EXCO is the Standing Committee of ATS, made up of members of the Conference, elected annually by the members at the AGM.

The Standing Committee is required to “conduct the policy and general management of the Association and have the power to carry on its business and exercise its powers at all times, provided that they shall always be conducted and exercised in accordance with any resolutions passed at any General Meeting.” In addition, they have the power to admit to Ordinary membership of the Association any applicant who qualifies and to terminate or suspend, as appropriate, any member, provided always that the rules of natural justice are applied.

The current members serving on EXCO are [2017-2018]:

Governor School
Chairman Mr Abe Gatsi Gateway
Treasurer Mr Simon Hammond Peterhouse
Legal Mr Dave Whatman St John’s College
Committee Mr Charles Msipa St John’s College
Committee Mrs Rebecca Ziegler-Mano Co-opted member
Committee Mr Mina Patel Twin Rivers
Committee Mrs Davidzo Chitengu Bishopslea
Committee Mr Israel Ndlovu Masiyephambili
Committee Mr Martin Posekayi Goldridge
Committee Mr Douglas Taylor-Freeme Lomagundi
Committee Mr Peter Edmeades CBC
Committee Mr Mbongeni Mwkananzi Whitestone
ATS Parents Mr Kuda Shirichena Murray MacDougall
ATS Bursars Mr Kuda Ncube Arundel
Honorary Mr David Long
Honorary Mr Ant Manning
Honorary Mr Mike Manga
Executive Director Mr Tim Middleton
STANCO Chairman Mr Daniel Pswarai Midlands Christian College
STANCO Vice Chairman Mr Howard Blackett Peterhouse Boys



Some previous Chairmen of ATS gathering at Neil Todd’s Farewell Lunch 2015: Abe Gatsi, Neil Todd, Mike Manga, Jameson Timba, Ant Manning, Stuart Mattinson

Previous Chairs of EXCO have been:

  • Sir Robert Tredgold(1962 – 1968)
  • Bob Williams(1969 – 1974)
  • Ken Wilson(1975 – 1976)
  • Bob Williams(1977 – 1981)
  • Dr. Ian MacDonald(1981 – 1982)
  • Bob Williams(1982 – 1983)
  • Dick Turpin(1983 – 1986)
  • Mike Routledge(1986 – 1987)
  • Rev. Griffiths Malaba(1987 – 1992)
  • Douglas Sagonda(1992 – 1994)
  • Stuart Mattinson(1994 – 1997)
  • Ant Manning(1997 – 2000)
  • David Long(2001 – 2004)
  • Jameson Timba(2004 – 2006)
  • Mike Manga(2009 – 2010)
  • Abe Gatsi(2011 – current)