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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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.