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
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Miss Tricia Wiltshire
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.