Governors

Trust Governance

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Our Governors

Full NameMark Adams
Date of appointment01/04/2019
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorCommunity 
Appointed byAppointed by College Governing Council
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)N/A
Declarations of InterestManchester City FC – Employee
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)6/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)N/A

Full NameChris Bishop
Date of appointment01/04/2019
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorCommunity 
Appointed byAppointed by College Governing Council
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)Finance Committee
Declarations of InterestNothing to declare
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)6/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)Finance Committee: 2/3

Full NameAaron Booth
Date of appointment21/09/2020
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorCommunity
Appointed byAppointed by College Governing Council
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)Finance CommitteePay Committee
Declarations of InterestEmbue – Director IT consulting business
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)5/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)Finance Committee: 2/3 
Pay Committee: 1/1

Full NameCatherine Elliot
Date of appointment16/05/2022
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorCommunity
Appointed byAppointed by College Governing Council
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)N/A
Declarations of InterestNothing to declare
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)0/1
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)N/A

Full NameEmma Soper
Date of appointment23/08/2021
Term of officeN/A
Category of GovernorEx-officio
Appointed byBy virtue of appointment as Head of College
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)Finance Committee Pay Committee
Declarations of InterestNothing to declare
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021 -2022)7/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)Finance Committee: 2/2
Pay Committee: 1/1

Full NameLutumba Mbala
Date of appointmentParent
Term of office4 years
Category of Governor15/10/2021
Appointed byElected by parents/carers
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)N/A
Declarations of InterestNothing to declare
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)4/6
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)N/A

Full NameRichard Price
Date of appointment27/11/2020
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorParent
Appointed byElected by parents/carers
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)N/A
Declarations of InterestThe Apprenticeship and Training Partnership – Senior Technical Trainer
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)5/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)N/A

Full NameAndy Phelps
Date of appointment01/04/2019
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorSponsor (Chair)
Appointed byAn employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)N/A
Declarations of InterestThe Co-op Foundation: Treasurer and Trustee
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)6/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)N/A

Full NameNicola Pulford
Date of appointment21/01/2022
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorSponsor 
Appointed byAn employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)N/A
Declarations of InterestNothing to declare
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)2/4
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)N/A

Full NameLloyd Thomas
Date of appointment01/04/2019
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorSponsor 
Appointed byAn employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)Pay Committee
Declarations of InterestNothing to declare
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)5/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)1/1

Full NameAdam Woodley
Date of appointment01/04/2019
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorStaff
Appointed byElected by staff
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)Finance Committee
Declarations of InterestNothing to declare
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)7/7
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)Finance Committee: 3/3

Full NameEmma Boswell 
Date of appointment01/12/2022
Term of office4 years
Category of GovernorStaff
Appointed byElected by staff
Subcommittee membership (2021-2022)N/A
Declarations of InterestTBC
Attendance at College Governing Council meetings (2021-2022)N/A
Attendance at subcommittee meetings (2021-2022)N/A

Resignations in the past year: 

  • James Wilson, 16 May 2022
  • Donna Lee, 24 January 2022
  • Alasdair Fowle, 11 October 2021
  • Aaron Stapleton, 26 September 2022

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