Kate Curry - Trustee Role: TrusteeAppointed: 27/10/2015 Profession/Status:Housing Plus Service Manager, South Tyneside Homes Profile:Kate has worked in social housing for the last 24 years- beginning as a trainee housing officer in a local authority and working with a range of social housing providers in a variety of roles throughout her career. Kate is currently the Housing Plus Service Manager for South Tyneside Homes - managing the supported housing for older people in the Borough. This has brought many challenges with the changes in needs & aspirations of older people as well as increasing health issues such as dementia. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has lived in Durham for the last 10 years. Kate is keen to help make a contribution to her local community using her professional skills. Kate has 3 school age children & has recently taken up running again.