Local Governing Body

A Governing Body is in place at Lincoln Minster School which reviews local issues and meets with the Principal and other staff as necessary. The Chair, Mrs Linda Heaver, may be contacted via the School Office.

Mrs Linda Heaver (Chair of Governors)

Linda was a primary school teacher for 30 years and is a retired head teacher of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Grantham. She is married with two children and one grandchild. Her daughter Bronya was a pupil at Lincoln Minster School from 1992 – 2000 and her husband, Paul, was a Governor during this time. He was instrumental in forming Lincoln Minster School, having been Finance Governor at St Joseph’s. Linda’s experience in education is a powerful guiding resource for the LGB and she is committed to working with everyone to drive the school forward to a bright future.


Dr Barry Devonald

Barry is a dentist and was in general practice in Lincoln for more than 30 years.  He has served on many local and national health organisations and is currently involved in teaching dentistry in East Africa.  His wife, Beth, is a doctor and she worked in general medical practice and at Lincoln County Hospital.  They have two children.  Their daughter, Briony, was a pupil at St. Joseph’s.

Responsibilities: Health & Safety

Mrs Cordelia McCartney

Biography to follow


Mr Terry O’Halloran

Terry retired from his financial planning business in July 2014 after 44 years ‘at the helm’. Both of his children attended St Mary’s preparatory school and Terry, together with his wife Linda, were positive supporters of the school development committee for 13 years. Terry served 34 years on the board of Lincoln Chamber of Commerce including 2 years as its President. He is a Chartered Financial Planner and holds a BSc in Business Administration.

As a writer, speaker and author on how to simplify and understand technical subjects, Terry is well known in financial circles. His background will prove useful to the governance of the school. Terry’s interest areas are in finance and PR/marketing.

Responsibilities: Marketing, finance

Mr Robin Wright

Robin, retired as Director of Sport at the University of Lincoln and was a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Robin, is currently a Consultant with the University’s Estates Department and represents the University on the Brayford Trust Board. He is on the following Boards; Magna Vitae, Lindum Sports Association, and County Commissioner for Lincolnshire Scouts, as well as Vice President of Lincolnshire Cricket Board. In the past Robin has been a member on Sport England’s Research Group, National Sports and Games Committee and Chair & Vice Chair of the Regional Volunteer Sector and a Founder member of the Lincolnshire Sports Partnership.

Mrs Lydia Rusling

Biography to follow

Professor Matthew Cragoe

Biography to follow

Mrs Janet Inman

Biography to follow

Mr Alexander Thompson

Biography to follow

Mrs Sharon Stone

Biography to follow

Dr Elinor Vettraino

Biography to follow

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