Governors

Trust Governance

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Our Governors

Full NameChris Bishop
Date Appointment01/04/19
Category of GovernorCommunity
Appointed byAppointed by the College Governing Council
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of InterestNone to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-214/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21Finance: 2/2
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameMark Adams
Date Appointment01/04/19
Category of GovernorCommunity
Appointed byAppointed by the College Governing Council
Sub-committees Teaching and Learning
Declarations of InterestManchester City FC – Employee
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-214/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21Teaching and Learning: 2/2
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameAaron Booth
Date Appointment21/09/20
Category of GovernorCommunity
Appointed byAppointed by the College Governing Council
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of InterestEmbue – Director IT consulting business
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-213/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21Finance 2/2
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameEmma Soper
Date Appointment24/09/21
Category of GovernorEx-Officio
Appointed byN/A
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of InterestNothing to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-21N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21N/A
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameLloyd Thomas
Date Appointment01/04/19
Category of GovernorSponsor
Appointed byAn employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Teaching and Learning
Declarations of InterestNothing to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-214/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21Teaching and Learning: 2/2
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameAndy Phelps
Date Appointment01/04/19
Category of GovernorSponsor, Chair
Appointed byAn employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees Teaching and Learning
Declarations of InterestThe Co-op Foundation: Treasurer and Trustee
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-214/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21Teaching and Learning: 2/2
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameRichard Price
Date Appointment27/11/20
Category of GovernorParent
Appointed byAppointed by election
Sub-committees Teaching and Learning
Declarations of InterestThe Apprenticeship and Training Partnership – Senior Technical Trainer
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-212/2
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21Teaching and Learning: 1/1
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameLutumba Mbala
Date Appointment15/10/21
Category of GovernorParent
Appointed byAppointed by election
Sub-committees N/A
Declarations of InterestNone to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-21N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21N/A
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameAdam Woodley
Date Appointment01/04/19
Category of GovernorStaff
Appointed byAppointed by election
Sub-committees Finance
Declarations of InterestNone to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-214/4
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21Finance: 2/2
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameAaron Stapleton
Date Appointment19/10/21
Category of GovernorStaff
Appointed byAppointed by election
Sub-committees N/A
Declarations of InterestNone to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-21N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21N/A
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameNicola Pulford
Date Appointment21/01/2022
Category of GovernorSponsor
Appointed byAn employee of the Co-op appointed by the sponsor
Sub-committees N/A
Declarations of InterestNone to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-21N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21N/A
Date of ResignationN/A

Full NameCatherine Elliott
Date Appointment16/05/2022
Category of GovernorCommunity
Appointed byAppointed by the College Governing Council
Sub-committees None
Declarations of InterestNone to Declare
Attendance at Local Governing Body Meetings 2020-21N/A
Attendance at Sub-committee Meetings 2020-21N/A
Date of ResignationN/A

Resignations in the past year:

  • James Wilson, 16 May 2022
  • Donna Lee, 24 January 2022
  • Alasdair Fowle, 11 October 2021
  • Jane Hopcroft – 20 August 2021
  • Alison Close –  6 July 2021
  • Gemma Neild – 15 June 2021
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