Governor elections 2023/2024
Nominations for our next By- election period will open between Monday, 27 November 2023 - Wednesday, 10 January 2024.
We will be holding By- elections for the following vacant seats:
- Staff - Specialist Services x1
- Staff - Older Adults and Frailty services x1
- Service User x4
Interested in hearing more? Please contact the governor and membership team using the contact details listed in the side bar.
Who are the Council of Governors?
The role of the Council of Governors is to ensure that the views of:
- local people
- service users
are heard at the highest level within the Trust.
To be eligible to run for a Governor position, you must be a member of the Trust. Visit here for more information about becoming a member.
Every year, the Trust hosts its elections for all outgoing Governor roles, as well as any vacant positions.
The timeline for these can be as follows, with those successfully elected taking post for three years:
- Public Governors - 2024
- Service User and Carers - 2025
- Staff Governors -2026
Information sessions are also hosted for potential Governors via Microsoft Teams, so that they are fully informed about the role and what is expected from them.
Dates and times for these are as follows:
- Wednesday, 6 December 2023 (2-3pm)
- Monday, 11 December 2023 (10am-11am)
- Friday, 15 December 2023 (11am-12noon)
- Tuesday, 19 December 2023 (3pm-4pm)
- Thursday, 4 January 2024 (12noon-1pm)
For further information on the Elections and how to apply please click here.
If you have any questions about being a Governor or the elections, please contact the Governor and Membership Office via the details in the sidebar.
Check out the video below, where our Governor and Membership Officer and some of our current Governors talk about the role of a governor, why they got involved and why others should too!
- Become a governor
- Our governors
- Contact a governor
- How to become a member
- Who are the current Governors?
- Frequently asked questions
- What is a foundation trust?
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