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Belfast Metropolitan College Governing Body

The Belfast Met Governing Body draws its membership from a wide range of backgrounds. In addition to serving on the Governing Body and sub-committees, governors give of their time to support many College activities and initiatives.

The full Governing Body meets at least six times per year, and the following committees meet at least four times annually.

  • Audit and Risk Assurance Committee
  • Curriculum, Quality and Engagement Committee
  • Human Resources Committee
  • Resources Committee

Members of Governing Body

View the Belfast Met Governing Body Appointments Summary Information

Below are the names and governance roles of the people who were Governing Body members:

  • Frank Bryan (Chair of the Belfast Met Governing Body)
  • Kathleen O’Hare (Vice Chair and Chair of the Curriculum, Quality and Engagement Committee)
  • Sam Snodden (Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee)
  • Jim McCall (Chair of Human Resources Committee)
  • Seamus Dawson (Chair of the Resources Committee)
  • Brian Wilson
  • Kay Collins
  • Catherine Burns
  • Kate Burns
  • Seamus McGoran
  • Yvonne Murphy
  • Lauren McAteer
  • Bill Montgomery
  • Janis Leaden (Staff Governor - Teaching)
  • Nikita Brijpaul (Staff Governor – Support)
  • Louise Warde Hunter (Principal & Chief Executive)

Clerk to the Governing Body: Gerry Crossan
Boardroom Apprentice2022/23: Áine Ó Keeffe

Any correspondence to the Governing Body should be sent to Gerry Crossan, the Clerk to the Governing Body, ClerkGoverningBody[AT]belfastmet[DOT]ac[DOT]uk 

Or, write to the address below:
c/o The Directorate
Belfast Metropolitan College
Titanic Quarter Campus
7 Queen’s Road

Governing Body Vacancies

Currently there are two vacancies on the Belfast Met Governing Body. Appointments require Ministerial/ Departmental ratification. The associated appointment process will be co-ordinated by the Department for the Economy and will be publicly advertised.

In the meantime, if you are interested in becoming a governor in the future, then please address any queries to the Secretary to the Governing Body on governingbodysecretary[AT]belfastmet[DOT]ac[DOT]uk[DOT]