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Greswold's Governors

Greswold's Chair of Governors - Mr Mark Draisey

Category: Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (December 2020-2024)

Committees: Facilities, Curriculum and Finance

Responsibilities: Chair of Greswold's Governing Body and Chair of the Finance Committee

Pecuniary Interests: None

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Greswold's Vice Chair of Governors - Mr Stephen Lane

Category: Local Authority governor

Appointed by: Solihull Local Authority and the Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (June 2020-2024)

Committees: Facilities, Extended Services and Finance/Communications

Responsibilities: Vice Chair of Greswold’s Governing Body and Chair of the Extended Services Committee

Pecuniary Interests: None

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Mr Peter Benson

Category: Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (November 2018-2022)

Committees: Personnel and Finance/Communications

Responsibilities: Chair of the Personnel Committee

Pecuniary Interests: None

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Mr Mark Chater

Category: Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (October 2019-2023)

Committees: Facilities and Extended Services

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information: I have worked at Greswold for over 14 years, starting as an NQT in Year 3. Since completing my induction year I have also worked in Year 5 and now Year 2, joining the leadership team in 2007. Throughout my time at Greswold there have been lots of changes. In joining the Governing Body I wanted to support a different aspect of the school – especially as we move from two to three form entry. It is rewarding to be part of shaping Greswold’s future.

 

Mrs Georgina Doyle

Category: Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (May 2019-2023)

Committees: Personnel and Extended Services

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

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Mrs Elaine Edmonds

Category: Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (November 2018-2022)

Committees: Facilities and Extended Services

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information: Mrs Edmonds works as a high level teaching assistant at Greswold.

 

Dr Ahmed Elsharkawy

Category: Parent governor

Appointed by: Greswold parents

Term of office: 4 years (December 2020-2024)

Committees: Personnel and Curriculum

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information: Ahmed is the parent of 2 children at Greswold and works as a liver specialist at the QE hospital in Birmingham. He has been a parent governor since January 2017 and has a particular interest in the school thinking strategically about future challenges that are just over the horizon.

 

Mrs Jane Glover

Category: Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (October 2018-2022)

Committees: Extended Services and Curriculum

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information:  I was appointed as an NQT in 2003 and have taught in Yrs 4 5 and 6.  I am a senior leader at Greswold and am non-class based.  I am also the DSL for the school.  I have been a governor for 12 years and enjoy having an overview of Greswold from both a governance and teaching viewpoint.

 

Mr Peter Groom

Category: Parent governor

Appointed by: Greswold parents

Term of office: 4 years (June 2019-2023)

Committees: Curriculum, Facilities and Finance

Responsibilities: Chair of the Facilities Committee

Pecuniary Interests: None

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Mr Ghulam Hassan

Category: Parent governor

Appointed by: Greswold parents

Term of office: 4 years (April 2019 - 2023)

Committees: Curriculum and Facilities

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests:  None

Information: Having always had an interest in Education, I was pleased to be appointed as a Parent Governor. I’m a father of 2 children, the eldest of whom  is currently at the school, and have worked as a Project Manager for the last 12 years. Greswold is a great school and I look forward to being able to contribute to its continuing success.

 

Mr Senthurun Mylvaganam 

Category: Parent governor

Appointed by: Greswold parents

Term of office: 4 years (December 2020-2024)

Committees: TBA

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: 

Information: I am an NHS Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon and father to 2 children at Greswold school.  I am the programme director for core surgical training in the West Midlands and quality assure the NHS Breast Screening programme in my Public Health England role.  I look forward to using these experiences to support my colleagues on the board of governors, to set and achieve the right strategic direction for Greswold school pupils and staff.

 

Miss Vicky Nock

Category: Staff governor

Appointed by: Greswold staff

Term of office: 4 years (October 2019-2023)

Committees: Curriculum and Facilities

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

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Mrs Karen Scott

Category: Headteacher

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: N/A

Responsibilities: Ex Officio

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information: As headteacher, Mrs Scott is automatically part of the Governing Body.

 

Ms Aysha Shabir

Category: Parent governor

Appointed by: Greswold parents

Term of office: 4 years (April 2019 - 2023)

Committees: Extended Services and Facilities

Responsibilities: 

Pecuniary Interests: 

Information: Aysha is an honours graduate in Psychology and a mother to two little boys. She is passionate about education and is dedicated to ensuring only the best for the pupils of Greswold Primary School.


 

Mrs Charlotte Smith

Category: Parent governor

Appointed by: Greswold parents

Term of office: 4 years (April 2018-2022)

Committees: Finance, Personnel and Curriculum

Responsibilities: Chair of the Curriculum committee

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information: I have 2 children at Greswold and am proud to be able to support the school by acting as a governor. I have 22 years of experience in secondary education, the last 12 in senior leadership. I hope to bring to the governors an understanding of the challenges of running a school as well as a commitment to ensuring that our children are happy and successful in this crucial phase of their education.

 

Mrs Sundip Samra

Category:  Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governoing Body

Term of office: 4 years 

Committees:

Responsibilities: 

Pecuniary Interests: None

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Mrs Gursharn Lall

Category:  Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years 

Committees: Curriculum, Facilities

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information: I have always had a passion for education and how schools contribute, in shaping the young minds of tomorrow.  I am an internationally trained teacher who wants to make positive contributions in helping the pupils at Greswold Primary School reach their potential and more.

 

 

Mr David Kerr

Category:  Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years 

Committees: Extended Services, Personnel

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

Information: I have spent the past 30 years in Education and Training, being lucky enough to have been able to work in Australia, Africa and the Middle East in fields as diverse as English Language, to Special Forces and Helicopter Piloting.  A recent arrival to the UK, I am here as the Head of Training for a start-up fibre optic company based in Hereford.  I am proud to be a member of the Board of Governors and hope to bring my experience and perspective to the Board for the benefit of the children of Greswold Primary School.

 

Governors who have recently left the Governing Body

Mrs Joanne Slater

Category: Co-opted governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body

Term of office: 4 years (April 2019-2023) - resigned 05.02.21

Committees: Personnel and Curriculum

Responsibilities: No additional responsibilities

Pecuniary Interests: None

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