- July 1, 2020
-- Lorrie Beaumont, ASA, RA, Certified Residential Appraiser, owner of Westwood, Massachusetts based LB Appraisal Associates, Inc, began her one-year term as International President for the American Society of Appraisers effective July 1, 2020.
In preparation for her service, she and ASA CEO, Johnnie White participated in the recent ASAE CEO Symposium in Orlando, FL. This 2-day executive training event hosted by the American Society of Association Executives provided advanced insight into defining annual priorities and determining how to work better together. It also explored challenges facing contemporary association leaders and highlighted the value of informed policy and strategy as primary tools of the leadership team.
Ms. Beaumont has been appraising since 1980 and established her practice in 1988. She completed her required course of study for licensure from the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers, the Appraisal Institute and the American Society of Appraisers.
She has served on the executive board of the Massachusetts Board of Real Estate Appraisers (MBREA), culminating her term as President of the association in 2006. She completed her four year term as Chair of MBREA's Education Committee in 2015. She has also been an active member of ASA for more than 30 years, most notably serving as Boston Chapter President from 2001-2002, Real Property Discipline Governor for ASA's Board of Governors from 2011 to 2015 and International Secretary/Treasurer and Vice President for ASA. She was also previously a member of ASA's Board of Examiners and Strategic Planning Committee.
Ms. Beaumont holds an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from ASA, a Residential Appraiser (RA) designation from MBREA and is a state-certified residential appraiser in Massachusetts. She developed courses and taught them for the MBREA. She has written numerous articles for the New England Real Estate Journal, contributed editorials as a member of the Banker and Tradesman's Advisory Board, and served as the MBREA representative on The Appraisal Foundation's Advisory Council (TAFAC) for six years.