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Pallister Park
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Trustee NameExperienceRole
Ray Brown (Chair of Trustees)42 years in heavy industry – mainly in Finance/Administration including –  

10 years Internal Audit in Teesside and South Wales

One year as Financial Accountant – British Steel Refractories Group (Consett)

10+ years Manager Administration (Teesside Scunthorpe and Rotherham)

Two years “Financial Shared Services” (Port Talbot)

Chaired EuropeBusiness Travel and Company Cars

10 years Governor Pallister Park Primary School

Four years as Chair Middlesbrough School Teaching Alliance

Daughter & Son in Law in Education + three grandchildren

Active Church Member of Salvation Army.
Looks at Schools strategic direction, effective management of staff, ethos and passion for improving education for all Middlesbrough children.
Professor Graham Henderson CBE DLRetired in 2015 after working for 40 years within the Higher Education sector, culminating in 12 years as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Teesside University.  

Awarded the CBE in the 2011 New Year Honours list for his outstanding services to higher education, both locally and nationally, and appointed as one of Her Majesty the Queen’s Deputy Lord Lieutenants for North Yorkshire in 2012.

He is a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute (CCMI) and previously held the positions of Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (FSS), Fellow of the Operational Research Society (FORS), Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and Associate Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics & its Applications (AFIMA).

During his working career, Graham was a member of the Board of Universities UK (UUK), the University Alliance, the Leadership Council of the National Council for Universities and Business (NCUB) and was Chair of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education Membership Advisory Group.

More locally, he was a member of the Leadership Board of his Local Enterprise Partnership (Tees Valley Unlimited). He was also a Board/Council Member of both the North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) and the North East CBI, the North East Assembly, NE Learning and Skills Council and NE Public Health Board, and was Chair of the Redcar and Cleveland ‘Foundation for Jobs’, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Captain Cook Birthplace Trust museum, Chair of the Tees Valley Arts and Culture Task Group, and both President and Chairman of Guisborough Rugby Club.

He has also served as a Governor of a number of Schools and FE colleges within the Tees valley and the wider North East region.

Current Interests include:
· Deputy Lord Lieutenant, North Yorkshire
· Board Member of Birmingham City University
· Board Member, York St John University
· Member of the Areté Learning Trust
· Member of the Teesside Learning Trust (MAT)
· Patron of Theatre Hullaballoo
· Patron of Community Campus
· Past President and Chairman, Guisborough Rugby Club
· Honorary Fellow of the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education
Trustee
Helen Bone
Jane Thackstone21 years in Education  

Deputy Head Teacher-Green Lane Primary Academy  
Alliance Lead for Schools Direct

Responsibilities include;
ITT and NQT Induction

Member of Senior Leadership team

Supporting and Coaching staff

Leading and managing the School Direct ITT Training programme for MSTA in partnership with York St John University

Organising placements for students

Liaising with other ITT providers to support development of their program
Trustee
Julie DaviesHMRC, Higher Officer Worked in the department for 26 years, management level for last 6 yearsTrustee
Oversees management financial performance, ensuring money is well spent, compliant with policy, procedure and best value.
Stuart WilliamsSocial Care  

Worked as Social Worker in Middlesbrough now runs own business in Safeguarding Consultations

Focusing on safeguarding, PREVENT agenda, experience at chairing meetings, handling complaints
Stuart Williams has worked with Pallister Park for over a decade in a variety of roles. He is a qualified Social Worker and Senior Leader in children’s social care, currently Head of Service in a Local Authority. A real passion for Stuart is ensuring all children have access to high quality education and that any barriers to this are challenged and removed. With a significant experience in supporting ‘improvement’ Stuart enjoys scrutinising school leaders to ensure our children get the best experience at Pallister and are supported to develop into the wonderful year 6 pupils that leave us. Stuart was previously a Governor on the Local School Governing Body and led the overview on Safeguarding on behalf of the board. Stuart is very excited to continue to support Pallister as it continues to grow and improve under the new Head Teacher.
Lynne Chalk
Member NameExperienceRole
Alison KerrRetired Headteacher – over 30 years Teacher, headship experiences in a range of schools including one with significant specific SEND provision;  

Pennyman Primary 1998 -2011

Stockton Head, 7 years prior to 1998

Ex School Improvement Partnership

Served as a SEN Advisor for Middlesbrough LA from 2012

Acted as Schools rep on the Schools Management Forum
To ensure pupil progress and attainment accurate and impacts teaching and learning, performance management, strategic plans of school improvement. Passionately cares about Local children and the accountability to the local community.
Julie DaviesHMRC, Higher Officer Worked in the department for 26 years, management level for last 6 yearsOversees management financial performance, ensuring money is well spent, compliant with policy, procedure and best value.
Geoff Lamb
Ros JessopOver 20 years experience in school business managerFinance
Ray Brown42 years in heavy industry – mainly in Finance/Administration including –  

10 years Internal Audit in Teesside and South Wales

One year as Financial Accountant – British Steel Refractories Group (Consett)

10+ years Manager Administration (Teesside Scunthorpe and Rotherham)

Two years “Financial Shared Services” (Port Talbot)

Chaired EuropeBusiness Travel and Company Cars

10 years Governor Pallister Park Primary School

Four years as Chair Middlesbrough School Teaching Alliance

Daughter & Son in Law in Education + three grandchildren

Active Church Member of Salvation Army.

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