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Westminster Special School

Governors Federation of Westminster Special Schools
& Bi-borough Inclusion Service

Federation Governors

FWSS Governing Board and Committee Memberships 2021/2022

Governing Board

June Simson &  David Dyer

Co-Chair of Governors (Co-opted)


  Jo Petch (Executive Head)

         Aslam Merchant (LA)      

  Carole Melson (Co-opted) 


  Joy Florence (Parent Governor)

Richard Samuel (Parent Governor

JJ Jardine-Patterson (Co-opted)

       Cigdem Kasman (Co-opted)    


Helen O'Brien (Co-opted)

Associate Members

Zsuzsanna Varga (Associate Member) 


Aaron Sumner (Associate Member)

The Co-chairs of Governors and Committee Members are elected to serve until the Full Governing Board meeting in June 2021. 

Committee Memberships from September 2021


June Simson- Governor — Committee Chair

Carole Melson — Governor — Committee Co-Vice Chair

Helen O’Brien — Governor — Committee Co-Vice Chair

David Dyer — Governor

Aslam Merchant — Governor

Joy Florence—Governor

Jo Petch— EHT

Aaron Sumner— Associate Member

Zsuszanna Varga — Associate Member

Pamela Murphy (H/T QEII), Anna Selwyn (Head of BIS), Claire Shepherd (H/T College Park) have standing invitations to attend.


June Simson—Governor—Committee Chair

David Dyer—Governor

JJ Jardine-Patterson — Governor

Cigdem Kasman —Governor

Aslam Merchant —Governor

Richard Samuel - Governor

Jo Petch— EHT

Pamela Murphy (H/T QEII), Anna Selwyn (Head of BIS), Claire Shepherd (H/T College Park) and Federation Business Manager have standing invitations to attend.

Contracts Panel

June Simson (Chair)

     David Dyer

Joy Florence

Aslam Merchant

Link Governors
Safeguarding and Wellbeing Governor:

       David Dyer (Co-Chair of Governors)

       Carole Melson (Deputy)

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