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Trustees

Rev. Canon Gill Behenna

Rev. Canon Gill Behenna

Trustee, translator and team co-ordinator.
Gill is Chaplain with the Deaf Community for the Diocese of Bristol; Deaf Ministry Adviser for the national Church; and a qualified BSL/English Interpreter.
Janice Silo

Janice Silo

Trustee and translator
Janice is a retired Deaf teacher, with interests in Deaf theology and Deaf history.
Liz Heyburn

Liz Heyburn

Trustee
Liz is a Human Resources Manager; a Communication Support Worker with the Deafblind; and part of the Deaf Ministry team at her church.
Rev. Dr Robert Evans

Rev. Dr Robert Evans

Trustee and translator
Robbie is Hon. Senior Lecturer at the University of Chester, and biblical scholar on the teams and for the Project.
Susan Myatt

Susan Myatt

Trustee
Susan is the first Deaf Baptist minister in England and leads Open Hands Signing Church in Stafford. She is a national adviser to churches with the Baptist Union. Enjoys studying theology.

Key Advisers

Anna Smith

Anna Smith

Focus Group Coordinator, translator and interpreter
Anna is a Qualified BSL/English Interpreter and a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf.  She volunteers with national Deaf/BSL Christian charities and is a member of the Deaf churches across West Yorkshire.
Rev. Bob Shrine

Rev. Bob Shrine

Translator
Bob retired as Minister in the Deaf Community in what is now the diocese of Leeds in 2013, and is a member of the Church of England’s Deaf Ministry Task Group.
Peter McDonough

Peter McDonough

Translator and presenter, film editor and website editor
Peter comes from a Deaf family. He was a Roman Catholic priest for over twenty-seven years and currently sits on the Catholic Deaf Association Council. Peter is a part-time Pastoral Worker (Community Officer) in Salford diocese (Caritas Diocese of Salford).
Rev. Dr Ros Hunt

Rev. Dr Ros Hunt

Treasurer
Ros is currently the treasurer of BSLBTP having previously been a trustee and a translation team member. She is priest in the Church of England and supports the chaplaincy amongst Deaf people in Ely diocese.
Sarah Haynes

Sarah Haynes

Company Secretary and translator
Sarah is an NRCPD Registered BSL/English Interpreter and a trainer and mentor of interpreters. As Company Secretary, she helps us to make sure that the Project meets its legal requirements as a Charitable Company. 
Jan Munns

Jan Munns

Secretary to the Trustees
Jan previously worked as a communication support worker with Deaf children and Deaf/Blind adults.
Trudy Field

Trudy Field

Translator and team co-ordinator
Trudy is a former registered interpreter, and is now an interpreter trainer.

More Presenters

Carolyn Denmark

Carolyn Denmark

Translator and presenter
Carolyn is from a large Deaf family that goes back six generations.  She has been a TV presenter, translator and reporter in Deaf/BSL programmes.  Three times she has been translator for the Queen’s Christmas message. 
Clark Denmark

Clark Denmark

Translator and presenter
Clark comes from a Deaf family. During his teens he attended Rev Lochrie’s Glasgow Deaf Church. Then he became involved in Deaf Christian events again in the early 2000s. BSL is always a big part of his life.
Jay Thomas-Morton

Jay Thomas-Morton

Translator and presenter
Jay is director of a company offering Sign Language Services (West Midlands).
John Wilson

John Wilson

Translator and presenter
John is a trustee of the BSL Broadcasting Trust and an External Examiner for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's BA in Performance in BSL and English. He is a Deaf Arts practitioner, a freelance Museum and Galleries BSL Guide, and a consultant on Deaf access issues.
Ramon Woolfe

Ramon Woolfe

Translator and presenter
Ramon is 7th generation in his family to be Deaf, and father of four Deaf children. He has an MA in Interpreting Studies and is an accredited International Sign Interpreter. He leads a media company specialising in translating and interpreting both British Sign Language and International Sign.
Rosemary Oram

Rosemary Oram

Translator and presenter
Rosemary comes from a Deaf family and uses BSL all her life. She is a member of Liverpool Diocese Deaf Church and often does Bible readings in BSL with the members.
Neil Robinson

Neil Robinson

Presenter

More biblical scholars

Canon Professor Christopher Rowlands

Canon Professor Christopher Rowlands

Chris is Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford.
Rev. Dr Glenn Balfour

Rev. Dr Glenn Balfour

Glen is Principal of Mattersey Hall, Pentecostal Bible College.
Rev. Dr Jamie Davies

Rev. Dr Jamie Davies

Jamie is Tutor in New Testament at Trinity College Bristol.
Rev. Dr Jonathan Tallon

Rev. Dr Jonathan Tallon

Jonathan is Biblical Studies tutor at Northern Baptist College.

More colleagues (current or recent)

Rev. Rosie Addis

Rev. Rosie Addis

Translator
Rosie is the Associate Rector at St John’s Princes Street, Edinburgh, and Chair of Deaf Action.
Rev. Dr Tracey Raistrick

Rev. Dr Tracey Raistrick

Translator
From 2007-2014 Tracey was our project research student, for which she gained her doctorate.
Sarah Tupling

Sarah Tupling

Translator
Sarah is a trained counsellor and Deaf Lay-Reader-in-Training
Rev. Shanon Ferguson

Rev. Shanon Ferguson

Former secretary to the trustees
Shanon is a doctoral student and Associate Chaplain at Roehampton University. She assists with worship at the Deaf Church in Margate, and has BSL Level 2. 
Graham Kershaw

Graham Kershaw

Reviewer
Graham used to be Deaf Project Officer with Bradford Council Adult Services. He didn’t understand Christian faith until he met a Deaf Chaplain who could explain Christianity in BSL. He is a member of a signing church near Halifax, and a proud grandfather.

IT Advisers

Tom Pearson

Tom Pearson

Interpreter and our virtual-meetings facilitator
Tom runs a consultancy and project management business helping churches, charities, and businesses harness technology. He is a qualified BSL/English Interpreter.
Tim Vick

Tim Vick

Tim built this website
Tim is a tree surgeon (Halfacre Tree Services)... with a lot of other skills.

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