2022-2023 Northern Area Officers

Office Name City Phone
Director David Mezzera, PRP Vallejo 707-552-2900
Assistant Director S. David Shapiro, PRP Berkeley 510-235-8717
Secretary Rose Gilardi San Francisco 415-665-5132
Treasurer Rick Sydor, RP-R Sacramento 916-782-7827

2022 Northern Area

Saturday, March 5, 2022

10:00 a.m.

Program Program
Speaker:  David Jackson, PRP
Reference Committees, Then and Now
Everything you wanted to know about various committees . . . but were afraid to ask!

Saturday, November 5, 2022

10:00 a.m.

Program: Incoming CSAP President

Gail E. Lover, PRP

Saturday, July 9, 2022

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Workshop presented by Richard Hayes, PRP
“How to Deal With an Abusive Presiding Officer”


February 25, 2023

July 15, 2023

November 18, 2023

Institute and meetings to be announced.  Currently, all meetings are being held virtually on Zoom.
If interested, contact our Director, listed above.


CSAP Northern Area

CSAP serves the entire state of California. The state is divided into two Areas defined by the counties which they serve. Each area is further divided into a number of local Units. The Northern Area is made up of the Units listed below and these Counties:

Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba.

Northern Area Units

CA Rho Chi, Cupertino, CA
Founded in 1974 by Ms. Bonnie Ploeger
Meetings: Every other month, 6:30 p.m.
(in hiatus during pandemic, planning to merge with Zeta)
Contact: Scott Lieberman
Website: http://www.orgsites.com/ca/rhochiunit

CA Epsilon Unit, Sacramento, CA
Founded in 1965 by Mrs. G. Frederick Norman
Meetings: Third Thursdays, 11:00 a.m., via Zoom
Contact: Larry Nattrass

CA Sigma Phi
, San Francisco, CA
Founded in 1981 by Mrs. Muriel Plato and Evelyn Wilson
Meetings: Third Thursday, not Jul & Dec, 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Nancy Elsner, 415-661-8137
Website: http://www.sfsigmaphi.com

CA Zeta, Redwood City, CA
Founded in 1949 by Mrs. E. L. Kilbourne and E. D. Murphy
Meetings: Fourth Mon., Jan-Nov., 12:30 p.m.
(in hiatus during pandemic)

California Electronic Unit

The Golden State Electronic Study Unit (GSEU) is for those who cannot attend a regular in-person study unit.   It currently meets via Zoom on the third Thursday of each month.   Provisional, regular and credentialed members, primary or affiliate, are all welcome.   For more information, contact: Esther A. Heller