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Governor Profiles

Mr Mervyn King (Joint Chair)

Category

Co-opted

Appointing Body

SHTC Governors

Date of Appointment

06/10/2015

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Finance & General Purposes (Chair), Performance Review, Standards & Curriculum

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography

Mervyn has an educational background having taught in secondary schools for 40 years. He was an assistant head at South Holderness. His interests are in the arts and he tries to be an ambassador for arts education at South Holderness. Since his retirement from SHTC he works as a graphic designer.

 

Mrs Joan Richardson (Joint Chair)

Category

Co-opted

Appointing Body

SHTC Governors

Date of Appointment

06/10/2015

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Finance & General Purposes, Performance Review (Review Officer), Standards & Curriculum (Chair).

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography

Joan has taught in both secondary and primary schools. Prior to retirement, she was deputy head at Hedon Primary School. She is a Methodist local preacher and tutors new trainees. She believes all students deserve the best possible education and that the welfare of students and staff is paramount.

 

Mr Michael Connolly

Category

Staff

Appointing Body

Staff

Date of Appointment

14/03/2016

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Standards and Curriculum.

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography

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Mr Steve Gallant

Category

Co-opted

Appointing Body

Governing Body

Date of Appointment

14/03/2016

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Finance & General Purposes.

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

Hull Truck Theatre Board Member.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography

Steve is a retired music industry exec. Originally from Hull, he is Deputy Mayor of Hedon; a Labour town councillor; chair of Beverley Labour Party and Hull Truck board member. Steve wants to contribute to his community, particularly in the arts and education.

 

Mrs Patricia Gerrard

Category

Co-opted

Appointing Body

SHTC governing body

Date of Appointment

06/10/2015

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Finance & General Purposes, Standards & Curriculum.

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography

Patricia has served as a Governor for 5 years, firstly as a Parent Governor then as a Co-opted Governor. She is also a Governor on the Student Council.

 

Mrs Karen Mulkern

Category

Associate

Appointing Body

Other Governors

Date of Appointment

01/11/2014

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Finance & General Purposes, Standards and Curriculum.

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography

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Mrs Wendy Swindells

Category

Local Authority

Appointing Body

Local Authority

Date of Appointment

21/11/2016

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints.

Committee Voting Rights?

-

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

Grandparent to student.

Biography

Wendy is a retired lecturer who specialised in vocational training and apprenticeships. She has also worked for 11 years as a Training and Development Officer for a local Health Trust with responsibilities for the education of non-medical staff. She looks forward to the new challenges of being a Governor.

 

Mr Nigel Taylor

Category

Parent

Appointing Body

SHTC Governors

Date of Appointment

24/02/2015

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Finance & General Purposes, Standards and Curriculum.

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

Hedon Nursery School.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography

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Mr Gordon Thurston

Category

Co-opted

Appointing Body

Governing Body

Date of Appointment

06/10/2015

Term of Office

4 years

Committees Served On

Appeals, Complaints, Finance & General Purposes, Performance Review (Review Officer),  Standards and Curriculum.

Committee Voting Rights?

Yes

Relevant Business Interests

None.

Additional Governor Responsibilities (non-SHTC)

None.

Relationships to members of the College

None.

Biography