Local governors

  • Linsay Carmichael

    Trust Governor

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 03.06.20/Term of office to 02.06.24

    Declared Interests: Walker Riverside Academy - Employee since 09/2012

  • Kath Davidson

    Trust governor

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 17.07.20/Term of office to: 16.07.24

    Declared interests:
    Kids Kabin, Director (from January 2013)
    Pottery Bank Community Centre, Director (from January 2014)

  • Andrew Donald

    Trust governor

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 22.03.18/Term of office to: 21.03.21

    Declared interests:
    Seaton Valley Federation, Employee - since March 2013
    Friends of Milkhope - Treasurer - since June 2017

  • Stephen Gittins

    Headteacher governor

    Ex-officio position based on role as Headteacher.

    Declared interests:
    NEAT, Employee - Headteacher at Tyneview Primary School (from January 2004)

  • Darren Healy

    Trust governor

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 13.12.19/Term of office to: 12.12.23

    Declared interests: None

  • Sharon Leach

    Trust Governor

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 17.07.20/Term of office to: 16.07.24

    Declared interests:
    NEAT, Employee - Teaching Assistant, Tyneview Primary School (from January 2008)

  • Rev Phil Medley

    Trust governor

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 13.12.19/Term of office to: 12.12.23

    Declared interests:
    Mission Initiative Newcastle East, Trustee (from September 2015)
    Renew NE, Trustee (from December 2019)

  • Charlene Paterson

    Parent governor

    Elected by parents of Tyneview Primary School: 13.03.20/Term of office: to 12.03.24

    Declared interests: None

  • Julie Small

    Staff Governor

    Elected by staff of Tyneview Primary School: 22.11.16/Term of office: to 21.11.20

    Declared interests:
    NEAT, Employee - since April 2017

  • Danielle Thompson

    Parent governor

    Elected by parents of Tyneview Primary School: 09.03.17/Term of office: to 08.03.21

    Declared interests: None

  • Richard Waters

    Trust governor

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 21.01.19/Term of office to: 20.01.23

    Declared interests: NEAT Employee - Benfield School

  • Former governor in the last twelve months - Tom Cowen

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 17.07.20/Term of office to: 16.07.24
    Resigned: 14.09.20
    Declared interests: None

  • Former governor in the last twelve months - Hayley Garrity

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 17.07.17/Term of office to: 16.07.20
    Resigned 27.11.19
    Declared interests:
    Hayley's Childminding - Owner (from July 2010)

  • Former governor in the last twelve months - Michelle Cushin

    Elected by parents of Tyneview Primary School: 01.09.16/Term of office to: 31.08.20
    Resigned: 18.11.19
    Declared interests: None

  • Former governor in the last twelve months - Ammar Mirza

    Appointed by the NEAT Board of Directors: 17.07.17/Term of office to: 16.07.20
    Resigned 15.10.19
    Declared interests:
    Asian Business Connexions CIC, Director (from July 2009)
    Ammarm (UK) Limited, Director (from November 2011)
    SME Centre of Excellence Ltd, Director (from January 2016)
    Primary Inspiration through Enterprise (PIE) Project Trust Ltd, Director (from June 2016)
    Wingbox Worldwide Ltd, Director (from October 2016)
    AMPM Twenty Four Seven Limited, Director (from November 2018)
    Double A Battery Solutions Limited, Director (from July 2018)
    Model Boot Camp (MBC) Limited, Director (from September 2009)
    Federation of Asian Business, Director (from January 2017)
    Charlie Bear Cancer Care, Patron (from 2009)
    Tyne and Wear Museums and Archive, Trustee (from August 2014)
    Newcastle University, Visiting Professor (from March 2015)
    Progression Forum, Chairman (from May 2015)