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Meet the Governors

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Council of Governors from September 2017 (32 governors in total)


Elected (24)  

Public governors (19) 


Southend - Vacant

Southend - Nigel Gayner JoP BEM


 Nigel Gayner

Rochford - Les Catley - Lead Governor

Southend  - Elizabeth Leigh

 Les Catley

 Elizabeth Leigh

Southend  - Sally Holland - Deputy Vice Chair of Governors & Deputy Lead Governor

Southend  - Lawrence Collin - Vice Chair of Governors

Sally Holland 

Lawrence Collin 

Southend - Vacant

Rest of Essex - Judith Craven


     Judith Craven

Castle Point - Joe Cooke

Rest of Essex - Chima Okorafor

 Joe Cooke

   Chima Okorafor

Castle Point  - Brian Terry

Rochford - Miriam Schramm

 Brian Terry

Miriam Schramm
Rochford  - Vacant Castle Point  - Rachel Clark
Rachel Clark 2


Southend  - Nirmal Gupta MBE

Southend  - Frank Haysom

Nirmal Gupta Frank Haysom

Rochford  - Vacant

Castle Point  - Vivien Burling

Vivien Burling

Rest of Essex - Vacant    







Hospital worker (staff) governors (4)


Southend Hospital  - Laura Hilton

Southend Hospital  - Vacancy

Laura Hilton 


Southend Hospital - Jesudass Johnselvan 

 Jesudass Johnselvan

Southend Hospital - Stephanie Carey

Stephanie Carey






Hospital worker (volunteer workers) governor (1)


Southend Hospital - Ted Lewin

 Ted Lewin


Appointed (8) 

Local authority governors (4)


Essex County Council - Vacant

Southend Borough Council - Vacant



Castle Point Borough CouncilCllr Pat Haunts (Mrs)

Rochford District Council - Cllr Julie Gooding

 Cllr Pat Haunts Julie Gooding 




Partnership governors (4)


Anglia Ruskin University - Melanie Bird

Essex University - Sarah Lee

 Melanie Bird

Sarah Lee 

Southend Hospital Foundation - Mick Thwaites

Mick Thwaites

Southend Association of Voluntary Services - Cllr John Lamb

John Lamb