Corporation & Governance

Welcome to the Corporation pages of Halesowen College's governing body.

Since establishment in 1982 Halesowen College has built a reputation for providing an exceptional range of learning opportunities for students. As a specialist tertiary organisation the College has a distinctive character with the purpose being 'the delivery of high quality education and training that maximise student opportunities and success'.

The Corporation comprises twelve members from diverse backgrounds with the skills and experience necessary to be effective critical friends to the College which includes oversight, challenge and support.

The Corporation has a clear strategic direction for the College. Responsibilities are carried out over an annual cycle of business with board meetings once a month. Governance is conducted in a constructive atmosphere in which members debate issues to reach collective decisions. All governors receive induction, training and support for this role which is tailored to meet individual need.

If you are interested in applying to become a governor or a co-optee we are interested to hear from you. The search and recruitment process is provided in the document 'Search and Appointment of New Governors'. Persons who may wish to self-nominate or to nominate another person for consideration as a member of the Corporation of Halesowen College, in relation to a vacancy, should contact the Clerk to the Corporation.

Should you require further assistance or wish to discuss the application process please contact the Clerk to the Corporation, Jennifer Sunter. Direct line: 0121 602 7604.

Corporation Members

Ian Jewkes (Chair) Ian Jewkes (Chair) Head of Human Resources (West & Scotland), 2 Sisters Poultry Ltd
Helene Jones (Vice Chair) Helene Jones (Vice Chair) (co-optee) General Manager - Exova Dudley, Oil and Gas Industrials
David Williams David Williams Principal
Jane Chan Jane Chan Headteacher, Bartley Green School
Karen Cocker Karen Cocker Qualified Accountant, Dudley MBC
Peter Coley Peter Coley Trainer Assessor, PEO Apprenticeships L2 & L3 (EAL), LEMA
Geoffrey Elliot Geoffrey Elliot Director of Strategic Partnerships, University of Worcester
Jamie Fox Jamie Fox Deputy Headteacher / Acting Vice Principal, Earls High School
Mark Johnson Mark Johnson Large Business Customer Relationship Manager, HM Revenue & Customs
Allison Matthews Allison Matthews Staff Governor
Peter Mitchell Peter Mitchell Co-optee of Audit and Assurance Committee Managing Director, Somers Forge Ltd
Monika Zilionyte Monika Zilionyte Student Governor

Corporation Documents

Corporation and Committee Membership

Corporation Calendar

Role of Governor

Framework Documents


Corporation Minutes

Audit and Assurance Committee Minutes

Search and Governance Committee Minutes