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Governors’ Information

Dave Hobday (Chair)

Term of office: 27.02.2015 to 26.02.2018 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2016: employed by Sutton Menc

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings (2016/17)

Michele Humphreys

Term of office: 27.02.2015 to 26.02.2018 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at October 2016: Trustee for Sutton Mencap since 2008

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings (2016/17)

Ric Adams (parent governor)

Term of office: 26.11.2015 to 25.11.2018 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2016: daughter is a student at Orchard Hill College; son is a member of staff at Orchard Hill College

Present at 2/3 local committee meetings (2016/17)

Ashley Jordan-Diaper (Head of College)

Term of office: Ex-officio

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2016: governor at Bedelsford School (part of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust)

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings (2016/17)

Karen Cunningham (staff governor)

Term of office: 27.02.2015 to 26.02.2018 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2016: employee of Orchard Hill College

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings (2016/17)

Akansha Ayra

Term of office: 30.06.2017 to 29.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments: TBC

Neil Mears

Term of office: 30.06.2017 to 29.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments: TBC

Governors who have stood down in the past 12 months

David Thomas

Appointed by OHC Directors on 30.06.15 – stepped down on 18.04.17

Former employee of Carew Academy (part of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust)

Attended 2/3 local committee meetings (2016/17)

Outcomes for learners are outstanding, teaching, learning and assessment are excellent and the extremely diverse programmes that meet learners’ individual needs, interests and aspirations, prepare them very well for life after College.
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