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Additional Governor information

Additional information as at 21 April 2022

 

  Governor name

Category of Governor and 
Lead Governor Role

Term of office*

Attendance at full 
EGB meetings**

Attendance at subcommittee meetings***

Interests registered
1

Tamsin JONES

Chair Designate

Member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board

Appointed: 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2024

2020/21: 5 of 5 eligible to attend

2021/22: 4 of 4

P&S 2020/21: 1 of 1

F&R 2021/22: 2 of 2

Q&S 2021/22: 2 of 2

Employed as a Police Officer in the Metropolitan Police Service
2 Richard Gargon

Principal of St Piers School and College

Appointed: January 2017

     
3 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

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

4 Vivienne Margaret DEWS

General Governor

Member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board

Lead Governor for Pupil Premium Grant and bursaries and residential provision

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: 6 of 6

2021/22: 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: 3 of 3

P&S 2020/21: 1 of 1

F&R 2021/22: 2 of 2

 

Chair of the Henry Smith Charity

Vice Chair, Independent Age

 

5 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: 6 of 6

2021/22: 4 of 4

F&R 2018/19: 3 of 3

F&R 2019/20: 2 of 3

F&R 2020/21: 3 of 3

F&R 2021/22: 2 of 2

Consultant to DMH Stallard LLP, law firm

Special Adviser to the Octavia Foundation

6 Jill Rachel SLOTNICK

Parent Governor

Lead Governor for Parental Engagement

Appointed: 26 April 2017 – 25 April 2021

Current term: 26 April 2021 - 25 April 2025

2018/19: 4 of 6

2019/20: 6 of 6

2020/21: 5 of 6

2021/22: 4 of 4

P&S 2018/19: 3 of 3

P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3

P&S 2020/21: 3 of 3

Q&S 2021/22: 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 

Current term: 26 April 2021 - 25 April 2025

2018/19: 4 of 6

2019/20: 6 of 6

2020/21: 4 of 6

2021/22: 3 of 4

F&R 2018/19: 2 of 3

F&R 2019/20: 3 of 3

F&R 2020/21: 2 of 3

F&R 2021/22: 2 of 2

None 
8 Lesley Susan STEEDS

Local Authority (Surrey) Representative

Member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board

Appointed by Surrey County Council from 30 June 2017 until May 2025

2018/19: 4 of 6

2019/20: 3 of 6

2020/21: 5 of 6

2021/22: 2 of 4

F&R 2018/19: 2 of 3

F&R 2019/20: 2 of 3

F&R 2020/21: 1 of 3

F&R 2021/22: 2 of 2

County Councillor (Surrey County Council)

District Councillor (Tandridge)

9 Vivien Mary HEPWORTH

General Governor

Lead Governor for careers, employability and progression

Appointed: 1 June 2019 - 31 May 2023

2018/19: 1 of 1 eligible to attend 

2019/20: 5 of 6

2020/21: 5 of 6

2021/22: 4 of 4

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

P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3 

P&S 2020/21: 3 of 3

Q&S 2021/22: 2 of 2

Vice-Chairman of Lingfield Parish Council

President of the Nystagmus Network

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

Committee Member of Friends of St Peter and St Paul, Lingfield

10 David Julian PIERPOINT

Vice Chair

General Governor

Lead Governor for Finance

Chair of the Finance and Resource Committee

Appointed: 4 July 2019 - 3 July 2023

2018/19: 1 of 1 eligible to attend

2019/20: 5 of 6

2020/21: 6 of 6

2021/22: 4 of 4

F&R 2019/20: 3 of 3

F&R 2020/21: 3 of 3

F&R 2021/22: 2 of 2

None
11

Leigh STAFF

College Staff Governor

Lead Governor for behaviour and attitudes

Appointed: 3 October 2019 - 2 October 2023

2019/20: 5 of 5 eligible to attend

2020/21: 6 of 6

2021/22: 4 of 4

  None
12

Julia COOP

General Governor

Member of the Young Epilepsy Trustee Board

Lead Governor for quality of education

Appointed: 1 March 2021 – 28 February 2025

2020/21: 2 of 3 eligible to attend

2021/22: 4 of 4

P&S 2020/21: 1 of 2 eligible to attend

Q&S 2021/22: 2 of 2

Trustee Oak Academy Trust

Senior School Improvement Advisor at Ealing LA

Director at Athene-ed Ltd

13

Amanda RIDDLE

General Governor

Lead Governor for staff wellbeing, workload and engagement

Appointed: 1 March 2021 – 28 February 2025

2020/21: 2 of 3 eligible to attend

2021/22: 4 of 4

F&R 2020/21: 1 of 1 eligible to attend

F&R 2021/22: 2 of 2

None 

14

Gemma CARD

School Staff Governor

Lead Governor for behaviour and attitudes

Appointed: 7 October 2021 – 6 October 2025

 2021/22: 3 of 3 eligible to attend

Q&S 2021/22: 2 of 2

None 

15

Richard William BOOL

General Governor Chair of the Performance and Standards Committee Lead Governor for Literacy and Numeracy - Education Provision Development

Initial term: 14 November
2013 – 13 November 2017

Second term: 14 November 2017 - 13 November 2021

Term expired

2018/19: 5 of 6

2019/20: 6 of 6

2020/21: 4 of 6

2021/22: 0 of 1

P&S 2018/19: 3 of 3

P&S 2019/20: 3 of 3

P&S 2020/21: 3 of 3

Head of neighbouring
Lingfield College

  Rachel Katherine CROSSLEY General Governor 
Lead Governor for Staff Engagement

Appointed: 25 April 2013 – 24 April 2017

Second term: 25 April 2017 - 24 April 2021 

Term expired

2018/19: 3 of 6

2019/20: 4 of 6

2020/21: 4 of 4

2018/19: 0 of 3

2019/20: 1 of 3

2020/21: 2 of 2

Director of Strategic Commissioning at Surrey County
Council  

 

*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 Quality and Standards (Q&S)

 

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