KINGDOM Housing Association has announced the re-election of its chairperson.

Linda Leslie will remain in the post while David Redpath has been named as vice chair.

First elected as Chair in 2021, Linda has been a Board member at the Association since 2015 and has also served as a Director with Kingdom’s subsidiary, Kingdom Support & Care, since 2018.

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Having worked in the housing sector for over 30 years Linda is an experienced professional and is passionate about the delivery of excellent customer services and the provision of high-quality, affordable homes.

“I am extremely proud to be re-elected by my fellow Board members as Chair of Kingdom Housing Association and I am looking forward to continuing to work with David, the other Board members and the management team over the next year," she said.

"Though the cost of living crisis undoubtedly presents challenges for our customers and for the Group as a whole, I’m confident that working together as one Kingdom we will be able to deliver on our strategic objectives while supporting our local communities.

“I’d like to take this opportunity to thank two of my former Board colleagues for their commitment and dedication as they retire from their roles as Joint Vice Chairs.

"I’ve enjoyed working with Laurie Naumann and Freya Lees enormously. Laurie was a founding Board member at Kingdom, serving on the Board continuously since 1979 and Freya has been a valued member of Kingdom’s Board for almost 10 years."