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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

New chair and vice chair for CIH Northern Ireland

05/07/2016


CIH has confirmed two new senior appointments to its Northern Ireland board – Dan Corr has been elected as chair and Elizabeth Martin as vice chair.

Picture of Dan CorrDan Corr has extensive experience in housing finance, having had a 40 year career with the Nationwide Building Society, until he retired in 2006 as their Northern Ireland director. The former chair of Co-Ownership Housing and board member of Habitat for Humanity, Dan is currently on the National House Building Council Northern Ireland committee. In 2012 Dan joined the board of CIH Northern Ireland and held the position of vice chair.

Elizabeth Martin has been housing manager with Clanmil Housing since January 2015 and is responsible for the management of general needs housing. Prior to this she worked in the Housing Executive for 34 years. Elizabeth is a chartered member and joined the CIH Northern Ireland board in 2009.

Speaking on his appointment Mr Corr said: “I am delighted to have been elected to chair of the Northern Ireland board. Having a home is the foundation upon which lives and communities are built. Every day our housing professionals make a difference and with CIH’s support we can and will be able to deliver more homes and better services to tenants and residents. With my fellow board members and our strong staff team, I am really looking forward to working closely with housing organisations and to grow and support our members locally.”

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For more information please contact Justin Cartwright, policy and public affairs manager at CIH Northern Ireland on 028 9077 8222 or justin.cartwright@cih.org

1. The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards. Our goal is simple – to provide housing professionals and their organisations with the advice, support and knowledge they need to be brilliant. CIH is a registered charity and not-for-profit organisation. This means that the money we make is put back into the organisation and funds the activities we carry out  to support the housing industry. We have a diverse membership who work in both the public and private sectors, in 20 countries on five continents across the world. Further information is available at: www.cih.org


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