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Membership of the Governing Body

The Local Governing Body of The Elmgreen School is constituted and governed by a Scheme of Delegation approved by the Board of Trustees for the Great North Wood Education Trust

The Scheme of Delegation sets out the categories, numbers and terms of office of governors:

  • 5 foundation governors elected by the Directors of the Parent Promoters Foundation (the schools founding body)
  • 5 parent governors elected by the parents/carers of children attending the school
  • 1 staff governor elected by the staff of the school
  • 1 local authority governor appointed by the London Borough of Lambeth
  • The Headteacher who is a governor by virtue of their role
  • 5 co-opted governors appointed by the governing body following an audit of the additional skills the governing body requires

All governors are elected or appointed for a four year term. The current membership is as follows:

 

 

Category

Key Role/Committee Membership

Start Date

End Date

Joan O’ Mahony

Foundation

Chair of Governors, Staff Pay Committee,

2020*

2024

Dominic Bergin

Headteacher

 

2014

n/a

Sandy Brooks

Foundation

 

2020

2024

Adam Callaghan

Coopted

Trust Finance Committee, Chair Staff Pay

2021*

2025

Mark Chetwynd

Foundation

Staff Pay,

2018

2022

Verona Coultart

Parent

 

2019

2023

Gudrun Kunst

Parent

 

2019

2023

Melodie Holliday

Coopted

 

2020

2024

Holly Mann

Coopted

Staff Pay

2019

2023

David Pogson

Staff

 

2018

2022

Marsha Richards

Foundation

 

2020

2024

David Timms

Parent

Health & Safety

2019

2023

Nick Woodward

Coopted

Vice-Chair of Governors, Safeguarding

2020*

2025

Clerk to the Governing Body

Al Damon

 

n/a

n/a

 

The following left the Governing Body during the 2020-2021 year

Diane Mennie

Coopted

End of Term of office

Liz Myers

Foundation

End of Term of office

Tony Pizzoferro

Foundation

End of Term of office

 

Governors in a second term of office are denoted by *

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