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 45 years. as well as being husband and carer to Enid.

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    Lorne Campbell
    Trustee and Juniors Officer In Charge

    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
    Trustee and Finance Officer

    Keith has been part of BB for 14 years & now runs Company Section / with others as well. His skills lay in outdoor activities such as canoeing & is a self proclaimed DIY King concentrating on restoration and wood work.

 
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    Chris Adkins
    Sports Leader and Programme Manager

    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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    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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    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 when he's not at University in Loughborough

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    Kay Hunt
    Volunteer and Trustee

    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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    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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    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! Now working in London

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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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    Jason Pheifer
    Programmes Director

    Jason a native of the USA has joined us for a 2-year volunteer programme through Fusion UK. Jason was a Program Coordinator at the Neenah Brigade, brings a wealth of knowledge to us, including programming, outdoors pursuits!

 
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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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    Louissa Freeman
    Volunteer at Anchors

    Louissa is mum to Adam and Luke who are both members of Witham BB. Helping out sat everything at Anchors !

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    Jennifer Hunt
    Volunteer at Juniors

    Jennifer is a teenager of the Hunt family ! Very kindly helps out at Juniors every week along with her brother

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    Alex Cheek
    Helper at Anchors

    Alex, a member of Juniors helps us out every week at Anchors - his huge smiles always helps !

 
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    Jay Valentine
    Helper at Anchors

    Jay is one of our Juniors who enthusiastically helps out with all things Lego ! His skills in craft and Lego are brilliant

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    Tara Russell
    Schools Manager - until 31st. August 2017

    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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    Steve Sparrow
    Powerboat project leader

    Steve drives over from Great Yeldham and organises the summer / autumn sessions. A seasoned mariner, Steve is very adventurous !

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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

 
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    Dan Bond
    Powerboat driver

    Dan is an ex Witham BB who has supported us over the years, often on his own pottering about at Twinstead, planting and maintaining the tress. He also is a qualified powerboat driver and with Steve, runs the days out.