The Staff

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    John Boon
    Group Leader

    Now retired after over 30 years as a Social Worker, involved in all areas of society and its problems, John works as a full time voluntary Boys Brigade Captain and has for 43 years. as well as being husband to Enid.

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    Lorne Campbell
    Chief Executive Officer and Officer Staff

    Lorne has been in Boys' Brigade since he was six and currently leads the 8-11 group with Chris. He believes that BB gives young people the opportunity to be all they can be.

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    Tunde Biyi
    Officer & Trustee

    I have lived in Witham with my family for 9 years. I started out as a parent volunteer with 2nd Witham Boys' Brigade and recently decided to become a staff member working with the Company Section group to support their work.

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    Keith Meredith
    Sports and Programme Manager

    Keith has been part of BB for 14 years & now runs company section with John as well as managing the BB programme & sporting activities. His skills lay in outdoor activities such as canoeing & is a self proclaimed DIY King.

 
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    Chris Adkins
    Sports Leader and Programme assistant

    Chris has been a member for 15 years and now devises the programme for both Anchors and Juniors. He also runs PR and our sports sessions on fridays. His skills lay in Sports Leadership but is an all round, valued member.

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    Matthew West
    Officer & trustee

    I have been involved with the 2nd Witham BB since I was 5 years old. I started as an Anchor Boy, then progressed up through Juniors, Company and Seniors. I completed both my Presidents and Queens award by the time I was 19.

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    Steven Lees
    Helper

    Steven works locally in a large insurance broking firm. In BB he used to be involved in the Company & Senior Section assisting with the co-ordinating of the badge work scheme. At Church he is the Pianist/Organist.

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    James Self
    Warrant Officer & Trustee

    James or 'Selfy' has been a member a 2nd Witham since 2002, having progressed through from Junior section all to way to now leading sport and helping out with other activities on a Friday night.

 
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    Chris Pell
    Co - runs Anchor Boys

    Chris has been in 2nd. Witham, since becoming an Anchor Boy, just a few years ago! Since he was 16, Chris has co - run Anchor Boys, especially the craft, plus helping out with IT problems at the office and elsewhere!

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    Jack Coles
    Officer in charge of Seniors

    Jack has been in Boys Brigade for 8 years now. He started in company section and has since been a volunteer leader and a media apprentice for 2nd witham. His fun loving attitude helps others enjoy their time at BB.

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    John-Luke Chipperfield
    Officer

    John-Luke has been a part of Witham BB for over 14 years and has contributed to a great amount of BB activities in his time. At the moment he helps greatly with company and co-runs seniors with Jack!

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    Luke Merriman
    Officer

    Luke has been attending BB for 10 years, now 20, he is an officer at company section and runs most of our Warhammer and role play Discovery sessions, he's out going and can talk away into the night with you!

 
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    Reece Ismay
    Volunteer Leader

    Reece has been part of BB for about 12 years. He's an intelligent guy who can make friends with most and despite his busy schedule, still helps out at juniors when he can and running Discovery sessions and seniors evenings.

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    Kay Hunt
    Volunteer

    Kay has been connected to BB through her son who is currently in Junior section. Kay has volunteered to help many times with projects and activities and has now volunteered to be a part of the Juniors leader team.

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    Jake Pilcher
    Volunteer

    Jake is a recent volunteer of ours being a volunteer for only a little while but he does help us a lot at Junior section as well as joining company section occasionally as well.

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    Jack Campbell
    Junior Section Volunteer

    Jack has been part of BB since the age of 5 and is now in company section, he's Lorne's second eldest son and helps tremendously with Junior section including helping and running evenings. Jack is a friendly person to all.

 
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    Tyler Pavitt
    Volunteer

    I have been a member for 11 years, I am an IT Champion at the Youth Hub and help at various projects including #Team Witham & Twinstead on top of my exams. I also the attend company and Senior section.

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    Bradley Shippey
    Junior Section Volunteer

    Bradley is quite a quiet guy and has been part of BB for almost 9 years, now in company section, Bradley along with Jack and Jonathan help to run and even in recent times organise Junior section nights!

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    Jonathan Taylor
    Junior Section Volunteer

    Jonathan has been part of BB for 9 years, moving from Juniors to company section, he came back, along with Jack and Bradley, to Juniors to help and even organise some nights. He's a very enthusiastic and talkative person.

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    Annette Heddle
    Volunteer

    Annette ran Girls' Brigade for over 25 years but now helps at Anchor boys since it's closure. she loves craft and cooking but will have a go at anything. Annette is in the church leadership team and enjoys working with kids.

 
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    Daniel Holbrook
    Volunteer

    I joined Witham BB when I was 11 and stayed right through to 25, where I moved out of Witham. Years later I returned and now help the best I can. I had great opportunities as a kid and want to give others them to others too!

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    Andrew Eaves
    Officer

    Andrew has been with since he was a Junior. He now mainly helps with the Anchors section and also helping a tremendous amount with our work at twinstead. Andrew has a great talent for animation.

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    Kirsty Henson
    Events Planner

    Kirsty is our newest team member for the summer helping us with co-ordinating our various projects and activities over the summer!

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    Adam Coles
    Senior section Volunteer

    Adam helps to run some badgework classes and Senior activities

 
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    Ayshea Goldberg
    Officer & Trustee

    Ayshea is one of our trustees and has been with us for quite some time. Ayshea is a keen photographer and you will find her at many weddings in the county

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    Daniel Hurrell
    Helper

    Dan helps with sport at BB evenings and also with transport

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    Ethan Keys
    Junior section Volunteer

    I'm Ethan & I am 11 years old. I've been attending Boys Brigade since I was five . When I moved up to Juniors, at eight I started helping with The Anchors. I enjoy being a staff member & assisting with the themes each week.

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    Matt Self
    Company & Senior section Volunteer

    Matt has been with us for quite some time. He runs the Radio controlled car badgework and helps with sports and senior's

 
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    Nick Waring
    Chair of Trustees

    Nick is our Chair of Trustees and is also a parent to 3 of our members (Micah, Alex & Ben)

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    Rob Bennett
    Sports Volunteer

    Rob helps run sports and has been a member for quite a few years

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    Thomas Mckeown
    Company & Senior section Volunteer

    Thomas runs the Music badgework and helps to run Seniors

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    Shelly Fisher
    Primary Schools Worker

    I am a Primary School's Worker in the Witham School's, where I work with Tara taking Assemblies, and lunch clubs. We also offer 'Lord's Prayer lessons, 'Across the World' days at Easter and an 'Advent Pageant'

 
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    Tara Russell
    Schools Manager

    Tara has lived in Witham for 14 years and worked in the local schools for 13 of those. She lives with her family, husband Alan and children Rebecca and Matthew and is a member of Witham URC,

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    Billy Kennedy
    Trustee

    William is married to Audrey and has three grown up children who are each forging their own paths in three different European Countries. He and his wife are active members of the URC. in 2015 William became a Trustee