’s and started her steady climb up the corporate ladder. With her background as an IBM Critical Situation Manager, a Better Business Bureau Arbitrator and a tenant-landlord mediator, Fawn is uniquely positioned to face tough industry issues head-on.