Board Members

Updated

  • Liz Lees
    Chair

    Currently employed as a Chartered Certified Accountant for a local accountancy firm. Prior to raising four children, was employed full-time as a financial manager with Marks and Spencer working throughout the UK and later spent several years overseas in France, Germany and the USA.

  • Joe Waters
    Vice Chair

    Chief Executive Officer of a local almshouse charity. Has worked in housing for over 15 years, across housing associations and local authorities, working closely with older people and specialising in leasehold management as well as other forms of affordable housing.

  • Paul Frith
    Chair of Audit, Finance & Risk Committee
    Chair of Staffing & Remuneration Committee

    An experienced accountant who has lived in Bournemouth for over 40 years with 14 years of local Housing Association experience.

  • David Joicey
    Chair of the Management & Governance Oversight Committee

    A Solicitor with extensive experience in Social Housing and currently working in-house with Poole Housing Partnership. Previously worked in a private practice with a number of firms which provide a specialist housing service. Specialist in litigation in respect of tenancy matters.

  • Theresa Saunders
    Resident Member
  • Ann Schofield
    Resident Member

    Tenant of Broadway Park Housing Association (BPHA) since 1998. Retired with grown up son and daughter. Previous Board Member of BPHA for 9 years until 2009 including serving as Chairman for 3 years.

  • Laurie Wright
    Chair of our Development Committee

    An affordable housing development specialist with 12 years' experience. Currently working as a Development Programme Controller for a national housing association.

  • Jan Lewis

    Formerly Head of IT for a national housing association‎ with 20-plus years' experience in ICT service provision, including data protection, 10 years at management team level. Following early retirement I worked as a life/career coach and spent five years as a trustee for a local Foyer.

  • Yogesh Vadgama
  • Michael Owen

    I am a partner for a south coast firm of solicitors and have specialised in housing management law for over 20 years. I have previously advised tenants and private landlords but for the last 18 years have advised social landlords. I am passionate about the sector and have known and worked with Sandbourne and its previous organisations for many years.

  • Maria Byrne
  • Bill Law

The Board shall consist of between five and 12 Members (including co-optees) as may be determined by the Board. Three Board Members shall form a quorum.

In accordance with the National Housing Federation Model Rules 2011, adopted by Sandbourne on 15 May 2013, all Members serve a maximum term of office of nine years from the date that were first elected at an Annual General Meeting.

All contact to Board Members to be made via the registered office:

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See also…
Staff & Our Structure