Meet the Team

Our team is made up of people from a range of backgrounds and professions, creating a fun, down-to-earth and faith-filled atmosphere within the association. The team has a combined wealth of wisdom and life experience, and a passion for both God and people.

They are dedicated to growing healthy churches in relationship for God's mission.

The Association team works closely with the Board of Trustees for the South Wales Baptist Association

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Revd Mark Fairweather-Tall

Regional Minister: Team Leader

Mark brings with him many years of pastoral ministry experience having served in both Norwich Baptist Church and Pershore Baptist Church after studying at Regents Park College, Oxford.

Contact Mark here

Revd Hayley Young

Regional Minister: Mission Enabler

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Revd Emma Mohr

Regional Minister: Mission Enabler for Children, Youth & Families

Emma has a passion for churches to reach out to children, youth and families.  Emma studied at the South Wales Baptist College and serves part time as Minister of Richmond Road Baptist Church in Pontnewydd.

Contact Emma here

Mrs Karen Kaneen

Association Administrator  and Company Secretary

Hayley has a passion for seeing the church engaged with their local community in creative and traditional ways, as well as seeing Millennials and Generation Z released into church leadership.

Hayley trained at Spurgeons College, London & served as a minister in the Southern Counties Baptist Association & Central Baptist Association. 

Follow Hayley on her social media (links above)

Contact Hayley here

Revd Naomi Dickerson

Renew Welling Co-ordinator / Advocate

Naomi has a real heart for people and helping them in their explorations of faith and discipleship and considers it a privilege to be allowed to walk alongside others at times of great highs, lows and everything in between. She is also a minister at Ararat Baptist Church, Cardiff.

Naomi works on Tuesday & Wednesdays for the SWaBA.

Contact Naomi about Renew Wellbeing here

Karen started work for the association in January 2019. She is the voice on the end of the phone in the association office, and deals with enquiries and office admin. 

Contact Karen here

Miss Tricia Wiltshire

Safeguarding Lead

Tricia has been involved in SWBA safeguarding for many years and been one of the trainers since 2005. She is now the (voluntary) Safeguarding Officer for SWBA, and represents the association on the BUGB National Contacts Safeguarding group and the Welsh Christian Safeguarding Forum.

Contact Tricia here