Welcome to the Trust's newly elected governors

Published on: 3 February 2020

We are pleased to announce that after voting closed last week, the following Trust members have been elected onto the Trust’s Council of Governors:

Amber Valley – two Public Governor vacancies:

  • Susan Ryan
  • Valerie Broom

Derby City West – one Public Governor vacancy:

  • Orla Smith

High Peak and Derbyshire Dales – one Public Governor vacancy:

  • Julie Boardman

South Derbyshire – one Public Governor vacancy:

  • Kevin Richards

Administration and Allied Support Staff – one Staff Governor vacancy:

  • Marie Hickman

Caroline Maley, Trust Chair, said: “I would like to welcome all new members of the Council of Governors following our recent elections. Our new governors bring a wealth of skills and insight and I look forward to working with them over the next few years.”

How to find out more about the Council of Governors

The Council of Governors has a really important role in the running of the Trust. It is responsible for representing the interests of the Trust’s members, the public and partner organisations in how the Trust is governed.

For more information on all the Trust’s governor visit the Meet your governor page on the Trust’s website.  

Want to contact your governor?

Contacting your local governor is a key way to get involved in the Trust’s work and ensure that the Trust provides the best possible care and treatment. You can contact your local governor by emailing dhcft.governors@nhs.net (please say where you live, so we can forward on your message to the appropriate governor) or calling the membership team on 01332 623723.

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