SACRE membership

The membership of SACRE is split into four committees:

  • Committee A - Christian denominations and other religions
  • Committee B - The Church of England
  • Committee C - Teacher Associations
  • Committee D - The local authority

Committee A

Buddhist (1)
Kelsang Pagpa

Hindu (1)
Madhu Pandya

Muslim (5)
(Maulana) Rafiq - Chairman LCM
Shahiesta Raja - LCM
Mohamed Sidat - LCM
Abdul Alim - LCM
Imam Reeyaz Bala - LCM

British Jews (1)
Jeremy Michelson Vice Chair (Education) JRC of Greater Manchester & Region

Sikh (2)
Harkirat Singh
Vacancy

Christian Denominations (3 Free Church 2 Catholic)
Cllr John East - URC
Rev Stuart Smith (Superintendent Minister of the West Pennine Moors Methodist Circuit)
Vacancy
Bob Beardsworth - RC Salford Diocese
Vacancy

Committee B

The Church of England (2)
Lisa Fenton (Vice Chair) - Blackburn Diocese
Helen Sage - Blackburn Diocese

Committee C

NAS UWT (1)
Chris Speight

NEU (1)
Liz Beaumont - NEU

NAHT (1)
Chris Dudgale - NAHT

ASCL (1)
Vacancy
Shanaz Rehman - SIG 1
Michael Parker - SIG 2
Joanne Cottam - SIG 3
Ann Marie O’Neill - SIG 4
Kathryn Bolton - SIG 5
Jemma Kellow - SIG 6
Greg Sharples - SIG 7

Secondary
Jenny Savage - LA Networks

Primary
Clare Aimee Taylor - LA Networks

Committee D

The local authority (6)
Cllr Sylvia Liddle - BWD
Cllr Suleman Khonat - BWD
Cllr Julie Gunn - BWD
Cllr John Slater - BWD
Cllr Lilian Salton - BWD
Alison Ashworth Taylor (Chair) - BWD

Observers
Jo Siddle (JS), Head of Education, Blackburn with Darwen
Dot Thomson (DT), Independent Consultant
Sharifa Valli (SV), School Effectiveness Co-ordinator (Clerk)
Paula Johnson (PJ), Solicitor, Democratic Services
Gillian Emmott, Solicitor, Democratic Services