Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School is a company limited by guarantee, incorporated in 1922 and established to:
- operate a school for girls at Ivanhoe;
- provide for the education of girls within the framework of Christian teaching generally and in conformity with the principles of the Anglican Church in Australia; and
- to provide excellence in education within a caring Christian community and to prepare young women for a personally and professionally fulfilling life.
The management of the company and the custody and control of its funds and property is vested in a Board of 12 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, Ivanhoe;
- an educationalist appointed by the Board;
- a nominee of Cooerwull Inc; and
- 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 management team and staff.
Board of Directors
|President/Chair||Mrs Karen Frost||Elected Member|
|Vice President||Mr Stan McLiesh||Elected Member / Life Governor|
|Vice President||Mr Peter Smithson||Elected Member / Life Governor|
|Treasurer||Mrs Kerrie Haynes||IGOGA Nominee|
|Mr George Boburka||Elected Member / Life Governor|
|Mr Robert Jones||Elected Member / Life Governor|
|Mrs Judy Clark||Elected Member / Life Governor|
|Mrs Anne Nelson-Page||Elected Member|
|Dr Jean McMullin||Elected Member|
|Mr Rick Tudor OAM||Educationalist Appointed by Board|
|Mrs Rachael Rosedale||Cooerwull Inc Nominee|
|Rev Stephen May||St James' Anglican Church Nominee|
Mrs Karen Frost, President/Chair of the Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School Board
Mrs Karen Frost (née Tresider, Class of 1981), was elected unopposed at the AGM in April 2016 as both the first female Chair of the School and the first Ivanhoe Girls’ Old Grammarian to hold this position. Karen was the immediate past Treasurer. Karen, who has had a significant leadership career to date in the finance sector, currently in the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, initially joined the Board in 2009 as a nominee of the Ivanhoe Girls’ Old Grammarians Association (IGOGA). In 2013, Karen then became an elected member of the Board. She has a strong record of involvement in the Ivanhoe Girls' community in a number of roles including as a past student in which she is a past President and a current committee member of the IGOGA, as a past parent of two daughters, and as a past committee member of the Parents and Friends' Association.