Appointment of Board Members
Published: Tue, 2 Jun 2015
Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA, has appointed Jim McCall, Kenneth Millar and Derek Wilson to the Board of the Housing Executive.
The appointment term is from 1 June 2015 for a period of up to five years and remuneration is £6,740 per annum.
The Northern Ireland Housing Executive is a Non-Departmental Public Body, established by the Housing Executive Act (Northern Ireland) 1971. Under this Act, the Housing Executive took over the housing responsibilities of 65 separate authorities and became Northern Ireland’s overall housing authority. The Housing Executive is also one of Northern Ireland’s largest public sector organisations. With a net expenditure of £841m in 2013/14 and a staff of approximately 3,000, the Housing Executive makes a substantial contribution to better health, education and wellbeing through housing.
In making the appointments, the Minister said: “I welcome the appointments of Mr McCall, Mr Millar and Mr Wilson to the Board of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive. They bring a wealth and diversity of experience which is essential to support the delivery of our challenging housing agenda.
“I wish them well in their appointments and trust they will find the work challenging and rewarding.”
The appointments have been made in accordance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments for Northern Ireland’s Code of Practice.