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Board profiles

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We’re blessed with an experienced and dedicated Board of Trustees; steering and supporting our work, students and staff.

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Steven May-Miller

Steven May-Miller
Chair of the Board of Trustees

Steven May-Miller is Chief Executive of Spring Harvest Holidays, with responsibility for operations in the UK and France. He also leads the team that delivers Spring Harvest in Minehead each year and has served the Spring Harvest group in various roles since 1995. Steven lives in Sussex and is married to Ann; they have two children and three grandchildren. They are both involved with leadership, home groups and preaching in Kings Church, Uckfield. Steven presents a weekly radio show for his local community radio station Uckfield FM. He has been a trustee of Moorlands College since 2012 and Chair of the Board since late 2016. Using the word ‘inspirational’ to describe Moorlands College and its vision to train the next generation of Christian leaders, Steven sees his task as leading the Board of Trustees in giving strategic perspective and direction to the college.


Keith Brown

Keith Brown
Professor Keith Brown is the Director of the National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work and Professional Practice at Bournemouth University. He is the series editor for the Sage/Learning Matters ‘Post Qualifying Social Work’ series of textbooks. Keith sits on the Department of Health Adult Safeguarding Advisory Board, the Joint Department of Health and Ministry of Justice National Mental Capacity Leadership forum and the Home Office Joint Financial task force. He is also leading a research group who are looking at the impact of financial scamming on vulnerable citizens in the UK, and is also part of a group looking into faith and safeguarding.


Blair Crawford

Blair Crawford
Blair is a serving Councillor on Bournemouth Borough Council. He entered into full-time training in Youth and Community studies at the YMCA National College London, and later took up a post as Executive Director of YMCA Bournemouth. Blair founded a local community radio station, Hope FM, and regularly presents programmes on the station. His latest broadcasting venture is a new podcast service, Bizhear. He serves on the Eldership team at Immanuel United Reformed Church and remains an ordained minister with the Apostolic Faith Church. The latter role has given him opportunity to minister in several countries on the African continent where the church has thousands of members. He is married to Jan and has four adult children and three grandchildren.


Ruth Flanagan

Ruth Flanagan
Ruth is a lecturer at Exeter University and teaches on the PGCE course, training Primary teachers, specialising in Humanities. She is also the Race Equality Resource Officer supporting students in cases of racism and equipping the trainee teachers to teach pupils from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. She grew up in Ethiopia, worked in Russia and India, married an Irishman and now lives in Devon. She has a passion for sharing God’s love with people of all cultures and backgrounds. Ruth considers it an honour to be able to serve on the Board at Moorlands College, as an interdenominational college, which partners with local churches to equip people to serve God and their local communities, whatever their background.


John Fowler

John Fowler
John worked at BT for 23 years but felt God call him in a new direction in 1995. He began his training at Moorlands College, graduated three years later and now leads New Life Church in New Milton. John is grateful for the excellent training that Moorlands College gave him to prepare for pastoral ministry. His heart is that Moorlands College will continue to equip individuals who are called to service for God and that they might reach their full potential. He also believes that the college is a resource to the local churches where possible and appropriate. John is married to Miriam, a registered nurse, and they have three adult daughters.


Tim Goulding

Tim Goulding
Tim is a finance professional who lives in the New Forest with his wife and three young children. He is actively involved in the local church, helping out with the children’s and youth work. Tim spends most of his free time having fun out and about with his family, mostly down at the beach or in the New Forest. Tim was a student at Moorlands between 2006 and 2008, and when the chance came to get involved as a trustee, he jumped at it. The opportunity to combine his professional skills with his passion for the vision of Moorlands is an honour.


John Hurley

John Hurley
John, and his wife Lyn, attend Lansdowne Church in Bournemouth. They have two children who are both married and working in local schools as teachers. John and Lyn also have four grandchildren whose ages range from 1 to 6 years old, and who keep John and Lyn quite active! John is now retired—having worked as a solicitor for 20 years and then a District Judge (Civil and Family Work) for 21 years. John’s interests are playing golf (though not always too skilfully!), walking and travelling.


Jonathan Loose

Jonathan Loose
Dr Jonathan Loose has been teaching as a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Psychology for over ten years at Heythrop College, University of London. He also has extensive experience of academic management and quality assurance through his role of Director of Learning and Teaching. His recent activities in higher education have included work as chair and a member of institutional quality review panels in both continental Europe and the Middle East. Jonathan originally studied at the London School of Theology and also has experience of serving in pastoral ministry at West Road Church in Bury St Edmunds. Prior to this, he studied undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in cognitive science from the University of Exeter and studied philosophy of religion at University of Oxford.


Donald McQueen

Donald McQueen
Don is a professional non-executive director of various companies and organisations. He has a BA (Hons) degree in Engineering and an MBA from INSEAD. He has been a successful entrepreneur based in patented technologies and has a strong interest in corporate governance. Don has founded, grown and successfully exited several start-up companies primarily in the IT and telecoms sectors. His experience also includes strategy consulting, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and global business growth. He is a member of Lansdowne Baptist Church in Bournemouth, along with his wife, Ragnheidur, and two teenage sons.


Janice Tuck
Janice is a member of the pastoral staff at Testwood Baptist Church in Totton where she and her husband Gordon have served since 1998. They originally met at Moorlands College and have since been in pastoral ministry in Dorset, Auckland (New Zealand), and North East London. Janice also works part-time as an Occupational Therapist in Southampton, supporting young people with disabilities who are moving into adulthood. Gordon and Janice have two sons, a daughter and five grandchildren. She sees her role as a board member as an opportunity to give something back to the college which played a large part in developing her ministry skills.