Make a difference – Become a Governor

Posted: 07/10/22

This is an exciting opportunity to represent the interests of Foundation Trust members and partner organisations making sure that the views of the wider community are considered in developing our services.

We are now holding elections to Council of Governors in the following constituencies:

Constituency Number of Vacant Seats
Carer: Neuro-Disabilities 1
Carer: Older People’s Services 1
Carer: Autism Services 1
Service User: Children and Young People’s Service 1
Service User: Older People’s Service 1
Service User: Neuro-Disabilities 1
Service User: Autism Services 1
Public: Sunderland 1
Public: North Tyneside 1
Staff: Clinical 2

If you would like more information on how to apply to become a Governor, please email: [email protected].

A nomination form to stand for election to these positions can be obtained from the Returning Officer in the following ways:

  • Telephone: 0208 889 9203
  • Online:
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Text: Text 2FT NW and your name and address to 88802
  • Post: Civica Election Services, The Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London, N8 0NW

Should any nominee wish to withdraw their nomination, they must put this in writing to the Returning Officer by 5pm, Wednesday 26th October 2022.

Deadline for completed nomination applications is:

5pm on Friday 21st October 2022