Last Updated: Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Last Updated: Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Julianne joined the Board in 2013 and was elected Chairperson in September 2016 following the Annual General Meeting. Julianne is a local resident who has over 20 years’ experience working for different housing
As Chair, Julianne chairs all Board Meetings having approved the Agenda, oversees the wellbeing and development of the Board with the Director, is Chair of Disciplinary and Grievance Panels and represents Cloch as and when requested at external meetings.
The Chair's Remit summaries the duties as, the overall responsibilities of the Chair are to provide leadership to the Board, and to ensure the efficient and proper conduct of the Board’s business, acting on occasions under delegated authority on behalf of the Board. The Chair is also responsible for establishing and maintaining a constructive and complementary working relationship with the Director and providing support to him/her.
Brian joined Cloch Board in
As Vice Chair, Brian will substitute for the Chair as as when required.
As a life-long resident of Inverclyde with a keen interest in local matters, Alison was looking for an opportunity to do voluntary work and joined the Board at Cloch in 2016. Alison has some 30 years’ experience of working in various HR roles and was instrumental in Cloch exploring our Modern Apprenticeship Programme. Alison has been Secretary of the Association since 2017.
As Secretary, Alison's duties are set out in the Association's Rules and are summarised as having the responsibility of overseeing and delegating to staff the duty of calling meetings, keeping minutes, preparing and sending all necessary reports to the Financial Conduct Authority and Scottish Hosuing Regulator, ensuring compliance with the Rules, keeping the Register of Members and other registers as set out in the Rules and supervising the use of the Association's Seal. Alison reports once a year to the Board to give them assurance that registers are kept correctly and gives the vote of thanks at the end of the AGM.
Eleanor has been on Cloch Board since and has a vast amount of experience working with voluntary groups. In recent times, Eleanor has been on the Board of Inverclyde CVS and works with Inverclyde Tourist Board. Her knowledge of Greenock is second to none, and she has assisted Cloch with our heritage project and other historical detail in and around our communities. Eleanor is well known and respected in Inverclyde and her pragmatic approach to governance has been put to good use throughout the years.
As a former resident of Inverclyde, Heather joined the Board at Cloch in 2017. As a Senior Manager working in property management for a national Housing Association, Heather has specialist knowledge and experience in various Property related fields including Project & Contract Management, Procurement & Health & Safety Regulation as well as a general knowledge of Housing Management.
Kelly joined the Board in 2013. A former resident of Inverclyde, Kelly was keen to make a positive contribution to the area. With over 20 years’ experience working with a local authority, Kelly has gained a wide range of housing experience, with related academic qualifications including a Degree in Housing Studies. Kelly is a former Chair of the Joint Audit Sub Committee which is attended by both Cloch and Oak Tree.
Ronny is now retired after 40 years as a professional housing officer working mainly with local authorities but also with an RSL in Glasgow. He has experience of all aspects of housing management gained during his long career and his final post was with Inverclyde Council working on strategic planning for housing with partner RSLs operating in the Inverclyde area. Ronny is a member of the Management Committee at Oak Tree HA and is a nominee on
Following Cloch and Oak Tree entering a partnership in 2012, Jackie joined Cloch Board and served for a number of years as an Oak Tree nominee. She returned in 2018 having just stood down after 5 years as Oak Tree Chair. Currently Vic Chair at Oak Tree, she has professional HR, governance and performance management experience which she has brought to her board roles. She has been involved in social housing in Inverclyde for 33 years and was a runner-up for the prestigious Helen McGregor award in 2017. Jackie received an MBE in the New Year Honours in 2019 for voluntary service to social housing in Inverclyde.
Eileen has worked in housing for many years, retiring in 2017 from a senior role in Inverclyde Council working with homelessness. Eileen’s career included a spell in Glasgow District Council and she brings to Cloch, an in-depth understanding of
Karen joined the Board in 2018 with a keen interest in helping the community and inputting to the work of the Association. Karen has experience of working with the voluntary sector, both in paid and unpaid roles, and is a Shared Owner with Cloch Housing Association.