Leadership Team

The Executive Committee were elected or re-elected by the membership in September 2018 at the AGM. Names and job descriptions follow:

Chair – Sue Clements-Jewery

  • Plays a key role in the life of the association
  • Convenes and chairs AGM in collaboration with Trustees
  • Convenes and chairs Executive Committee Meetings (either face to face or by teleconference at least twice in each year)
  • Reports to the AGM
  • Signs accreditation certificates
  • May not be an accreditation assessor
  • Requires a commitment to the development of the association and a good grasp of its aims

Hon Treasurer – David Preston

  • Plays a key role in the life of the association
  • Is a member of the Executive Committee
  • Keeps accounts
  • Arranges for accounts to be inspected according to the law
  • Prepares an annual budget and financial report for the AGM
  • Receives payment for new and renewing memberships
  • Makes any conference/meeting room bookings in collaboration with the Conference Convener
  • Requires basic accounting skills and a commitment to the development of the association

Duncan Strathie

  • Plays a key role in the life of the association
  • Is a member of the Executive Committee
  • May not be an accredited member
  • Represents the interests of general members on the Executive Committee
  • Requires a commitment to the development of the association and a willingness to share the work of the Executive Committee

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 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 – 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 – 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.