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

    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 - WINNER!


    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.


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