The RCN South East board meets three times each year. Board meetings are comprised of two parts: one confidential session and one open session. 

Any RCN South East member is able to observe the open session by emailing your request to: You can also request board meeting minutes or to contact a board member. The meeting dates for 2021 are: 26 February, 10 June, 23 September.

All RCN meetings are currently held virtually.

The board members have to disclose any interests: South East Board Register of Interests

Seat & Board link responsibility Board member
Council Member. Recruitment Jeremy Benton    

Milton Keynes, Recruitment

Modupe Akin-Areola
East Kent Marion Russell
Berkshire, Oxfordshire
Andrew Haydon
Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, Safe Staffing
Richard Hurn


Tammy Bourgaize
Kenny McNeil
Hampshire, Students, Congress group
Jessica Sainsbury
Southampton and Isle of Wight, Nursing Support Workers
Claire Shields
East Sussex, West Kent and Medway
Wayne Sleck

Board Chair. Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight

Ged Swinton
Surrey, West Sussex, Safety Reps, Stewards, Learning reps, Congress group, Safe Staffing
Ali Upton
Ex Officio Trade Union Committee. Portsmouth, Students, Congress group Liz Jeremiah
Ex Officio Professional Nursing Committee. Learning reps Mary Codling

Page last updated - 14/06/2021