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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.

Minutes of the Governing Body meetings are available on request by contacting the school office.

Who's who in the King Alfred Governing Body.....

 Julia Newton

 

  • Role: Chair, Co-opted Governor, SEND link governor
  • Committees: Resources, Standards, Pay, 
  • Appointed:  7/9/2016   by KAF Governing Body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 7/9/2020
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 100%

 

 

Cathy Ruiz

 

  • Role: Vice Chair, Co-opted Governor,  Chair of Standard Committee
  • Committees: Resources, Standards, Pay, 
  • Appointed:  7/9/2016   by KAF Governing Body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 7/9/2020
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 67%

George Kwasniewski

 

  • Role:  LA Governor,  
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  11/7/2017   by Local Authority
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 11/7/2021
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 67%

Frances Ward

 

  • Role:  Co-opted Governor  
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  7/9/16  by KAF Governing body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 7/9/20
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 100%

 

Elaine Thomas

 

  • Role:  Co-opted Governor  
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  7/9/16  by KAF Governing body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 7/9/20
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 100%

Keith D'Wan

 

  • Role:  Co-opted Governor, Chair of Resources committee  
  • Committees: Resources, Standards, Pay
  • Appointed:  7/9/16  by KAF Governing body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 7/9/20
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 67%

Dave Leach

 

  • Role:  Co-opted Governor  
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  7/9/16  by KAF Governing body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 7/9/20
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: Works as Premises Officer for the King Alfred Federation.  Married to Hilary Leach (TA at Athelney School).  Father of Hannah Sweeney (TA at Athelney School) 
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 100%

Karen Cartwright

 

  • Role:  Staff Governor
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  7/9/16  by Staff
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 7/9/20
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: Works as Deputy Head Teacher at Elfrida School 
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 100%

Michelle Powell

 

  • Role:  Parent Governor
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  31/10/17  by Parents
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 31/10/21
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: Parent of a child at Elfrida School 
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: N/A

Elizabeth Sappor

 

  • Role:  Parent Governor
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  31/10/17  by Parents
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 31/10/21
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: Parent of a child at Athelney School 
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: N/A

Charlotte Tyler

 

  • Role:  Co-opted Governor
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  31/10/17  by KAF Governing body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 31/10/21
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: N/A

Hannah Thackwray

 

  • Role:  Co-opted Governor
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  31/10/17  by KAF Governing body
  • Term of Office: 4 years; Expires: 31/10/21
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: N/A

Kathryn Wong

 

  • Role:  Executive Headteacher
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  N/A  
  • Term of Office: N/A
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 100%

Elizabeth Newton

 

  • Role:  Associate Governor (No Voting Rights) Head of School - Elfrida
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  N/A  
  • Term of Office: N/A
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 100%

Nathalie Dummer

 

  • Role:  Associate Governor (No Voting Rights) Head of School - Athelney
  • Committees: Resources, Standards
  • Appointed:  N/A  
  • Term of Office: N/A
  • Business/Percuniary Interests: None Declared
  • Attendance at full governing body meetings over last academic year, 2016-17: 67%

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