Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the Crown entity responsible for the governance and the control of the management of the school. The Board is the employer of all staff in the school, is responsible for setting the school's strategic direction in consultation with parents, staff and students, and ensuring that its school provides a safe environment and quality education for all its students. The Board is also responsible for overseeing the management of personnel, curriculum, property, finance and administration. The next Board election is in September 2022. If you would like more information on what is involved in becoming a Board Member, please contact Board Chair, Penny Gaylor, penny.gaylor@hotmail.com. Further information is available from the NZSTA website.

Board Members and their Responsibilities

Board Members

Chair:

Penny Gaylor; penny.gaylor@hotmail.com

Deputy Chair:

Shelly Warwick

Parent Trustees:

Dale Nakhla, Sarah Ropata

Co-opted Trustee:

Maewa Kaihau

Student Trustee:

Layton Miscall; miscalla@otakicollege.school.nz

Staff Trustee:

Natasha Simpson; nsp@otakicollege.school.nz

Principal:

Andy Fraser; afs@otakicollege.school.nz

To contact Penny Gaylor (Chair, Board of Trustees), Email: penny.gaylor@hotmail.com

Portfolios

Whānau & Community Engagement:

Sarah Ropata and Maewa Kaihau

Curriculum & Learning:

Natasha Simpson

Finance:

Penny Gaylor

Health & Safety:

Shelly Warwick

Personnel:

Sarah Ropata

Planning & Review:

Dale Nakhla

Student Welfare:

Layton Miscall, Natasha Simpson

Tangata Whenua:

Maewa Kaihau

Meeting Information

Meetings are held in the Staffroom at Ōtaki College. They are held on a Wednesday night at 6:00pm every six weeks, and are open to the College Community.

2022 Dates and Minutes

16 February

30 March

18 May

29 June

03 August

14 September

09 November

07 December at 5.30pm

Minutes from 2021 Meetings

February

March

May

June

August

September

November

December

Minutes from 2020 Meetings

(minutes from previous years are available on request from the Principal's Secretary vwt@otakicollege.school.nz)

February

April Summary

May

July

August

September

November

December