Governors - elections

If you are a Dorset HealthCare member, you are eligible to stand for a governor role.

Governors play a vital role in the work of the Trust and make a real difference by:

  • helping to shape our future strategy and the services we provide 
  • providing feedback on the quality of our services so they can be continuously improved
  • undertaking a number of statutory responsibilities including the appointment of our chair and non-executive directors
  • holding the board of directors to acount for its performance
  • representing the views of members on key issues, and consulting them on the important matters such as proposed service developments and changes.      

Election of governors 2022

Declaration of candidates elected unopposed

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole constituency

Karen Currie

Dorset and Rest of England and Wales constituency

Jacqueline Moss

Staff governors

Name of candidates


Number of votes

Steve Albon Elected 267
Laura Barrow   167
George AD Gerfen   62
Tracey Richards Elected 176
Joe Angus Salmon   153

Steve Albon and Tracey Richards are duly elected to the Council of Governors.


Total number of ballots recieved 6,515
Turnout 8.3%
Invalid votes 0
Valid votes 541



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