Agenda and minutes

Governor Appointments Panel
Friday, 26th June, 2015 2.00 pm

Venue: Wantsum Room, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

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To note that Mr N J Bond has replaced Mrs Z Wiltshire as a Member of the Panel.


The Committee noted the appointment of Mr N J Bond in place of Mrs Z Wiltshire.


Minutes - 6 February 2015 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 February 2015 are correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman.


Authority Governors for Primary, Secondary and Special Schools in Kent pdf icon PDF 70 KB

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(1)       The Panel noted that the accompanying paperwork for Ms Georgina Glover’s re-nomination to the Governing Body of the Federation of Chislet CEP and Hoath Primary Schools had not yet been received.  It was therefore agreed that this nomination would be made by the Corporate Director of Education and Young People’s Services in consultation with the Chairman.


(2)       The Governor Support Officer informed the Panel of a late nomination for Mr John Holdley to the Governing Body of Sutton Valence School. The Panel agreed to consider this nomination and then made the appointment as the School had urgent need of the expertise that Mr Holdley could bring to its Governing Body. 


(3)       The Panel re-nomination of Mr S Grice to the governing body of Halstead Community Primary School was made conditional upon confirmation of a satisfactory attendance record.


(4)       The Panel agreed to the nomination of Mr Robert Eden to the temporary Governing Body of Merston Infant and Junior Schools.  


(5)       The Governor Support Officer informed the Panel that Mr K O’Connell had withdrawn his application to be re-nominated to the Governing Body of Willesborough Infant School. 


(6)       The Panel nominated Ms M Cartwright to the Governing Body of the Federation of Kings Farm and Ifield Primary Schools and noted that the term of office would not start until 1 September 2015. 


(7)       The Panel nominated Mrs D Brazier to the Governing Body Hartlip Endowed CE Primary School subject to the Governor Support Officer establishing that no conflict will arise due to her position at Hartlip Pre-School.


(8)       The Panel noted the circumstances surrounding the possible re-nomination of Mrs L Sharpe to the Governing Body of St Peter’s CE Primary School, Aylesford.


(9)       RESOLVED that the appointments of Authority Governors to Primary, Secondary, Special Schools, Pupil referral Units, the Pool of Additional Governors and nominations to non-Authority Academies be agreed as set out in the Appendix to these Minutes.



Arrangements for consideration of a request to remove an Authority Governor pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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(1)       The Panel received a report on a request to remove an Authority Governor.   It nominated three of its Members to serve on the Removal Request Panel (RRP) and noted that the first task of the RRP would be to consider whether it needed further information in order to carry out its function.


(2)       RESOLVED that a Removal Request Panel be established to consider the request for the removal of an Authority Governor and that its membership be:


Mr D L Brazier (Chairman);

Miss S J Carey;

Ms A Harrison.