Diocese of Carlisle

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel (DSAP)


The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel meets quarterly and has the following members:

  • Carol Holt (Independent Chair)
  • The Rev Canon Cameron Butland (Bishop's Chaplain)
  • Derek Hurton (Carlisle Diocesan Secretary)
  • The Ven Lee Townend (Archdeacon of Carlisle - Archdeacons’ Lead for Safeguarding)
  • Graham Kay (Lancashire and Cumbria Methodist District Safeguarding Officer)
  • Amanda Quirke (Cumbria County Council Local Authority Designated Officer - LADO)
  • David Mills (retired Senior Probation Officer)
  • DC Anna Ritson (Cumbria Police)
  • Kristian Tjemsland (representing the Network Youth Churches)
  • The Rev Nicki Pennington (former Social Worker)
  • Joanna Van Lachterop (Carlisle Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor)
  • Dave Roberts (Carlisle Diocesan Head of Communications)
  • Deborah Royston (Cumbria Family Support)
  • Janet Thompson (Parish Safeguarding Officer)

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