Stratford College is governed by a Board of Management.

Mr John Rafter, Chairperson

John Rafter has been appointed by the Trustees as Chairman of the Board of Management.

A native of Ballinasloe, County Galway John went on to study Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin. Having completed the Higher Diploma in Education he was employed at his alma mater, King's Hospital as a science and mathematics teacher.

He was appointed as Deputy Principal in 2011 and two years later as Principal and Headmaster of The King's Hospital School, which he held until his retirement in 2019.

Dr Zohar Hadromi - Allouche Trustee Nominee

Dr Shana Cohen Trustee Nominee

Mr Edmund O'Neill Trustee Nominee

Ms. Nuala Carr Parents Nominee

Mr Darren McQuillan Parents Nominee

Dr Sarah Brusey Teacher Nominee

Ms. Catherine Conlon Teacher Nominee

Ms. Patricia Gordon, Secretary to the Board

Patricia Gordon was born in Dublin and attended St. Joseph of Cluny Secondary School, Killiney, and University College Dublin (UCD) where she studied English, History and Philosophy. Following qualification as a teacher, she went on to teach English and History in Colaiste Eanna, Cabra, St. Joseph of Cluny and Stratford College. Her post-graduate studies included Catechetics Education (UCD) and Guidance and Counselling in University College Cork (UCC). She was awarded her Masters in Education from UCD in 2001. She was Transition Year Co-ordinator and Guidance Counsellor before her appointment as Principal in 1999.

Patricia Gordon is a member of the Association of Managers of Catholic Secondary Schools (AMCSS), the Irish School Heads’ Association (ISA); the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC), the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD), Chair of the National Curriculum Advisory Group of the Joint Managerial Board (JMB) and Associate on the Leadership Team of Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT).

Patricia was appointed to the incoming National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) for a three year period from 1st March 2019 and to the Management Committee of Blackrock Education Centre in June 2020.