We are pleased to announce the outcome of our recent Governor elections with new Governor terms commencing on 5 January 2023.
Our Governors play a crucial role in the governance of the Foundation Trust, helping us to be accountable to our members, the public, staff and partners. Our Governors have a number of important roles including representing their constituencies, appointing our Chair and Non-Executive Directors and holding our Non-Executive Directors to account.
A number of candidates were elected unopposed:
Des CostelloEastern Gateshead
Les BrownWestern Gateshead
Ray DennisWestern Gateshead
Gordon Ian MainWestern Gateshead
Contested elections were held for our Central Gateshead and Staff constituencies. The voting opened on 30 November 2022 and closed on 22 December 2022. The official voting report from Civica, the independent election company is available to download.
The following candidates were also elected.
Abe RabinCentral Gateshead
Steve ConnollyCentral Gateshead
Helen JonesCentral Gateshead
Mark LearmouthCentral Gateshead
We look forward to welcoming our Governors to the Council in January 2023 and sincerely thank all candidates who stood for election.
We would also like to record our thanks to those Governors who will be leaving the Council on 4 January 2022 for their commitment and support. Find out more about our Council of Governors and the work that they do.