Loretto Housing Assocation is controlled by its members of which there are currently 251. All adults in Scotland are eligible to join.
The Rules of the Association lay out the basics of how we are governed. They were were last reviewed in 2014 and we have adopted the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations' model rules.
Each member is issued with a £1 share. This entitles members to stand for election to the Management Board and to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting and any other General Meetings.
Loretto Housing Management Board
The Board of Loretto Housing is responsible for setting our strategic direction. The Board is composed of up to 15 members, including up to four individuals who are tenants and a parent appointee. The Board can also co-opt individuals with suitable skills and experience.
Board members come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Four places are reserved for tenants of Loretto Housing. Board members are all unpaid volunteers. The board meet at least nine times per annum. Members are recruited via adverts in the national press or via newsletters to tenants. Current membership is shown below:
The current membership is shown below:
Douglas Robin: Chairperson
Bill O’Neil: Director
Alex Robertson: Director
Alex Mackay: Director
Eric Gibson: Director
Gordon Findlay: Co-opted Director
Allan McGinness: Director
The Board is also supported by Company Secretary, Anthony Allison.
The Management Board elects a Chairperson from within the Board. All Board Members have been elected.
Members of the Board are issued with a role description. The Chair has additional responsibilities which are also defined. These were last reviewed in 2011. Loretto is committed to open and transparent governance.
We are currently looking for one new board member. To find out more click here
If you are interested in joining the Board please contact:
Admin Support Lead / P.A. to Cathy Fallon
Tel: 0141 274 7966 / 8053
For more information about the governance of Loretto's parent company, Wheatley Group, and its Executive Team and Board, please click here.