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Governors

Local authority governors are appointed by Devon County Council; parent governors are elected by parents and carers; foundation governors are appointed by the diocese. All governors have voting rights, an associate member does not.

Meet our governors. They can be contacted by e-mail:

admin@offwell-primary.devon.sch.uk

Mr Ian Wallace

Chair of Governors - Parent Governor

Date of appointment: 16 October 2018
Term of office expires: 15 October 2022
Appointing body: Parents
Responsible for: Pupil progress/data
Register of business interests (1.9.20): None declared
Attendance
2019/20: 87.5%
2018/19: 90%
2017/18: 100%
2016/17: 100%
2015/2016: 77%
2014/15: 90%

Mrs Lorna Legg

Staff Governor

Date of appointment: 1 September 2018
Register of Business Interests dated 1.9.19 - Headteacher of school
Term of office expires: ex-officio
Appointing body: The Governing Body
Christian Ethos Group
Committee membership: Curriculum and Learning, Resources
Register of business interests (1.9.20): Headteacher at the school
Attendance:
2019/20: 100%
2018/19 100%

Ms Laurelie Gifford

Local Authority Governor

Date of appointment: 13 February 2020
Term of office expires: 12 February 2024
Appointing body: Nominated by LA - appointed by Governing Board
Register of business interests (13.2.20): Employed by Diocese of Exeter - Monitor's school's Governing Board Insurance
Attendance:
2019/20: 66.6% (2 out of 3 meetings)

Mrs Susan Holohan

Staff Governor

Date of appointment: 4 May 2016
Term of office expires: 3 May 2020
Appointing body: Staff
Responsible for: Health and Safety, Outside Environment
Register of business interests (1.9.20): Teaching Assistant at the school
Attendance
2019/20: 87.5%
2018/19: 100%
2017/18: 100%
2016/17: 100%
2015/16: 100%
2014/15: 100%

Mrs Stefanie Kastner-Walmsley

Co-opted Governor

Date of appointment: 14 May 2019
Term of office expires: 13 May 2023
Appointing body: The Governing Body
Register of business interests (1.9.20):
1. Wheatley Devon Ltd - Director
2. Upper Coly Valley Community Land Trust Ltd - Director
3. Farway Parish Council - Councillor
4. St Michael & All Angels PCC - Parochial Church Councillor
5. Netherton Club - Trustee.
Attendance:
2018/19: 80%
2019/20: 87.5%

Bishop Oliver Simon

Vice-Chair of Governors - Ex-Officio

Date of appointment: 9 September 2018
Term of office expires: 8 September 2022
Appointing body: Diocese of Exeter
Responsible for: Ethos
Register of business interests (1.9.20): None declared
Attendance
2019/20: 87.5%
2018/19: 83%

Mr Chris Thomas

Foundation Governor

Date of appointment: 10 March 2019
Term of office expires: 9 March 2023
Appointing body: The Diocese of Exeter
Responsible for: Sports (funding)
Register of business interests (1.9.20): Teacher at the school
Attendance:
2019/20: 100%
2018/2019: 80%
2017/18: 83%
2016/17: 92%
2015/16: 100%
2014/15: 92%

Mr B John Tristram

Associate Member

Associate Member
Date of appointment: 13 May 2015
Term of office expired: 12 May 2019 (became Associate member)
Appointing body: The Governing Body
Committee membership: Resources and Curriculum & Learning
Register of business interests (1.9.20): None declared
Attendance
20/19/2020: 100%
2018/19: 80%
2017/18: 69%
2016/17: 83%
2015/16: 85%
2014/15: 100%

Mrs Judy Davey

Clerk to Governors

Register of business interests (1.9.20): Administrator at the school
Attendance
2019/20: 100%
2018/19: 100%
2017/18: 94%
2016/17: 100%
2015/16: 100%
2014/15: 100%

Vacancy

Parent Governor

For more information on Governors in general please follow the link to Devon Governors Services

Governors who have served in the last 12 months

Rebecca Stevens

Date of appointment: 16 May 2017
Term of office expires: 15 May 2021
Appointing body: Parents
Register of business interests (1.9.20): None declared
Attendance:
2019/20: 75%
2018/19: 70%

Mr David Pavey

Parent Governor
Date of appointment: 12 February 2014
Term of office expires: 11 February 2018
Appointing body: Parents
Committee membership: Curriculum and Learning
Register of business interests (1.9.15): None declared
Attendance: 2020/21: 90%

2019/20: 84%

2018/19: 92%

2017/18: 92%

2016/17: 100%

2015/16: 2014/15: 84%