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Claudia B. Carleton Legacy in Leadership Award

Each year, the Northern California Chapter proudly presents the Claudia B. Carleton Legacy in Leadership Award to a female chapter member for outstanding leadership, accomplishment and / or support of the Northern California Chapter and the Appraisal Institute. 

It is given in recognition of Claudia B. Carleton, MAI, who throughout her career was an inspirational and committed Appraisal Institute volunteer on the chapter, regional and national levels. 


2021 Claudia B. Carleton Recipient
Lori Horn, SRA

Lori has never turned down an opportunity to talk with or mentor those interested in the profession.  She is always there to offer her assistance – even if it means at 2+ hour commute to help get a program started.   She has given tirelessly of her time and talents by serving on the Chapter’s Board of Directors as well as an engaged Regional Rep.  She has served on various seminar and conference committees for decades.  Most recently she has served as the Chapter’s PR chair.

Lori Horn, SRA truly models leadership in all of her endeavors.  Many have benefited from her positive energy and commitment to excellence on many occasions!

Prior esteemed recipients include:

  • Nancy Phillips, SRA – 2020
  • Michelle Patton, MAI – 2019
  • Jeanine Kraus, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS – 2018
  • Yvonne Broszus, MAI – 2017
  • Melissa Downing, MAI – 2016
  • Melissa Bach, MAI – 2015
  • Dawn Molitor-Gennrich, SRA, AI-RRS – 2014
  • Carole Laval, SRA – 2013
  • Kathryn Sturgis-Bright, MAI – 2012

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