Current JFS Governors

Parent Governors are:
Charlotte Benjamin, Geraldine Fainer and Michael Lee. 

US appointees are:
Jo Coleman,  John Cooper, Rabbi Daniel Epstein, David Lerner, Ruth Renton, Anne Shisler, Stuart Waldman (Vice-Chairman of Governors) and Arnold Wagner (Chairman of Governors).

Rosie Scallon is the Staff Governor.

Richard Martyn is the Brent nominated Governor.

Mrs Vanessa Kushner and Mr Andrew Moss are Associate Members.

Mrs Debby Lipkin and Mr Simon Appleman are ex-officio Governors.

Parents are welcome to write to the Governors


Letters should be addressed care of the School or may be sent to

The Governors of the School have a range of duties and responsibilities laid down in education and charity law. These range over most aspects of school life, from student admissions and staff appointments to the finances and educational provision of the School. Governors are nominated by the United Synagogue (our Foundation Body) and Brent Local Education Authority. Parents and staff are entitled to elect representatives to the Governing Body. The Headteacher sits ex officio as a member of the Governing Body.

The Governing Body has a number of standing committees:

Curriculum and Attainment chaired by Geraldine Fainer
Attendance & Welfare chaired by Jo Coleman
Jewish Education chaired by Charlotte Benjamin 
Pay and Personnel chaired by Ruth Renton
Finance and Premises chaired by Stuart Waldman