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Trustee Recruitment

The Board of Management is essential to the development and achievement of the strategic aims and objectives of the College. The Board is collectively responsible for overseeing the College’s activities, determining its future direction and fostering an environment in which the College’s 5 year ambition is achieved and the potential of all learners is maximised. The Board must ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and other regulatory requirements, including the use of significant public funds, and, subject to these, take all final decisions on matters of fundamental concern to the College and be accountable for them.

The board are looking for members who have a key interest and passion for the Dumfries and Galloway region and the following skills:

  • Finance / Audit and Risk
  • Business transformation
  • Education
  • Local Business / Commercial


If appointed as a Board Member you will be required to abide by the Code of Good Governance for Scotland’s Colleges which can be found here

Code of Conduct

The Scottish public has high expectations of those who serve on the boards of public bodies. The Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 provided for a new Code of Conduct. As a member of the Board, it is your responsibility to make sure that your actions comply with this Code of Conduct. The general principles upon which the Code of Conduct is based are attached at Annex A in the main application pack. Members must register and declare all interests as required by the Standards Commission for Scotland and these are published on the College website and in the annual accounts.


Trustee Candidate Pack