WCC Housing & Corporate Estate Strategic Policy Committee
The Housing and Corporate Estate SPC was set up to advise and assist the housing section of Wicklow County Council (WCC) in its work. Some of the functions of the housing section of WCC are the provision of social housing, assessment of housing needs, housing strategies, homelessness, housing loans and grants, Traveller accommodation, voluntary housing, private rented sector, housing standards and estate management.
Our PPN Representatives
Social Inclusion Representative to the Housing & Corporate Estate SPC
Aoibhinn has recently taken up the position as coordinator of the Wicklow Travellers Group. Previous to this role, she has worked extensively in the Not-for-Profit Sector in both the UK and Ireland. She has broad knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable adults and young people, particularly in the areas of homelessness, addiction, domestic violence and mental health. She has completed training in all areas with regards to these sectors and is also a member of the Board of Director’s for a Children’s Residential Centre in Dublin. Aoibhinn is currently living in Greystones with her husband and two young children.
Community & Voluntary College Representative to the Housing & Corporate Estate SPC
Muireann has been a volunteer in the community of Newtownmountkennedy for over 20 years. She has experience in Council housing policy and procedures. She has vast knowledge of producing strategic development plans for areas and ensuring that all pillars of community are included and have their voice heard. Muireann has a good knowledge of the needs of communities and voluntary groups.
Mary Anne Parsons
Mary Anne is a long-standing member of Bray Tidy Towns and initiated the setting up of the North Wicklow Environmental Network in early 2019. She has a keen interest in environmental issues and in particular how Ireland can meet their goals to reduce carbon emissions, She is an architect and believes that by improving the quality of our building stock we can significantly reduce the energy required to run them. Through her work with Bray Tidy Towns, Mary Anne has been involved with a number of clean-up projects with local authority housing estates and encouraged residents to take a more holistic approach to their immediate environment.
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