Diocesan Board of Education (DBE)

The composition of the Board of Education for this diocese is:

  1. The diocesan bishop or a delegated representative
  2. Two persons nominated by the diocesan bishop
  3. The diocesan Director of Education
  4. Education Department staff representative
  5. Four or more persons co-opted by the Board
  6. Eight persons approved by diocesan synod through the Bishop’s Council.  Of these:
  7. at least two must be clerks in holy orders, beneficed or licensed in the diocese
  8. at least one must be a headteacher of a primary school judged to be ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and SIAMS inspectors
  9. at least one must be a headteacher of a secondary school judged to be ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and SIAMS inspectors

Membership 2019 – 2022

  • Mrs Tracey Khodabandehloo (Chair)
  • Rt Revd Ruth Worsley (Vice Chair)
  • Revd Mark Smith
  • Edward Gregory
  • Revd Tobie Osmond
  • Gill Stobart
  • Canon Dr Graham Dodds
  • Jean Hopegood
  • Ruth Young
  • Graham Briscoe
  • Steve Gillan
  • Sharon Roberts
  • Wendi Davis
  • Jane Barry 
  • Nigel Daniel