Appointed governors

Our appointed governors are appointed to the Council of Governors from local partner organisations and staff side union.

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Below you can view a list of the members currently appointed to our Council of Governors from our local authority partners and staff side union.

Our Council of Governors meets four times a year and as members, you are welcome to attend and observe these meetings.

Halton Borough Council
Councillor Marie Wright
Councillor Marie Wright image.I am the Executive Board Member for Health and Adults at Halton Borough Council and am also responsible for the public health agenda. I have worked for many years with vulnerable homeless people and I will always be passionate about public health issues, ensuring the community receives all the relevant information to enable people to make informed choices about every aspect of their personal health.

Knowsley Borough Council

Sefton Borough Council
Councillor Ian Moncur
Councillor Ian Moncur, jpeg.Ian is the Sefton Council Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing. He has responsibility for Public Health (commissioning services such as smoking cessation and Living Well Sefton), Sports and Leisure as well as parks and greenspaces. He is also Chair of Sefton's Health and Wellbeing Board and is a member of the Audit and Governance Committee. In addition, Ian is a member of Sefton Sports Council, a Board Member of Sefton Education Business Partnership and also L21 Community Network. Ian has previously served in a number of Senior Council posts including Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Families and Chair of Planning Committee. Among other experiences, Ian is Chair of South Sefton Development Trust (which brought the 'Iron Men' to Sefton), and Non-Executive Director of South Sefton (NHS) Primary Care Trust and National Probation Service on Merseyside. Ian has a professional background in education, training and employment services.

St Helens Borough Council

Warrington Borough Council
Councillor Rebecca Knowles 

Warrington, Cllr Rebecca Knowles.jpeg

As Cabinet Member for Statutory Health and Adult Social Care at Warrington Borough Council, the health, care and wellbeing of the people of Warrington is of paramount importance to me. I am committed to enabling people to live well and thrive in our communities by supporting strong and positive working relationships between individuals, statutory and voluntary organisations.

Wigan Borough Council
Councillor Jim Moodie
Jim Moodie.jpgI have lead responsibility for Public Health at Wigan Council, as well as aiming to raise the importance of physical activity. The disparities and inequalities in health, particularly in different areas, are of a high priority of mine. I am also a great believer in working in partnership to reduce the above and I hope to make a positive contribution to the Trust’s goals.

Staff side chairman
Ann Cunliffe
Ann Cunliffe.jpgI am the Trust's Staff Side Chair and the UNISON branch Chair. My aim is to ensure management and Staff Side work closely together, in a supportive and cooperative manner to the mutual benefit of the Trust, its services and the Staff Side membership as a whole.

If you'd like to speak to one of your local governors, you can do so by contacting our Company Secretary Office on 01925 664 878 or by email at