Board of Governors

The governing body of the College is the Board of Governors, appointed annually, which is chaired by Mr Steven McJorrow. On it are representatives of the Presbytery, Scots Collegians’ Association and the Parents’ Association, with other members nominated by the Board.

It is responsible for all aspects of the College’s operations and for:

  • monitoring the College finances;
  • ensuring the College has a sound future; and
  • development of new projects for the College.

Board Chair: Mr Steven McJorrow

Any communications to the Board can be submitted via hmpa@scotscollege.school.nz



Profiles of Board Members for Scots website

Mr Steven McJorrow – Board Chair
Steven joined the Board of Governors in 2018. He is Chair of the Finance and Risk Committee. Steven is a Scots Collegian attending the College from 1976 to 1982 and has one son currently attending the College. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and CA member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand.

Suzanne Stew
Suzanne joined the Board of Governors in 2016. She is the Deputy Chair and member of the Governance and Strategy Committee. Suzanne currently has one son attending the College. She is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Hamish Plimmer
Hamish joined the Board of Governors in 2017. He is the Chair of the Campus Development Committee and has one son currently attending the College. Hamish is a CA member of the Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand and of the Institute of Directors.

Jane Anthony
Jane joined the Board of Governors in 2019. She is a member of the Campus Development Committee and has one son currently attending the College.

Amanda Elliot
Amanda joined the Board of Governors in 2015. She is a member of the Campus Development and Finance and Risk Committees and has three sons currently attending the College. Amanda is a Banner Representative for New World North Island.

Katy Ellis
Katy joined the Board of Governors in 2014. She is a member of the Governance and Strategy committee and currently has one son attending the College. Katy is a board member of Business Central.

Aliesia Gartrell
Aliesia joined the Board of Governors in 2019. She is a member of the Governance and Strategy Committee and has one son currently attending the College. Aliesia is a member of the Institute of Directors, Financial Services Council Code Disciplinary Committee and 2019/2020 cohort of Directors of Mentoring for Diversity programme.

Jo Healey
Jo joined the Board of Governors in 2018. She is a member of the Campus Development Committee and has three sons currently attending the College. Jo is a member of The Wellington Club, board member of Business Central and Business NZ and President of Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce.

Barrie Keenan
Barrie joined the Board of Governors in 2013. He is a Presbytery representative on the Board and Chair of the Governance and Strategy Committee. Barrie is a member of the Institute of Directors, and a Board member of Independent Schools of New Zealand, ISNZ. Following some 23 years involvement in the Public Service with the management of agricultural science Barrie consulted nationally and internationally with a range of scientific and community organisations on governance and management systems. 

Bradley Kidd
Bradley joined the Board of Governors in 2014. He is a member of the Governance and Strategy Committee. Bradley is a Scots Collegian attending the College from 1986 to 1989 and currently has one son attending the College.

Jason McDonald
Jason joined the Board of Governors in 2016. He is the Chair of the Finance and Risk Committee. Jason had a son attend Scots from 2012- 2019. His professional director roles include chairman of Mevo Limited, and an independent director of Orion, Connetics and Top Energy. He is also a freelance consultant in the energy sector and a Chartered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.

Ryhan Prasad
Ryhan joined the Board of Governors in 2013. He is a Presbytery representative on the Board and member of the Finance and Risk Committee.

Mark Vivian
Mark joined the Board of Governors in 2016. He is a member of the Finance and Risk Committee. Mark is a Scots Collegian attending the College from 1981 to 1987 and has a son currently attending the College. He is a member of the Institute of Directors.


Management Representatives on the Board:

Mr G Yule, Headmaster
Ms M Calcott, Board Secretary 
Mr K O’Neill, Chief Financial Officer

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