Tpas Board of Directors
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John is Tpas Chair.
Term of office 2019 -2022
John was previously the Chief Executive of B3 Living, based in Hertfordshire, a board member of Placeshapers and the current chair of Tpas, the tenant involvement organisation.
John has in-depth housing knowledge and has led transformational growth amid unprecedented political and economic change in housing. When John is not championing equality and partnership working between tenants and landlords, he can be found at home, with the curtains closed, watching the cricket.
Chris is an Independent representative.
Term of Office: 2019 - 2022
Alison is an Independent Representative
Term of office 2019 - 2022
Alison has been an Independent Tpas Director since 2013. She is Chair of Broadland Housing Association, a Board member at Colne Housing Society and vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Housing. She is a co-founder of the social housing campaign group SHOUT and gets really, really angry about the way social housing tenants are misrepresented in the media.
Catherine is Executive Housing Director at Broadland Housing Association. She has worked in the social housing sector since 2006, developing a strong culture of involving residents and providing high-quality services. Catherine has supported a number of tenant-led national initiatives, including See the Person which aims to tackle negative stereotypes all too often seen about people who live in social housing.
Previously, Catherine worked in the non-profit sector in school and adult education, urban design and community safety. She was a founding Board member of Oxford Credit Union and a former Board member of Oxfordshire Community Land Trust.
Simon is a landlord representative from PA Housing.
Term of Office 2019 - 2022
Simon has been involved in resident involvement for over 30 years working with many groups and landlords across London, the South East and eastern England. This has involved him in many major projects – which are still having an influence today. Simon is a Fellow of the RSA and really interested in opportunities for new and different forms of community control.
Away from work Simon is Chair of the SW London Environment Network and enjoys rare quality time with his family at the cinema and getting out and about at different London sites.
Term of Office 2019 -2022
Tenant Representative from Ongo.
Tim has been involved with voluntary work for over 30 years including chair of Scunthorpe and district Mind for over 15 years. He's been an involved tenant at Ongo for 6 years, setting up a local community group, secretary of Community voice and sitting on panels such as scrutiny and complaints before joining the board as a tenant member.
Aasia is an experienced housing professional with over 20 years’ experience in the housing sector but her real niche is resident involvement, community development and engagement.
She is committed to ensuring residents voices are heard, making a real difference as to how services are delivered.
Before joining Sovereign in 2008, Aasia worked on several European Social Funded projects, as well as writing major funding applications for the National Lottery.
Aasia has also just completed her PhD in Sociology and Social policy
Term of Office 2019 - 2022
Tenant Representative from Leeds & Yorkshire HA
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