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The Hereworth Trust Board provides sound governance and financial stewardship for the school now and into the future. It is made up of up to nine members, each with three-year term and is structured as below:
All appointments to the Hereworth School Trust Board (school board) are made by or have the prior approval of, the Waiapu Diocesan Trust Board (Waiapu).
The Trustees bring a range of skills and experience to the Board, and these skills and expertise are utilised as appropriate in providing governance for the school. If required the Board will seek external or independent advice and may also co-opt members of the school community or others to assist in matters that may arise from time to time.
Jonathan brings a depth of educational experience, in both management and governance, to the Board. He is a former Headmaster of Wanganui Collegiate School and the Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) in Brisbane. He is also the current Board Chair for Fraser Coast Anglican College in Hervey Bay, Queensland. He now lives in Havelock North and acts as an Education Consultant for a number of schools and individuals in both New Zealand and Australia.
Jeremy is married with 3 boys all currently attending Hereworth. After completing a BCom, Jeremy has held various leadership and governance positions in agricultural, food and beverage businesses locally and overseas.
Michael is a Hereworth Old Boy and lawyer with significant governance and commercial experience. He brings a practical, commercial and legal perspective to the Board. He lives in Hawke’s Bay with his wife and three daughters.
Anna is married with three children, and her son has recently left Hereworth. Anna’s family moved to Hawke’s Bay in 2008 so their son could attend Hereworth and their children would have a healthy, relaxed and balanced provincial upbringing. Anna has a BSc, BDS and GradDipISc.
Bishop Andrew is the 16th Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Waiapu. He is married to Raewyn and together they have three children. Bishop Andrew has served the church as Vicar of Cambridge, Waikato and Chaplain to King’s School, Auckland and has also served in a variety of governance roles including Diocesan Standing Committees and as a trustee for St Paul’s Collegiate School, Hamilton. Bishop Andrew is a volunteer Ambulance Officer, Chaplain and supporter of the youth programme with the Order of St John.
Gareth is married with four children with three boys having attended, or currently attending, Hereworth. Gareth is originally from the Manawatu and has spent time overseas and in Wellington, before moving to Hawke’s Bay in 2006. Gareth has a background in property and finance having previously worked across the telecommunications, banking and commercial property sectors. Gareth has worked at a senior level for The Property Group Limited for the last 10 years and is a member of the Institute of Directors.
Cam McLeay is a Diocesan representative, and is married to Kate. Their family moved to Havelock North in 2011, primarily to educate their three children locally. The family spent a decade living in Uganda, and running their tourism businesses there. Cam is originally from a farming background, and holds a BCA/CA in Accountancy.
Sarah is a professional director who currently sits as an independent director on the Boards of two Hawke’s Bay companies, Hawkes Bay Airport and Focus Genetics. Her background is in investment banking, business model development and strategy delivery. She is a member of the Institute of Directors and has completed their Company Director course. She is married with two boys. The oldest of which started in 2017 at Hereworth. She is originally from Scotland. Sarah moved to Hawke’s Bay in 2003 from London for 6 months. However, the sunshine, stunning wines and relaxed lifestyle means she is still here.
Kate is married with three sons, two of whom attend Hereworth and one who is an Old Boy. Kate, her husband and boys emigrated to New Zealand in 2011. Her professional background is in Corporate/Structured Finance where she worked for 10 years in the UK before leaving in 2000 to start a family. She has a BSc from Southampton University and was educated in the UK and South Africa.