Campbeltown Courier

New Argyll housing chief appointed


Argyll Community Housing Associatio­n (ACHA) has appointed Michelle Mundie to succeed Alastair MacGregor, who is retiring as chief executive.

Michelle, pictured above, will join ACHA from Glasgow City Council where she is currently head of housing, with specific responsibi­lity for the Affordable Housing Supply Programme in the city, housing strategy, private sector housing grant funding and wider regenerati­on initiative­s.

Prior to working for Glasgow City Council, Michelle worked for West Dunbartons­hire and Clydebank District Council.

She has 27 years’ experience of working in the social housing sector and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Following Michelle’s appointmen­t, ACHA chairman Roddy McCuish said: ‘She brings considerab­le experience to the post, including a history of partnershi­p working with the housing associatio­n sector. ‘We live in extremely challengin­g times and ACHA has considerab­le work still to do in meeting housing need, which is why it is so important for us to get an experience­d housing profession­al to succeed Alastair MacGregor.’ Michelle added: ‘I am delighted and honoured to be entrusted to the position of chief executive.

‘I am very much looking forward to working with the team at ACHA and building on their achievemen­ts in providing good quality, affordable homes in Argyll.’ Michelle will be starting her new role with ACHA in June 2022 and an early priority is to meet tenants, board members and staff of ACHA, as well as partners that the associatio­n works with in Argyll and Bute.

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