BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Get Ahead Board of Trustees consists of 10 professional and diverse members.
The Board is responsible for the ethos, strategic direction, broad policies, finances and assets of the school, and consists of:

ANDREW ALT (Treasurer)

  • Chartered Accountant and Partner at Charteris & Barnes
  • B. Com (Honours)
  • CA (Prof.)
  • Registered Auditor (SAICA, SAIPA, IRBA)

VICKI DU PREEZ (Trustee)

  • Executive Head of Get Ahead Schools
  • Higher Diploma in Education
  • Advanced Certificate in Special Needs Education
  • Leadership Development Programme Certificate from Wits University
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership

FATIMA JAKOET (Trustee)

  • Pilot and Founder of Sakhikamva Foundation
  • ND Analytical Chemistry
  • B. Tech Chemistry
  • MBA
  • Executive MBA Harvard Business School
  • SA Commercial Pilot License

DAAN JONKER (Trustee)

  • Acting director Queenstown Provincial Teacher Development Institution
  • BA
  • B Ed

LUPHIWO MDUZANA (Co-opted Trustee)

  • Lecturer at Walter Sisulu University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • BSc in Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • MSc in Human Rehabilitation Studies
  • Currently studying PhD in Health Science Rehabilitation

MTHESH MFENYANA (Co-opted Trustee)

  • Eastern Cape Department of Education District Official
  • Junior Secondary Teachers Certificate
  • BA
  • Further Diploma in Education
  • B. Ed (Honours)

PROFESSOR WERNER OLIVIER (Trustee)

  • Founder and Director of the Govan Mbeki Maths Development Centre
  • BSc (Honours)
  • MSc
  • PhD Mathematics

IZAK CHARL (BOY) STONE (Chairman)

  • Businessman and owner of GRC Panels, President of Rotary Club, Komani (Queenstown)

ALAN THOMPSON (Trustee)

  • Headmaster of St Andrew’s College, Grahamstown.
  • Higher Diploma in Education
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Masters of Education
  • Masters in Business Administration

KARRIE WEINSTOCK (Co-opted Trustee)

  • Deputy Principal at Branksome Hall, Toronto, Canada
  • BA in English
  • Certificate of Education in English
  • Masters of Education, Administration, Planning and Social Policy Harvard University
  • Principals’ Qualifications, Educational Leadership and Administration