Farewell to governor Graham after 21 years’ service

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For Graham Anderson, this week marks the end of 21 years service as a governor at Winslow Church of England School in Buckinghamshire. 

Graham has served the school while also being the first lay chair of a panel for the revalidation and appraisal of NHS consultants, is a board member of the MK Cancer Patient Partnership and a member of the Friends of Norden House Surgery. He runs one of the four major London choirs and sings in St Laurence’s Church choir each week. He is an ambassador of MK Business Leaders and the Secretary of the Winslow Youth Club.

Winslow School governor, Graham Anderson, retires after more than 21 years. He is pictured with current head, Cazz Colmer. Photo: The Buckingham and Winslow Advertiser

“Graham Anderson has been a fine Governor, for whom we have a huge respect, but also a true friend for whom we have a great love,” commented the head teacher, Cazz Colmer.

“Over the past two years since I joined Winslow Church of England School as its headteacher, Graham has been my Chair of Governors. I will always be grateful for his awesome wisdom and sharp critical faculty; his gentle supportive challenge and continuing interest in all aspects of school life; above all, for the sacrificial giving of his time and his genuine concern for the reputation and well-being of Winslow Church of England School. He has been a constant in all of our lives and a much-appreciated companion to me.  Thank you, Graham.”