Attention: You are using an outdated browser, device or you do not have the latest version of JavaScript downloaded and so this website may not work as expected. Please download the latest software or switch device to avoid further issues.

News > Governors' News > Governors' AGM 2019

Governors' AGM 2019

The 2019 Governors’ AGM was held on 11th March 2019 at 6pm at the Caledonian Club, London.

The meeting was chaired by Roger Sanders OBE, Chair of the Council of Trustees in the absence of Lady Lavender Patten (Thornton, No.3, 1955 – 61), President of the Corporation, and was attended by 72 Governors.

The business of the AGM was carried out in conformity with the Royal Charter.

The AGM:
  1. Approved the Minutes of the AGM held on 19th February 2018;
  2. Accepted the Annual Report and Accounts that were presented by the Chair of the Council of Trustees and Chair of the Finance Committee respectively;
  3. Re-appointed the Auditors, Crowe UK for a further term of twelve months;
  4. Elected three new Trustees to the Council of Trustees. 
The meeting also included an update from the School from John Hobbs, Deputy Head Academic, and a question and answer session.

The Election
A total of 1,262 votes were cast from the 72 Governors present plus 351 proxies. John Fawcett-Ellis, Clerk to Council, acted as the returning officer with assistance from: Trustee Kathy Cowell (Behrens, No.3, 1965 – 71), Vice-President of the ORA Mary Henderson (No.3, 1971 – 76) and Trustee Teresa Outhwaite (Brach, No.1, 1985 – 91)
Votes were cast as follows:
Lulu Dale (Durrand-Deslongrais, No.3, 1974 – 78) 335
Rosemary Eaton (Uffen, No.1, 1973 – 81) 97
Frances Graham(No.4, 1982 – 89) 207
Claire Jenkins (No.3, 1973 – 80) 222
Camilla Nightingale (Johnston-Lyon, No.1, 1982 – 89) 198
Vivien Smiley (Paulson-Ellis, No.2, 1988 – 93) 203

Therefore, the following were duly elected to serve as Trustees: Lulu Dale, Frances Graham and Claire Jenkins.

The minutes from the meeting will be made available soon on the Governors AGM page on the School website. The meeting was followed by dinner at the club and we were delighted that so many Governors’ attended.

Similar stories

OR London Lunch September 2018

Enjoying the OR Lunch at the Royal Thames Yacht Club in Knightsbridge. More...

Book presentation to the School Library

Mr Mark Taylor presents 'Everest A Thousand Years of Exploration' by Michael Ward to Sue Blood, School Librarian More...

OR Authors: Abadesi Osunsade

The millennial woman's guide to first jobs & startups. More...

Most read

Roedean Days Past

A look back at past Roedean Days - and call out for Year Rep volunteers for Roedean Day 2021! More...

Highlights of the Year - 2019-20

A look back at the photographic highlights of the 2019-20 academic year at Roedean. More...

Head's Weekly Review 26 06 2020

Keeping up with everything going on at Roedean. More...

Have your say

This website is powered by