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Governing Body

The Governing Body has ultimate responsibility for the college and determines the general policy for it.  Governors play an important part in the strategic management of the college and are vital for the success of the school.  There are currently 17 governors at St Ignatius College (9 Foundation, 2 Parent, 1 Headteacher, 1 Staff, 1 Local Authority and 3 Co-Opted Governors); all governors have equal voting rights, including co-opted governors.


Their names and the offices they hold are listed below. All foundation governors are appointed by the Trustees (Society of Jesus). Staff governors are appointed by the staff body whereas parents are appointed by the parent body. Co-opted governors are appointed by the main Governing Body.

Additional members of the governing body, without voting rights are:

Admissions officer (Admissions Committee), Finance Manager (Resources Committee) and Administration Assistant (Curriculum Committee).

 

NAME AND CATEGORY

TERMS OF OFFICE

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mrs Mary O'Keeffe

Headteacher

 

01/09/2016- 31/08/2020

Member of the Resources Committee,

Curriculum Committee,

Premises Committee,

Admissions Committee.

No business or financial interests

Headteacher

Mr John Donnelly (Chair)

Foundation Governor

01/07/2017-

31/08/2021

Member of the Resources Committee,

Curriculum Committee,

Chair of Admissions Committee,

Chair of Performance Management Committee,

Premises Committee.

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Sales Manager

St Anne’s Catholic High School For Girls (Chair); Trustee of the Enfield Citizen Advice Bureaux

Mrs Jacqui Barton

Foundation Governor

01/05/2017-

31/05/2019

Member of the Resource Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Administration Officer at a local primary school

Parent

Mrs Deborah Thompson

Foundation Governor

24/05/2017-

31/08/2021

tbc

Mrs Eileen Girling

(Vice Chair)

Foundation Governor

01/01/2014-

31/12/2018

Chair of Resources Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: HR Director

Fr David Smolira, S.J.

Foundation Governor

27/11/2014-

26/11/2018

Member of the Premises Committee,

Admissions Committee.

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Society of Jesus Parish Priest

Mr Brian Dawson

Foundation Governor

11/03/2014-

10/03/2018

Chair of Premises Committee

Member of the Resources Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Retired Building Services Manager

Son: Mr J Dawson (School Chaplain)

Mr Edward McCluskey

Foundation Governor

16/11/2017-

31/08/2021

Chair of Curriculum Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Headteacher (retired)

Ms M Strauss

Foundation Governor

01/09/2015-

31/08/2019

Member of the Resources Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Practising Lawyer

Mr John O'Brien

Foundation Governor

10/12/2015-

31/08/2019

Member of the Resources Committee 

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Investment Manager

Mrs Catherine Goodwin

Staff Governor

18/07/2017-

17/07/2021

Member of the Admissions Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Assistant Headteacher at St Ignatius College

Ms Sinead Connolly

Parent Governor

10/12/2015-

09/12/2019

Member of the Curriculum Committee 

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Deputy Headteacher

Parent

Mrs Teresa Neary

Co-opted Governor

01/09/2015-

31/08/2019

Member of the Premises Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Student Support Services Manager at St Ignatius College

Full voting rights

Miss Diane Tuffuoh

Co-opted Governor

10/12/2015-

22/03/2019

Member of the Curriculum Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: MD of Fashion Co and p/time Family Social Worker

Parent

Dr Charles Boakye

Co-opted Governor

10/12/2015-

22/03/2019

 

Member of the Premises and Curriculum Committee 

No business or financial interests

Occupation: General Practitioner

Mr Brendan McCabe

LA Governor

01/01/2018

31/12/2021

Member of the Finance and Personnel Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Managing Director (retired)

Mr Ken Andrews

Parent Governor

01/01/2018

31/12/2022

Member of the Premises Sub Committee

No business or financial interests

Occupation: Environmental Engineer

Also member of governing body of St Anne's Catholic High School for Girls, Enfield. 

Vacancy

Co-opted Governor

Vacancy

Foundation Governor x2

   
Correspondence should be addressed to:
Chairman of the Clerk to the Governors at St Ignatius College, Turkey Street, Enfield, EN1 4NP

 

Full governing body attendance record 2017-2018

Full governing body and sub committee attendance record 2017-2018

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