Sandwell College is governed by a Corporation (Board of Governors) under Statutory Instrument and Articles of Government.

The Board of Governors is an independent body but must always act within its powers as defined by statute.

Members of the Board of Governors

The Board comprises 18 Members as follows:
12 Independent Members
3 Staff Members
2 Student Members
1 Principal

The Staff Members and the Student Members are elected by the staff and students respectively. The Principal is a member ex officio. The remaining 12 Members are appointed from a variety of public and private sector backgrounds.

Current members are:

Ken Ellis
– Chair of the Board of Governors
– Chair of the Remuneration Committee
– Chair of the Learners, Quality and Curriculum Committee
– Member of the Search Committee
– Nominated Governor for Safeguarding

Graham Pennington – ex officio
– Principal of Sandwell College
– Member of the Search Committee
– Member of the Learners, Quality and Curriculum Committee

Gurvinder Bassi – Independent Member
– Member of the Audit Committee

Jayne Francis – Independent Member

Noel Grace – Independent Member
– Chair of the Audit Committee

Simon Hackett – Independent Member
– Member of the Search Committee

Neil Makin – Independent Member
– Member of the Learners, Quality and Curriculum Committee

Peta Murphy – Independent Member
– Member of the Learners, Quality and Curriculum Committee

John Tew – Independent Member
– Member of the Audit Committee

Jalal Uddin – Independent Member

Richard Youds – Independent Member
– Member of the Search Committee

Amie Banford – Staff Member

Dharminder Chuhan – Staff Member

Brian Edwards – Staff Member

Jan Britton – External Co-Opted Member of the Audit Committee

 

If you would like to apply to join the Board of Governors, please visit our Become a Governor section.
If you have any questions on Governance, please contact the Clerk to the Corporation, Elise Scotford, who will be pleased to assist you further.

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