Staff Governor voting now open

All Professional Services staff have until 5pm on Monday 27 March to vote for their preferred Staff Governor candidate.

If you are a member of Professional Services, you will have now been added to the online Board of Governors 2023 Election Teams site. On the site you can find a personal statement for each of the five candidates who have put themselves forward to represent Professional Services on the board. You will also find a link to cast your vote.

The candidates

  • Joe Coombes, Sport and Physical Activity Operations Manager
  • Kathy Houghton, Procurement Manager
  • Ed Naylor, Head of Accommodation and Student Living
  • Philip Rothwell, Senior Learning Technology Developer
  • Emily Walker, Impact Officer

Voting window

The election will be conducted via an anonymous online ballot in which only Professional Services staff are eligible to vote. It opened on Monday 13 March 2023 at 12pm and will close on Monday 27 March 2023 at 5pm.

The candidate with the most votes will be announced on Thursday 30 March 2023.

The elected candidate will serve for a period of three years, commencing in advance of the next Board of Governors meeting, which will take place on Monday 24 April 2023.

Although elected by staff within their particular category, members of the Board of Governors will not be representing any particular group or service area.

Alternative to online voting

For eligible staff without access to a computer, paper ballots can be provided with instructions for completion and return. If you have any direct reports or colleagues for whom this may apply to, please contact the Secretariat team to discuss via email.  

If you require any further information, please contact the Secretariat team.


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