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Council of Governors

Welcome to the Council of Governors webpages.

Please use the links to the left to view information about the role of the Governors, agendas and minutes from our meetings, find out about our Committees and read about past Annual Members' Meetings / Annual General Meetings.

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Election news

Notice is hereby given that elections will be held for the Council of Governors for East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. There will be elections for both Public and Staff Governors.

Download the Notice of Election

Download the Notice of Poll

If you are interested in becoming a Governor, you can find out more from Amanda Bedford, Governor and Membership Lead, on 01233 651891 or via email.

Who are your Governors?

Click on the photos below to find out more about your Governors:

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Position vacant
Junetta Whorwell, Public: Ashford
Junetta Whorwell, Public: Ashford
Alex Lister
Alex Lister, Public: Canterbury
Philip Wells Canterbury Governors 2011
Philip Wells, Public: Canterbury
Sarah Andrews CBE, Public Governor: Dover
Sarah Andrews CBE, Public: Dover
Dover Governor Dr John Read
John East, Governor, Dover

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Position vacant
John Sewell, Member of the Council of Governors
John Sewell, Public: Folkestone and Hythe
Jenny Chittenden
Jenny Chittenden, Public: Swale
Ken Rogers
Ken Rogers, Public: Swale
Roy Dexter, Public Governor for Thanet
Roy Dexter, Public: Thanet
Marcella Warburton, Public: Thanet
Marcella Warburton, Public: Thanet

Julie Barker
Julie Barker, Rest of England and Wales

Debra Teasdale, Partnership Governor
Debra Towse: Partnership, Universities
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Robert Bayford: Partnership: Local authorities
Nick Wells Governor
Nick Wells, Partnership: Volunteers

David Bogard Staff Governor
David Bogard, Staff
Mandy Carliell Staff Governor
Mandy Carliell, Staff
Sharon Hatfield-Tugwell
Sharon Hatfield-Tugwell, Staff

Contact us

You can contact the council of governors by emailing or by letter to:

The Council of Governors Membership Office 

c/o Chief Executive's Office, Trust Offices
William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Road
TN24 0LZ

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