The Governing Body

Board and Committee Membership 2023/2024

NameFinance & ResourcesAudit & RiskJoint A&R and F&RQuality & StandardsSearch & GovernanceApps Impact GroupS&S T&FGCPSG
Janet Pryke (Chair)Y YY
Jason Austin (CEO/Principal)YYYYYYY
Jennifer Worsdale (Vice Chair)YYY (Chair)YY (Chair)
Carol StanfieldYY
Debbie MarshallYYYY
Donna CliffordYY
Heather BarnettY
Katie Asgari (Staff Gov)Y
Margaret CobbYYY (Chair)
Sharron BlackburnY (Chair)YYY
Shirley CollierYYY
Stephen BulleyYYY
Paul LomasY (Chair)YYY
David GrimesYY
Sally Gillborn MBEY
Sarah Connerty
(Interim Clerk to the Board of Governors)

Interim Clerk to the Board of Governors

Sarah Connerty - Interim Clerk to Board of Governors

Sarah Connerty

Interim Clerk to the Board of Governors

Sarah is a governance professional with 20 years’ experience in governance across General Further Education, Sixth Form and Higher Education governance. 

Sarah has strong experience of statutory and legal matters and codes of governance, and has a good understanding of Charity Law and good governance within the charity sector. She has worked on governance in mergers both for remaining and dissolving colleges, education administration, structure and prospects appraisals, estates, Board framework and structures, Board self-assessment and reviews, governor inductions and development, self-assessments and clerking of a Board. 

Sarah works as a mentor for the Association of Colleges for Governance Professionals joining the sector and as a governance advisor nationally providing interim support and guidance. 

The Interim Clerk to the Board of Governors can be contacted in the following ways:

Post: RNN Group, Eastwood Lane, Rotherham, S65 1EG