Members of the BGA Exec
|Chair – Margaret Gostelow|
Margaret has been a school governor since 1987 and is currently chair of governors at Horizon Community College and a HCAT trustee. Margaret believes that a good education system is important for the whole community and that our children and young people need school governors who are committed, knowledgeable and skilful.
|Secretary and Vice Chair – Stephen Gallagher|
I have been involved in school governance for 25 years.
I have been a Chair and Vice-Chair of governing bodies during this time.
Currently member of local governing body and trustee/director of local multi-academy trust.
Acted as Vice-Chair of BGA for last 12 months. I am passionate about both the proper and effective corporate principles of governance and the moral aspects of governance in all school settings
|Treasurer (non Exec member) – John Gostelow|
Molly has been a school governor since 2000. She is a Trustee of Wellspring Academy Trust, a member of Barnsley Alliance Board and represents Special Schools on the Schools’ Forum.
Molly believes that effective school governance should be an equal partnership between schools and the governing body, with mutual respect and trust being a key feature.