Governing Body Role

The Governing Body of St Mary's DSG (Pretoria), elected according to the Constitution of St Mary's DSG, is responsible for overall policy and strategy of the School, ensuring sound financial management which will further the objectives of the school as set out in the Constitution.

The Constitution is approved by the Synod of the Diocese of Pretoria of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.

High priority is given to sound governance in accordance with the principles outlined in the King Reports.

The Governing Body meets 5 or 6 times a year. An Executive of the Governing Body is elected to manage the school on a daily basis and includes members responsible for Finance, Lands and Buildings, Marketing, Risk Management, Legal issues etc. Constitutionally the Governor's Executive, chaired by the duly elected Vice Chair of the Governing Body, is required to meet 8 times a year.





Chairman                              The Rt Revd Allan Kannemeyer



Vice-Chairman                       Mr Dion Shango



Governors:                            Mrs Mathebe Aphane

                                            Ms Nadira Bayat

                                            Mrs Helen Buhrs

                                            Mrs Rochelle Damons

                                            Ms Dionne de Villiers Smith

                                            Mr David Gatama

                                            Mrs Ntsiki Gumbe

                                            Mr Shawn Maphalla

                                            Mrs Judith Miller (co-opted)

                                            Mr Mark Randall (co-opted)

                                            Mrs Lizell Reinecke

                                            Mrs Sharon Smulders

                                            Mr Shane Stoffels

                                            Ms Cecilia van der Merwe