Yorkshire & the Humber Regional Committee

The AoC Y&H Regional Committee comprises an equal number of elected principals and chairs from across the region. The committee meets three times a year and current membership is set out below.

Chairs of governors

  • Anthony Alton, Askham Bryan College
  • Judy Richmond, Bishop Burton College
  • Shaid Mahmood, Leeds City College
  • Paul Jagger, Thomas Rotherham College


  • Chris Webb, Barnsley College
  • Jeanette Dawson, Bishop Burton College
  • Robert Bellfield, Craven College
  • Nav Chohan, Shipley College

Ex-officio and co-opted members 

  • Colin Booth, Principal, Leeds City College and Y&H representative on AoC Board
  • Seb Schmoller, Vice Chair, The Sheffield Colleges and Y&H representative on AoC Governor Council
  • Alan Robinson, Principal, Doncaster College for the Deaf, and specialist college representative
  • Mo Nisbet, Principal, Longley Park Form College and SFC Principals representative
  • Peter Brophy, Finance Director, AoC
  • Caroline Rowley, Regional Director, AoC Y&H

Dates of meetings upcoming

  • Thursday 15 June 2017 - Bishop Burton College
  • Thursday 19 October 2017
  • Thursday 1 March 2018
  • Thursday 14 June 2018