Participation Council

ISUtrecht has a Participation 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 Participation Council (PC) consists of 6 parents, 5 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. Ingrid Schmoutziguer is the external secretary for the PC. For more information, please view the ISUtrecht Participation Council Regulations.

Participation Council Members

Anne Logman; chairStaff member; DPNovember 2021
Annika DoornenbalStaff member; PYPSeptember 2022
Lourine Ikink-KaranjaStaff member; PYPSeptember 2021
Thomas MiddletonStaff member; MYPApril 2021
Mirjam SchmidtStaff member; support staffSeptember 2020
Charlotte SmithStaff member; PYPJanuary 2021
Jonathan HankinsParent; children in grades 9 and 11September 2022
Swati JainParent; children in grades 5 and 10September 2020
Everton JanesParent; children in grades4 and 9June 2021
Ghulam HayderParent; children in grades 4 and 9January 2021
Filippo de RoseParent; children in grades 1 and 3January 2021
Ingrid SchmoutziguerExternal secretarySeptember 2021
student positions to be filled in September 2022

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

Meetings 2021-22

  • 20 September 2021
  • 01 November 2021
  • 22 November 2021
  • 13 December 2021
  • 17 January 2022
  • 14 February 2022
  • 14 March 2022
  • 11 April 2022
  • 16 May 2022
  • 24 June 2022

Meeting Notes

How to get in touch

The ISUtrecht values constructive input form the parent body and strives to stay in close communication with the PC. If you have any questions or comments for the PC, please send an email to