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Regional board

The Yorkshire and the Humber board works to advance the work of the RCN in this region in accordance with the aims and objectives of the RCN as set out in our Charter.

The board meets three times a year and its meetings include an open session which all Yorkshire and Humber region members are welcome to attend as an observer. During 2019, the board will meet in the RCN’s regional office in Leeds on:

  • Friday, 22 February
  • Friday, 10 May
  • Friday, 20 September

More details can be found on the RCN Yorkshire and Humber Facebook page. 

If you would like to contact a board member, attend a meeting of the board or a copy of the minutes of the open session then please email

Board member Name
Chair (to 31 Dec 2020)
Catherine Best
Vice-chair (to 31 Dec 2020) Paul Watson
UK Council members

Carol Popplestone

North Yorkshire Jubilee Moonga and Anne Penny
East Yorkshire Melanie Barnard-Blyth, John Hill and Paul Watson     
South Yorkshire Tracey Slater           
West Yorkshire Catherine Best, Rachel Binks, Peter Davis, Mathew Sidebottom and Jamie Steele             
Board member ex-officio (RCN Professional Nursing Committee member) Rachel Hollis 
Board member ex-officio (RCN Trade Union Committee member) Vacant

Page last updated - 03/08/2019