Our Staff

Directorate, Corporate and Finance
 

Julie Smillie

Director
(Currently On Secondment to Reidvale Housing Association)

Julie has worked in the Social Housing Sector for over 25 years. Her career started with Scottish Homes where she spent seven years in various Housing Management related roles. Julie joined Molendinar Park Housing Association in 2000 as Housing Services Officer. Her responsibilities included all aspects of Housing Management, Shared Ownership/Shared Equity sales and administration and Development. Julie has a post Graduate Diploma in Housing Studies; Development and Regeneration. Julie progressed to the post of Housing Services Manager and following a rigorous selection process Director of the Association in May 2016.

Julie’s responsibility is the day to day management of the Association, to work closely with the Association’s board to manage and lead on delivery of the strategic aims and direction and management of the Association. To provide high level advice and strategic guidance to the Board and to ensure that all statutory, regulatory and legal obligations under housing and charitable law are complied with. She is also responsible to oversee all staff, ensuring that corporate objectives and values are effectively communicated and adhered to and to maintain and review the structures, systems and policies necessary to support effective service delivery and continuous improvement, and to ensure that these are properly implemented and monitored.

 

Scott Rae

Interim Director

Scott has worked within the housing sector and has over 20 years’ experience. He joined the Association in October 2001 as a Maintenance Officer, He has held the position of Asset Manager and more recently Depute Director.

Scott has always worked closely with the Director and deputised in her absence, including a period as acting Director during period where the Director was absent in 2021.

Since Spring 2024 Scott has been promoted to Interim Director to cover Julie Smillie’s Secondment to Reidvale Housing Association. 

Scott continues to oversee the Asset Management Team and he retains overall responsibility for the strategic direction and management of the Maintenance Section.

Scott has overseen the excellent repairs and maintenance service.

 

Beth Anderson

Finance Officer (Part-Time)

Biography to Follow

 

Susan Paton

Corporate Services & Compliance Officer (Part-Time)

Biography to Follow

 

Asset Management Team

Kathleen Torrance

Maintenance Officer

Biography to Follow

 

David McCabe

Customer Services Assistant

Biography to follow

 

Lindsay Gibb

Asset Compliance Officer

Biography to Follow

 

Tenancy Services Team

John Mallon

Senior Housing Officer

John has 29 years’ experience of working within the Social Housing Sector across Scotland. John started as a Housing Assistant in Greenock in 1993 and progressed his career to Housing Manger. John joined the Association in May 2022 and comes to Molendinar Park with a wealth of experience in all matters relating to Housing Management, legal, regulatory and governance requirements.

John is responsible for the Housing Management section including, allocations, debt management, Anti-Social behaviour, policy development and is committed to excellent customer service delivery.

John works relation to performance management, customer service and complaints.

 

Morag Henry

Senior Housing Assistant

Morag began her housing career with Scottish Homes in 1990.  Her first position was as a secretary and in 1991 became receptionist/clerical officer in the Arden office.

Morag transferred to Scottish Homes Parkhead office in 1993 as a clerical officer in the Housing Benefit Section.  After a couple of years in the section she was promoted to Senior Clerical Officer for Housing Benefits which entailed overseeing all housing benefit cases, clerical staff and quarterly reviews.  She was seconded to Molendinar Park Housing Association in 1999 as part of the Dalmarnock stock transfer.  At the time of transfer in March 2000 Morag was officially employed by Molendinar Park Housing Association.

Although Morag is now Senior Housing Services Assistant she has worked within all departments of the Association in the 20 years of her employment with Molendinar Park Housing Association. 

 

Martin McLeod

Housing Assistant

Martin is our newest member of staff.  He has worked in housing for 3 years and has moved to Molendinar to further his career and take on new challenges.  Martin will be undertaking housing qualifications this year to further improve his knowledge of the housing sector.  Martin is looking forward to meeting the tenants, being out and about on estate management visits and being a part of the team at Molendinar Park.

 

Olivia Rooney

Warden at Drakemire

Biography to Follow