Board of Management

Newpark School

The Board has responsibility, derived from the Patron, to manage the school and to uphold the characteristic spirit of the school, as defined by its values and traditions.

The current members of the Board are as follows:

Robert Grier Chairman and Archbishop’s nominee
Caitríona Mac Aonghusa Deputy Chair and Archbishop’s nominee
Rev Gillian Wharton Archbishop’s nominee
Rev John Tanner Archbishop’s nominee
Scott Rankin Archbishop’s nominee
Julia Fox Archbishop’s nominee
Jonathan Chawke Parent nominee
Karen Ruddock Parent nominee
Eoin Norton Teacher nominee
John MacCarthy Teacher nominee
Pat O’Connor Dublin and Dún Laoghaire ETB nominee

The Board determines the policies that are necessary for the effective running of the school and ensures that they are consistent both in content and in implementation.

The Board leads in:

  • determining the development of the school and providing effective management for it;
  • the appointment of professionally qualified staff who are committed to the characteristic spirit of the school;
  • providing a support structure to enable the Principal and staff to exercise educational leadership.