G.I. Josie – Nonprofit for Female PTSD & MST

Chief Executive Officer / Founder

Laurabeth Messimer Lopez
4 Bayview Rd
Castroville, Ca. 95012

Laurabeth Messimer Lopez has been in the home-care industry for the past twelve years. Most recently, Ms. Messimer Lopez managed a staff of four who administered 24-hour care for an elderly gentleman with Alzheimer’s. Prior to this, she managed the medical care and house for her elderly disabled father while she was attending the University of California at Berkeley.

Prior to administering care for her father, Ms. Messimer Lopez worked at the local hospital in Grass Valley managing admissions for the emergency room before she transferred to the Accounts Receivable Department. Laurabeth is also a court appointed special advocate (CASA) for delinquent and dependent children under the age of 18.  Ms. Messimer Lopez earned an AA degree from College of San Mateo (with honors) before transferring to the University of California, Berkeley. Ms. Messimer Lopez is currently registered with the State of California as a Notary Public, and is a member is good standing of the Monterey Pacific Rotary Club and Soroptimist International of Carmel Bay.

Chief Operations Officer

Charles D. Messimer
4 Bayview Rd
Castroville, Ca. 95012

For the past dozen years Mr. Messimer has been in the employ of Landmark Realty Analysts as a commercial appraiser reporting to the President of the corporation, Dr. Richard Van Steenkiste. As an appraiser Mr. Messimer specialized in the appraisal of hospitality properties and assisted living properties as well as specialty properties and a smaller amount of upscale and luxury residential land, primarily in the Tehama and Monterra subdivisions in Monterey County. Before becoming an appraiser, Mr. Messimer worked briefly in the real estate industry as a Notary Public primarily conducting loan agreement signings. For the four years spanning 1997 through 2001 Mr. Messimer was Vice President of Operations for Divar Corporation, where he was in charge of the day-to-day operation of a 52-man precision machine shop reporting directly to the President, Mr. Ray Brady. Prior to working at Divar, Mr. Messimer owned and operated a landscape development company in Santa Cruz County for approximately 12 years employing up to 25 crew members. Mr. Messimer holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from San Jose State University and attended Golden Gate University where he attended law school.


Sue Van Steenkiste, Lt. Colonel Retired, USAF
17284 Dog Bar Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949

University of Texas, Austin, Undergraduate
University of Texas, Galveston, Medical Unit
Masters of Arts, Nursing Administration
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Chief Nurse, Oregon National Guard
Chief Nurse, Andrews AFB
Chief Nurse, Air Rescue, Travis AFB
Chief Nurse, Beale AFB
Member, Board of Directors, Head Start, Placer County
Member, Board of Directors, Soroptimist International, Nevada County
Master Gardener Designation


Richard Van SteenKiste PhD, MAI
17284 Dog Bar Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949

University of Texas, Austin
PhD, Economic Geography
CEO/President Landmark Realty Analysts (21 years)
Member Appraisal Institute
Commercial Appraiser


Gregory Naffz, USN, Retired Petty Officer 3rd Class
1148 Humbug Way
Auburn, CA 95603

San Jose State University, BA
Current, Western Regional Sales Manager, Sustane Natural Fertilizer, Inc
13 years, Member Million Dollar Club.
Previous, Owner/Operator, Northern California Landscape, Inc (15 years)


Thomas Leslie Corbin
5150 Sunrise Boulevard
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Sacramento State University
San Jose State University
Enrolled Agent with Internal Revenue Service
Certified Financial Planner
Own Business as CFP, EA for 42 years (1973), Incorporated in 2007


Cassandra Lopez, USN Retired,  Petty Officer 2nd Class
1281 Steeple Rock Lane #HH301
Bremerton, WA 98311

University of Pacific
ITT Technical- Electronic Communications
USN Retired - Petty Officer, 2nd Class
Real Estate Agent with Remax Platinum Services in Silverdale, WA., 2014 – present
WA License# 113746
Specialty certifications: BB, CON, MIL, RELO.