The Trustee Board was elected or re-elected by the membership in June 2019 at the AGM.
Trustee and Chair – Sue Clements-Jewery
Sue is an APSE Senior Accredited supervisor. Married to a Baptist minister, she has long been aware of the need for ministers to receive support and be held accountable. After a career as a sexual and relationship psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer, Pastoral Supervision is now her main focus of work. Sue set up a supervision practice when she moved to West Yorkshire in 2003 and also has experience of setting up a Supervision Service for clergy. Sue has worked with a wide range of people in different denominations and types of ministry.
Trustee and Hon Treasurer – David Sinclair
David is a psychotherapist and supervisor, working in private practice, and heading up a Christian counselling agency in Dorset which offers training in pastoral care as well. He is also the Pastoral Care Director of the Association of Christian Counsellors and is passionate about resourcing the church, particularly in the area of pastoral supervision and reflective practice, as a preventative measure against burn out and to promote best practice. David’s vision is to see pastoral care, in all its various facets including pastoral supervision, spiritual direction, mentoring, discipling and chaplaincy, recognised as a profession in its own right.
Trustee and Membership Secretary Carolann Erskine
Carolann is the APSE Membership Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee.
She is a parish minister in the Church of Scotland who trains students and supervisors. Through APSE, she is an accredited pastoral supervisor , an active member of the Scottish Regional APSE, an Apprentice Facilitator with the Trauma Healing Institute and a member of the Guild of Health and St. Raphael . She believes that APSE offers energy, resilience, compassion and courageous conversations as to enhance work practice. As such, she is committed to the creative development of supervision.
Trustee and Accreditation Administrator – Brenda Mosedale
Brenda is a Methodist Minister and retired GP. She is part of the Methodist Church’s training team for pastoral supervision and also a supervisor under their policy which is intended to provide supervision for all ministers. She has been a member of APSE for several years and hopes to be able to contribute to all that goes on. She lives in Devon and walks a lot, which gives her plenty of time for reflection.
Trustee and Regional Groups’
Co-ordinator Bill Mullally
Bill is a Methodist minister from Ireland, currently serving in Britain. He has a Master’s Degree in Cross Professional Supervision and is studying towards his doctoral degree in Practical Theology with a focus on Ministerial Supervision. Bill is currently part of the supervision team charged with the training and implementation of the roll-out of supervision for presbyters within the Methodist Church in Britain. He is highly committed to the ethos of supervision and believes this should be an essential part of every professional person’s practice.
Trustee (governance and policies) – Andre Groenewald
Andre is the minister of Balerno Parish Church of Scotland. He has been a minister for 25 years of which 14 years were in South Africa. He has also been a part-time lecturer in South Africa at the University of Pretoria, before immigrating to Scotland in 2008. He gained his BA, BD, MDiv, DD (PHD) in Systematic Theology, joined APSE in 2018 and recently obtained the Certificate in Pastoral Supervision and Reflective Practice. He takes delight in the fact that Pastoral Supervision can be a powerful way of supporting all professionals in the helping professions to talk about and focus on their work through words, creativity, imagination and visual aids. He and his wife, who is also a minister, have two sons.
Trustee (conference planning) Sue Jeppesen
Sue is a UKBHC board registered health care Chaplain and BACP Acc. counsellor who has worked for the last 18 years in palliative care. She is now semi-retired and works part time as a Chaplain in a general hospital as well as offering pastoral supervision within differing organisations. Sue is passionate about the importance of offering care and support to staff to enable them to be resilient and find fulfilment in the work that they do and believes that when we “care for the carers”, this will impact in a positive way on the people that they care for!
As a member of APSE, Sue has used the model of pastoral supervision not only with health-care Chaplains, but also with doctors, nurses, and volunteers and is now keen to help to promote access to pastoral supervision in wider contexts so that other professions can benefit.
Trustee – David Preston
David served for about four years as APSE Treasurer and until recently he has always been involved in conference planning.
He was brought up within a traditional Anglican family. From 2009 to 2013 he worked at the University of Northampton, initially as Deputy Director, Estates Services and later Head of Catering and Retail Infrastructure Services. Since then he has done voluntary work including establishing a professional library for a hospice, working in a charity bookshop, and providing some administrative and marketing support for “Mindfulness:MK” which has developed courses and counselling based at Willen. He has also served as a Trustee of Age UK MK and as a director of its trading company.