Wise, experienced and supportive people with legal responsibility for guiding and overseeing our work.
Volunteers around the UK who raise awareness of our resources and help churches make best use of them.
A former academic, currently a Germinate Trustee and a full time parent involved in children’s ministry in her home village of Acomb, Northumberland.
David lives in Thirsk, North Yorkshire and worships at Ripon Cathedral on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. He has worked in the agricultural sector of 10 years and is a trained counsellor.
North West / North Wales
Jerry is stepping down as CEO of Germinate in April 2018 and recently moved to Cheshire, joining an ecumenical church in his new home in Weaverham.
NW Midlands / Mid Wales
Peter lives and worships in Bishops Offley, Staffordshire, an active local preacher and property steward with a management background in agriculture, food and renewable energy industries.
Mark is a part time primary teacher and a Herefordshire county councillor. He has a strong interest in county and rural issues and experience of different church settings.
Sharon is Rector of the Stourdene, a multi-parish benefice of six communities in rural south Warwickshire. She was formerly Vicar at Stoneleigh and has participated in Germinate Leadership.
A Reader serving in 15 rural parishes in Cambridgeshire and former Rural Officer, Diocese of Ely, Geoff is a PR consultant specialising in agriculture and the countryside. He lives with his wife and three black Labradors on the edge of Fenland.
A former Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Banker, Stephen led Bridgnorth Baptist Church through spiritual and numerical growth. He is an author, speaker, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator practitioner, career advisor and social entrepreneur.