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Our Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is an independent body made up of the Principal and Chief Executive, independent governors, staff governors and student governors.

The Corporation was established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 for the purpose of conducting Preston College. The College is an exempt charity for the purposes of Part 3 of the Charities Act 2011 and is regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.

The Chair of the Corporation Board is Mr John Boydell, contactable via email at

The main responsibilities of the board are to: determine the educational character of the college; monitor its performance; ensure its overall well-being and financial solvency and listen to the learner voice. The responsibilities are set out in the Instrument and Articles of Government and Terms of Reference. You can find out more about our governors in the Board Members section below.

We currently have two vacancies for governors. If you are interested in serving as a Governor at Preston’s College please contact Clare Rayner, Clerk to the Board, on 01772 225046 or email for more information. Please click here for the full governor portrait.

Board Members

Board Minutes & Documents

Governors’ Portal

Financial Documents