All Independent Members are eligible to be Chair or Vice Chair.
The Chair of the Board:
The Chair acts as a spokesperson and ambassador for the Board outside the College.
The role also requires an effective working relationship with the Principal and other members of the Executive Team based on a clear understanding of the distinction between governance (which is the responsibility of the Board) and management (which is the responsibility of the College’s senior managers).
Two Committees that report to the full Board have their own specific responsibilities and terms of reference.
In previous years, there have been more Committees, including:
The Audit Committee advises the Board on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Corporation’s systems of internal control and its arrangements for:
The Employment & Organisational Business Development Committee was responsible for:
The Quality and Curriculum Committee was responsible for reviewing:
The Remuneration Committee was responsible for providing a fair and effective recruitment policy of candidates to senior posts. It determines all matters of grading, pay, appraisal, discipline and suspension of all RACC's Senior Postholders. As the Committee’s business is of a sensitive and personal nature, its proceedings are confidential. Its terms of reference have now been incoporated into those of the Search & Governance Committee.