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The Richmond upon Thames School

The Richmond upon Thames School

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Trust Board Membership

Trustees are appointed or elected as permitted by the Articles of Association. Each trustee has a four year term of office which may be extended for a further term of four years. Up to ten trustees can be appointed by the members. Further 'Co-opted' trustees may be appointed by the trust board. Two trustees are elected by school parents.

Full details of all current trustees including their full names, dates of appointment, the committees they serve on and positions of responsibility are shown in the table below (including details of any trustees who have stepped down during the last 12 months). Biographical details of members and trustees, their attendance at meetings over the last academic year and details of their relevant business and pecuniary interests are available from the drop down menu to the right.

Chair of the Trust Board

The Chair of the Trust Board is appointed annually. This year we have two co-Chairs: Shetal Bhatt and Cathy Bird. They can be contacted via the school office: info@rts.richmond.sch.uk.

RTS Trust Board 2019/2020

Governor name

Committee membership

Designation/link

Category

Appointing body (Relevant article)

Term of office

Shetal Bhatt 

(Co-Chair of the Trust Board)
Students, Parents & Community 
HT appraisal group

Trustee
Appointed by the Trust Board (article 58)

 

25.05.17 -
24.05.21

Cathy Bird
(Co-Chair of the Trust Board)

Students, Parents & Community
Teaching & Learning

Safeguarding and CLA
HT appraisal group

Trustee

Appointed by the Members

(article 50)

 

18.12.18 - 

17.12.22

Gordon Deas

Finance & Resources

Trustee

Appointed by the Members

(article 50)

 

18.12.18 - 

17.12.22

Evan Demetriou
Students, Parents & Community
Attendance 

Trustee
Appointed by the Trust Board (article 58)

 

12.12.17 -
11.12.21

Kelly Dooley
(Headteacher)
All committees

Trustee 
Appointed by the Members (article 57)

 

01.09.16 - 
31.08.20

Jim Eyre
Students, Parents & Community (Chair)
Behaviour
HT appraisal group

Trustee
Appointed by the Members (article 50)

 

12.12.17 -
11.12.21

Sarah Filby
Finance & Resources

Health & Safety

Trustee
Appointed by the Trust Board (article 58)

 

18.09.18 -
17.09.22

Rob Gordon
Teaching & Learning (Chair)
 

Trustee
Elected by parent body

(article 53)

 

06.02.18 - 
05.02.22

Jason Hughes
(Co-Vice Chair of Trust Board)

Finance & Resources (Chair)
GDPR

Trustee
Appointed by the Trust Board (article 58)

 

21.09.17 - 
20.09.21

Jason Jones
Teaching & Learning

Trustee

Appointed by the Members

09.07.19 -

08.07.23 

Rachael Prasher

(Co-Vice Chair of Trust Board)
Finance & Resources
HT appraisal group (Chair)

Trustee
Appointed by the Members (article 50)

 

28.02.17 - 
27.02.21

Jane Spencer
Teaching & Learning
SEND

Trustee
Appointed by the Members (article 50)

 

24.04.18 - 
23.04.22

Manju Walia

Finance & Resources
Students, Parents and Community

Trustee

Elected by parent body

(article 53)

 

11.03.19 - 

10.03.23

Former trustees:    

Jennii Marker

resigned 12.11.18

 

Diana Huntingford

resigned 13.10.19