John McKenna is the CEO of North Coast Community Housing (NCCH), a Tier 1 Registered Community Housing Provider in NSW based in the northern rivers region of NSW, stretching from Tweed Heads in the north, to Grafton in the south.
John has been the Chair of Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA NSW), formerly known as the NSW Federation of Housing Associations, since June 2017; a Director on the CHIA NSW Board of Directors since 2010 and a member of CHIA NSW Audit & Risk Committee. John was also the Chair of the PowerHousing Australia Disability Housing Community of Practice from 2016 until December 2018.
In conjunction with the NCCH’s Board of Directors, he is responsible for achieving the strategic objectives of NCCH and ensuring its ongoing success and viability in a rapidly changing Social Housing environment, while managing the day- to-day operations of the major community housing provider on the far north coast of NSW with a property portfolio of over 950 properties.
He has been employed in his present position since July 2009 and has over 25 years’ senior management experience across a diverse range of industries with professional qualifications in Business Management and he is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Managers and Leaders.