Regional board

The RCN Northern board meets three times a year and its meetings include an open session which all Northern region members are welcome to attend as an observer. 

During 2021, the board will meet online on 17 February, 2 June and 22 September.

RCN members are welcome to observe the open session of any board meeting. These are generally from 11.15 am until around 3:00 pm. You can book via our RCN Northern events listings page.

If you wish to contact a board member, attend a meeting or obtain a copy of the minutes from the open session of any board meeting then please email

 Board member   Name 
 Chair (and RCN Trade Union Committee member)
 Michael Appleby
 Vice Chair (and County Durham and Darlington Branch Chair)  Janet Mortimer
 UK Council member (ex officio)  Annessa Rebair  
 Professional Nursing Committee member (ex officio)  
 Tim Grace
 Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Branch Chair  Lee Ranyard-Lant
 Cumbria branch member  Lynda High 
 Tees Valley branch member  Lovemore Mahachi
 Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Branch Treasurer  Andrew Moore
 Tees Valley branch member  David Cook
 Tees Valley branch member  Nadine Short
 Tees Valley branch member  Jill Gale
 County Durham and Darlington Branch Treasurer  Claire Reynolds 

Page last updated - 11/01/2021