Our Staff

Julie Smillie

Julie Smillie

Director

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

Scott Rae

Asset Manager

Scott has worked within the housing sector with over 20 years’ experience. He joined the Association in October 2001 as a Maintenance Officer.

In February 2019, Scott was appointed as the Association’s Asset Manager. This role means that Scott has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and management of the Maintenance Section.

Scott is committed to ensuring that our tenants and service users receive an excellent repairs and maintenance service. 

Scott works closely with the Director and deputises in her absence.

Alexis Cosgrove

Alexis Cosgrove

Senior Housing Officer

Alexis joined Molindinar Park Housing Association in May 2019 as Senior Housing Officer and is responsible for the Housing Management Section.   Alexis has over 25 years housing management experience in Social Housing across local authority and Housing Association sectors.  

Alexis has also completed the Diploma in Housing Studies at Glasgow University.

Natalie O’Raw

Natalie O’Raw

Corporate Services Officer

Natalie joined Molendinar Park Housing Association in April 2019 as a Corporate Services Officer. Natalie has over 16 years’ experience working in a variety of roles within the sector. Natalie’s experience ranges from Corporate Services, Housing Management, Finance and Repairs Management.

Natalie’s role within the Association is responsible for Corporate Governance, Health and Safety, HR, Finance and managing the Association’s social media accounts.

Morag Henry

Morag Henry

Senior Housing Assistant

Morag began her housing career with Scottish Homes in 1990.  Her first position was as a temporary secretary.  She gained full time employment in 1991 as a 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.

Isobel Clark

Isobel Clark

Customer Services Assistant

Isobel began her career in housing in 1984 working for Glasgow City Council.

Isobel moved to Scottish Homes in 1990.  Isobel was seconded to Molendinar Park in 1998 due to a stock transfer.

During Isobel’s 35 years within the sector she has worked within all departments which has been varied and interesting.

Isobel has been working as a Customer Services Assistant for the Association since 2015.

David Crosbie

David Crosbie

Maintenance Officer

David has worked within the housing sector for various organisations.  He initially worked for East Ayrshire Council. David has also worked within a housing management environment with Serco and most recently Mears. He is looking forward to his new role as Maintenance Officer for Molendinar Park Housing Association.

Molly Forrester

Molly Forrester

Housing Assistant

Molly Forrester completed a 2-year apprenticeship at Maryhill Housing Association. She worked as a Customer Contact Advisor whilst completing her studies. Molly worked towards and completed her SVQ Level 3 qualification in Customer Service. Molly is looking forward to meeting the tenants and being a part of the team at Molendinar Park.