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Additional Governor information

 

Additional information as at 29th March 2021

 

 

  Governor name

Category of Governor and 
Lead Governor Role

Term of office*

Attendance at full 
EGB meetings**

Attendance at subcommittee meetings***

Interests registered
1 Vivienne Margaret DEWS

Chair (also a member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board)
Lead Governor for Governor Training and Development, Pupil Premium Grant

Initial term: 2 February 2016 – 2 February 2020
Current term: 2 February 2020 - 1 February 2024

2018/19: 6 of 6
2019/20: 6 of 6 2020/21: 4 of 4

F&R 2018/19: 3 of 3
P&S 2018/19: 3 of 3
F&R 2019/20: 3 of 3
P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3    F&R 2020/21: 2 of 2

P&S 2020/21: 1 of 2

Member Kent Police Joint Audit Committee

Chair of the Henry Smith Charity

Board member, Independent Age

Chair of Counsel and Care (is part of Independent Age)

Board member, Mathematics in Education and Industry 

Trustee of Charity for Civil Servants Pension Scheme

2 Jane RAMSEY An ex-officio member as Chair of the Young Epilepsy Trust Board  Became Chair of Trust Board on 1 October 2016  Does not routinely attend EGB
meetings. Attended
30/01/17, 09/07/18, 11/05/20, and 06/07/20 meetings
 

Senior Advisor on Standards and Ethics to the Labour Party

Chair of NHS England's Children and Young People's steering group

Trustee of Academies Enterprise Trust (a multi-academy trust)

Member of the ENGIE Scrutiny Board

3 Richard William BOOL General Governor
Lead Governor for Literacy and Numeracy - Education Provision Development

Initial term: 14 November
2013 – 13 November 2017

Current term: 14 November 2017 - 13 November 2021 

2018/19: 5 of 6 

2019/20: 6 of 6

2020/21: 3 of 4

P&S 2018/19: 3 of 3
P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3

P&S 2020/21: 2 of 2

Head of neighbouring
Lingfield College
4 Gwendoline Anne GODFREY General Governor
Lead Governor for Safeguarding and Looked After Children  

Initial term: 11 June 2015 - 10 June 2019    Current term: 11 June 2019 - 10 June 2023

2018/19: 5 of 6 

2019/20: 5 of 6

2020/21: 4 of 4

F&R 2018/19: 3 of 3
F&R 2019/20: 2 of 3 F&R 2020/21: 2 of 2

Partner in the law firm DMH Stallard LLP

Trustee of the Octavia Foundation 

5 Rachel Katherine CROSSLEY General Governor 
Lead Governor for Staff Engagement  
Appointed: 25 April 2013 – 24 April 2017
Current term: 25 April 2017 - 24 April 2021

2018/19: 3 of 6

2019/20: 4 of 6

2020/21: 4 of 4

P&S 2018/19: 0 of 3
P&S 2019/20: 1 of 3

P&S 2020/21: 2 of 2

Director of Strategic Commissioning at Surrey County
Council  
6 Jill Rachel SLOTNICK

Parent Governor

Lead Governor for Parental Engagement

Appointed: 26 April 2017 – 25 April 2021

2018/19: 4 of 6

2019/20: 6 of 6

2020/21: 3 of 4

P&S 2018/19: 3 of 3
P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3

P&S 2020/21: 2 of 2

None
7 Jon Arne THORESEN

Parent Governor

Lead Governor for Premises and Health and Safety

Appointed: 26 April 2017 - 25 April 2021 

2018/19: 4 of 6

2019/20: 6 of 6

2020/21: 2 of 4

F&R 2018/19: 2 of 3
F&R 2019/20: 3 of 3 F&R 2020/21: 1 of 2
None 
8 Lesley Susan STEEDS Local Authority (Surrey) Representative (also a member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board) Appointed by Surrey County Council from 30 June 2017 until 4 May 2021

2018/19: 4 of 6

2019/20: 3 of 6

2020/21: 4 of 4

F&R 2018/19: 2 of 3
F&R 2019/20: 2 of 3    F&R 2020/21: 1 of 2

District Councillor (Dormansland & Felcourt)

Councillor for Surrey County Council (Lingfield division)

9 Vivien May HEPWORTH

General Governor

Lead Governor for Employability, Transitions and Destinations

Appointed: 1 June 2019 - 31 May 2023

2018/19: 1 of 1 eligible to attend 

2019/20: 5 of 6

2020/21: 3 of 4

P&S 2018/19: 1 of 1 eligible to attend
P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3 

P&S 2020/21: 2 of 2

Chair of Lingfield Parish Council

President of the Nystagmus Network

Member of the Parochial Church Council of St Peter and St Paul, Lingfield

Member of Friends of St Peter and St Paul, Lingfield

Member of the Strategy Committee of the College of St Barnabas, Lingfield

10 David Julian PIERPOINT

General Governor

Lead Governor of Finance

Appointed: 4 July 2019 - 3 July 2023

2018/19: 1 of 1 eligible to attend

2019/20: 5 of 6

2020/21: 4 of 4

F&R 2019/20: 3 of 3            F&R 2020/21: 2 of 2 None
11

Leigh STAFF

College Staff Governor Appointed: 3 October 2019 - 2 October 2023

2019/20: 5 of 5 eligible to attend

2020/21: 4 of 4

  None
12

Tamsin JONES

General Governor (also a member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board)

Appointed: 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2024

2020/21: 3 of 3 eligible to attend

P&S 2020/21: 1 of 1 Employed as a Police Officer in the Metropolitan Police Service
13

Julia COOP

General Governor (also a member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board)

Appointed: 1 March 2021 – 28 February 2025

2020/21: 1 of 1 eligible to attend

P&S 2020/21: 1 of 1 eligible to attend

Trustee of Oak Partnership of schools, Taunton

Managing Director of Athene Ed Ltd

14

Amanda RIDDLE

General Governor

Appointed: 1 March 2021 – 28 February 2025

2020/21: 1 of 1 eligible to attend

 

 

None
  Philippa Ruth SHIMMIN

General Governor

Lead Governor for SEND and Transitions and Destinations

Appointed: 29 September 2016 - 28 September 2020

Term expired

2018/19: 5 of 6

2019/20: 6 of 6

2020/21: 1 of 1

P&S 2018/19: 1 of 3
P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3
Teacher at Woodlands School, Leatherhead, Surrey
  Peace FURUSA

School Staff Governor

Appointed: 24 January 2019 - 23 January 2023

Resigned as at 29 June 2020

2018/19: 4 of 4 eligible to attend 2019/20: 4 of 5 eligible to attend   None

 

*In accordance with the Education Governing Body’s Terms of Reference, appointments run for four years with the option of one further term of four years. Unless stated otherwise all appointments are made by the Young Epilepsy Trust Board.

**There are six meetings of the full Education Governing Body every year. Governors also meet regularly with their lead managers and in smaller groups to discuss specific issues.

***Finance and Resources (F&R) and/or Performance and Standards (P&S)

 

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