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:

BOY STONE (Acting Chairman of the Board)

  • Owner of GRC Panels

ALAN THOMPSON

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

ANDREW ALT (Treasurer of the Board)

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

FATIMA JAKOET

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

MTHESH MFENYANA

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

PROFESSOR WERNER OLIVIER

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

VICKI DU PREEZ

  • Get Ahead Public Relations and Fundraising
  • Higher Diploma in Education
  • Advanced Certificate in Special Needs Education
  • Leadership Development Programme Certificate from Wits University

KARRIE WEINSTOCK

  • 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

DOUG BRYANT

  • Chartered Accountant
  • B. Com (Honours)
  • B. BusSci

DAAN JONKER

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

MARIETTE VISSER

  • Executive Director of Get Ahead Schools
  • BA (Honours)
  • Higher Diploma in Education

A photo taken of the Board of Trustees Meeting that took place on Thursday 14 March 2019.