Governance

School Council

The School Council provides governance of Willunga Waldorf School. The School Council consists of two nominees of the Parents and Friends Association, two nominees of the College of Teachers, three nominees of the Council itself, the Head of School and the Business Manager. Its role includes oversight of strategic planning and ensuring the school meets all its statutory and regulatory compliance requirements. The Council is the school’s legal guardian.

Current members of the School Council are :

Grace Vai-Stierman  (Chair)                        Andrew Bentley                       Kelly Ryan                       Katrina Kytka

Hannah Matthews                                      Saffron Simpson                      Andrew Banks                 Graeme Tucker

Jason Haskett

 

Association Membership

The Willunga Waldorf School is owned by an Incorporated Association and all staff and parents are eligible to be members of the Association. The school is governed by a School Council in accord with it’s constitution, a copy of which is available for download on this website page.

Under the terms of the Association constitution, eligible members must formally register their interest in participating by lodging an application for membership by the end of the final week of Term 1. This must be completed every year. The formal registration process is necessary to allow members voting rights at the AGM and must be renewed annually. The date of the AGM is governed by legal requirements for reporting of the school’s financial affairs and governance structures and under the Constitution the annual date is set by the school Council.

Annual General Meeting

The AGM is usually held in May each year and the Notice of Meeting and relevant attachments are posted on this website prior to the meeting. After the meeting is held, minutes as approved by the Chair are published and available to all members. Interested parties are welcome to attend the AGM without being formal members but will not be eligible to vote on matters being considered.