Team Biographies

The BSCWT team is made up of many different people from a variety of churches around the Brentwood borough. Find out more about who’s who below.

Staff & Associates

Ian Kemble
Ian is a qualified teacher who was Head of History at a secondary school in Colchester. He has also worked for churches in Brentwood and Canada and is now part of Doddinghurst Road Community Church. Ian worked for BSCWT as an interim schools worker in 1999 and rejoined our staff in 2006 as part-time Director of Schools Work, overseeing the team of staff and associate workers.
   
Sue Evans
Sue joined the staff in 2007 and works part-time in many primary schools as well as helping in secondary schools with year 7. She has previous teaching experience, a PhD in Philosophy and is part of Brentwood Baptist Church.
   
Mary Thomas
Mary is a qualified teacher and has worked for BSCWT since 1999. She works part-time in several secondary schools as well as helping with our year 6 work in primary schools. Mary is part of Doddinghurst Road Community Church.
   
Rosie Graham
Rosie joined our staff team in 2017. She works part-time in secondary schools and primary schools, having volunteered with us previously. She has a degree in Applied Theology from Moorlands Bible College and is part of Doddinghurst Road Community Church.
   
Fiona Mason
Fiona has worked in many secretarial and administrative roles, has various relevant qualifications and joined our team in 2007 as part-time Administrator for BSCWT. She is part of St Paul’s Church, Bentley.
   

We couldn’t do the work we do in schools without a brilliant team of Associate Workers, made up of people from many different local churches.

Trustees

The Trustees are drawn from several different churches and they oversee the work of BSCWT.
 
Jeff Fair
Jeff is our Chair of Trustees. He is part of Sawyers Church and worked for many years in a local secondary school.
 
Christine Drew
Christine was headteacher of an infant school and is part of Sawyers Church.
 
Sally McMahon
Sally is a secondary school teacher. She is also the Chair of the Management Committee and is part of Brentwood Baptist Church.
 
Joan Dewhirst
Joan is a retired teacher, as well as being one of our associate workers, and is part of Sawyers Church.
 
Kevin Gilderson
Kevin is part of the leadership of Immanuel Church.
 
Mick Bastable
Mick is part of Brentwood Baptist Church.
 

Management Committee

Management Committee members are elected by local churches to participate in the operations of BSCWT in various capacities.
 
Keith Bilton
Christian Growth Centre Billericay
 
Olive Law
Christ Church, Warley
 
Rosemary Downey
Hope Community Church
 
Brian Garner
Brentwood Baptist Church
 
Bryan Dedman
Brentwood Baptist Church
 
Peter Embling (co-Treasurer)
Immanuel Church
 
Joe Nunn (co-Treasurer)
Rose Cottage Hall Chapel
 
Nina Cooper
Trinity Church
 
Angela Oakley
Breakthru Church
 
Fiona Mason, our Administrator, is also a member of the Management Committee.

Church Representatives

Our church reps help to keep the people in churches informed about what BSCWT is doing. If your church doesn’t have a church rep, please let us know if you’d like to volunteer!
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