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Become a governor

Our Council of Governors is the voice of the people in helping to shape our services and it plays a vital role in our governance structure. If you want to stand for election then we hope you will find all the information that you need here on our website. If not you can talk to Cath Hill, Head of Corporate Governance, on 0113 855 5930 and she will be pleased to help you with your query.

There are a number of useful documents that you might like to read if you are thinking of standing for election which you can find on our Governor Zone page. These are:

  • Information about being a governor
  • Governor role description
  • Frequently asked questions

You might also like to look at the biographical details of our current governors.

Elections 2016

Elections to our Council of Governors are now live. The Notice of Poll is available here.

A ballot will be held in three constituencies; Public: Leeds, Carer: Leeds, and Public: Rest of England and Wales.

You can see the details of the candidates standing for election here:
Public: Leeds - candidates' election statements
Carer: Leeds - candidates' election statements
Public: Rest of England and Wales - candidates' election statements.

Members in these constituencies have until Monday 22 August to return their ballot papers.


If you are interested in becoming a governor, you may wish to read 'Election Special - Things you need to know about being a governor.

If you would like more information about becoming a Governor and the responsibilities of the role, please visit our Governor Zone here.