The Board

Board Members

  • Peter Bales (Chairman)
  • Kevin Foley (Vice-Chairman)
  • Susan Carmichael
  • Carol French
  • Carni McCarron-Holmes
  • Bob Stroulger
  • Philip Tibble
  • Karen Wilson

The role of the board

  1. The Board has overall control of the activities of the Association but delegates day-to-day responsibility for carrying out those activities to the Chief Executive.
  2. The Board shall:
    1. Establish and approve the strategic direction of the Association, including its vision and values, strategic objectives and financial business plan.
    2. Ensure compliance with the Association's objects, in particular that the Association maintains its strong community and tenant focus;
    3. Ensure appropriate systems of control exist to ensure the health and safety of tenants, other customers, staff, Board members and those working in partnership with the Association;
    4. Ensure a risk management framework and appropriate systems of control exist to protect the assets and reputation of the Association;
    5. Ensure appropriate systems of control and reporting exist to enable the Board to evaluate whether the Association is operating effectively, efficiently and economically;
    6. Ensure appropriate systems of control and reporting exist to enable the Board to approve the Annual Accounts prior to publication;
    7. Appoint, direct and, if necessary, dismiss the Chief Executive;
    8. Review the Association’s Governance Regulations at least every two years and approve amendments to them as necessary.