The role of the Board of Governors is to set the strategic direction of the School, oversee the work of the Executive, safeguard the School’s assets and reputation, ensure legal and regulatory compliance, and promote good governance. The School’s governing body comprises up to a maximum of fifteen governors who are invited to join the Board for a term of three years after which they retire but may offer themselves for re-election. Governors may serve up to a maximum of 4 terms. The full Board of Governors meet three times per year, once per academic term. Governors may also be invited to serve on board sub-committees depending on their particular skills, these sub-committees also meet termly to discuss particular areas of the School and report back to the full Board. Governors are invited to join the Board for the knowledge, skills and experience that they can bring to the Board. Membership of the Board is regularly reviewed to ensure that a broad range of professions, skills and experiences are represented at any one time. All Governors act on a voluntary basis, as a ‘company limited by guarantee’, the School is a not-for-profit institution and none of the Governors receive any remuneration nor stand to gain financially by their respective roles on the Board.
Governors of the School at present are as follows:
Correspondence to the Chair of Governors should be sent to:
Mr Michael Moragia Nyachae, Chair of Governors, St. Andrew’s School Turi, Private Bag, Molo, Kenya