Board of Trustees

Board Members

Cameron Harland (Acting-chair)

Geoff McLay

Karen Smith

Masalosalo (Salo) Taufale

David Wilks

Rewhia King

Mark Hargreaves

Lucinda Lendrum (Staff Representative)

Henry Guy - (Student Representative)

Glen Denham (Headmaster)

Claire Shakespeare (Board Secretary) 

Board meetings are held in public. All members of the Wellington College community are welcome to attend.  The provisions of Part 7 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 apply with some sensitive issues discussed 'in committee'.    If you wish to contact the Board of Trustees directly, please email the BOT Secretary, Claire Shakespeare,

Meetings are held in the staffroom and start at 5:00pm.

Meetings Dates for 2022

 Monday 14 February

Monday 14 March

Monday 11 April

Monday 16 May

Monday 20 June

Monday 15 August (was 25 July)

Monday 19 September

Monday 17 October

Monday 28 November

Board Member Biographies

Cam Harland - Cam the Chair of the Wellington College BOT, and CEO of NZ on Air.  He is passionate about culture and has a holistic view of success that embraces, intellect, endeavour and resilience.

Geoff McLay - Geoff is a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington.  He also practices as barrister, and was a Law Commissioner at the New Zealand Law Commission.

Karen Smith - Karen is a Professor of Tourism Management and Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) for Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington. Her governance experience includes six years on the Board of the Volunteering New Zealand and First Vice-Chair of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education.

Masalosalo Taufale - Salo is an old boy of Wellington College whose professional background is in social services, banking and sports management.  He has served as Chairman on the Wellington Basketball Association Committee and Wellington College Basketball Committee and is also a past member of the NZ Institute of Directors.

David Wilks - David has a 30 year career in management and governance that spans the fast moving consumer goods, tourism and entertainment industries.  He is currently the General Manager of Weta Workshop.

Luci Lendrum - Luci comes from a family of teachers and believes strongly in the important work teachers do. She has held various positions within the English Department at Wellington College and is currently Acting Deputy Principal (Curriculum). Luci is the staff representative on the Board.

Rewhia King - Rewhia works at Wellington East Girls College as the Whanau Liason and Netball Convenor. She has a deep appreciation for Wellington College being a bicultural learning environment, for those that created that foundation and for those who work within and maintain it now.

Mark Hargreaves - Mark is a lawyer and currently a Principal at AJ Park.  He has served on the governance board at AJ Park and is a trustee of the Gillies McIndoe Cancer Research Institute. Mark has served on various clubs and committees over the years and is a member of the Wellington College Rowing Club committee.

Henry Guy - Henry is the student representative on the board and believes that a strong student voice on the board is essential to making students' views and opinions known. He is currently in Year 13.

School Documentation

View the Board's Strategic and Annual Plans in the 2021 Charter  here

View the Board's policies and the school's plans for Māori and Pacific student achievement here.

View the latest report about Wellington College from the Education Review Office here.

2021 Annual Accounts Report

2021 Wellington College Audit Report

Board Meeting Minutes

16 May 2022

11 April 2022

14 March 2022

14 February 2022

22 November 2021

21 October 2021

13 September 2021

9 August 2021