The Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) was formed on 6 November 2014 to take over the work of the former unincorporated charity (The Co-operative College registered charity number 1060008).

CIO Constitution registered by The Charity Commission

The Board has a maximum of 12 members who fall into the following categories:

  • Up to 7 members elected by and from the membership.
  • Up to 2 members appointed by co-option for their particular skills or experience.
  • Up to 1 member who is a learner at the College and nominated and elected by the College learners.
  • Up to 1 member who is a member of the College staff, nominated and elected by the staff.
  • Up to 1 member appointed by Co-operatives UK.

Current Board members are:

Elected by and from the individual members: John Boyle
Trisha Jaffe
Hazel Johnson
Nigel Todd
Elected by and from organisational members: Alison Lamond
Elected by and from the staff: Sophie Stewart
Elected by and from the learners: Pamela Maxwell
Appointed by Co-operatives UK: John Chillcott
Co-optees appointed for particular skills or experience:  2 x vacancies