Port of Leith Housing Association welcomes new board members

Caitlin McCorry and Neil Stewart at the AGM
Caitlin McCorry and Neil Stewart at the AGM

At its 40th Annual General Meeting last week, Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has confirmed the appointed of its chair, vice chair and two new board members.

Current chair Margaret O’Connor and vice chair Ruth McNeil were both re-elected to their positions and will be joined by new board members Caitlin McCorry and Neil Stewart.

Leith-born Caitlin McCorry works for East Lothian Council as community housing service manager, having previously been an assistant director at Barony Housing Association. She is a graduate of Glasgow University, has a post-graduate qualification in Housing and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Local resident Neil Stewart is a solicitor advocate with Lyons Davidson, where he manages a team dealing with civil litigation claims. He was previously with Watermans and Thompsons and in addition to his law degree, has a BSc (Hons) in Geography.

Keith Anderson, chief executive of PoLHA, said: “Our voluntary Board Members play a key role in setting the overall direction of the Association supporting the delivery of our ambition, to make Leith great, and objectives providing high quality, energy efficient homes and support for people in Leith and North Edinburgh. I am delighted to welcome Caitlin and Neil to PoLHA, and having Margaret and Ruth as chair and vice chair respectively.”

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