St. George's is accredited by the BC Inspector of Independent Schools and is a member of the Independent Schools Association of BC, the Canadian Association of Independent Schools, and the National Association of Independent Schools (USA). The School’s management and operations are led by Dr. Tom Matthews, Headmaster, and are overseen by the Board of Directors of the St. George’s School Society under the stewardship of Mr. Michael Skene '85, the current Chair. The School’s endowment funds and assets are held by the St. George’s School Foundation, the current Chair of the Foundation Board is Mr. Prentice Durbin ‘89. Both entities are incorporated under the Societies Act in British Columbia and are tax-exempt, registered charitable organizations under the Income Tax Act in Canada.
Our charitable registration number is 11917-5511 RR0001.
The Boards are entrusted with the fiduciary responsibility of oversight of the affairs of the School and the stewardship of its assets. Directors and Trustees have a duty to make decisions and implement policies in the best interests of the School and are bound by a Board Code of Ethical Conduct.
Consisting of the members of Senior Management who report directly to the Headmaster and representing all areas within the School, the SGS Leadership Team:
shares with the Society Board the responsibility for advancing the School’s Mission, Vision and Values;
is responsible for implementing the Strategic Plan through the development, execution and monitoring of the Annual Action Plan;
is responsible for monitoring and strengthening School culture;
provides individual members with a School-wide perspective through an appreciation of other member’s portfolios, along with the interplay between various aspect of School operations beyond their own areas of responsibility;
functions as a sounding board and support group for its members;
helps to inform decisions made by individual members on important matters within their portfolios, particularly when those matters may have School-wide implications;
provides advice, counsel and support to the Headmaster;
helps to inform key decision made by the Headmaster.
List of 12 members.
Mr. Reto Camenzind 05
Co-Director of Admissions, Senior School
Mr. Dave Fitzpatrick
Director of Advancement
Ms. Emily Moir
Co-Director of Admissions, Junior School / House Parent
Director of Risk Management
Dr. Tom Matthews
Mr. Gary Kern
Senior School Principal
Mr. Stephen Sturgeon
Junior School Principal
Dr. Alan Hesketh
Director of Residential Life
Mr. Sam Johnston
Director of Learning
Mr. Neil Piller 85
Director of Operations
Ms. Karen Potter
Director of Human Resources
Mr. Sanjay Chauhan
Director of Finance
St. George’s School acknowledges that we are situated on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam First Nation.
Contributions to St. George's School are tax creditable as prescribed by Canadian law. St. George's School's Charitable Registration Number is: 11917-5511 RR0001.
St. George’s School
Junior Campus: 3851 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC Canada V6S 1T6 Senior Campus: 4175 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC Canada V6S 1V1 604-224-1304 ● email@example.com