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About Us Governance

Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School was incorporated in 1922. 

The management of the company and the custody and control of its funds and property is vested in a Board of twelve members, supported by the Company Secretary, comprising:

a nominee of the Ivanhoe Girls’ Old Grammarians Association (IGOGA)

a nominee of the vestry of St James’ Anglican Church

an educationalist appointed by the Board

a nominee of Cooerwull Inc

eight elected members who hold office for three years and are eligible to stand for re-election at the completion of that term.

Day-to-day management of the School is delegated to the Principal, supported by the School’s executive team. 

Introducing the Chair of the Board
Karen Frost

Mrs Karen Frost initially joined the Board in 2009 as a nominee of the IGOGA and in 2013 she became an elected member of the Board. In 2016 and again in 2019, she was elected unopposed at the AGM to the position of Chair. 

Ms Frost has been directly involved with Ivanhoe Girls' for most of her life. Through the years she has held the position of student, parent, President and committee member of the IGOGA, and committee member of the Parents' and Friends' Association.

Mrs Frost brings to Ivanhoe Girls' a wealth of experience in building relationships, developing networks and stakeholder management across the public and private sectors. Her role as a senior executive coupled with considerable expertise in the financial and commodity markets and most recently at the Department of Treasury and Finance, ensures she brings to her position as President of the School Board a proven track record in problem solving, innovative problem solving and risk management.


L:R: Dr Deborah Priest, Mr Rick Tudor OAM, Dr Jean McMullin, Mr Stan McLiesh, Mrs Rachael Rosedale, Mr Jarrod Guiney, Mr Peter Smithson, Mrs Karen Frost, Mr Anthony Hore, Dr Russell Hoye, Ms Kerrie Haynes, Rev Stephen May and Mrs Anne Nelson-Page.


Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School Board
Name Position
Mrs Karen Frost
President/Chair (Elected Member)
Mr Stan McLiesh
Vice President (Elected Member/Life Governor)
Mr Peter Smithson
Vice President (Elected Member/Life Governor)
Ms Kerrie Haynes
Treasurer (IGOGA Nominee)
Mr Anthony Hore
Elected Member
Dr Russell Hoye
Elected Member
Ms Anne Nelson-Page
Elected Member
Dr Jean McMullin
Elected Member
Mr Rick Tudor OAM
Educationalist Appointed by Board
Ms Rachael Rosedale
Cooerwull Inc Nominee
Rev Stephen May
St James' Anglican Church Nominee