Meet the Governors

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Jan Noble


   Co-opted Governor

My husband and I have lived in Hartley Wintney for eight years and fortunately have our children and their families all living within a thirty mile radius of our home. This of course means that we are on call for a certain amount of childcare, which we are delighted to do.

I gave up a full-time teaching career in Primary Education when we moved to this lovely village and have since taken up some of the many opportunities available to expand my interests and friendships.  Racquet sports, walking, reading, gardening and the local Hag Rocks Choir all help to keep me out of mischief.

I joined the governing body at Greenfields three years ago as a Local Authority governor. I had been Chair of the Curriculum Committee until September 2015, when I agreed to take on the position of Chair of Governors. My specialist role at the moment is SEN /MA/HA Link Governor.

Greenfields is a vibrant, growing school and it is a privilege to be part of the team, especially at such an exciting time of change and growth.  Being involved in a variety of ways, in moving the school forward, seeing the children flourish in our community and joining in with the celebrations of achievement in the school is very worthwhile. 



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Sarah Mason

Vice Chair

Parent Governor

My husband and I have lived in Hartley Wintney since 2009, having spent 10 years in Fleet.  I have two daughters at Greenfields and a third daughter at Oakwood.  I enjoy being involved with both schools and really appreciate the great educational opportunity which our children have in this area.  I become a parent governor in 2014 as I was keen to support Greenfields further, especially at this exciting time of change and growth.

I work part time as a Director of Integrated Assurance and Risk Management. I have a degree in mathematics and am a qualified accountant, so enjoy working with figures and analysing data.  I am pleased to put these skills to good use as Chair of the Resources Committee and have governor responsibility for tracking Pupil Premium performance, which allows me to see day-to-day how the schools targets individual pupils to optimise their learning and personal development.  I also sit on the Pay and Performance Committee.

Having 3 young children I have limited spare time, but when possible I enjoy gardening and walking and have recently rediscovered the joys of playing the flute and singing in a choir. 

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Samantha Nicholson

Parent Governor

I have a daughter at Robert Mays and a son at Greenfields.  My husband and I have lived in Hartley Wintney for the last 19 years and we think it is a fantastic place for us all to bring up our children.  I am keen to give something back to the community and to Greenfields, and the best way I feel I can do this is by acting in the position of parent governor. 

I work locally as Chartered Engineer at an Engineering, Procurement and Construction firm. I enjoy playing the piano and the flute in my spare time and walking around our lovely village and countryside. 

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Emma Stacey 

Headteacher Governor 

I have been the Headteacher of Greenfields Junior School since Sept 15 after almost 18 years of teaching experience across a range of primary settings, including Hounslow and Bracknell Forest. 

I have been a staff governor at several of the schools I have worked in and this had reinforced   my understanding of the role of Governors in supporting the school to improve.

As a busy working mum of 2 children I don’t get much free time, but I enjoy watching my son play football and my daughter dancing. Visiting new places and stately homes is something I enjoy and watching films with my children. My favourite pastime is sitting in the sun with a good book.

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Steve Airton

   Co-opted Governor

My wife and I have lived in Hartley Wintney for 25 years and our 2 children each spent 4 successful years at Greenfields.

I am now retired after a successful career in business, specialising in IT and Business Processes.

Greenfields has always been a good school but I would like to help it along its journey of becoming an outstanding school.

My interests largely centre around sport and regularly play tennis and squash.


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Luke Cleary

Co-opted Governor

 I have worked in the local area for over 16 years and know lots of local business owners in the community, having managed several offices in the estate agency sector. I am responsible for sourcing development opportunities in my day job, which has given me a good understanding of scrutinising the financial aspects of business. This is a skill I can utilise in my role as governor. I live with my partner, who is from Church Crookham, and hobbies include playing in a local covers band and jogging around the leafy roads of the village.

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Deborah Upham

Co-opted Governor 

I have been living in Hartley Wintney for almost five years with my husband and two children – my son has just started at Greenfields and my daughter at Oakwood. Having recently taken a break from work to try my hand at writing children’s books, I am really pleased to be able to give some of my time to supporting Greenfields during an exciting time of expansion. Hartley Wintney is a fantastic village to grow up in, supported by great schools.

My career has been in marketing and communications, most recently for the NHS, and I intend to bring some of this experience to supporting Greenfields as a co-opted governor. I am also a Beaver leader! I have joined the Curriculum Committee as the English/Literary Lead, which fits extremely well with my passion for writing and reading. I also enjoy socialising and have recently got into baking so am trying to increase my running to compensate!


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Dave Bartlett

Co-opted Governor

I have spent my entire life in Hartley Wintney having been raised by my parents who where also born in our wonderful village.  I have a great connection with the village schools, having attended Oakwood and Greenfields before going onto Robert Mays in Odiham.  My wife and I have two children who both attend Greenfields. It has been exciting to see Greenfields grow and expand and I feel privileged to be able to play a part in the school as a co-opted governor.

After leaving school I completed an apprenticeship in antiques restoration before moving into a career in the Fire & Rescue Service. I have served as a retained firefighter at Hartley Wintney Fire Station for 23 years, the last 8 as the Officer in Charge of the Station. I work full time as a Station Manager in the Fire & Rescue Service at Heathrow Airport, where I have worked for 16 years.  

Any spare time will be spent with our children, walking with my wife and our dog or on the touchline of a football pitch. I enjoy running and occasionally I might be found on the banks of a fly fishing lake in the Hampshire countryside.


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 Alison Ray

Co-opted Governor


My husband and I have lived in Hartley Wintney for over 11 years now. I have a son and daughter at Greenfields and my youngest has just started at Oakwood.
My background is in mathematics and IT and for several years I was an IT consultant specialising in the software testing of safety critical systems. 
Hartley Wintney is a fantastic place to live and with my spare time I wanted to give something back to the community by volunteering as a parent helper at Oakwood and as a governor at Greenfields. My hobbies include craft activities and walking in the countryside. 


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    Stuart Gibbons

    Co-opted Governor




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Cilla Turver



I am employed by Hampshire Governor Services and gained my Accredited Clerk qualification in April 2015. I currently provide clerking services to two schools and in addition work part-time as an exam invigilator in a local secondary school. 

I moved to Hartley Wintney with my husband and children 12 years ago and we enjoy the village life and community. Both of my children attended Greenfields and I was Secretary of the PTA so I have very fond memories of that time. After a break of several years I am now enjoying being involved with the school again.

In my spare time I enjoy making pottery, singing and playing the piano.