Our Board of Management

Our Board of Management takes on the responsibility of running the Association’s affairs, but also plays an important role in developing our various communities.  It provides strategic leadership and monitors and evaluates the organisation’s business to achieve continued improvements for customers.

Members of the Board of Management are expected to:

  • Have an interest in making our communities better places to live
  • Keep up to date with Regulatory requirements and the legal framework surrounding housing
  • Keep up to date with the local operating environment
  • Attend training and keep knowledge current
  • Prepare for meetings, attend and contribute
  • Make informed decisions
  • Represent the organisation positively and effectively
  • Respect the confidentiality of Thenue's business
  • Work effectively with Thenue staff
  • Annually complete a declaration of interest return

Member Profiles

DEREK QUINN (Chairperson)

Date First Elected - 11th September 2012

Derek was elected Chairperson following the Annual General Meeting in September 2018.  Derek is a local resident and has a genuine interest in what's happening in our communities.

Pauline Casey

PAULINE CASEY (Vice Chair)

Date First Elected - 13th September 2016

Pauline was elected Vice Chair following the Annual General Meeting in September 2018.  Pauline is a local resident who has lived in her current home for over 40 years.  She has a genuine passion for making the area better and safer place for all. 

M Dowden

MAUREEN DOWDEN (Vice Chair)

Date First Elected - 16th September 2014

Maureen was elected Vice Chair following the Annual General Meeting in September 2018. Maureen has over 30 years experience working in the housing environment and is commited to community governance, tenant empowerment and listening & working with tenants to improve housing & services. She has considerable experience working with governing body members, providing support on self assessment, appraisal & board development linked to the Regulatory requirements for the Scottish Social Housing Charter and tenant scrutiny.

ABDIFATAH HAYDE

Date First Elected - 12th September 2017

Abdifatah, a local resident, has studied computer networking and IT and has a strong interest in delivering great customer service.  Abdifatah joined the Board of Management as he wants to have an active role in his local community and is interested in the work of the Association.

 

 

 

Robert Kelly

ROBERT KELLY

Joined February 2021

Robert became Association of British Credit Unions Ltd (ABCUL) CEO in September 2018 after 10 years as NHS Credit Union CEO based in Glasgow.  His background is in accountancy and finance and he has held a number of executive and non-executive roles across the financial services sector, charitable and housing sector including organisations such as Glasgow Credit Union, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Morgan Stanley along with a previous spell on the Thenue Housing Association Management Committee and currently independent Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.  Robert has extensive experience in strategic and talent development, corporate governance and is firmly committed to the ethos of co-operation and collaboration as a means of empowering businesses, people and communities alike.

 

David Keltie-Armstrong

DAVID KELTIE-ARMSTRONG

Date First Elected - 18th September 2018

David has many years of experience of planning and delivering marketing and communication programmes in the public, private and volunatary sectors - inhouse and agency.  He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.  David plans, develops, monitors and delivers the internal and external communications across traditional and digital channels. 

 

 

HOWARD MOLE

Date First Elected - 15th September 2015

Howard worked with Royal Bank of Scotland plc from 1977 to 2014. As an experienced Relationship/Associate Director, dealing exclusively with Registered Social Landlords, he gained many years experience in understanding the finance sector, gaining extensive knowledge and expertise in building customer relationships, financial analysis and business administration fields. 

 

 

Florence

FLORENCE O'HALE

Date First Elected - 13th September 2016

Florence is a local resident interested in health and wellbeing and is actively involved in community development, serving as a member of the Poverty Leadership Panel (PLP) under the Citizens Activist Panel.  She decided to join the Board of Management as part of her personal commitment to getting involved in her local community.

 

 

OWEN STEWART  

Date First Elected - 15th September 2009

Owen is a local resident, an active member of the Bridgeton & Dalmarnock Area Association and served on the steering committee for the BEEP (Bridgeton Energy Efficiency Project). Owen was Chairperson of the Association from 2014-2018.

 

 

 

ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON  

Date First Elected - 22nd September 2020

Elizabeth, a local resident, studying to become a counsellor within the mental health sector.  Raising a young family in the local area she has joined the Board of Management and is very keen to play an active role in her local communities future progression.

 

 

 

 

Please click here to view the Board of Management Declarations of Interest 

Please click here to view the Board of Management Job Description

If you want to become a member click here