Board and Trustee Members


Tony Colton (Chairman)Tony Colton

Retired Principal and Chief Executive of Matthew Boulton College of Further and Higher Education. During this period Tony was elected National President of the Association of Principals of Colleges and served on a wide variety of National and Regional Committees. Tony is currently the East Midlands representative on the National Council of the British Association of Friends of Museums, and a Trustee at Barnby Road Academy. He also serves as a school governor at primary academy and secondary levels and is a member of the Nottinghamshire CC Schools Forum. An experienced governor and leader, he has successfully contributed across all education phases.

Tom Geraghty – Treasurer

Jo Smith – Secretary


Jackie Insley

David Payne

Terry Shrimpton

Jean Clark

Councillor Stuart Wallace

Councillor Tony Roberts MBETony Roberts

Represents Newark and Sherwood District Council at the executive committee meetings. He has lived in Newark for over 40 years and for 38 of those taught at the Magnus School. A local Councillor and former Mayor he is also a governor at Barnby Road Academy.