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Co-Opted Governors                                            Parent Governors 

Mark Evans (Chair)

 

Member of:

Finance Committee

 

Current Term of office:

23/05/14 – 22/05/18

An IT Business Analyst, Mark, a former Parent Governor, four children now aged between 14 and 16 have passed through the school.

Mark has lived in the Old Town for most of his 44 years.  Following several years as a Parent Governor, he has continued on as Co-opted Governor and has been part of the team for over 10 years. Mark’s stepdaughter is an apprentice TA in the school.

 

Sally Allen

(Vice Chair)

 

Member of:

 

Premises Working Party

 

Current Term of office:

16/01/13 – 15/01/17

 

Sally is a Senior Co-ordinator for the Meetings and Events Sales Team in a four star hotel.

Sally has two children; her daughter is currently in Year 3 and her son recently joined our Nursery in September.

Sally has lived in Stevenage all her life and has been on the Governing Body since January 2013.

Judith Lovelock

 

Member of:

SENCO Working Party;

Governor for Transition

 

Current Term of office:

01/01/13 -  – 31/12/16

Judith is the current Headteacher at Almond Hill and has been a Governor at Letchmore since joining Almond Hill Junior School over 20 years ago. She works very closely with Roma and promotes close collaboration between Almond Hill staff and the team at Letchmore in order to achieve strong continuity of learning and pastoral care for all children as they move from infant to junior education. Judith is also a governor at Almond Hill.

 

 

 

 

Becky Guy

 

Member of:

Premises Working Party:

Finance Committee

 

Current Term of office:

23/05/14 – 22/05/18

 

 

Becky was a Senior Financial Consultant for 20 years before joining Letchmore as a member of the office staff in September 2014. 

Both her children have enjoyed their time at the school and she has been on the Governing Body since 2010.

 

 

 

Frank Haddleton

 

Member of:

Personnel Committee

 

Current Term of office:

23/05/14 – 22/05/18

Frank has been a Governor since February 2010. He has a son, Jamie, in Year 2 and a daughter, Catherine, who was previously at the school. He is the Director of Academic Quality and an engineering lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire.

 

 

Nicky Brackley

(Vice Chair)

 

Member of: Finance Committee,

 

 

Current Term of office:

11/12/13 – 10/12/17

A Commercial Contract Manager in telecoms, Nicky has a daughter in Almond Hill and a son who has just joined the school. She has lived in the area for 7 years and has been a Governor since December 2013. She is also the ECO club Governor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Doke

 

Member of: Premises Working Party and Pupil Premium Governor

 

 

Current Term of office:

27/11/15 – 26/11/19

Lisa works as a part time office manager for a local engineering company. She has two children, one in Almond Hill and one who has recently joined the school nursery.

Lisa was Chair of the school’s PTA for two years and is very much looking forward to her new role on the Governing Body.

 

 

Zoe Rogers

 

Member of: Personnel Committee

 

 

 

Current Term of office:

27/11/15 – 26/11/19

As a Chartered Accountant Zoe has spent most of her career working in London in the media business. She recently gave up her role as Director of Financial Planning and Budgeting to send more time with her two daughters. Zoe moved back to Hertfordshire in 2010.

Michaela Benson

 

Member of:

SENCO Working Party;

School Development Plan Working Party

 

Current Term of office:

23/05/14 – 22/05/18

 

Michaela has worked at the school since 2004 as a Teaching Assistant and now as a Teacher, SENCO and member of the Senior Leadership Team. A Governor since 2007, Michaela has lived in Stevenage for most of her life and has a 19 year old daughter and a 16 year old son who both attended the school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Governors                                                  

Local Authority Governors

Roma Marshall        

 

Headteacher

 

 

Current Term of office:

ongoing

 

Roma started at Letchmore Infants' in 1997 as Deputy, taking over as Headteacher in January 2002. Previously Roma worked in a 3 form entry primary school in North London for 10 years.  Roma is a Governor at our linked junior school, Almond Hill and is also on the Advisory Board of Stevenage North Group of Children's Centres.

 

Pam Gallagher

 

Member of: SENCO Working Party

Personnel Committee;

Safeguarding Governor

 

Current Term of office:

04/03/14 – 03/03/18

Pam is a lecturer in Psychology, specialising in Child Development.  She has lived in the area since 1974 and was a Borough Councillor for 23 years.  Her now grown-up children attended the school.

 

 

 

 

Jo Harding

(Associate member with voting rights)

 

Deputy Headteacher

Member of:

SENCO Working Party and School Development Plan Working Party

 

Current Term of office:

01/09/16 – 31/08/2020

 

Jo has been working at Letchmore since 2002 when she moved to the town and took over as Deputy Head in 2012. Jo is also SENCO for the school and a member of the senior Leadership Team. Jo has a daughter who is 3 and a son who is 1 year old and has been a Governor for 10 years.

 

 

 

Janis Thorpe

 

Member of:

School Development Plan Working Party

Governor for E-Safety/IT

 

Current Term of office:

01/03/12 – 28/02/16

 

Janis has worked at Letchmore Infants since 1996, originally as a Nursery Nurse in the Nursery. She later completed the Graduate Teaching Programme, took up her role as a Teacher in 2006 and has been a Governor since 2012. Janis is a member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for Assessment.

 

 

Lisa Nevill

(Clerk)

 

Lisa started working at the school as a Teaching Assistant in 1999.  Qualifying as a teacher in 2008, Lisa became Key Stage 1 Leader in 2013 and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Lisa is our Clerk to the Governors and has been since 2012. Lisa moved to Stevenage when she married in 1985 and her three children have all attended the school.

         

 

 

Congratulations to Beau Blyth and Charlotte Scott who won the Governors newsletter competition!

Congratulations to Beau Blyth and Charlotte Scott who won the Governors newsletter competition! 1

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