Governor List 20/21

Our Governing Body

In accordance with Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) guidance and to ensure that we are compliant with academy financial regulations, the data below pertains to the appointment and service of each of our governors.

John Chege (JCE) Chair (Parent Governor) 
Adrian Price (APE) Principal
Cath Taylor (CTR) Vice Chair (Community Governor) 
Nasreen Akhtar (NAR) Community Governor 
Mani Gill (MGL) Parent Governor  
Mark Lester (MLR) Staff Governor 
Lorna Poole (LPE) Community Governor 
Rob Pritchard (RPD) OAT Nominee 
Piara Singh (PSH) Community Governor  
Anju Virdee (AVE) Community Governor 

The Chair of Governors is John Chege who can be contacted via the Clerk at [email protected] or in writing at:

George Salter Academy, Davey Road, West Bromwich, B70 9UW.

Please ensure that all written correspondence is addressed to the Chair of Governors.

GovernorCategory/
Term of Office
Committee MembershipRelevant business and pecuniary interests
Rob PritchardOAT NomineeLGBRegional Director – OAT
Governor at Ormiston Tenbury/Ormiston Bolingbroke and CEC
Nasreen AkhtarCommunityLBGNone
John ChegeParent (Chair)LGB & SPB*Parent Governor at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School
Mark LesterStaffLGB & SPB*None
Ben MillerCommunityLGBParent Governor at Old Park Primary School
Lorn PooleCommunityLGBNone
Nethan PunjCommunityLGBNone
Catharine TaylorCommunity (Vice Chair)LGBEmployed by The Prince’s Trust
Anju VirdeeCommunityLGBVice Chair, Trustee – Cavendish Learning Trust
Piara SinghCommunityLGBNone
Mani GillParentLGBNone

Governor Attendance 2019 / 2020

GovernorLGB 18/09/2019LGB 04/12/2019LGB 21/05/2020LGB 01/07/2019
Nasreen AkhtarX - ApologiesX - No ApologiesX - No Apologies
John ChegeX - ApologiesX - Apologies
Mark Lester
Rob PritchardX - ApologiesX - ApologiesX - Apologies
Catharine Taylor
Ben Miller
Lorna PooleX - ApologiesX - ApologiesX - No Apologies
Anju VirdeeX - Apologies
Nethan Punj   
Piara Singh 
Mani Gill X - Apologies
GovernorCategory/
Term of Office
Committee MembershipRelevant business and pecuniary interests
Rob PritchardOAT Nominee
(Interim Chair)
LGBRegional Director – OAT
Governor at Ormiston Tenbury/Ormiston Bolingbroke and CEC
Nasreen AkhtarCommunityLBGNone
Mohammed AzadParentLGBNone
John ChegeParentLGB & SPB*Parent Governor at Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School
Mark LesterStaffLGB & SPB*None
Ben MillerCommunityLGB
Lorn PooleCommunityLGB
Nethan PunjCommunityLGB
Catharine TaylorCommunityLGBEmployed by The Prince’s Trust
Anju VirdeeCommunityLGBVice Chair, Trustee – Cavendish Learning Trust

Governor Attendance 2018 / 2019

GovernorLGB 26/09/ 2018LGB 24/10/ 2018LGB 11/12/ 2018LGB 12/03/ 2019LGB 27/06/ 2019
Tony GreenwoodX - Apologies  
Nasreen AkhtarX - ApologiesX - Apologies
Mohammed AzadX - Apologies 
John Chege
Mark LesterX - Apologies
Rob PritchardX - Apologies
Catharine TaylorX - Apologies
Ben Miller   X - Apologies
Lorna Poole   X - Apologies
Anju Virdee    
Nethan Punj    
GovernorCategory/
Term of Office
Committee MembershipRelevant business and pecuniary interests
Tony GreenwoodChairLGB & SPB*Management Consultant - AVG Solutions & Co.
Member of IEB – Worcestershire CC
Nasreen AkhtarCo-optedLBGNone
Mohammed AzadParentLGBNone
John ChegeParentLGB & SPB*None
Mark LesterStaffLGB & SPB*None
Rob PritchardOAT NomineeLGBRegional Director – OA
Catharine TaylorCo-optedLGBEmployed by The Prince’s Trust

Governor Attendance 2018 - 2019

GovernorLGB 28/02/ 2018LGB 26/03/ 2018LGB 26/04/ 2018LGB 24/05/ 2018LGB 28/06/ 2018LBG 18.07/ 2018
Tony Greenwood
Kerrie JonesX - Apologiesn/an/a
Nasreen AkhtarX - ApologiesX - Apologies
Mohammed AzadX - Apologies
John ChegeX - Apologies
Mark Lester
Rob PritchardX - ApologiesX - ApologiesX - Apologies
Catharine TaylorX - ApologiesX - Apologies
GovernorCategory/
Term of Office
Committee MembershipRelevant business and pecuniary interests
Frank GreenChairInterim Advisory BoardDirector of Shoreline Enterprises
Associate Consultant for Entrust
Tony GreenwoodVice-ChairInterim Advisory BoardManagement Consultant – AVG Solutions & Co. 
Jason HowardOAT NomineeInterim Advisory BoardRegional Director – OAT
Sarah VoutOAT NomineeInterim Advisory BoardHead of Finance - OAT

Interim Advisory Board (IAB) Attendance 2017

GovernorIAB 05/10/ 2017IAB 07/12/ 2017IAB 31/01/ 2018
Frank Green
Tony Greenwood
Jason HowardX - Apologies-
Sarah VoutX - Apologies