Local housing provider, Livin appoints a local tenant to its Board.
Sheila Rooney, from Chilton has a wealth of experience in health and wellbeing, having worked at Northumbria University teaching health science, after a long career as a heart and chest nurse. She volunteered at the Citizens Advice Bureau for eight years, spent four years as a non-executive director at the NHS Primary Care Trust and worked across East Durham to aid people back into work through condition management.
Colin Steel, chief executive said: “This is an excellent example of our stated commitment of engaging with our tenants and communities, ensuring their views are represented in shaping services and making key decisions. Sheila has a wealth of relevant skills and importantly brings additional community-based knowledge and experience to the Board. She is an excellent addition to our team.”
Sheila Rooney, said: “I am delighted to be welcomed onto the Board at Livin. I have a passion for championing wider social issues following my work in communities over the years. I look forward to representing tenants and making a difference to local communities”
For more information on how you can be involved with Livin please visit the Get Involved page at livin.co.uk.