Roles and Responsibilities: The Board of Directors for Fair Deal is made up of ordinary people interested in our work. They are voted on to the Board by the members at the Annual General Meeting normally held in September each year.
The Board are responsible for:
The Board operates within a governance framework to ensure the highest standards are adhered to at all times.
Kenny is a retired Housing Association Director and the Treasurer of Fair Deal. He is responsible for overseeing the financial affairs of the organisation and ensuring that they fulfil their aims and objectives. It is his job to ensure they operate effectively within their financial limits and within the law. Kenny was the Chief Executive of Ardenglen Housing Association between 1990 & 2017 and has seen fantastic changes in Castlemilk. He has been a Board Member and Treasurer of Fair Deal since 2005. Kenny has seen Fair Deal grow massively in size and complexity but believes the organisation has never lost sight of its founding principles of not only providing the highest standards of support but actively campaigning to expand the opportunities for people with learning difficulties. It is an organisation he is proud to be associated with.
Jan is the Chairperson of the Board and has held this position since 2012. The organisation has changed a lot since then and Jan continues to be inspired by the work that it does and the innovative directions it takes. Jan’s role is to ensure that, through any change, Fair Deal is governed effectively and that the Chief Executive has a well-informed and organised board to help overcome challenges, to steer improvements, and to plan new developments.
Fiona Dunwoodie is supported in the work of the organisation by the staff of Fair Deal. There is a very flat management structure within the organisation which makes the best use of the skills, gifts, abilities and talents of all staff. The team is cohesive and supported by the Business Support Team who provide the necessary day to day administrative functions.