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Governance Committee

The Governance Committee is a sub-committee of the Autism Initiatives Board of Trustees and acts as our Governing Body.  The Autism Initiatives Board of Trustees has a Nominations Committee, which appoints members of the Governance Committee.

The Committee includes Parent Representatives as well as members of our local community.  We welcome applications for membership - please contact the school for more information or to express an interest.

 

 

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

 

Liza Slater

Acting Chair w.e.f. 17.7.19

Trustee

On Governance Committee since 17.1.2018

Also serves on the following Committees:

- Autism Initiatives Group and Autism Initiatves UK Main Board of Trustees  

- Autism Spectrum Disorders Initiatives Ireland Main Board of Trustees

- Autism Ventures Main Board of Trustees

- Autism Initiatives Group:  Board of Trustees Nominations Committee

- Autism Initiatives UK: Board of Trustees Audit Sub Committee

- Autism Spectrum Disorders Initiatives Ireland Audit Sub-Committee

- Autism Initiatives Scottish Committee

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  3 out of 3 full meetings

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  4 out of 4 full meetings, 0 out of 1 planning meeting (apologies)

 

Cllr Mhairi Doyle

Local Authority Representative

On Governance Committee since 1.7.2019

Also serves on the following Committees:

- Bosco Society: Vice Chair / Trustee

- Newstart Homes: Trustee

- Councillor for Norwood Ward, Sefton Council

Governor at Norwood Primary School

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  1 out of 1 full meeting

 

Phil Henshaw

External Advisor

On Governance Committee since 11.04.18

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  2 out of 2 full meetings

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  3 out of 4 full meetings (apologies), 0 out of 1 planning meeting (apologies)

 

Eileen Heron

External Advisor

On Governance Committee since 01.07.2018

Also serving on the following Committee:  Sefton Children's University

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  2 out of 2 full meetings (1 as guest)

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  3 out of 4 full meetings (apologies), 1 out of 1 planning meeting

 

Janet Allan

Headteacher

On Governance Committee since 5.7.2006

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  4 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 curriculum meeting

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  4 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 planning meeting

 

Gill Burnell

Teachers’ Representative

Deputy Headteacher

On Governance Committee since 5.1.2006

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  3 out of 4 full meetings (apologies 1), 1 out of 1 curriculum meeting

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  4 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 planning meeting

 

Elizabeth Price

Non-Teaching Staff Representative

Health & Wellbeing Co-ordinator

On Governance Committee since 7.11.2018

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  4 out of 4 full meetings

 

Calvin Wallace

Deputy Headteacher

On Governance Committee since 15.7.2009

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  4 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 curriculum meeting

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  3 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 planning meeting

 

Associate Members:

Meeting attendance for associated members has been optional with effect from Jan 2018

 

Karen Taylor

Children's Home Manager

On Governance Committee since 14.10.2009

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  0 out of 4 full meetings (apologies), 0 out of 1 curriculum meeting

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  0 out of 4 full meetings, 0 out of 1 planning meeting

 

Sharon Williams

Head of OSSME

On Governance Committee since 18.1.2017

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  1 out of 4 full meetings, 0 out of 1 curriculum meeting (apologies)

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  0 out of 4 full meetings, 0 out of 1 planning meeting

 

Karen Burt

Headteacher, The Haven School

On Governance Committee since 4.4.2019

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  1 out of 1 full meeting

 

Clerk to the Governance Committee

Conny Brandt (since March 2014)

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  4 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 curriculum meeting

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  4 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 planning meeting

 

 

No Governance Committee members have business interests relevant to Peterhouse. 

No Governance Committee members have any relationships with any member of staff at Peterhouse.

 

 

Committee members no longer serving

 

Sharon Wilcox

Joined Governance Committee 26.1.2012

Left Sept 2018

Non-Teaching Staff Representative

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  2 out of 4 full meetings (apologies 2), 0 out of 1 curriculum meeting (apologies)

 

Cllr Richard Hands

Joined Governance Committee 20.10.2015

Left June 2019

Local Authority Representative

Other education establishments governed:  Governor at Birkdale Primary School

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  0 out of 4 full meetings (apologies 2), 0 out of 1 curriculum meeting (apologies)

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  0 out of 3 full meetings (apologies), 0 out of 1 planning meeting (apologies)

 

Hayley Tasker

Associate Member

Children's Home Manager

Joined Governance Committee 5.7.2017

Left July 2019

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  1 out of 4 full meetings, 0 out of 1 curriculum meeting

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  0 out of 3 full meetings, 0 out of 1 planning meeting

 

Alan Stedman

External Advisor

Joined Governance Committee 19.4.2017, appointed as Chair 17.1.2018

Left 12.7. 2019

Meeting attendance 2017/18:  4 out of 4 full meetings, 1 out of 1 curriculum meeting

Meeting attendance 2018/19 (to date):  3 out of 3 full meetings, 1 out of 1 planning meeting

 

 

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