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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 Role/Committee MembershipStart DateEnd Date
Joan O'MahonyFoundationChair of Governors, Staff Pay Committee20162020
Michael BradyCoopted20192023
Dominic BerginHeadHeadteacher2014n/a
Adam CallaghanCooptedChair Staff Pay Committee, Chair Student Discipline Committee20162020
Mark ChetwyndFoundationStaff Pay Committee20182022
Verona CoultartParent20192023
Gudrun KunstParent20192023
Melodie HollidayCoopted20202024
Holly MannLAChair Staff Discipline Appeals20192023
Diana MennieCooptedChair Staff Grievance Appeals, Staff Discipine Committee20162020
Liz MyersFoundation20162020
Tony PizzoferroFoundationHealth and Safety Link20162020
David PogsonStaff20182022
Kate ScraseCoopted20192023
David TimmsParent20192023
Nick WoodwardParent20162020
Clerk to the Governing Body
Al Damonn/an/a
The following left the governing body in the year 2018-19 by resignation or end of term of office
Adrain ButlerParentEnd of term of office
Joe CrosbieParentEnd of term of office
Jeremy BakerLAEnd of term of office
The following left the governing body during the 2019-20 year
Liz HalkonFoundationResignation
Maria CokerParentResignation


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