Governor Elections 2019

You Could Make a Real Difference by Standing to Become a Trust Governor

We need passionate people to join us so we can achieve our mission to improve the quality of life for all we serve.

The nomination period for the 2019 Election to the Council of Governors has now started. You can view the
Notice of Election here
The Trust is inviting nominations from our staff and members for the following vacancies



Vacant seats

Public Constituency – Bedford Borough

1 seat

Public Constituency – Central Bedfordshire

3 seats

Public Constituency – City of London

1 seat

Public Constituency – Hackney

1 seat

Public Constituency – Newham

2 seats

Public Constituency – Tower Hamlets

3 seats

Staff Constituency

2 seats


To nominate yourself, you must be a member of the Trust in the constituency for which you wish to be elected and aged 16 or over.

If you are not already a Trust public member you can join online by completing our membership application form. If you are joining as a new member and wish to be included in the election process, please email: to let us know.

To be a Governor you’ll need to fill out a nomination form which is a brief statement about why you are standing for election, to introduce yourself to members and encourage people to vote for you. You can get a form in the following ways

By phone: 020 8889 9203
By email:  
By text: Text 2FT EL and your name and address to 88802
By post:  Electoral Reform Services Limited, The Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London, N8 0NW

The closing date for nominations is Friday 23 August 2019

Click on the links below for information about the elections

Notice of Election

Election Leaflet

Guidance Document for Prospective Governors

What do Governors do?

Watch a video to hear Governors talking about their role



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