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New Give us a Chance board

Give us a Chance is moving towards becoming a not-for-profit incorporated Company.

The future directors elected Ian Simpson from Guinness as the new Chair who will take over from Kate Shone of Forum Housing.

Ian said of his new role, “I fee extremely privileged to lead the consortium and would like to thank Kate Shone for her outstanding contribution to GUAC. Kate was the first Chair and helped to establish GUAC as a leading light in developing partnerships between the Housing and Employment sectors.”

Ian Simpson went on to comment that he was delighted that Kate would stay on as a Director ensuring her experience remained an asset to GUAC in its next phase of development.

GUAC’s new board will be made up of 10 directors who work for GUAC’s member organisations, representing housing associations across the country.

From left to right:
Bill Lovat – Regenda
Anne Wildman – Spectrum
Lisa Denison -Sovereign
Carole Wildman – Walsall Homes
William Miller – AmicusHorizon
Matt Bayliss – L&Q
Iain Simpson – Guinness and newly elected Chair
Tracy O’Neill – Coast and Country

Not present
Kate Shone – Forum
Jayne Entwistle – Great Places

GUAC board – Original size (3264 x 2448)

Kate Henderson announced as a judge for our social media competition

We are very pleased to announce Kate Henderson as a judge for our Communities that Work social media competition. Kate is Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF), the voice of housing associations in England. NHF members provide 2.7 million homes for nearly six million peop...

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New social media competition judges announced

We are very happy to announce that Rachael Orr and Jenny Osbourne have been confirmed as judges for our nationwide Communities that Work social media competition. The competition looks for stories of how social housing tenants have been helped into work, or progressed in work, with support from t...

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