The TIS staff team is friendly, committed, and trained to the highest level in order to provide the best possible advice, support, and training services for tenants and landlords across the Scottish social housing sector.
With a head office base in central Glasgow and four development support project offices in East Lothian, South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire, and East Ayrshire – our teams work to make a difference to your quality of life as a tenant and to the success of your business as a landlord.
As Chief Executive of TIS, Ilene is responsible for the strategic development of the organisation. She has over 26 years of experience working in the field of community development and Tenant Participation in both the local authority and voluntary sectors. Appointed Director in 2002, she has played a leading role in developing Tenant Participation practice at national and local levels.
In collaboration with the University of Glasgow she produced “A Good Practice Framework for Tenant Participation in Scotland”.
She also co-produced a range of TIS Scrutiny publications including the recently launched Scrutiny Stories publication. Currently, she leads the TIS National ‘Making It Happen’ Scrutiny programme which aims to make tenant scrutiny a reality in Scotland.
Sharon has over 25 years’ experience working in the housing and community development field both within local authority and voluntary sectors since graduating in 1988 in Youth and Community Work, and holds a CIPD certificate in training practice. Sharon has gained extensive experience in working in housing related issues gaining skills and knowledge in relation to local and national housing policy.
In her present post of Development Director with TIS, Sharon is responsible for the provision of Tenant Participation development, support, advice and training to tenants of East Ayrshire and Fife Council’s and management of the TIS tenant and residents participation project in North Lanarkshire. Sharon was lead consultant on the independent advice on the Clackmannanshire Council Options Appraisal Study and River Clyde Homes Rent Structure Review. Sharon is also providing support to tenants, customers and staff of Clyde Valley, Trust and Viewpoint Housing Associations to develop Customer Panels and Scrutiny Activities within each organisation.
Lynda began working for TIS in 2002 and has worked with tenants and landlords throughout Scotland to develop Tenant Participation good practice. During her time here she has supported a range of organisations, providing independent development support to promote and develop Tenant Participation, including federations in Clackmannanshire, East Ayrshire, Glenrothes and North East Fife.
Lynda has also worked with many Housing Associations to review and develop their policies and practice including Glen Housing Association, Grampian Housing Association, Paisley South Housing Association and Williamsburgh Housing Association. Lynda manages the East Lothian Development Support Project and has also acted as independent tenant adviser in West Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire and for Castle Rock Edinvar.
As Marketing Officer for TIS, Fawn’s main focus is to implement and develop the organisations Marketing Strategy, and support our staff team to meet these objectives. This includes ensuring the TIS brand is consistent in everything that we do, and championing the TIS brand to reflect the integrity of our staff team and what we represent as an organisation.Fawn manages the TIS website and social media accounts, providing the most relevant, helpful, and up to date information. She is also responsible for producing any design, marketing, and brand requests for staff and has the capacity to direct, capture, and edit short films to showcase the good work of TIS.
Fawn manages the TIS website and social media accounts, providing the most relevant, helpful, and up to date information. She is also responsible for producing any design, marketing, and brand requests for staff and has the capacity to direct, capture, and edit short films to showcase the good work of TIS.As well as undertaking the marketing for TIS, Fawn works closely with Jill to plan and organise events including the TIS Annual Conference for over 250 delegates across 3 days.
Jill has been the Office Manager with TIS since 2002.
Her role within the organisation is very varied. Jill has responsibility for ensuring the smooth running of the company. In her day to day work she deals with all the financial work, personnel, Health & Safety, conference planning and servicing the Executive Council. Jill also looks after the IT requirements for the company.
Jill works with Fawn in planning and running the Annual Conference each year, for over 250 residential delegates.