Bert Ashton

Foundation governor Appointed by Holy Trinity Parochial Church Council
Term of office 01.08.2013 – 31.07.2021
Serving on:Management and finance committee (chair) Personnel committee
Vice chairman of the governing body
No declared business or pecuniary interests.
I was first elected by Holy Trinity Parochial Church Council, to serve as a Foundation Governor of Horwich Parish School in 1987, and have served continuously since then.
I was elected Vice Chairman of the Governing Body in 1999 and serve on the school’s main committees, chairing the Management and Finance and Headteacher’s Performance Management Committees.
As Governor with special responsibility for Year 6, I attend school for a half day each week to provide classroom support within that year group.
My daughter was educated at Horwich Parish and during the time that she attended I served as Treasurer to the Parents’ Association.
During my working life I was employed as a Professional Engineer with DeHavilland/British Aerospace, I also had the privilege of serving the local community as a Magistrate for some 20 years.
I continue to serve as a long standing member of Holy Trinity Parochial Church Council.

Governing Body Meetings 7/7 100% Committee Meetings 14/14 100% Total 21/21 100%