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The Management Committee is elected at the Annual General meeting and consists of
The current incumbents (as of July 2023) are:
Peter Selby (Presiding Moderator)
Nicky Von Benson (Outgoing Moderator)
Nicky was ordained in 1985 and a founder member of Chrism. She has worked as a solicitor, a vicar and as a family mediator. Now largely retired she delivers some mediation training, lets consulting rooms to counsellors and therapists, leads walking holidays and teaches dinghy sailing. She has an interest and involvement in questions relating to gender identity and spirituality.
24 Little Penny Rope, Pershore WR10 1QN
Telephone: 07503 002220
Vacancy (Incoming Moderator)
Margaret Trivasse (Secretary)
Margaret is a counsellor who is employed by the NHS in Bradford, West Yorkshire. She is currently part of a Community Mental Health Team and has a particular interest in working with asylum seekers and refugees. She was ordained priest in 2005 and is Associate Priest in the parish of St Gabriel, Prestwich, Manchester.
114 Valley Mill Lane, Bury, BL9 9BY
Rebecca Craven (Journal editor)
Rob Fox (Treasurer)
Rob retired as an indirect tax specialist with HM Revenue and Customs in 2022. Ordained in Manchester, from the Northern Ordination Course, in 1991, he moved to Newcastle in 2017 and has Permission to Officiate in that diocese.
51 St Ronan's Drive, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay, NE26 4JW
0191 429 2017
Best time to contact: 18:00 -
Lyn Page (Committee Member)
Julian Blakemore (Committee Member)
Julian has over 37 years' experience working in the banking sector, mainly in the City of London. He was ordained into the Methodist ministry in 1992 and is attached to the North Hertfordshire Circuit. He is convenor of the CHRISM Theology Discussion Group.
62 Lomond Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 6BT
Best time to contact: most, by email
Ali Creasey (Representative to CHRISET)
Ali is currently an IT Project Manager for a national law firm and sees this predominantly as the place of her ministry. She has had a varied career from youth work within a church setting through to a variety of roles in IT Change Management. She is experienced in Prince 2 and is a qualified Scrum Master. She was ordained as deacon in the Church of England in 2015 and priest in 2016 and is currently serving the parish of Totley, West Sheffield alongside her full-
Best time to contact: Evenings between 7:00 -
Hugh Lee (Moderator Emeritus)
Hugh has worked in the worldwide coal industry as an energy economist for more than forty years. He also actively campaigns for net-
64 Observatory Street, Oxford, OX2 6EP