Governor Election Results
Elections for vacancies arising at the end of February 2021 commenced in October with an invitation for members to nominate themselves to stand. This stage completed in November and the Statement of Persons Nominated can be found here.
In two constituencies there was only one candidate nominated and they have therefore been elected to the position unopposed.
Dover: Bernie Mayall. Declaration
Rest of England & Wales: Chris Pink Declaration
Voting in the elections was delayed until January 2021 due to the pandemic, and closed on 8 March 2021. The following members were elected to the Council of Governors.
Canterbury: Alex Lister and Alex Ricketts Notice
Folkestone & Hythe: Carl Plummer Notice
Swale: Ken Rogers and Ross Britton Notice
Ashford: John Fletcher (unopposed) Notice
Staff Governor Elections
Elections for two Staff Governor vacancies commenced on 8 February when staff members were asked to self nominate. Notice of Poll here.
James Casha and Sophie Pettifer were elected to the two vacancies. Declaration of Result here.
Public Governor Election
The election for the Public Governor vacancy in the Dover constituency has now commenced: Notice of Election here. Paul Verrill has been elected unopposed to the vacancy. Declaration of Result here.
Annual Member's Meeting
The meeting took place on Thursday 15 October 2020 in a virtual environment. Presentations were given by The Trust Chair, Stephen Smith, CEO, Susan Acott, Director of Finance and Performance, Phil Cave, and the Deputy Lead Governor, Jane Martin. There was time for questions at the end of the meeting, which was well attended.