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Council of Governors

The Council of Governors (CoG) is made up of representatives from public and staff constituents, as well as various stakeholder and partner organisations.

The CoG:

  • Work with the Trust to make sure its long term plans match the needs of the local population and influencing proposals to make changes to services
  • Work with the Board of Directors to ensure that the Trust fully understands the needs of the local community
  • Represent the views of the wider membership
  • Appoint the Chair and other Non Executive Directors
  • Attend CoGs meetings and actively and constructively contribute to discussions

Elections will be held for the Council of Governors for Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This year, three members are standing as candidates for election as MKUH governors.

They are:

  • Dave Ashford – Public – Bletchley, Far Bletchley, Fenny Stratford, Denbigh, Eaton Manor, Whaddon, Water Eaton, Lakes Estate, Mount Farm, Ashland, Simpson.
  • Babs Lisgarten – Public – Bletchley, Far Bletchley, Fenny Stratford, Denbigh, Eaton Manor, Whaddon, Water Eaton, Lakes Estate, Mount Farm, Ashland, Simpson.
  • Lucinda Mobaraki – Public – Outer catchment – Area includes parishes in the areas of Buckinghamshire, Winslow, Leighton Buzzard, Linslade, Newton Longville, Woburn Sands, Hanslope, Old Stratford, Beachampton, The Horwoods, The Brickhills, and Woburn.

To see the official Statement of Persons Nominated, please click here.

Voting will commence on Wednesday 7 August and close at 5pm on Thursday 29 August.

Please visit the online Council of Governors Election Portal to:

  • Cast your vote (from 7 August)
  • View the election timetable
  • Download useful documents
  • Find answers to some frequently asked questions
  • View the results (once the election closes)

The list of current governors is as follows:

Bletchley & Fenny Stratford, Denbigh, Eaton Manor & Whaddon

  • Alan Hastings
  • Peter Skingley

Emerson Valley, Furzton, Loughton Park

  • William Butler
  • Douglas Campbell OBE

Linford South, Bradwell, Campbell Park

  • Amanda Japson
  • Akin Soetan
  • Ekroop Kular

Hanslope Park, Olney, Sherington, Newport Pagnell

  • Alan Hancock
  • Brian Lintern

Walton Park, Danesborough, Middleton, Woughton

  • Clive Darnell
  • Clare Hill

Stantonbury, Stony Stratford, Wolverton

  • Carolyn J Peirson
  • Robert Johnson-Taylor

Outer catchment area

  • Paul Griffiths
  • Amanda Anderson

Extended area

  • Vacant

Doctors and Dentists

  • John Ekpa

Nurses and Midwives

  • Kim Weston
  • Vacant

Scientists, technicians and allied health professionals

  • Keith Marfleet

Non-clinical staff groups e.g. admin & clerical, estates, finance, HR, management

  • Michaela Tait
  • Vacant

Milton Keynes Business Leaders

  • Andrew Buckley

Youth participation representative

  • Vacant
  • Vacant

Healthwatch MK

  • Maxine Taffetani

Milton Keynes Council for Voluntary Organisations (Community Action:MK)

  • Clare Walton

Milton Keynes Council

  • Vacant

Clinical Commissioning Group

  • Richard Alsop

If you would like more information, email [email protected] or call 01908 996 235.

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