School Board

The School Board 

The board of a public school works with the school community to achieve the best outcomes for students. It plays an important role in contributing to good school governance so that school resources are used efficiently and community expectations and the school’s priorities reflect the needs of students.

The Clarkson Primary School Board consists of the following members:

CHAIRPERSON - Madlen Griffiths, ECU Senior Research Assistant.


PRINCIPAL - Anthony Shields, Clarkson Primary School Principal.

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL CO-OPT - Lloyd Morris, Clarkson Primary School Associate Principal

SECRETARY CO-OPT - Denise Shackleton, Clarkson Primary School Manager Corporate Services. 

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE - Karen Boyer, Clarkson Primary School ICT Specialist Teacher

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE - Karen Penrose, Clarkson Primary School Year 6 Teacher

COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE - Mark Folkard MLA, Member for Burns Beach WA Labor Member.


COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE - Linda Aitken, Councillor, City of Wanneroo, Theatre Nurse.




COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE - Nicola Pendleton, WA Health Department Mental Health Nurse. 

P&C REPRESENTATIVE - Sanella Bruce-Tairoski, Clarkson Primary School P&C President

PARENT REPRESENTATIVE - Jade Morrison, Teacher - Education Department

PARENT REPRESENTATIVE - Lara Edwards, Education Assistant, Education Department. Studying teaching at ECU