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Board of Trustees

Members of the Board of Trustees represent parents, the deaf community, students and staff. They are elected every three years. Travel assistance to attend meetings is available to Board members.

Back row - left to right: David Foster (Auckland),
Barbara O'Niell (Otago), Rachel Douglas (Taranaki),
Oliver Ferguson (Wellington), Glenn Dillon - Board Chairman (Auckland)
Middle row - left to right: Alice Henry (Auckland), Jo Studer (Hamilton), Jill Ford - Board Secretary (Auckland),
Bernie Mulcahy-Bouwman (Christchurch)
Front row - left to right: Hanna Deal - Student Rep. (Christchurch), Joy Creet (Wellington)      
Absent: Dean Buckley (Auckland)

Board Meetings 2014

  • Monday 24 February
  • Monday 7 April
  • Saturday 24 May
  • Monday 30 June
  • Saturday 2 August
  • Monday 15 September
  • Saturday 1 November
  • Monday 8 December

  • The Combined Board of Trustees of Kelston Deaf Education Centre and van Asch Deaf Education Centre is accountable for student achievement. It does this by providing an environment that supports and encourages quality educational outcomes. The Combined Board is responsible for ensuring that each Centre focuses their strategic planning on improving student achievement through high quality teaching and learning programmes. The Combined Board is made up of six parent trustees, a staff trustee, two student trustees and the two Principals. Up to four additional trustees may be co-opted to ensure that the views of the Deaf community and of Maori are represented on the board.


> van Asch CHARTER

Strategic plan

> Combined B.O.T. Strategic plan (draft)

Policies and Procedures

> Complaints Against Staff and BOT Members

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

> BOT Minutes December 2012
> BOT Minutes January 2013
> BOT Minutes March 2013
> BOT Minutes April 2013
> BOT Minutes May 2013
> BOT Minutes June 2013
> BOT Minutes July 2013
> BOT Minutes August 2013
> BOT Minutes September 2013
> BOT Minutes November 2013
> BOT Minutes December 2013