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Devon Education Forum

Representation on Devon Education Forum

Elections for Schools (LA Maintained) Members and Academies Members

Term of office 1.9.18 – 31.8.22 (4 years)

Arrangements for the election of Schools (LA maintained) Members and Academies Members and substitute members are proceeding following the review of proportionality as required by the Department for Education.

DAG is committed to a transparent and representative election process to ensure that DAG Schools Forum members fully represent DAG constituents in their governor sub groups (primary, secondary, special and academy).  DAG believes that the balance between accessibility to democratic process and value for public money spent is best served by the use of electronic means via the DAG website.

  • DAG will notify its constituents of vacancies on the Devon Education Forum (DEF) via the DAG website. DAG will provide details of the vacancies and ask for names of those wishing to stand for election.
  • All constituents will be given four weeks’ notice of the date of the election. DAG will advise how constituents can access the election process, find details of those standing, including existing members who are standing for re-election and how constituents will be able to cast their vote.
  • Once the election date has passed, the votes will be counted and the result published on the DAG website. In the event of only one nominee standing for any vacancy advertised, DAG reserves the right to appoint the sub-group representatives.  In the event of a tie, the Local Authority will be asked to appoint the sub-group representatives.

Further information can be found on the DAG website www.dagdevon.uk in the Schools Forum section.

The election process for this term will be:

Members standing for re-election, details of the election process and the request for new candidates to come forward for election will be sent out via the newsletter at the beginning of June 2018.

Additional candidates asked to notify DAG of their intention to stand by 22nd June 2018.

Final candidate list published on the DAG website on 25th June 2018 when voting opens.  Voting closes on 23rd July 2018. DEF representatives confirmed on 24th July 2018.

DAG can now confirm that the following existing Devon Education Forum members from DAG are willing to stand for re-election to DEF from 1.9.18 to 31/8/22:

Mrs Maria Wallis                              Primary Governor (Maintained)

Mrs Amanda Blewett                       Primary Governor (Maintained)

Mr Malcolm Dobbins                       Primary Governor (Maintained)

Mr Alex Walmsley                           Primary Governor (Academy)

 

Mrs Teresa Sturtivant                        Secondary Governor (Maintained)

Mrs Jill Larcombe                              Secondary Governor (Academy)

Mrs Jill Elson                                     Secondary Governor (Academy)

Mr T Newman                                   Secondary Governor (Academy)

Mrs Faith Butler                                Special School Governor

Mrs Maggie Carter                           Special School Governor (substitute member)

Vacancies:

Primary Governor (Maintained) (Substitute)

Secondary Governor (Maintained) (Substitute)

Secondary Governor (Academy) (Substitute)

*note: Academies members represent proprietor bodies of academies and are therefore, not necessarily restricted to headteachers or governors

DAG would now like to invite any additional candidates for any of the above posts to advise Amanda Blewett on [email protected] of their intention to stand no later than 22nd June 2018.

 

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