The Team - Landlord Operations Committee (LOC)

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Landlord Operations Committee (LOC)

Landlord Operations Committee (LOC)

The Landlord Operations Committee (LOC) comprises of a number of tenant volunteers, working alongside the Torus Board, focusing on customer service standards and performance.

Andrew Grey

Chair

Andrew has 30 years’ experience in the Social Housing sector, working as a consultant to housing organisations across England, Scotland and Wales.

A former Director of RDHS, Managing Director of Consult CIH and President of the Chartered Institute of Housing, he became Managing Director of the North West consultancy Hillcroft Partners in 2009 and Business Development Manager of Fusion21 in April 2017. Andrew specialises in customer insight and has significant experience within housing association boards and committees.

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Teri Wilson

LOC Member

Teri’s has over 25 years’ experience in IT and Social Care.

With LMH she has been on the Board, an active member of the scrutiny panel, a committee member on the Social Landlords Operations Committee.

With her first-hand knowledge, enthusiasm and input, Teri wants to contribute to making a positive difference to communities and housing.

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Debs Ergen

LOC Member

Debs is actively involved in her local community including the Fire Service and local theatre.

She has been actively involved with GGHT and Torus for several years. She has been a member of the Community Consultative Forum, Scrutiny Panel and Community Fund Panel.

Debs believes that tenants should be involved in every level of the business and decisions about its services.

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Pam Woodward

LOC Member

Pam’s working life was in retail and with the public. She is still involved with her local community centre.

She has been actively involved for over 10 years with Helena and Torus with the Scrutiny Panel, Community Consultative Forum and Community Fund Panel.

Pam believes that tenants voice is important and wants to ensure Torus is doing what is in its tenants’ best interests

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Ray Jones

LOC Member

Ray has over 50 years’ experience in commerce and business at a Director level.

With LMH he has been a Board member and representative on the Positive Peoples Platform.

Ray has recently been appointed to the Natinal Housing Federations (NHF) Tenants Panel, representing tenants at a national level. He believes it’s vital that the tenant voice can be heard by the executive and boards to drive progress forward in tenant related matters.

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Sharon Shaw

LOC Member

Sharon’s background includes working in management and within business environments. She has also served as a school governor for several years.

She strongly believes in decent homes, fair rent, and tenants right to a good standard of living.  It is very important to her that tenants have a voice.

Sharon brings her experience to positively contribute and support shaping the policies that affect tenants and making sure that services are tenant-led and customer-focused.

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Shaune Sieley

LOC Member

Shaune’s background is in Adult Social Care and has lived in Warrington for over 5 years.

He feels that his skills and experience will enable him to bring a fresh tenant perspective and objective view to the areas being considered by the Committee.

Shaune feels that it is vitally important for the views of tenants to be heard, listened to and acted on. He will work hard to ensure that tenants views influence all decisions made.

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Michelle Davis

LOC Member

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Sarah Jane Saunders

LOC Member

Sarah Jane has 20 years’ experience in Social Housing, having begun her career as a Graduate Housing Management trainee with Wirral Council, before moving to Regenda Homes, One Vision Housing and a Housing Association in the Republic of Ireland.

She has wide ranging expertise in Housing Management and Regeneration, having worked in roles ranging from Housing Officer, Project Manager and latterly Operational Director – Customers & Neighbourhoods. Sarah Jane has a Postgraduate Diploma in Housing Management and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

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Robert Hepworth

LOC Member

A retired Chartered Surveyor (FRICS), Bob was an Executive Director at St Helens Council between 1989 and 2014 where he led the strategy that regenerated large areas of the Borough, including the Building Schools for the Future programme.

He is experienced in complex HR and Financial management, having been responsible for a multi-million pound budget for over 25 years. Bob has also been actively involved in four Merseyside Regional Development Programmes, which have helped to transform Liverpool City Region.

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Cllr Sharon Connor

LOC Member

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Cllr Jan Davidson

LOC Member

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Cllr Richard McCauley

LOC Member

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