The Board of Trustees are a representative body of men and women from across the NISCU areas. They bring different skills and experiences to the board, but are united by a passion that gives all children and young people across our NISCU areas the opportunity to hear about a God who cares for them.

David Grime

David Grime

Trustee

The current Chair of Trustees, Dave has been involved with NISCU in one way or another since the early 1980’s.
A retired Quantity Surveyor he and his wife, Sue ,worship at Parr St Evangelical Church, Kendal.

Ian Harvie

Ian Harvie

Trustee

Ian lives in Whitehaven with his wife Sheila and is a member of Emmanuel Church Moor Row.
He is a retired industrial chemist and a former church leader.
He is currently a trustee of the Howgill Family Centre in West Cumbria, helps manage a child sponsorship scheme at three schools in Jos, Nigeria and is a Niscu volunteer co-worker at Whitehaven Academy.

Ruth Houston

Ruth Houston

Trustee

Ruth lives in Kendal with her husband (who is training to be a vicar) and two university age children. Until recently, Ruth was the headteacher at a local secondary school. She worships at Holy Trinity, Kendal, and is a keen musician.

Mat Ineson

Mat Ineson

Trustee

Mat is a vicar in Kendal and Crosscrake. He is married to Emma who is the Bishop of Penrith and they have two grown up children. Although he only moved to Kendal in 2019 he lived in Sedbergh in the 1980’s where he Dad was vicar. 

Alastair Richards

Alastair Richards

Trustee

Alastair lives in Lancaster with his wife and two children and worships at St Tees Church, Lancaster.
In his work life he is an Accountant who has worked for a number of years in the charity sector and he is currently Chief Executive Officer at North West Cancer Research.