How We Are Governed

Our Board

The Board leads and directs the work of the Association. They are primarily responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Association, business planning, financial forecasting, monitoring performance and ensuring value for money. Board members are selected from a wide background bringing together commercial, legal, financial, property and local knowledge. The current board members are:

Gillian Vaughan Stephen Godshaw Graham Lale Sharon Montgomery Michelle Cross
Gillian Vaughan,
Chairman - Property owner
Stephen Godshaw,
Vice Chairman - JP and local businessman
Graham Lale
Help the Aged (retired)
Sharon Montgomery,
Partner - local solicitors practice
Michelle Cross
Director of Resources - local housing association
Ian Morrison Marina Krisko Brenda Weedon Reg Bek Brian Ellis
Ian Morrison,
Director of Property - national housing association
Marina Krisko,
Surveyor and tribunal chair
Brenda Weeden
Archivist (retired)
Reg Bek,
- Chief Executive
Brian Ellis
District Councillor

Our Executive Team

The day to day running of the Association is delegated to the Chief Executive and an Executive Team who support him.

Reg Bek Paul Whiterod Helen Jack Barry Moore
Reg Bek FCIH,
Chief Executive
Paul Whiterod,
Head of Finance

Registered Manager Elizabeth House
Helen Jack CertCIH,
Head of Housing Services
Barry Moore
Director of Housing
Property and Projects

A further 80 staff are employed, mostly at our care home, flexicare schemes and sheltered schemes, together with a number of third party arrangements whereby our schemes are operated in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council.

How We Are Regulated

Homes England

Housing Ombudsman Service

Care Quality Commission