Maureen joined the Board in 2014. She trained in and spent the majority of her working life in Personnel Management in the NIHE. For the last 13 years of her career she was Director of Personnel and Management Services with responsibility for Personnel, IT, Legal Services, Facilities Management, Business Improvement and Procurement. During that time she was on a number of Boards including, Chair of NI Board and NI representative of the National Board for the Sector Skills Council covering Social Housing and Facilities Management, Vice Chair of NILGOSC, Member of Local Government Staff Commission and Board Member of Business in the Community. She was also appointed as the Employers Side Chair of the Local Government Reform Joint Forum, the joint Management and Trade Union Body established to facilitate the smooth transition of staff from the 26 Local Authorities into the 11 new Councils.
Maureen retired in June 2013. Since then, as well as her Board membership of NICHA, she has undertaken HR consultancy assignments in both the public and voluntary sectors.