The Board consists of a maximum of 16 members, including the Principal, 2 Staff members (teaching and non-teaching) and 1 Student Member. The remainder comprise those with experience in industrial, commercial, professional or employment matters.
Members of the Board serve on a voluntary basis, without remuneration. Mainly they are appointed for 4 years of office and may serve a maximum of 2 terms. The Board normally meets 4 or 5 times per year. Its work is supported by a number of Committees including Finance, HR, Strategic Planning, Audit, Nomination Estates Development Steering Committee and Remuneration.
Our current Chairman is Hugh Hall. Hugh was appointed as Chairman of the Board on 1 September 2009. He is Chief Operating Officer with the University of Strathclyde Glasgow and was former Chief Financial Officer with Scottish Enterprise. He has also held a number of senior posts in the public sector including Audit Scotland, Visit Scotland, the Scottish Funding Council and the Scottish Executive.
Under the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc.(Scotland) Act 2000, Board Members are required to comply with a Code of Conduct including the maintenance of a Register of Interests. The Register is held by the Depute Clerk to the Board of Management and may be inspected by contacting her through the main College number.