Who we are

Sister Joan Atkinson

President
Sister Joan Atkinson, CSJ, is a Founding Director and past Chair of the London Affordable Housing Foundation. She has been involved with all of LAHF's projects in a fundraising and project development capacity. Sister Joan has also served as a volunteer on the planning committees of two National Housing Conferences, All Our Sisters National Network on Women and Homelessness, and currently sits on the Homes4Women committee at My Sister’s Place. She has worked as an educator with the London and Middlesex Catholic School Board and at the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto, the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto, and has served on the Leadership Team of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada.
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Sister Joan Atkinson

Artem Serikov

Treasurer
Artem Serikov currently works as Senior Account Manager, Business/Personal with the Royal Bank of Canada, managing a portfolio of small business clients. With over 20 years experience in the financial industry, Artem brings a strong financial background to his role with LAHF. He possesses an MBA degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business. Artem is also a long-term Board member of the London Housing Registry, and serves as Vice-President for the Business Club of London.
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Artem Serikov

Dale Boost

Director
Dale Boost has an extensive background in building construction, having worked for thirty years at K&L Construction, including serving as its President. During this time Dale was responsible for the site development and building construction of more than ten different social housing projects, as well as other government-funded multi-unit residential projects. Dale also currently volunteers on the Board of Directors of two other social agencies.
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Dale Boost

Bob Sexsmith

Director
Since 1965 Bob Sexsmith has served his community in a variety of community and neighbourhood organizations, faith groups, cooperatives and unions. He has served as Director of the London & Middlesex Housing Corporation, as Chair for Neighbourhood Legal Services for London & Middlesex, as a Board Member and Executive Board Secretary of the Advocacy Centre for Tenants, and as Chair of the London Homeless Coalition.
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Bob Sexsmith

Dr. Stuart Eberhard

Director
Stuart Eberhard, MD, was born and raised in London, where he studied medicine at UWO. He has worked as a doctor in Vancouver, Victoria and Boston, specializing in Internal Medicine. He holds Fellowships with the Royal Canadian College of Physicians, the American College of Physicians, and has also earned a Diploma in Hospital Administration. Over the course of his medical career he served on numerous hospital committees, including Chairing the Medical Advisory Committee and the Ministerial and Personnel Committee at First St. Andrew's Church. He also produced the Heart to Heart post-heart attack recovery program. Dr. Eberhard is the father of six children, and is currently retired.
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Dr. Stuart Eberhard