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Governors

Alban City School Members and Governors – March 2019

Members

The Members of Alban City Free School Ltd are the individuals who designed and developed the school plan, and were the original signatories of the Memorandum of Association, plus additional members who have been appointed subsequently.  The role of the Members is to oversee the progress of the work of the school.  The Members receive key documents, are free to attend Governing Body meetings as observers and ask questions, but have no voting rights on the Governing Body.   The following have served as Members over the last 12 months:

Name Date of appointment Date stepped down Relevant business/ pecuniary interests
Linda Crawley 23 May 2011 None
Sandra Ison 23 May 2011 None
Janice Graham 23 May 2011 None
Lara Jubb 23 May 2011 None
Richard Rickwood 6 October 2014 27 November 2018 None
Jennie Burton 3 January 2017 15 October 2018 None
Kate Leahy 13 March 2017 None
Paul Telford 15 May 2017 None
Hilary Isham 6 November 2017 None
Gordon Baisley 27 November 2018 None

Governors

The Governors (also known as Directors or Trustees) deal directly with the Department for Education and are held to account in all matters relating to the school.  Their responsibility covers not only the education and welfare of all the children but also the upkeep of the building and grounds, as well as all financial dealings within the school and between the DfE and the school.

The Full Governing Body (FGB) meets termly and each Governor also sits on either the Pupil Achievement Committee (PAC) or the Resource Committee (RC), which meet termly.  The following have served as Governors over the last 12 months:

Name Date of appointment (or re-appointment) Term of office Date stepped down Appointed by Relevant business/ pecuniary interests Attendance at meetings in 2017/18 academic year
Linda Crawley (Chair) 27 June 2016 4 years Original signatory None FGB (4), PAC (3), RC (2)
Chris Ashcroft 7 November 2016 4 years Parents None FGB (3), RC (3)
Gordon Baisley   (RC chair) 7 November 2016 4 years Parents None FGB (4), RC (3)
Cathy Carter 1 December 2016 4 years Staff None FGB (3), PAC (2)
Janet Goddard 16 April 2012 31 December 2018 Ex-officio (Head) None FGB (3), PAC (1), RC (3)
Janice Graham 27 June 2016 4 years Original signatory None FGB (4), PAC (3)
Sandra Ison 27 June 2016 4 years Original signatory None FGB (2), PAC (3)
Lara Jubb (PAC chair) 27 June 2016 4 years Original signatory None FGB (3), PAC (2)
Paul Karim 13 October 2018 4 years Governing Body None FGB (1), RC (1)
Kate Leahy (vice Chair) 1 December 2016 4 years Local Authority None FGB (4), RC (3)
Aimee Novell 2 November 2016 4 years Staff None FGB (3), PAC (3)
Richard Rickwood 1 December 2016 4 years Members None FGB (3), RC (3)
Gilly Stray 1 January 2018 Ex-officio (Head) None FGB (1), PAC (2)
Ben Wicks 1 December 2016 4 years 25 June 2018 Governing Body None FGB (2), PAC (2)