Public Governors

Name Job title Interests (if known) Most recent date(s) declared (of any changes)
Alan SuttonPublic Governor for ChichesterDirector Petworth Vision CIO Member and Research Ambassador, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust and NIHR (National Institute for Health Research), Member of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Member of Royal Surrey Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Member of South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust, Member of Chichester School of Nursing and Allied Health Care ChEAG (Chichester Engagement and Advisory Group), Deputy Chair Political and Campaigning ASDCA (Arundel and South Downs Conservative Association), Advisory Board Member Brighton and Sussex Health Research Partnership (HRP)18/02/22, 09/12/22, 05/05/23, 23/08/23, 29/10/23
Craig GershaterPublic Governor for ChichesterCity Councillor for Chichester City Council, Mayor of Chichester for 2023-24 and Chairman of Chichester City Council. Spouse is Trustee of Home-Start Chichester District01/03/22, 19/12/22, 15/05/23, 15/11/23
Hazel HellierPublic Governor for CrawleyCouncillor for Crawley Borough Council - Furnace Green Ward12/03/24
Imogen MakepeacePublic Governor for High Weald Lewes HavensCouncillor for Lewes Town Council and Lewes District Council25/03/23, 15/11/23
James RobertsPublic Governor for ArunHead of Volunteering at The Brendoncare Foundation08/03/23, 29/10/23
Jurgen GainzPublic Governor for Mid SussexNone16/03/24
Janet BaahPublic Governor for High Weald Lewes HavensNon-Executive Director (Breaking Down Barriers CIC), Councillor for Lewes Town Council and Lewes District Council, Founder of Manna Education and Development Foundation (charity)05/03/20, 15/03/21, 02/12/21, 23/12/22, 06/10/23
Lilian BoldPublic Governor for HorshamLeague of Friends of Horsham Hospital Trustee04/12/15, 04/02/19, 18/03/21, 29/11/21, 23/12/22, 08/11/23
Rita GarnerPublic Governor for WorthingDirector Leadership Insight Ltd., Director South Downs Leisure Ltd07/03/23, 18/11/23
Stella BensonPublic Governor for Brighton and HoveNone01/05/19, 12/03/21, 05/11/21, 12/12/22, 06/11/23
Susan Morton Public Governor for HorshamVolunteer with Healthwatch West Sussex07/03/22, 09/12/22, 06/11/23
Tanya PetherickPublic Governor and Brighton and HoveDirector of Club Central Limited (Events and Marketing Consultancy) 15/03/22, 09/12/22, 06/11/23
Victor Mac FaddenPublic Governor for Brighton and HoveNone02/04/24

Appointed Governors

Name Job title Interests (if known) Most recent date(s) declared (of any changes)
Andrew BaldwinWest Sussex County CouncilorNone06/08/21, 12/12/22, 04/11/23
Ann BarlowAppointed Governor for VolunteersNone12/03/20, 05/03/21, 14/11/21, 21/12/22, 29/10/23
Elaine Foster-PageAppointed Governor for VolunteersNone11/08/21, 29/11/21, 09/12/22, 06/11/23
Gavin DeebleAppointed Governor for Children and Young PeopleNone09/03/23, 02/11/23
Grainne SaundersDeputy Lead Governor and Appointed Governor for Children and Young PeopleDirector of Darius Communications Ltd. Co-Chair Sunbeam Swimming Club (inclusive amateur swimming club for disabled swimmers over 8 years old)01/05/19, 17/03/21, 21/12/22, 30/10/23
Julie FryattAppointed Governor for Higher EducationNone11/08/21, 29/11/21, 09/12/22, 06/11/23

Staff Governors

Name Job title Interests (if known) Most recent date(s) declared (of any changes)
Anita SturdeyStaff Governor for Support StaffCommittee member of Friends of Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital24/01/17, 27/08/19, 03/03/21, 03/11/21, 09/12/22, 30/10/23
Harriet ClompusStaff Governor for Doctors and DentistsNone15/03/22, 16/12/22, 06/11/23
Jessica PoultonStaff Governor for Allied Health Professionals including TherapistsNone12/03/20, 02/03/21, 10/11/21, 15/12/22, 06/10/23
Ngaire CoxStaff Governor for Nurses and Healthcare AssistantsSpouse also work for Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust04/12/15, 04/02/19, 19/03/21, 12/11/21, 19/12/22, 06/10/23
Shingai NgwenyaStaff Governor for Nurses and Healthcare AssistantsNone09/03/22, 23/12/22, 30/10/23

This list is correct as of 3 April 2024.

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