Meet Our Board of Directors

TPAS Cymru is delighted to introduce the following members of the board of TPAS Cymru, the tenant engagement authority in Wales since 1988. They represent a diverse range of voices that will help the organisation enhance its tenant focus during these challenging times.

Pobl Insights
Emma Parcell (Chair)

Emma joined board in 2017 and she is an active Pobl tenant living in Swansea and chair of Pobl Insights.  Emma graduated with a 1st class (hons) housing studies degree in 2021.  Champion of disabilty rights and ensuring tenants voices are represented and heard within the housing sector.

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Emma Parcell

Carmarthenshire Council
Les James

Les has extensive experience of working in all aspects of social housing in Wales and England. He has worked in both Local Authority and Housing Association settings starting off as a housing officer and rising to a senior level. He has been part of two newly formed large stock transfer organisations in England.  Read more....

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Newydd Housing Association Tenant
Amanda Lawrence (Vice Chair)

Amanda is a tenant with Newydd HA, and is part of their award winning tenant scrutiny team, helping to create better policies and structure within. She is passionate about the rights of all tenants, private, council and association; believing that all tenants should have equal and fair protection, while also considering landlords and current legislation.  Read more....

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Amanda Lawrence

Taff Housing Association
Helen White

Helen is Chief Executive for Taff Housing and brings a wealth of knowledge, passion and experience to the TPAS Cymru Board. Having started her housing career working in tenant participation she remains passionate about making sure the needs of tenants and communities are central to how services are designed and delivered.  Read more....

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Adra Housing Association
Lynn Rowlands

I am a tenant member of Adra Housing Association in North Wales and participated in tenant groups and as a board member of Adra up to December 2022. I am passionate about the need for tenants.  Read more....

Lynn Rowlands

Linc Cymru Tenant
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I am a member of Linc Cymru's Tenant and Resident Scrutiny Group (TRSG), a group that scrutinises and helps shape the organisation's policies to provide better services. I work in the Development Team at Taff Housing. I have a first degree in Housing Studies with further studies around the built environment.

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