Board Members

There are 14 voting members of the board made up as follows:

Four ex-officio directors consisting of the most senior honorary office-holders/representatives of AHPCC, CHCC, NIHCA and SPLG (Scottish  Professional Leadership Group for Spiritual Care); 

Four appointed professional directors

Four lay members

The Chair and Secretary are appointed by the Board. 

The Board may also co-opt up to four non-voting members.

Profiles for board members can accessed by clicking on individual names.

Current Board Membership

Mark Stobert (Chairperson)

Simon Betteridge (Chairperson from June 2021)

Derek Johnston (Secretary)

Professional Associations ex Officio Officers

Karen Murphy  – Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplains (AHPCC)

Simon Harrison – College of Healthcare Chaplains (CHCC)

Robert Sloan  – Northern Ireland Hopital Chaplains Association ( NIHCA)

Paul Graham – Scottish Professional Leadehsip Group for Spiritual Care (SPLG)

Lay Members

Ed Carpenter  (Treasurer)

Maura Devlin

Jane Davies               

Professional Members

Derek Fraser

 Paul Nash 

Simon Betteridge (Chairperson from June 2021)

Cameron Langlands

Co-opted Members
Iain Macritchie (NHS Education for Scotland)

Meg Burton (Healthcare Chaplaincy Faith and Belief Group)

Mark Rodgers
Please Note: The Registrar is an officer of the board, reports to the Board and is in attendance at Board meetings but does not have voting rights.

Anthony Brookes (Registrar from June 2021)

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