ENC Governance & Structure

Members of the Board of ENC include:

  • Rev Simon Gillham                        Acting Chairman
  • Mr Mark Robinson                         Treasurer
  • Rev Joe Wiltshire                           Secretary
  • Mrs Ruth Colvin
  • Mrs Louise Crawshaw
  • Mr Peter Jones
  • Rev Andrew Nixon
  • Rev Graeme Howells
  • Ms Grace Huang

Staff Team

Philip Wheeler

Phil, ENC Director, was the Senior Minister at Christ Church Gladesville for 13 years and also served as Mission Area Leader for Ryde. Prior to that, Phil held ministry positions at a number of different churches in the Diocese. He has wide involvement with a number of external ministries including Board appointments at Anglican Deaconess Ministries and was previous chair of Katoomba Christian Conventions.  Phil is married to Jill and they have 3 adult children. Email Phil

John Lavender

John commenced as Assistant Director of ENC in early 2020. He was the Senior Minister at Glenmore Park Anglican Church for 23 years. He is married to Karen and have 3 wonderful married adult children and 6 precious grandchildren. In his role with ENC, he looks forward to working with churches and helping them grow their evangelistic culture. Email John

Sophie Lin

Sophie assists ENC’s Executive Team and is responsible for communications with external stakeholders and partner organisations. She manages special projects, conferences and resource sales for ENC. With a corporate background in marketing and communications, she is responsible for maximising the effectiveness of ENC’s marketing and communication channels. Email Sophie

Bruce Hall

Bruce is Cross Cultural Ministry Consultant to the diocese and assists ENC with Community Chaplaincy recruitment, training and cross cultural ministries.  He was ENC’s Director from 2012 – 2016 and prior to that was Senior Rector at St Paul’s Carlingford for 28 years. Bruce is married to Rose and they have 4 adult children and a growing number of grandchildren. Email Bruce

Kerrie Newmarch

Kerrie is ENC’s Community Chaplain Coordinator. Kerrie has wide ministry experience including teaching and chaplaincy with previous roles with Anglican Education Commission, Yagoona Anglican, Youthworks College, Wollongong Region, Professional Standards Unit for the Diocese of Sydney, Anglican Deaconess Ministries. She is currently a part-time Anglicare Chaplain at Bankstown Hospital. Kerrie and her husband, Graham serve with the people at Church of the Good Shepherd, Greenacre. When she’s not supporting other ministries, Kerrie loves spending time with her children and their ever-increasing families, passing on God’s love to this new generation with great joy. Email Kerrie

Accounts Team

Our Accounts Team work part time and are in the office on Wednesdays and Thursdays. They can be contacted on (02)9577 9875.

Sarah Matthews

Sarah Matthews is our Accountant, with a background in Chartered Accounting and Finance. She brings a wealth of experience to ENC. She is responsible for all Payroll and Superannuation matters, as well as working with the Treasurers of each of our Church Plants. Email Sarah

Emma Orr

Emma Orr is our Accounts Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for processing all Employment related matters, and assists Sarah and Cathy with Accounting tasks. Email Emma

Cathy Grimmond

Cathy Grimmond is our Bookkeeper. She is responsible for billing and invoicing, processing Expense and MEA claims, and assisting our Evangelists to manage their fundraising. Email Cathy