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For Members and Directors, date of appointment is in brackets after name.  Term of Office for Directors, other than Non-Executive, is to 31/08/2018.  Term of Office for Non-Executive Directors is 4 years from appointment.  For membership details and register of interests for local governing boards, please go to the relevant academy website.

Members’ Board:

  • Graeme Easdown – Chairman (04/02/2016)
  • Will Griffin – Vice Chairman (04/02/2016)
  • Ray Palin (04/02/2016)
  • Guy Weir (04/02/2016)

Directors’ Board:

  • Chairman – Graeme Easdown
  • Heads – Ruth Foster, Nichola Gibson, Steven Martin (01/09/2017)
  • LGB Chairmen – Christine Bartley, Gill Jenkins (01/09/2017)
  • Non-Executive – Carol Dudson, Jill Fury, Diane Swift (04/02/2016)

Really Useful Generation Students’ Group (RUGS) – ‘Inspiring Development Strategies for Learning Across the MAT’:

  • Ash Green – Matthew Allen (Y6) and Emily Durber (Y6)
  • Ellison – Joseph Johnson (Y5) and Hannah Bebbington (Y6)
  • Gladstone – Olivia Jones (Y5) and Alfie Rodgers (Y5)
  • Goldenhill – Cory Warrillow (Y6) and Daisy-Boo Ford (Y6)
  • Summerbank – Khadija Hussain (Y5) and Abu-Bakr Mehmood (Y5)

Executive Board:

  • CEO – Jon Lovatt
  • Education Director – Mary Hughes
  • Heads’ Group

Education Committee:

  • Will Griffin (Chairman)
  • Ruth Foster
  • Jill Fury
  • Nichola Gibson
  • Mary Hughes (Education Director)
  • Jill Jenkins

Resources Committee:

  • Guy Weir (Chairman)
  • Chris Bartley
  • Carol Dudson
  • Nichola Gibson
  • Jon Lovatt (CEO)
  • Steve Martin

ITE / CPD Working Group:

  • Graeme Easdown
  • Jon Lovatt (CEO)
  • Steve Martin
  • Berni Pearce (Director, Blackfriars TSA)
  • Elaine Preston
  • Diane Swift (Executive Director, Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education)

Pedagogy Working Group:

  • Ruth Foster (Convener)
  • Graeme Easdown
  • Nichola Gibson
  • Mary Hughes (Education Director)
  • Rob Knight
  • Rob Shenton

Assessment and Testing Working Group:

  • Nichola Gibson (Convener)
  • Jill Fury
  • Mary Hughes (Education Director)
  • Jon Lovatt (CEO)
  • Clare Pearson

Inclusion Working Group:

  • Elaine Preston (Convener)
  • Gillian Jenkins
  • Jon Lovatt (CEO)

The Worcester University ‘Process’ Working Group:

  • Worcester University
  • Pedagogy Working Group
  • Deputy Heads’ Group

LGB Chairmen (Chairs’ Group):

  • Ash Green – Rob Knight
  • Ellison – Roger Machin
  • Gladstone – Chris Bartley
  • Goldenhill – Phil Shufflebotham
  • Summerbank – Jill Jenkins

Head Teachers (Heads’ Group):

  • Ash Green – Ruth Foster
  • Ellison – Nichola Gibson
  • Gladstone – Elaine Preston
  • Goldenhill – Steve Martin
  • Summerbank – Rob Shenton

Deputy Head Teachers (Deputy Heads’ Group):

  • Ash Green – Jodie Cope
  • Ellison – Lorna Pateman
  • Gladstone – Claire Annese
  • Goldenhill – Sarah Howson
  • Summerbank – Clare Pearson

Academy Business Managers (ABMs’ Group)

  • Ash Green – Michelle Sambrook
  • Ellison – Sallie Powell
  • Gladstone – Linda O’Donnell
  • Goldenhill – Gill Hardie
  • Summerbank – Sally Henderson
  • The Hub Office – Hub Manager (to be appointed)

Education Improvement Partners:

  • Chris Davies
  • Steve Cartlidge
  • Christine Tarpey

Other Partners:

  • Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education
  • University of Worcester
  • Keele University
  • Southstar
  • Blackfriars Teaching School Alliance

Support Services:

  • External Auditors – Hardings Accountants
  • HR – SAS Daniels
  • Payroll – Stoke on Trent City Council
  • Legal Advisors – SAS Daniels; Shoosmiths LLP