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


Elected (24)  

Public governors (19)





Southend - Linda Cook

Southend - Nigel Gayner

Linda Cook

 Nigel Gayner

Rochford - Les Catley - Vice Chair of Governors

Southend  - Elizabeth Leigh

 Les Catley

 Elizabeth Leigh

Southend  - Sally Holland

Southend  - Lawrence Collin - Lead Governor

Sally Holland 

Lawrence Collin 

Southend - Trevor Johnson

Rest of Essex - Judith Craven

 Trevor Johnson

     Judith Craven

Castle Point - Joe Cooke

Rest of Essex - Vacant

 Joe Cooke


Castle Point  - Brian Terry

Rochford - Miriam Schramm

 Brian Terry

Miriam Schramm
Rochford  - Barbara Oliver - Deputy Lead Governor Castle Point  - Rachel Clark
Barbara Oliver (May 2016) Rachel Clark


Southend  - Nirmal Gupta

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/TC  - Laura Hilton

Britannia House and satellite clinics - Vacant

Laura Hilton 


Southend Hospital/TC - Vacant

Southend Hospital/TC - Vacant






Hospital worker (volunteer workers) governor (1)


Southend Hospital - Ted Lewin

 Ted Lewin


Appointed (8) 

Local authority governors (4)


Essex County Council - Cllr Terry Cutmore

Southend Borough Council - Cllr Meg Davidson

Terry Cutmore 

Meg Davidson 

Castle Point Borough Council - Pamela Challis OBE 

Rochford District Council - Cllr Mike Webb

Pam Challis  Mike Webb 




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