2020-2021 Northern Area Officers

Office Name City Phone
Director Esther Heller, PRP Menlo Park
Assistant Director S. David Shapiro Berkeley 510-235-8717
Secretary David Meigel Sacramento 916-728-6379
Treasurer Rick Sydor, RP-R Sacramento 916-782-7827

2021 Northern Area
Meetings and Training Institutes

Saturday, February 20
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
David Mezzera, PRP will present:  Just like the Yellow Pages®, let your fingers do the walking through the 12th edition of RONR.
Meeting held electronically via Zoom platform
Sign up with: Vicki Walter at 

Registration is required, attendees must sign up by February 17, 2021.  At that time, the link, password and instructions will be sent along with the Agenda and the Minutes of the Oct 10, 2020 meeting.

Saturday, July 17


If possible, will be in person and include lunch at a restaurant
If not possible, will be via Zoom at 10:00 am to 12:30 PM
Saturday, Nov 6


If possible, will be in person and include lunch at a restaurant
If not possible, will be via Zoom at 10:00 am to 12:30 PM

Institute:  No plans at the moment.
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., Ettore’s Bakery, Sacramento
Contact: Vicki Walter

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

We have recently begun organizing a California-only Electronic Study Unit for those who cannot attend a regular in person study unit.   It is meeting via Zoom on the third Thursday of each month.   Provisional, regular and credentialed members are all welcome.  For more information, contact: Esther A. Heller