SACRE membership

These are the current members of SACRE:

Group A

Christian and other religions. Reflecting the principal religious traditions in the area (10 places)

  • Imam Abdul Aziz (Barnsley Mosque)
  • Christopher Ingham (Humanists UK)
  • Mrs Linda Stammers (Methodist – Barnsley Circuit)

Group B

Church of England (5 places)

  • Mrs Jenny Witty (Chair) (Leeds Diocese)
  • Mrs Jo Wiles (Vice Chair) (Leeds Diocese)
  • Mrs Gillian Bunn (Leeds Diocese)
  • Mrs Nina Platts (Leeds Diocese)
  • Mrs Carol Turner (Leeds Diocese)

Group C

Teaching Association (5 places)

  • Mrs Kelda Evans (NEU)
  • Miss Helen James (NEU)
  • Mrs Sarah Lees (NEU)
  • Mrs Rosie Needham (NEU)
  • Mrs Jane Race (VOICE)

Group D

Local authority representatives (5 places)

  • Councillor Pauline Markham
  • Councillor Tim Shepherd
  • Councillor Sarah Tattersall
  • Councillor Kevin Williams
  • Councillor John Wilson


Miss Jill Woollands (NEU)


Mr Roger Holmes