The following people are currently on the Council of Reference.
If you are interested in joining the Council of Reference, please check our vacancies page to see if we have any current opportunities.
Andy Treharne Andy was involved in SCM as a student while studying at Southampton, and served on General Council as a Trustee from 2010 to 2012. He currently works for Network Rail.
Ann Barlow Ann was a member of SCM in the 1970s, and has worked at Manchester University. She has also been a volunteer Editor for magnet magazine published by Hymns Ancient and Modern.
Colin Marsh Colin is an Anglican priest and the current Ecumenical Development Officer for Birmingham Churches Together.
Dr Elizabeth Joy Dr Elizabeth Joy is a Director/Trustee at the Churches Together in England. She served the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (Indian Orthodox Church) as the Deputy Secretary for Ecumenical Relations in UK from 2012-2016 and served the Council for World Mission as the Executive Secretary for Mission Education from 2002-2011. Prior to this, she was the General Secretary of the Student Christian Movement of India. She has also worked with the Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society and the Bible Society of India.
Keith Aldred Keith was a member of SCM in two universities in the 1960s and started the group in the newly formed Lancaster University in 1965. He met his wife, Angela, through SCM in Lancaster. His career has been in public sector operational research, finance and administration, ending as Secretary and Registrar of Queen Mary, University of London. He holds and has held several charity trustee and advisory positions. After growing up in a Congregational Church he is now a Methodist with a keen interest in social justice and addressing climate change.
Lynne Norman Lynne currently works as part of the Methodist Church connexional team as a Children, Youth and Family Mission and Community Engagement Development Officer, her third consecutive role with the Church! Prior to that Lynne worked for a number of third sector organisations, including five years as volunteer manager for Birmingham Focus on Blindness and four years as communications coordinator at Youth for Christ’s head office. In her spare time Lynne is a volunteer youth leader at the free church she attends – the youth group she helps to run has been in operation longer than its current members have been alive! Lynne is proud to be on the Council of Reference for the Student Christian Movement and loves its commitment to social justice issues as well as discipleship – she wishes she had known about the organisation when she was at university in Leeds
Nancy Babarinde Nancy is a minister in the United Reformed Church.