Board of Directors

LSTAR's activities are guided by a 10-Member Board of Directors, which is elected to serve the interests of all Members.


2024 Board of Directors 

Kathy Amess                                                                          chair [at] (Ask the Chair Button)

Kathy Amess, Chair
Broker of Record/Owner
Blue Forest Realty Inc.

Kathy Amess became a REALTOR® in 1993 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2020. She is LSTAR’s 2024 Chair.

Kathy currently serves on LSTAR’s Executive, Finance, Governance, Political Affairs, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees. She is the Chair of the LSTAR Charity Golf Tournament. 

Kathy has previously served on the Ontario Real Estate Association’s (OREA) Arbitration and Appeals Committee, and LSTAR’s Arbitration, Discipline, Professional Standards, Audit, Education and MLS® Applications Committees. For several years, Kathy also served as Chair of LSTAR’s Brokers Issues Advisory Group, as well as serving on the LSTAR Children’s Christmas Party Committee.

Originally from London, Ontario, Kathy has been a long time supporter of the community with a particular emphasis on organizations that support mental health and addiction services.


Adam Miller, Past Chair
Royal LePage Triland Realty

Adam Miller is the 2024 Past Chair of the London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS®. He became a REALTOR® in 2004 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2017.  

Adam is the Chair of the LSTAR Political Affairs Committee. He also serves on the Executive, Finance, and Governance Committees. Adam has previously served as Chair of the Education Committee, LSTAR’s Annual Children’s Christmas Party, and the Salvation Army Kettle Drive in St. Thomas. 

Originally from London, Ontario, Adam has previously served on the boards of Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre and Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario.


Dale Marsh

Dale Marsh, Chair-Elect 
Sales Representative, ABR
Keller Williams Lifestyles Realty

Dale Marsh was born and raised in Clinton, Ontario, and moved to London in 1994. He trained as a Survey Technician at Fanshawe College and holds an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation.  

Dale became a REALTOR® in 2006 and served on the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2013 and 2014. Dale joined the LSTAR Board of Directors again in 2018. He is the 2024 LSTAR Chair-Elect.

He is the Chair of the LSTAR’s Executive and Nomination Committees and also serves on LSTAR’s Discipline, Governance, Political Affairs, and Community Engagement Committees. Dale previously served on LSTAR’s Professional Standards Committee, from 2013 to 2021. LSTAR honoured Dale as the recipient of the 2022 Ron Richardson Memorial Award, which recognizes organized real estate leadership, mentorship, professionalism and community volunteerism, personifying the values of Ron Richardson, LSTAR’s three-time Past President of 1948, 1949 and 1959.

In the community, Dale coached soccer for the East London Soccer Club from 2008 to 2016, was a Scouts Canada leader for four years, has volunteered at the Hockey Helps The Homeless tournament for five years, participated in the LSTAR Salvation Army Christmas Kettle drive campaign for several years, and has helped raise money for Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.) and Merrymount. He enjoys running, cycling and various other sports. 


Joan Ball

Joan Ball, Director
Royal LePage Triland Realty

Joan Ball became a REALTOR® in 1993 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2021.  

Joan currently serves on LSTAR’s Professional Standards, Audit and Risk Management, and Nomination Committees and has previously served on LSTAR’s Gala Committee. She holds the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) and Accredited Senior Agent (ASA) designations. Joan also earned a professional certificate in Management, Leadership and Decision Making through the National Certificate Program in Volunteering and Nonprofit Sector Management at Western University.

Originally from Peterborough, Ontario, Joan has served on the Board of Directors for Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU), London and Middlesex Housing Corporation (LMHC) now titled London and Middlesex Community Housing (LMCH), London and St. Thomas Crime Stoppers, London Condominium Corporation III, Niigwin Skills Development and Placement Centre, and London Childbirth Education Association.

Joan served as the real estate contributor on NewsTalk 1290 CJBK’s radio show, Ask the Experts from 1998 until the station closed its doors in June 2023 offering insights, up to date market data and details on all aspects of home ownership and the real estate market while advocating on behalf of REALTORS® and the industries involved in any real estate transaction.

Joan has volunteered at several organizations, including Habitat For Humanity, Make-A-Wish Foundation, London Childbirth Education Association and the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.


Neda Beaulac

Neda Beaulac, Director
BEsc, Broker
Blue Forest Realty Inc.

Neda Beaulac became a REALTOR® in 2014 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2023.  

Neda currently sits on LSTAR’s Discipline and Governance Committees. She previously served two years on the LSTAR Professional Standards Committee and holds the Accredited Elite Advocate designation. 

Originally from Tehran, Iran, her family moved to Canada in 1996, she moved to London to obtain her Bachelor of Engineering Science degree in electrical engineering from Western University. She is a P.Eng licence holder and member of Professional Engineers Ontario. Neda has volunteered for more than 10 years with Forest City Road Races, which raises funds for the Thames Valley Children’s Centre.

She has also held various volunteer positions with her children’s Hockey teams.


Lisa Lansink

Lisa Lansink, Commercial Director
Colliers Southwestern Ontario

Lisa Lansink joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2021, and is the Chair of LSTAR’s Commercial Committee, which she has served since 2019. 

Lisa is also the Chair of LSTAR’s Building Task Force, which was created in late 2023 to investigate options for the potential relocation of the LSTAR office from the current location at 342 Commissioners Road West. The task force will be making its recommendation to the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2024.

Her focus in real estate is investment sales, multi-family and apartments, as well as land development and infill sites. 


Michelle Orsini

Michelle Orsini, Director
Sales Representative
Keller Williams Lifestyles Realty

Michelle Orsini became a REALTOR® in 2005 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2023.  

Michelle currently sits on LSTAR’s Professional Standards Committee, which she has volunteered since 2018, including serving as Chair in 2023. She has also served on LSTAR’s Arbitration Committee, Education Committee, and Scholarship Advisory Group, as well as the LSTAR Christmas Gala Committee and Slo-Pitch Committee.  

Born and raised in London, Ontario, Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and French from Western University. She is a Director-at-Large for the Elgin Middlesex Soccer Association and volunteers as team manager for the Mt. Brydges Boys U18 hockey team, which her son plays for. Michelle has also volunteered as Lector at St. Mary’s Parish, treasurer for the London Devilettes Girls U13 BB hockey team and coach of the St. Andre Bessette Catholic Secondary School’s Junior Girls Basketball team.


Andy Sheridan, Director
Broker of Record
Elgin Realty Limited

Andy Sheridan became a REALTOR® in 1998 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2024. A lifelong resident of St. Thomas, Andy has over 25 years of experience as a REALTOR® in residential and commercial real estate. He has previous experience in the banking and casino industries.

Andy currently serves on the LSTAR Discipline Committee. He has previously served on LSTAR’s Arbitration, Professional Standards and Governance Committees, as well as the LSTAR Slo-Pitch Committee. 

Andy is a graduate of the University of Windsor, where he earned a degree in Public Administration. He volunteers for Friends of St. Joseph’s High School and has previously served on the board of Milestones Children’s Centre. A past member of the Kiwanis Club of St. Thomas-Elgin, Andy enjoys life in St. Thomas with his wife and three children.


Jenny Steward, Director
Sales Representative
Century 21 First Canadian Corp.

Jenny Steward became a REALTOR® in 2010 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2023.  

Jenny currently sits on LSTAR’s Education Committee and is the Chair of the LSTAR Christmas Gala Committee, which she has volunteered on since 2020. Jenny has also served as an LSTAR Education Instructor, teaching a variety of real estate technology-based classes to REALTOR® members.

Jenny has volunteered and raised funds for Habitat for Humanity, Easter Seals and BGC London.

Originally from Cambridge, Ontario, Jenny has also demonstrated leadership and business acumen through vast experience in retail and restaurant management.


Robin Tiller, Director
Broker of Record
Coldwell Banker Star Real Estate

Robin Tiller became a REALTOR® in 2011 and joined the LSTAR Board of Directors in 2022.  

Robin is the Chair of LSTAR’s Audit and Risk Management Committee and is the Co-Chair of LSTAR’s Brokers Issues Advisory Group. She currently sits on LSTAR’s Discipline Committee, as well as the Arbitration Committee, which she has served since 2021. Robin is an active Real Estate Educator for the Provincial Program.

Originally from Ailsa Craig, Ontario, Robin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, as well as a Science Laboratory Technology diploma from Fanshawe College. Robin is Past Chair of the Strathroy BIA (Business Improvement Area) Board of Directors and is a member of the Grand Bend and Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Passionate about local fairs and community events, Robin enjoys taking “road trips” that explore unique destinations and experiences all across Canada.