Governors are appointed by the Board, the composition of which is designed to reflect the right combination of skills, diversity and experience. Governors are normally appointed for a term of up to four years in the first instance.
The role of Governors
Governors are required to provide the College with corporate leadership within a framework of prudent and effective controls, which enable risk to be assessed and managed.
Governors, through the Board:
- set the College’s strategic aims,
- ensure that the necessary financial and human resources are in place for the College to meet its objectives,
- review management performance,
- set the College’s values and standards,
- ensure that the College’s obligations to its stakeholders are understood and met,
- provide soundness and independence of judgement in the stewardship of public funds, so that a quality service may be provided and legal statutory duties are discharged,
- ensure that arrangements are in place for the appointment of senior post-holders, and
- provide a framework for pay and conditions of all College staff.