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 Helen Buhrs
  Mrs Ntsiki Gumbe
  Rev Julian Kok
  Mrs Zimasa Mabuse
  Mr Tumisho Makofane
  Mr Shawn Maphalla
  Adv Lisle Mboweni
  Mr Clayson Monyela
  Mrs Olive Ndebele
  Mrs Adelaide Ranape
  Mr Mark Randall
  Ms Vere Shaba
  Ms Tiffany van Tonder