Tenant welcomed on Board at Livin

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.