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Board of Directors

Community Housing Limited is governed and lead by its Board of Directors in accordance with its company constitution and other appropriate laws and regulations.

The Board has an oversight role in setting strategic direction for Community Housing Limited and monitoring execution appropriately in meeting these objectives.

Community Housing Limited currently have nine positions for Board of Directors who bring diverse range of expertise to this role.

Directors and management are committed to ensuring sound governance principles are maintained and applied in governing Community Housing Ltd and its controlled entities. ?Click here to download a copy of our Corporate Governance Statement.

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Board of Directors FIONN SKIOTIS David Week Lance Stone Steve Bevington Karine Shellshear Maureen O'Meara Trish White Kathy Gaby

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

CHL’s board is made up of professionally and geographically diverse members in the areas of accounting, architecture, project and strategic management, community development and housing management.  Directors are supported by the Company Secretary who is suitably qualified and experienced in economics, governance and business law.

Majority of our Directors are graduated from and are current members of the Australia Institute of Company Directors (“AICD”).  CHL encourages all directors to become members of the AICD and attend Continue Professional Education programs.

FIONN SKIOTIS

FIONN SKIOTIS

MSocSci (Policy & Human Services), Grad Cert SocSci (Housing Policy & Management), FAICD.

Chairperson, Member of Governance Committee

Experience and expertise

Experienced in corporate governance and management, social housing, disability, social policy, mental health, advocacy, human rights and media and communications. Over 25 years’ experience in the not for profit sector in Australia and internationally. Appointed to Victorian Intellectual Disability Review Panel (2004-2007) and Mental Health Review Board (2006-present), Commonwealth Social Security Appeal Tribunal (2007-2009). Currently Executive Director, International Social Service Australia and non-executive Director of the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre.

Read Fionn’s complete bio here

David Week

David Week

BA, MArch, PhD, Chartered Architect

Non-Executive Director. Chair of Project Committee

EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

Experienced in the scoping, planning, design, management, monitoring and evaluation of culturally appropriate infrastructure projects in the Asia-Pacific region. David has directed, managed and evaluated the design and implementation of overseas aid projects for AusAID and the World Bank, the planning and design of facilities for Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander communities, the design of corporate workplaces based on organisational culture, and assisted resource companies to fulfill their community obligations.

Countries of work experience: Australia, Cambodia, East Timor, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Lesotho, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam.

Lance Stone

Lance Stone

Cert IV in TAE40110, GAICD

Non-Executive Director. Member of Audit Committee

EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

Experienced in business & community development, project management, governance, youth & social housing, disability services, expertise in the delivery of accredited training within the youth and aboriginal sectors. 20 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector with extensive history of service on the boards of various companies and organisations in the not for profit sector.

Steve Bevington

Steve Bevington

Dip Mgt (MBS Senior Executive Program), AICD, Registered Domestic & Commercial Builder

Managing Director, Member of Committees: Project and Governance

EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

Experienced in development and management of social housing over 30 years including development of cooperative housing in London, Chairmanship of London Borough of Camden council housing authority in the 1980s, coordinator-housing cooperative programs- Victorian Ministry of Housing & Construction 1989-1991, Establishment and development of Community Housing Ltd to the present day. Board member of Community Housing Industry Association, peak body for community housing in Australia.

Read Steve’s complete Bio here

Read Steve’s latest interview in New York’s The Epoch Times

 

 

Karine Shellshear

Karine Shellshear

Masters of Housing (Hons), BSoc. Studies (Hons1), BArts

Non-Executive Director, Member of Governance Committee

EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

Social Housing Consultant, with over 25 years’ experience in community housing; including 20 years as Executive Director of the NSW Association to Resource Co-operative Housing (ARCH) and a founding member of the Community Housing Federation of Australia (CHFA).  Karine has worked in research, policy and community development positions in State and Local Government: Department of Housing; Planning and Environment; Premier’s Office of Aboriginal Affairs; and Sydney City Council. She has been a strong advocate of Community Housing since 1981, has participated as a director on numerous community housing boards and advisory committees, including CHFA, Shelter NSW Executive and has produced a wide range of documentation, video, articles and papers related to the cooperative housing movement in NSW. Karine taught Social Research, the Housing System, Advocacy Systems; Cultural Diversity and Community Development at TAFE for five years between 2010 and 2014. She is currently engaged in a research history in Architecture and is a writer.

Maureen O'Meara

Maureen O'Meara

PgCert (Aboriginal Alternative Healing) BAppSc (Indigenous Health)

Non-Executive Director

Experienced in Aboriginal relationships and interactions, government and not for profit sectors, housing, health, inter-sectoral government relations and management of government partnership funds, community and business development.

 

Trish White

Trish White

BE BA CPEng FIEAust EngExec NER APEC Engineer FAICD

Board Director and Strategic Advisor

Experience and Expertise

Experienced in project management, strategy and risk. Trish is a professional board director and strategic advisor, following a career as a senior executive for an ASX50 global resources and energy company, a Cabinet Minister in the South Australian government and as a business advisory consultant to boards and executives. She is a non-executive director of commercial as well as not-for-profit companies, and chairs university advisory boards in the areas of Business and Engineering. She is co-founder and executive director of Slingsby Taylor, which provides professional services to several sectors.

Trish is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institution of Engineers Australia. She is also a chartered professional engineer (CPEng) and engineering executive (Eng Exec), registered to practise in Australia and in APEC countries.

Kathy Gaby

Kathy Gaby

Associate Dip of Business (Real Estate), Real Estate Licence

Non-Executive Director. Member of Project Committee

Experienced in real estate including licensee, property manager, co-owner of a real estate business, sales and customer service.