Governing Body Role

The Governing Body of St Maryís DSG (Pretoria), elected according to the Constitution of St Maryís 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 Governorís 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 and          Ms Fay Mukaddam

Chairman of Executive


Executive members:        Ms Fay Mukaddam (Chair)

Mrs Mathebe Aphane

Mrs Lizell Reinecke

Mrs Sharon Smulders



Mrs Nadira Bayat

Mr Ronnie Gell

Mrs Di Gibbs

Mrs Ntsiki Gumbe

Mr Shawn Maphalla

Mrs Judith Miller (co-opted)

Mrs Wallis Plummer

Mr Marc Serrurier

Mr Dion Shango

Ms Cecilia van der Merwe