Minutes of Local CAST Board (LCB) Meetings 
The LCB meets regularly twice a term. 
If you would like to request a copy of the minutes of LCB meetings please contact the Clerk of Governors at clerk@sjna.uk or the School Administrator.
Mr Stephen Mariadas

Foundation Governor / Chair of Governors

Stephen has a background in both business and education. Having come from 15 years working in the corporate world, Stephen qualified as a maths teacher and has since worked in Newton Abbot and Exeter. More recently Stephen became the CEO of the South West Institute of Technology responsible for higher technical education across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. He also holds a Fellowship in Technical Teaching from the Royal Commission. Stephen has two children attending St Josephs and has been involved with the governance of the school since 2015.

Mr Tim Van Kroonenburg

Foundation Governor / Vice-Chair of Governors

Deacon Tim is based at St Joseph’s Parish, Newton Abbot. Tim has an education background having worked as a teacher for many years in Secondary Schools in London, and more recently at St Cuthbert Mayne School in Torquay. After retiring from teaching Tim was ordained a deacon for the Catholic Diocese of Plymouth. Tim has been involved with the governors of St Joseph’s School since 2008.

Fr Placidus Ezeh

Foundation Governor

Awaiting photo and pen portrait

Mr Andrew Kennedy

Foundation Governor

For many years Andrew has tutored people with long term health conditions, helping them manage their long-term conditions, on courses across Devon. He has also worked with carers of people with chronic health conditions on courses designed to help them perform their caring role to the best of their ability.

He is currently teaching refugees on a voluntary basis, helping them to improve their English Language skills in preparation for the qualifications they will need.

As a governor of St Joseph's he is committed to supporting the education for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and the Catholic ethos of the school.

Mrs Shelley Long

Parent Governor

Awaiting photo and pen portrait

Mrs Tammy Soby

Staff governor

Awaiting photo and pen portrait

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Our school is part of the Plymouth CAST Multi Academy Trust. For further information on Plymouth CAST please click on the links below.