The Board is made up of:

  • Four Member Directors, elected by the Common Equity shareholders / members at the Annual General Meeting (elected for a two-year term)
  • Four Technical Directors, appointed by the Board based on their expertise in one of the following areas; Law, Finance, Property, Social Housing or other like disciplines. Technical Directors are appointed for two-years
  • The CEO, who is appointed by the Board

Committees, made up of Board members and independent consultants, meet regularly to progress strategic initiatives in:

  • Finance, Audit and Risk Management
  • Business Development

From time to time, the Board instructs Common Equity to appoint an Advisory Group to consult with members on issues of significance. Advisory Groups are made up of co-op members, an independent Chair, and technical experts (if required).

The Board meets every two months at the Thebarton office or via MS Teams.

Compliance and regulation

The Common Equity Constitution outlines the principles by which the organisation is governed and the Board Governance Charter provides additional guidance.

Common Equity is a nationally registered Tier 2 community housing provider.

The national standards for Tier 2 providers seek to ensure satisfactory performance against set benchmarks.

Board of Directors

Heidi Claus Chairperson & Member Director
Stephanie MillerCEO, Company Secretary & Director
Ray SmithMember Director
Esther HamandisheTreasurer & Technical Director
Penny GaleTechnical Director & Deputy Chair
Chris Branford Technical Director
Grace Marlow Member Director
Dr Virginia Barratt Ph.D Member Director
Peter RutterTechnical Director

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