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Policies and documents

Governance

Policies and documents relating to the University's Governing Body, committees and administration.

York St John University is a company limited by guarantee (Company Number 4498683) and an exempt charity.

Articles of Association

YSJU Articles of Association_July2019 (PDF 0.2MB)

Governing Body Statement of primary responsibilities

Statement of Primary Responsibilities 2019-20 (PDF 101.6 KB)

Governing Body Review of effectiveness

Governing Body effectiveness review statement May2018 (PDF 0.2MB)

Governing body committee membership and meeting dates

Membership

The full list of Governing Body members, with brief profiles, is available on the Our structure and governance page.

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Thursday 14 November 2019
Thursday 19 March 2020
Thursday 9 July 2020

 

Confirmed minutes of Governing Body meetings

2017 to 2018

GB minutes 2017-10-06 (PDF 0.1MB)
GB minutes 2017-11-23 (PDF 0.2MB)
GB minutes 2018-03-22 (PDF 280.1kB)
GB minutes 2018-04-27 (PDF 89kB)

2018 to 2019

GB minutes 2018-10-05 (PDF 101.3 kB)
GB minutes 2018-11-15 (PDF 0.2MB)
GB minutes 2019-03-21 (PDF 0.2MB)
GB minutes 2019-07-30 (PDF 0.2 MB)

2019 to 2020

GB minutes 2019-11-14 (PDF 0.2MB)

Terms of reference 2019 to 2020

Audit Committee ToR 2019-20 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Membership

Members

Steve Milner (Chair)
Rt Revd Dr Tom Butler
Professor Graham Henderson CBE DL
Ian Wallace

Co-opted members

Joanne Evans

Executive Officer

University Secretary, Dr Amanda Wilcox

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Friday 20 September 2019
Friday 25 October 2019
Friday 7 February 2020
Friday 5 June 2020

Terms of reference 2019 to 2020

F&CD ToR 2019-20 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Membership

Members

Richard France (Chair)
Cath Clelland MBE
Russell Davidson
Rt Revd Paul Ferguson
Mark Fordyce 
Ann Green CBE (Chairman)
Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen Bryan OBE (from 1 April 2020)

Co-opted members

Peter Baren
Craig Colton

Non-voting members

Staff Governor, Dr Robert Edgar
Student Governor, Tim Holmes

Executive Officer

Chief Operating Officer, Rob Hickey

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Wednesday 16 October 2019
Wednesday 12 February 2020
Wednesday 10 June 2020

Terms of reference 2019 to 2020

Foundation Committee ToR 2019-20 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Membership

Members

Rt Revd Dr Tom Butler (Chair)
Ann Green CBE (Chairman)
Vacancy (Governor)

Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley (Diocese of Leeds)
Revd Dr Hayley Matthews (Diocese of Leeds)
Rt Revd Paul Ferguson (Diocese of York)
Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Frost (Diocese of York)

Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen Bryan OBE (from 1 April 2020)
Deputy Vice Chancellor (vacant)
Representative of Academic Leadership Team, Dr Richard Bourne
Representative of Professional Services Leadership Team, tbc
Chaplain, Revd Jane Speck
Elected staff member, Jenny Carpenter

Student representatives

SU President, Tim Holmes
SU President Wellbeing and Diversity, Kirsten Jolley

Faith Advisors

Dr Avijit Datta
Suki Matharu

Co-opted member

Judith Hewitt

Executive Officer

University Secretary, Dr Amanda Wilcox

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Monday 7 October 2019
Monday 11 May 2020

Terms of reference 2019 to 2020

GNC ToR 2019-20 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Membership

Membership

Chairman, Ann Green CBE 
Chair Audit Committee, Steve Milner
Chair Foundation Committee, Rt Revd Dr Tom Butler
Chair Finance and Capital Development Committee, Richard France
Chair People Committee, Jon Hammond Booth DL
Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen Bryan OBE (from 1 April 2020)
Staff Governor, Dr Rob Edgar
Student Governor, Tim Holmes
Staff member, Jim Irving

Executive Officer

University Secretary, Dr Amanda Wilcox

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Thursday 03 October 2019
Thursday 27 February 2020
Thursday 4 June 2020

Terms of reference 2019 to 2020

People Committee ToR 2019-20 (PDF 0.1 MB)

Membership

Jon Hammond Booth DL (Chair)
Mohammed Ali OBE
Cath Clelland MBE
Maggie Pavlou
Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen Bryan OBE (from 1 April 2020)
Deputy Vice Chancellor (vacant)
Chairman of Governing Body, Ann Green CBE
A Students' Union President, Tim Holmes

In attendance

Director Human Resources, Sally Marlow

Co-opted member

Andy Falconer

Executive Officer

University Secretary, Dr Amanda Wilcox

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Tuesday 8 October 2019
Tuesday 18 February 2020
Tuesday 12 May 2020

Documents

Remuneration Committee VC ToR 2019-20 (PDF 0.1 MB)
 
Framework for Decision Making (PDF 0.4MB)

Membership

Chair of Finance and Capital Development Committee, Richard France (Chair)
Chairman, Ann Green CBE
Chair of People Committee, Jon Hammond Booth DL
Chair of Audit Committee, Steve Milner

Co-opted member

Ed Pritchard

Executive Officer

Director Human Resources, Sally Marlow

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Thursday 23 April 2020
Tuesday 16 June 2020

Documents

RemCo SLT ToR 2019-20 (PDF 0.2 MB)

Framework for Decision Making (PDF 0.4MB)

Membership

Chair of Finance and Capital Development Committee, Richard France (Chair)
Chairman, Ann Green CBE
Chair of People Committee, Jon Hammond Booth DL
Chair of Audit Committee, Steve Milner
Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen Bryan OBE (from 1 April 2020)

Co-opted member

Ed Pritchard

Executive Officer

Director Human Resources, Sally Marlow

Meeting dates 2019 to 2020

Thursday 23 April 2020
Tuesday 16 June 2020

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