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Donald McQueen

Board Member

Don is a semi-retired professional non-executive director and is a member of Lansdowne Baptist Church, along with his wife, Ragnheidur, and two teenage sons, Sam and Taron.

He has an honours degree in engineering and an MBA from INSEAD. He is been a successful entrepreneur based on patented technologies and has a strong interest in corporate governance. He has founded, led, grown and successfully exited, several start-up companies primarily in the IT and telecoms sectors. He currently chairs the Dorset Business Angels.

His experience also includes strategy consulting, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and global business growth. He is a non-executive director of various companies and organisations from ‘not for profit’ to larger commercial corporations, including Bournemouth University.

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Paul Lindsay

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Paul’s vision for Moorlands is that it will keep focused on the essentials of equipping Christians to be effective servants…a place of training not just education; a place of spiritual fervour as well as academic excellence.  He is a Moorlands graduate, and thankful to God for perhaps three of the most formative and influential years of his Christian life. Post graduation Paul was asked to join the college staff team, to engage in its extension ministry, enabling students to gain practical ministry experience as part of their training and personal development.

After thirteen years on the staff team, he accepted a call to lead the work of Christian Vocations, with a vision of seeing hundreds if not thousands called to serve God more fully – whether in a ‘full-time’ capacity or full time Christians impacting the workplace and local community where they live. Paul currently continues to lead that ministry, which is now part of Global Connections, believing “mission is at the heart of the church, and church should be at the heart of mission”. His focus is providing the best recruitment service for Christians in the UK and developing vocational resources and help, personal development and member care for Christians in the church and in ministry.

Paul is married to Bev, also a former staff member of Moorlands; they have three children and seven grandchildren! They live and worship in Wolverhampton where they’re part of a small church, where he’s involved in teaching/preaching and leading worship.

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Blair Crawford

Vice-chair of the Board of Trustees

Married to Jan with 4 children, Blair is currently Executive Director of Bournemouth YMCA with responsibility for 150 full time staff and a large team of volunteers.  Having worked through a succession of jobs in salesmanship he entered into full time training in youth and community studies at the YMCA National College London.  Blair has served in a number of YMCAs in various capacities, i.e. Bolton, Sheffield, Croydon and now Bournemouth.   During his time in Sheffield Blair was appointed religious producer of the local commercial radio station Radio Hallam and presented a breakfast show every Sunday morning for a period of seven years.  Blair was appointed as Executive Director of Bournemouth YMCA in 1990.  The association operates a 63 bedroom supported needs hostel with move-on accommodation in the form of 22 self-contained flats and 14 shared units.  There are also extensive sporting facilities, a day-care nursery catering for 2-5 year olds, The Junction Leisure Centre Broadstone, a retreat centre on the beautiful Isle of Purbeck ‘Sandyholme’, two Children’s Centres and three youth centres as well as a community Christian radio station, Hope FM.  Blair is Vice-chair of Moorlands Board and also Vice-chair of Bournemouth 2026.  He was recently ordained into the ministry of the Apostolic Faith Church and shares leadership at Winton Church (first Pentecostal Church).

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Keith Brown

Member of the Board

Professor Keith Brown holds professional qualifications in nursing, social work and teaching and academic qualifications in nursing, social work and management.  He has worked in education and training for over 20 years for universities and local authority social work departments and is currently the Director of the Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work at Bournemouth University.

He is the series editor for the Learning Matters Post Qualifying Social Work series of text books.  In 2005, he was awarded the Linda Ammon memorial prize, sponsored by the Dept for Education and Skills, awarded to the individual making the greatest contribution to education and training in the UK.  The Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work was also awarded the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development prize for the Best Example of a Continuous Professional Development programme in the UK.

He has published widely, having written over 20 text books, and regularly speaks at national and international conferences. He is a member of the Learn to Care National Executive and sits on numerous professional and government body committees.

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Janice Tuck

Member of the Board

Janice is a member of  the pastoral staff at Testwood Baptist Church, Totton, Southampton, where she and her husband Gordon have served since 1998.  They met at Moorlands, and since leaving college in 1982, have been in pastoral ministry in Dorset, Auckland (N.Z), and N.E. London before moving back to the south coast.   Janice also works part time as an Occupational Therapist in a Transition Therapy Team in Southampton, supporting young people with disabilities who are moving into adulthood.  Gordon & Janice have two sons & a daughter, a daughter-in-law & son-in law, and three grandchildren. As well as spending time with family & friends, Janice also enjoys reading, event planning & crafts.  She is a self-confessed stationery addict!

Janice says, “Being on the Board at Moorlands provides the opportunity to give something back to the college that played such a large part in planting vision and developing skills I’ve been able to use in ministry.  I wholeheartedly agree with Moorlands’ mission to “equip people, passionate about Jesus Christ, to impact the church and the world” and I want to contribute whatever I can.”

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John Fowler

Member of the Board

John’s vision for Moorlands is for the college to prepare and equip those called to service for God, so that they might reach their full potential in service for Him. He also believes that the college should be a resource to the local churches where possible and appropriate.

John worked in industry for many years working for 23 years in BT. In 1995 he felt God call him in a new direction, resulting in his training at Moorlands and graduating three years later. He now leads New Life Church in New Milton a church that has had good connections with the college for many years. He is grateful for the excellent training that Moorlands gave him to prepare for pastoral ministry, although there is always something new to learn in the role.

John is married to Miriam who is a registered nurse working in the nursing team at a local hospice, she also supports John in the work at New Life Church. They have three adult daughters, one married and only one still at home. When not busy with church life John enjoys DIY, gardening and watching motor racing.