If you are an RCN member and you work either within the Tees Valley area, you are automatically a member of Tees Valley branch.
This includes the geographic areas covered by North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation Trust and South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust.
Tees Valley branch is your voice in the RCN. As well as sending delegates to the RCN's annual Congress, the branch has representation on the RCN's regional board. Regular meetings are held to discuss issues of concern to local members.
Branch executive team
President: Jackie Pounder
Chair: Margaret Wardrobe
Secretary: Jill Gale.
The branch is currently looking for local RCN members to get involved with future events, including campaigns and membership recruitment drives. We can also signpost you towards a number of career development and training opportunities.
If you would like to get involved with branch activity, please contact a member of the branch executive via the RCN Northern regional office:
2016 Tees Valley branch meeting dates
All meetings will take place at the RCN Northern region office, Avalon House, St Catherine’s Court, Sunderland Enterprise Park, Sunderland SR5 3XJ.
Please let us know if you plan to attend: email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wednesday 10 February at 9.30 am
- Wednesday 18 May at 2.00 pm
- Wednesday 20 July at 9.30 am
- Wednesday 5 October at 2.00 pm (AGM). This will be the branch's annual general meeting and it is important that as many members as possible attend it, so please save the date in your diary and seriously consider coming along, even if it is the one day a year you can spare.
Branch executive elections at the AGM
Places on the branch's executive team are up for election at the AGM, and you have a chance to make a difference by electing your branch executive team - or joining it.
In the Tees Valley branch, the places available are president, chair, secretary, treasurer, and two other branch executive members.
Further detail in our branch officer role descriptors document are available here.
Influence the strategic direction of your branch by attending and voting, or by standing for election yourself.
Branch executive membership is a great personal and professional development opportunity. If you wish to stand for election for a branch executive position, please email email@example.com by Monday 19 September identifying which seat you are interested in standing for and for which branch.