The Regional Board

North East Scotland College Regional Board was established under the provisions of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992.

The Regional Board comprises of representatives from industry, commerce and education, and benefits greatly from Members’ extensive expertise of business and public life together with practical experience in education and training. The private and public sectors are represented, as is the College’s Senior Management Team (by the Principal), teaching and support staff and the student body. The Board’s key functions are to:

  • Set the strategic direction of the College
  • Establish policies to guide the College’s progress in the agreed direction
  • Allocate resources to enable the College to move in the correct direction and fulfill its aims and objectives
  • Monitor performance and compliance
  • Ensure accountability.

The Board must exercise its functions with a view to improving the economic and social well-being of the College’s region and have regard to skills, social and economic regeneration needs, and social cohesion and social inclusion issues in the locality.

The Regional Board is a charity, also known as North East Scotland College and registered as Scottish Charity No 21174.

Downloads

The following documents will provide you with a better understanding of the role and purpose of the Regional Board:

Programme of Meetings AY 2017-18 PDF, 77.47 KB Register of Interests PDF, 103.76 KB Governance Manual PDF, 444.7 KB Code of Conduct for Members of the Regional Board PDF, 157.31 KB

Contact

To contact North East Scotland College's Regional Board, please write to:

The Regional Board
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate, Aberdeen
Scotland
AB25 1BN

Alternatively, you can contact:

Pauline May, Secretary to the Board
Telephone: 01224 612025
Email: p.may@nescol.ac.uk

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Standing Committees

There are three Standing Committees operating within the North East Scotland College Regional Board:

  • Human Resource Committee
  • Finance and Resources Committee (formerly Finance and General Purposes Committee, change effective from AY 2017-18)
  • Curriculum and Quality Committee (formerly Learning & Teaching and Student Services Committee, change effective from AY 2017-18)

Human Resource Committee

Finance and Resources Committee

Curriculum and Quality Committee

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Senior Management Team

North East Scotland College's Regional Board is assisted by a Senior Management Team, which comprises:

  • Liz McIntyre, Principal and Chief Executive
  • Neil Cowie, Vice Principal Access & Partnership
  • John Davidson, Vice Principal Curriculum & Quality
  • Roddy Scott, Vice Principal Finance

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