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Governors

The Council of Governors consists of 17 public governors and 5 staff governors who have all been elected by the membership of their constituencies. It also includes nominated representatives from the Local Authority, University and other partnership organisations.

You can find out more about the role of our governors here.

If you would like to contact any of the governors, email governors@york.nhs.uk stating the name of the governor you wish to contact.

Below you will find a list of our current governors.  Click on the images below to find out more about your local governor.

Elected Governors - Public


Sally Light

Sally Light

City of York

Helen Fields

Helen Fields

City of York

Rukmal Abeysekera

Rukmal Abeysekera

City of York

Michael Reakes

Michael Reakes

City of York

Beth Dale

Beth Dale

City of York

Bernard Chalk

Bernard Chalk

East Coast of Yorkshire

Keith Dobbie

Keith Dobbie

East Coast of Yorkshire

Vacant

Vacancy

East Coast of Yorkshire

Vacant

Vacancy

East Coast of Yorkshire

Vacant

Vacancy

East Coast of Yorkshire

Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson

Hambleton District

Alastair Falconer

Alastair Falconer

Ryedale & East Yorkshire

Sue Smith

Sue Smith

Ryedale & East Yorkshire

David Wright

David Wright

Ryedale & East Yorkshire

Vacant

Vacancy

Selby

Vacant

Vacancy

Selby

Amit Bhagwat

Amit Bhagwat

Out of Area


Appointed Governors - Partner Organisations


Gerry Richardson

Gerry Richardson

University of York

Chris Pearson

Chris Pearson

North Yorkshire County Council

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

YTHFM LLP

Dawn Clements

Dawn Clements

Hospice Movement

Vacant

Vacancy

Charity Organisation


Elected Governors - Staff


Sharon Hurst

Sharon Hurst

Community

Mick Lee

Mick Lee

York

Vanessa Muna

Vanessa Muna

York

Maya Liversidge

Maya Liversidge

Scarborough & Bridlington

Vacant

Vacancy

Scarborough and Bridlington

The report on the results of the 2021 governor elections is available here.

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