The members of the Board of Governors of Cordwalles represent a wide range of skills, expertise and knowledge.
Members of the School Board
Acting Bishop (Visitor)
Bishop is the Anglican Bishop of Natal and visitor to the school.
Mr John Campbell (Chairman)
John is married to Angela and they have three sons and a daughter. Nic and James are Cordies old boys and attend Hilton College. Luke currently at Cordwalles and Philippa is at Varsity College in Cape Town studying a BA Corporate communications degree. John is the CEO of Chartered Wealth Solutions (Pty) Ltd.
Mr Garry Campbell (Vice-Chairman)
Garry is married to Trish and they have two children, Kimberly and Jonty. Jonty is a Cordies old boy. Garry is an attorney and a Director at Stowell & Co.
Mr Antony Clark
Antony is the Rector of Michaelhouse. Antony is married to Dr Brigitte Jennifer Lang, and they have one son and two daughters.
Mr Doc Louw
Doc is married to Cindy and is the father of three Cordwalles Old Boys. Doc is a Director at Venns Attorneys. He is the vice-president of KZN Rugby Union and Director of Natal Sharks (Pty) Ltd. Doc also serves as a non-executive director of Belgotex Floor Coverings (Pty) Ltd.
Mrs Kim Peddie
Kim is Chairperson of the Finance Committee. She is married to Mark, a director of the law firm Lynn & Main Incorporated. They have two children: Dylan, who attends St. Charles College, and Jason, who is at Cordwalles. Kim is a chartered accountant and director of Okhela Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd.
Mr Richard Kinvig
Richard is Chairman of the Old Boys Association. He is a Cordies old boy. Richard is married to Nicky and they have three children. They have two daughters Olivai and Jorja and a son Caleb who is currently at Cordwalles. Richard is MD of Kinvig and Associates an Environmental Consulting company based in Pietermaritzburg.
Ms Nobuhle Kuzwayo
Nobuhle has been a Board member for 5 years and represents Rt Revd. Bishop Dino Gabriel. She is a Deputy Chief Education specialist at Umgungundlovu District. She has two boys.
Mrs Frances Leppan
Frances is married to Gareth and serves as Chairman of the marketing committee. They have two children, Ethan attends St Charles College and Dylan attends Cordwalles. Frances owns her own legal firm and specialises in legal cost consulting.
Mrs Flick Wright
Flick’s role on the Board is to champion the cause of Education. As there are currently approximately 60 families with daughters at The Wykeham Collegiate and sons or nephews at Cordwalles, Flick believes it is important to maintain and strengthen links and associations between the two schools. Flick is a widow and has a daughter.
Mr James Wardlaw
James is Chairman of the Property and Maintenance Committee. James is a Cordwalles and Michaelhouse old boy and is married to Nikki. Their son Rex, is in Grade 5 at Cordwalles and their daughter, Grace is in Grade 7 at The Wykeham Collegiate.
Mr Ryan Zammit (Chairman – Parents’ Association)
Ryan is married to Taryn. They have a daughter at St John’s D.S.G (Rebecca) and two sons at Cordwalles. (Adam grade 7 and Charles grade 3). Ryan is the Managing Director of Foodpak.
Mrs Mel Klute (Vice Chairman – Parents’ Association)
Mel serves as Vice – Chairman of the Parents’ Association. She is married to Rod a Director at PwC KZN and they have three boys. Ryley (grade 4) and Jamie (grade 2) are currently at Cordwalles. Casey will join Cordwalles next year in grade RRR. Mel owns an Image Consultancy business in Pietermaritzburg.
Mrs Antoinette Hankinson (Secretary)
Mr Lance Veenstra (Headmaster)
Mr Duncan Greaves (Deputy Headmaster)
Mr Ryan Zammit – Chairman
Mrs Mel Klute – Vice Chairman
Mrs Caryn Maitland – Treasurer
Mrs Nadia Marais– Secretary
Mr Nathi Duma
Ms Sam Hubble
Mr Stu Beaumont
Mr Todd Clark
Mrs Sarah Cuff
Mrs Chantell Desfontaines
Mrs Melissa Gravett
Mrs Tarryn Hoatson
Mrs Dom Hoatson
Mrs Bronwyn Goosen
Mrs Zamathobela Phetla
Mrs Sarah Munro
Ms Sam Hubble – Outdoor Education
Mrs Ruth Forder – Marketing & PR
Mrs Michelle Breedt – Marketing & Media
Mr Lance Veenstra – Headmaster
Mr Duncan Greaves – Deputy Headmaster