Division Council

ISUtrecht has a Division Council that conforms to the Dutch participatory model for schools. In this official body staff, parents and students have a voice and play an advisory role for certain areas of school vision and planning.

The Division Council (DC) consists of 6 parents, 6 staff members and 2 DP students . All members are elected. Marieke Folkers (head of school) attends meetings as a representative of the school boards and in an advisory capacity. For more information, please view the ISUtrecht Division Council Regulations.

Division Council Members

  • Rosa Perez; chair  (parent; child in secondary) – from November 2018
  • Swati Jain (parent; child in primary and child in secondary) – from September 2020
  • Ghulam Hayder (parent; children in PYP and MYP) – from January 2021
  • Filippo de Rose (parent; children in Early Years and PYP) – from January 2021
  • Everton Janes (parent, children in PYP and MYP) – from June 2021
  • Jose Lozano (parent; two children in secondary) – from September 2020
  • Lindsey Dudgeon (staff member; PYP) – from September 2020
  • Nicolene Gelderman (staff member; Early Years) – from January 2021
  • Charlotte Smith (staff member; Early Years) – from January 2021
  • Thomas Middleton (staff member; MYP) – from April 2021
  • Mirjam Schmidt (staff member; support staff – from September 2020 
  • Anne Logman (staff member; DP) – from January 2019
  • Evi Timmer (student DP)
  • Jasper Hazelhoff (student DP)

External secretary: Ingrid Schmoutziguer (staff member; support staff)

There are certain decisions, issues and/or topics that he head of school requires the prior consent and/or advice of the DC. The DC has a right to request consultation with the head of school on certain subjects. The DC also has a right to any information reasonably required for the performance of its tasks.

Meetings 2020-21

  • 21 September
  • 7 October
  • 2 November
  • 30 November
  • 15 February
  • 12 April
  • 23 June

Meeting Notes

If you have any questions or interest in the DC, please send an email to