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North Herts
Education Support Centre

Management Committee Members

 Chair

NAME: Geraint Edwards

POSITION:  North Herts Secondary Head - Priory School Hitchin

 Vice Chair

NAME: Mr Tim Litchfield

POSITION: North Herts Secondary Head - Knights Templar School

RESPONSIBILITIES: Safeguarding and NH Secondary Support Services Link

ADVISORY GROUPS: Resources

DECLARATIONS: Governor - Knights Templar School (DSPL1) 

School Staff

NAME: Mrs Julie Vernon-Hamilton

POSITION: North Herts ESC Head  

ADVISORY GROUPS: Resources, School Improvement

DECLARATIONS: Personal conflict of interest declared to Chair


NAME: Mrs Debbie Ansell

POSITION: Business manager

RESPONSIBILITIES: Staff Representative

ADVISORY GROUPS: Resources

DECLARATIONS: 

 Local Authority

NAME: Mr Richard Thake

POSITION: North Herts District Council

RESPONSIBILITIES: Health & Safety and Premises Enterprise and links with Industry

ADVISORY GROUPS: Resources (chair), Disciplinary

DECLARATIONS: Hertfordshire County Councillor; North Herts District Council; Director of 'Hiz Securities Ltd'; Governor - Hitchin Boys School


NAME: Mrs Judi Billing

POSITION: County Councillor

RESPONSIBILITIES: Wellbeing, Community Directions and CEIAG NHC Liason Link

ADVISORY GROUPS: School Improvement

DECLARATIONS: Director of 'Hitchin Initiative'; Hertfordshire County Councillor; North Herts District Council; Deputy Chair of 'LGA Improvement & Innovation Board'; Vice Chair of 'Association of Labour Councillors'; Self Employed as a Leadership Advisor; Relatives who teach, govern or attend North Herts/Stevenage Schools

 Community Members

NAME: Ms Sally Glossop

POSITION: Area Manager ISL and County Lead SEND, Teaching and Learning Link

RESPONSIBILITIES: Additional Needs Link

ADVISORY GROUPS: School Improvement

DECLARATIONS: none


NAME: James Crowther

POSITION: Deputy Head Hitchin Girls School, Teaching and Learning Link

RESPONSIBILITIES: -

ADVISORY GROUPS: School Improvement

DECLARATIONS: none


NAME: Martin Monks

POSITION: Deputy Head Hitchin Boys School, Teaching and Learning Link

RESPONSIBILITIES: PE/Duke of Edinburgh/Catering/Hair/Construction Link

ADVISORY GROUPS: School Improvement

DECLARATIONS: none


NAME: John Simmonds

POSITION: Local Community Member

RESPONSIBILITIES: Finance/Mechanics/Sport/Animals and Environment Link

ADVISORY GROUPS: Resources

DECLARATIONS: none


NAME: Gordon Farquhar

POSITION: Head The King James Academy Royston

RESPONSIBILITIES: DA & Attendance/KS3 Curriculum Link

ADVISORY GROUPS: Resources

DECLARATIONS: none

Clerk

NAME: Jonah Anthony

POSITION: Clerk to the Management Committee

 Parents

To Be Confirmed