Professional Experience: * Member of the National Association of REALTORS
* Member of the Yakima Association of REALTORS
* Member of the Northwest Association of REALTORS
* Member of the Council of Certified Residential Specialists
Outside Interests: I have been the Director of Young Lion´s Youth Ministry Program, a non-profit organization that works with At-Risk Youth, since 1997. I am a public speaker/trainer/author of the "Extreme Teen Rescue," book and program which helps others create successful teams in their own communities. For more info, see: www.younglions.org
I am also the author of a new book, about my daughter, a teen firefighter, which promotes greater safety for all wildland firefighters. www.karenleefitzpatrick.com
I like to exercise, run jog and go to the gym..and work on looking younger than I am!
Personal Information: I came into Real Estate in 1994 with a long history of years of television writing and producing. I have been able to use and carry over my talents of communication, artistic skills, staging, and various levels of negotiation, to the field of Real Estate to give my clients that extra special edge. I live in the hills of the West Valley area, Yakima, WA., with my young adult daughter, Jaina, and our two cats, Kirby and Mufferd.