Robina Goodlad Excellence Award for Women Achievers in Housing
The finalists are:
Lesley Baird, Tenant Participation Advisory Service
Lorraine Usher, Loreburn Housing Association
Allyson Allison, Stirling Council
The award is in its eleventh year and was set up in recognition of the late Robina Goodlad, a Professor of Housing and Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow and Co-Director of the Scottish Centre for Research on Social Justice from 1998 until her death in 2005.
The award is aimed at women who have broken new ground or made a significant contribution to housing in Scotland and those who have helped, or are helping others, to achieve their goals and make a difference to their communities.
The judging panel will be looking for ways which the nominee has:
• Made innovative change - with examples of this
• Moved beyond established practice and succeeded by doing things differently
• Gone beyond the requirements of their role (particularly where the candidate is in a paid role)
• Helped to remove barriers, open up opportunities for others, set a new pathway or promoted a social justice through their achievements
The winner will be announced and the award presented at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday 11 November 2016. The winner will receive a trophy (to be returned after one year) and a commemorative certificate.