The members of the Board of Governors of Cordwalles represent a wide range of skills, expertise and knowledge.
Members of the School Board
Bishop Dino Gabriel (Visitor)
Bishop Dino is the Anglican Bishop of Natal and visitor to the school. He is married to Elizabeth, a school teacher and they have four children, three daughters and a son.
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 Pierre Bekker
Pierre is a Cordies old boy and is married to Mandy-Leigh. They have three children, Liam and Oliver who are at Michealhouse and Georgia who attends The Wykeham Collegiate. Pierre is the CEO of Safire Insurance Company Limited.
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 Chairman of the Finance Committee. She is married to Mark, a lawyer at Shackleton Credit Management (Pty) Ltd. They have two children, Dylan who attends St Charles College and Jason who is at Cordwalles. Kim is a partner at Deloitte and Touche, a global professional services firm.
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 4 at Cordwalles and their daughter, Grace is in Grade 6 at The Wykeham Collegiate.
Mr Rob Mitchell (Chairman – Parents’ Association)
Rob is married to Sue and has two boys. Thomas in grade 8 at Michaelhouse and Luke in grade 6 at Cordwalles. Rob has owned his own insurance brokerage since 1994.
Mr Todd Clark (Vice Chairman – Parents’ Association)
Todd is married to Kim Clark and they have 3 Boys. Ethan and Ben are currently at Cordwalles and Quinn joined the family in 2016. Todd is the founder and managing director of a company called Bond Beyond that focuses on father-child interaction in a natural outdoor environment. He runs a small farm and is also a consultant skills development facilitator to Training Leadership Consulting (TLC) and various other training providers.
Mrs Antoinette Hankinson (Secretary)
Mr Lance Veenstra (Headmaster)
Mr Duncan Greaves (Deputy Headmaster)
Mr Rob Mitchell – Chairman
Mr Ryan Zammit – Vice Chairman
Mrs Caryn Maitland – Treasurer
Mrs Paula Böcking – Secretary
Mr Nathi Duma
Mr Tod Clark
Ms Sam Hubble
Mrs Sarah Cuff
Mrs Mel Klute
Mrs Chantell Desfontaines
Mrs Marcelle Senore-Bullock
Mrs Melissa Gravett
Mrs Tarryn Hoatson
Mrs Dom Hoatson
Mrs Bronwyn Goosen
Mrs Zamathobela Phetla
Mrs Nadia Marais
Mrs Sarah Munro
Ruth Forder – Marketing & PR
Michelle Breedt – Marketing & Media
Lance Veenstra – Headmaster
Duncan Greaves – Deputy Headmaster