Members and Trustees 

The Archdiocese of Birmingham Members of the St. John Paul II Multi Academy (SJPIIMA) are a small body whose responsibility it is to have an oversight of the Multi Academy’s affairs. They are Father Jonathon Veasey; Deacon David Palmer andMr Adam Hardy.  

Members’ primary responsibility is to:   

  • Amend the Articles of Association 
  • Appoint and remove Members/Directors 
  • Hold the Directors to account for the effective discharge of their duties 
  • Wind up the SJPIIMA 

The Foundation Directors of the Multi Academy are the Governing Board, with whom ultimate responsibility and accountability for the strategic running of the Multi Academy lies. 

The role of the Governing Board 

The Governing Board at St. John Paul II Multi Academy has a strong focus on three core strategic functions: 

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the Multi Academy 
  • Holding the CSEL to account for the educational performance of the schools within the Multi Academy and its pupils and students, and the performance management of staff; and 
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the Multi Academy and making sure its money is well spent and its assets are used effectively. 

Who are the Directors? 

The Directors are a group of individuals with a broad mix of skills, knowledge and experience, and with a strong commitment to the MAC and the pupils and students that comprise the MACDirectors are drawn from the business and local community.  

The current Directors are: 

Father Neil Bayliss – Chair  

Mr. Richard Baizley  

Mr. Bernard Coeulle  

Mr. Joseph Holland  

Mr. Thomas Marshall  

Ms. Louise Meehan – Co-opted Director 

Mrs. Patricia Platt 

Dr. Marcia Shakespeare, MBE 

Ms. Helen Staunton 

Mrs. Maria Stirrop – Vice Chair 

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