Chairman: Mike Gibbons
About: Mike’s been involved with USG since he joined the group when he was 10 years old. Despite now being somewhat older, he remains a young person at heart with an unwavering commitment to serve young people in our town. Mike’s married to Hana and works in London as a management consultant.
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Junior Section Leaders (School Years 5-7): Naomi Harrington and Paddy Overy
About: Naomi has been involved at USG since she was born, attending her first Summer Camp at the young age of 8 months! She has grown up in the organisation and loves all that USG stands for, and counts it a privilege to be a part of the leadership team. Having just finished A-levels at Guildford County School, she is now on a gap year, working as a Teaching Assistant and planning to do some travelling before heading to UWE Bristol to study Architecture in September 2018.
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About: Paddy joined USG as a Junior lad and built a firm faith and strong friendships through his time in the group. He has now been a leader at USG for 15 years and also recently ‘retired’ from the board of the national Urban Saints organisation. Paddy works as business manager at a local secondary school and is married to Kate, with daughter Evie.
Inter Section Leader (School Years 8-10): Jagat Shrestha
About: Jagat has been greatly impacted by the work of the group since he started as a young person in 2008. Jagat loves leading at USG, but when he’s not running a Keenite group or organising other events for the Inter section, he is busy studying, and also enjoys a multitude of sports. He would be delighted to help anybody with any queries related to the Inters.
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Group Treasurer: Marelise Carpenter
About: Marelise has 2 sons who currently attend Urban Saints Guildford and her husband Steve, is one of the leaders. She kindly looks after our accounts and manages donations. If you are considering making a financial contribution to the group please contact Marelise and she’ll tell you how to go about doing so.
Prayer Group Leader: Alan Mansfield
About: Alan is another with many ties to the group. Having been involved in the group himself he now finds his sons in the leadership team, and his grandsons part of the group as lads. If you would like to be involved in the supporters prayer meetings then please contact Alan as he’d love to hear from you.