University of Bath

Nominations Committee

The committee considers nomination for membership of Council and its committees, members of Court and representation on external bodies.

Responsible for considering nominations for membership of Council and its Committees (including the key roles of Pro-Chancellor, Treasurer, Chair and Vice-Chair of Council), members of court appointed by Council and representation of the University on a number of external bodies.

Full responsibilities of the committee are detailed in the terms of reference.

Committee membership

    The term of office expire on 31st July in the year stated.

    Name Position Term of Office
    Mr T Sheppard Chair, Chair of Council ex-officio
    Professor B Morley Acting Vice-Chancellor ex-officio
    Dr A Salo Chair of Academic Assembly ex-officio
    Professor D Galbreath Senior Member of Academic Staff, appointed by Chair 2020
    Mr P Troughton Lay Member of Council, elected by Council 2018
    Mr R Whorrod Lay Member of Council, elected by Council 2020
    Mrs C Mealing-Jones Lay Member of Council, elected by Council 2019
    Dr S Wharton Staff Member of Council, elected by Council 2020

    The following Officer routinely attends meetings of the committee, Mr M Humphriss.

    Note: Appointed and elected members are not eligible to continue as members until one year has elapsed from the date of completion of their term of membership (Council, 27th November 1998).

Dates of Meetings


    • 24 May 2018
    • 22 February 2018
    • 30 November 2017

    The minutes and summaries of meetings of the committee are not published here because they contain information which the University has declared wil not be routinely published under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information about the Act (including the reasons why such information is exempt from publication). If you have any queries about the business conducted by the committee, please contact Angela Pater