Gary Pierce has lived in Basingstoke for the past 12 years. His daughter joined Merton Infant School in Year R. He is passionate about the community, young people and education. Professionally Gary is a Logistic Officer in the Army, currently appointed as a Training Development Manager in a Defence Logistic College. He joined the Army 26 years ago as a Private and has promoted all the way through to the rank of Major. With him he brings a vast amount of knowledge, skills and experience in leadership, management and learning and hopes he can positively contribute to Merton Infant School.
Gary promises to support the school for the benefit of the children, parents and staff by ensuring that he lives by and support the school's values: Motivation, Excellence, Respect, Teamwork, Opportunities and Never Giving Up in his role as a parent governor.