An important aspect of the Association's business is our Governance. A key feature therefore is our governing body that consists entirely of local people working on a voluntary basis.
Many of our Board members are vastly experienced and trained to assist them carrry out their duties. New Board members receive induction training, support and guidance to help them settle into their new role.
The Board of Management consists of a maximum of 15 Association members. Every member is entitled to serve on the Board, a third of which is elected every year at the Annual General Meeting. The Board of Management is responsible for the direction and control of the organisation. The Board must ensure that the Association's vision, mission and values remain true to it's objectives.
The Board focuses on the strategic direction of the Association and regularly monitors and reviews business performance. The Chief Executive and the Senior Management Team work closely with the Board developing our strategy and direction.
The day to day operations are managed by the Chief Executive.
Anna was elected as Chair after the AGM in August 2017.
Anna is a vastly experienced board member who helped found Cassiltoun Housing Association in 1984. Anna is a committed community activist who has worked hard towards the wider regeneration of Castlemilk. Anna was awarded EVH Board Member of the Year in 2004 and in 2010 was awarded the Evening Times and Community Champion Senior Award. In 2016 Anna was further recognised for contribution to housing and campaigning when she was awarded the Inaugural Mary Barbour Award.
Anna was formerly employed as a Civil Servant and is now retired from Glasgow City Council where she worked in a children's nursery.
Anna is also the Chair of Cassiltoun Trust and 1st Representative on Employers in Voluntary Housing.
Anna also has the SQA qualification in "Governance of the Scottish Housing Association".
George became Vice Chair after the AGM in August 2017. George is a vastly experienced board member who recently completed the SQA qualification in "Governance of the Scottish Housing Association".
George is also the Chair of Cassiltoun Stables Nursery.
George also holds an HNC in Business Studies and has a keen interest in finance. George is currently employed in the retail sector in a supervisory capacity.
Evelyn has been a Board member for over 10 years. Evelyn was elected as Secretary after the AGM in August 2017. Evelyn has a keen interest in customer service and regularly attends external and internal training and networking events.
Teresa was elected Treasurer after the AGM in August 2017. Teresa joined the Board of Cassiltoun (previously Castlemilk East Housing Co-operative) in 1996. Teresa is also Chair person of the Operations Sub Committee. Teresa cares passionately about the local environment and property maintenance.
Teresa previously worked as a dental nurse for 13 years and was in the Territorial Army for 10 years.
Teresa stepped down as Chair in December 2014 due to relocating outwith the Association's area of activity. Teresa was then re-elected at the AGM held in 2015.
Teresa served as Chair of the Board of Management August 2011 to December 2014. Teresa is a former GHA tenant who previosuly served as a Board member since 2001 prior to stock transfer and joined the main Board of Cassiltoun in August 2010. Teresa also recently achieved the SQA qualification in "Governance of the Scottish Housing Association".
Teresa is qualified to HND level in Administration & IT. Teresa is currently employed as a Corporate Services Officer in the housing sector.
Adam is a former GHA tenant who transferred to Cassiltoun and takes up a nomination place on our Board for former GHA tenants. Adam has been a Board member for over 8 years.
Adam regularly attends training, networking and conference events to help maintain his enthusiasm and knowledge in his role as a board member.
Robert was elected to join the Board of Management in August 2013.
Robert was a Sign Writer to trade and then joined the Daily Record in 1980 where he worked in the Machine Room. Robert retired from the Daily Record in 2003.
Robert is a keen trade unionist and is active in the branch for retired members.
William was elected to join the Board of Management in August 2013.
William was a bus driver for over 36 years.
Since joining the Board William has gained experience by attending regular training events.
Jim was co-opted onto the Board of Management in September 2015 and then elected to the Board at the AGM in 2016. Jim has been a resident of Castlemilk for 42 years and understands the needs of the community.
Jim has proved to be a very committed individual with a fantastic attendance record at Board and Sub Committee meetings and numerous training and external conference events.
Julie joined the Board in 2016 as a co-optee and following the AGM in August 2017 is now a full board member. Julie first became involved with the Association when she joined the tenants Estate Action Group to help improve the local environment. As a local resident of 30 years, Julie wanted to give something back to her community and by joining the Board has provided the opportunity to do so.
Julie is committed to improving her skills and regularly attends training and conference events.
Debbie joined the Board as a co-optee member in 2017. Debbie is now a Board member following election at the AGM in August 2017.
Debbie is vastly experienced in governance as she has served on the Board of a local high school. Debbie is also an experienced housing professional who holds a HNC in public administration.
Debbie currently works with Glasgow City Council’s Education Department.