Staff and Senior Leadership

Please find below an introduction to our church leaders and staff members.
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Rector. Michele du Saire   Lay Reader: Philip Waine
Michele became our Rector in June 2013. Prior to ordination in 2009 she was a project manager and chartered quantity surveyor. She is chair of the Diocesan Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns. She enjoys walking, gardening and sharing meals with friends. She is married to Bob and they have two children and two grandchildren.   Philip is a Licensed Reader in the Benefice, a governor at the local school and enjoys being involved in village life. He is a civilian worker for Hertfordshire Constabulary, looking after Neighbourhood Watch.
Lay Reader: Angela Coakley   Holy Cross Churchwarden: Linda Clough
Angela has lived in the village of Sarratt for 18 years. She was Licensed as a Reader to The Benefice on the 24th of September 2005 after training for 3 years at St Albans Cathedral. She is married with two children and they have a menagerie of animals. Horses play a big part in her daily life.    
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Holy Cross Churchwarden: Nikki Clough   St Paul's Churchwarden: Ian Chantrell
Nikki has been involved with the church since a young person, becoming a church warden in 2016. She lives locally running her own care business and is happy to help the community in anyway she can. Nikki also has organised in the past Murder Mystery fundraising evenings to help raise funds for the church.   A member of the local community in Chipperfield for 20 years, Ian works in London full time. Ian has supported many youth projects and assists at St. Paul's School regularly.
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St Paul's Churchwarden   Holy Cross PCC Secretary: Jeannie Poulton
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Holy Cross PCC Treasurer: Colin Plummer   St Paul's Treasurer: Fay Dent
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St Paul's PCC Secretary: Lucy Wood   PA to Rector and Benefice Administrator: Sonya Tolmie
Lucy has lived with her family in Chipperfield since 1999. She has been a teacher for many years and is currently involved in science education research. She enjoys playing tennis at Chipperfield Tennis Club and has recently taken up rowing.




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