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Chasca Twyman

Name: Dr Chasca Twyman
Date of appointment: 1 November 2017
Term of office: 4 years
Appointing body: Parents
Other school governance roles: Parent Governor, Longstone C of E Primary School
Business interests*: TBC
Attendance record (last academic year): N/A
*Governors are required to declare any business or pecuniary interests, which may have a bearing on decisions they make

Image of Chasca TwymanI joined the Lady Manners School Governing Body as a Parent Governor in November 2017. I have experience of governance from Longstone C of E Primary School where I chair a sub-committee and serve as Vice-Chair to the Board.

My background is in higher education and international development. I spent twenty years as an academic at the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield specialising in social policy and environmental change. Since leaving the university in 2017, I provide strategic support and expertise to Bakewell’s own international development charity, Village Aid.

I have one son at Lady Manners and one joining in 2018. I am keen to promote good relations between the Governing Body and parents and would like to contribute to ensuring that our school continues to strive to be a creative and enjoyable place for our children to learn. I feel strongly that state education should deliver a brilliant education for all children.