Ruth Agnew is a former local authority governor services manager and now works independently as a governor trainer and consultant. She joined the governing body as an associate member in May 2016. Ruth was designated a national leader of governance (NLG) in 2012 and has experience as a governor and chair of governors in 3 primary and 3 secondary schools over the last twelve years. She is currently chair of governors at Locking Stumps Primary and Beamont Primary schools. She has two children, one currently at Birchwood High School and one at Winstanley College. When she’s not working, parenting or governing she enjoys singing with Warrington Rock Choir.