Parent Governors

  • Mr Ben Toogood

    Parent Governor

    Having spent twenty years working as an estates and facilities manager for numerous local authorities, Ben now works at the University of Sussex in Risk and Emergency Management.

    He has two children at William Penn and the family live just around the corner from the school.

    Term of Office: September 2018 - 2022
    Previous Terms: None
    Current Roles: Health & Safety Governor, Premises Link Governor
    Previous Roles: None

  • Mr Steve Whitnall

    Parent Governor

    Steve's background is in hospitality, having lived and worked in France, Australia and London before returning home to Sussex. He embraced the opportunity to become a full-time parent and to re-study whilst also being a director of his partner's design company.

    Steve has one daughter at William Penn, lives locally and has a genuine interest in the school.

    Term of Office: April 2019 - 2023
    Previous Terms: None
    Current Roles: Pupil Premium & Sports Premium Link Governor
    Previous Roles: None