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Governing Council

The Governing Council is the peak decision and policy-making organisation for all matters particular to Mount Barker High School.

It is the forum where parent, staff, student and community representatives engage in a number of important functions including:

  • Planning the school’s strategic directions and priorities
  • Reviewing policies
  • Ensuring school resources support the priorities of the school to improve learning outcomes
  • Supporting the school’s initiatives and activities

Identifying ways to consult with the school community on the priorities of the school.

Involvement in the Governing Council includes attendance at meetings twice each term, and the opportunity to serve on various sub-committees.

Currently meetings for Governing Council are on Monday evenings at 7pm.

Governing Council Members 2017

Chairperson Kathy Isgar
Vice Chairperson Karen Williams
Secretary Lyn Langtry
Treasurer Simon Horne

Committee Members


Diane Sharrad
Aileen Van Wiljk
Ric Harvey
Tim Milne
Tabitha Eades
Milena Scales
Mandy Bottroff

Principal Warren Symonds
Staff Representative Karen Grantham
Student Represtatives Tegan Shaw
Jake Fielke
Local Council Representative Ian Grosser