Board of Governors

Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Canagasabey, Lord Bishop of Colombo (Chairman)Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Canagasabey, Lord Bishop of Colombo (Chairman)The Board of Governors, headed by the Lord Bishop of Colombo, governs S. Thomas' College Bandarawela. In addition to their role in governing this institution, the Board of Governors also govern S. Thomas' College Mount Lavinia, S.Thomas' Preparatory School Kollupitiya and S. Thomas' College Gurutalawa.


The members of the Board of Governors (as at March 11, 2013) are as follows:

  1. Rt. Rev Dhiloraj R.Canagasabey – Bishop of Colombo (Ex-Officio) (Rule No.1.1)
  2. Mrs. Nirmali Wickremesinghe, Principal, Ladies College – United Society for Propagation of Gospel (Ex-Officio) (Rule No.1.2)
  3. Mr. Lakshman Siriwardena – OBA Mt.Lavinia (from among Members) (Rule 1.3) (w.e.f February 10, 2012)
  4. Mr. Sanjay Mendis – OBA Mt.Lavinia (From among Members) (Rule 1.3) (w.e.f.February 10, 2012)
  5. Mr. Mithra Edirisinghe – OBAs of Kollupitiya, Bandarawela & Gurutalawa (from among members) Rule No.1.4 (Duly elected nominee will take his place w.e.f April 1, 2012)
  6. Mr. Mohan Abeynayake – Tutorial & Administrative Staff of STC Mt.Lavinia (Rule No.1.5.1)
  7. Mr. M R Aluwihare – Tutorial & Administration Staff of STC Kollupitiya, Bandarawela & Gurutalawa (Rule No.1.5.2)
  8. Mr. Maxwell Gunasekera – Standing Committee of Diocese of Colombo (Rule No.1.6)
  9.   - Member of Church of Ceylon – Nominated by Bishop from officers or Teachers of Universities or Higher Educational Institutions (Rule No.1.7) - Vacant
  10. Mr. Kavinda Dias Abeysinghe, Attorney-at-Law - Member of Church of Ceylon (Nominated by Bishop) (Rule No.1.8)
  11. Prof. Dayasiri Fernando – Member of Church of Ceylon (Nominated by Bishop) (Rule No.1.8)
  12. Prof G L Peiris – Co-opted by Board so that 80% of the Board is Church of Ceylon (Rule No.1.9)
  13. Mr. Senaka de Fonseka – Co-opted by Board so that 80% of the Board is Church of Ceylon (Rule No.1.9) (As from February 24, 2012)
  14. Mr. R N Asirwatham – Co-opted by Board so that 80% of the Board is Church of Ceylon (Rule No.1.9)
  15. Mr. Michael Sproule (Attorney-at-Law) - Co-opted by Board so that 80% of the Board is Church of Ceylon (Rule No.1.9)

Managers of the Schools

  • Manager of STC Mt. Lavinia - Prof. Dayasri Fernando
  • Manager of STC Gurutalawa – Mr. Senaka de Fonseka
  • Manager of STC Bandarawela – Mr. Kavinda Dias Abeysinghe, Attorney-at-Law
  • Manager of STPS Kollupitiya – Mr. R. N. Asirwatham