Farnham Humanists Committee

Co-Chair: David Hepper
David is a biologist and computer buff. He has been a member of FH since 2015. He likes the outdoors, repairing things, local food and has an interest in several of the national campaigns of Humanists UK.

Co-Chair: Jennie Johnson

Jennie runs our website and welcomes any feedback or corrections jennie@farnham.humanist.org.uk.
She has represented humanism on the Surrey SACRE (Standing Advisory Council for RE) for ~20 years and is an accredited School Speaker. She enjoys cycling along Surrey and Hampshire’s quiet roads and walking.

Treasurer: Linda Montgomery

Working for Alan’s IT companies was good preparation for Linda’s role as treasurer and minutes secretary for FH. Before that she was a languages teacher, and she has been a school governor for the past 20 years. She enjoys reading , gardening and walking.

Committee Secretary: Belinda Schwehr

After her 3 years maximum period as Chair ending in February 2024, Belinda is now our Committee Secretary. She has been an atheist since the age of 15. She’s a lawyer by profession and a campaigner for people’s rights to the social services they’re supposed to be entitled to under the Care Act. She enjoys making and improving things, and has a special interest in budgerigars.

Membership Secretary: Mike Steed

Outreach and Member: David Savage

David Savage helped Val and Alec Leggatt to develop Farnham Humanists. More recently he helped set up the Non-Religious Pastoral Support Network and is a volunteer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London. For some years he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the British Humanist Association and is currently a trustee of Creative Response, a local arts for well being charity for those with mental health, alcohol, or drugs related issues.

Quartermaster and Member: Keith Hayward

Keith has a background in engineering, having served an apprenticeship at a steelworks in Sheffield. He came south to work at the Royal Aircraft Establishment. A keen horticulturalist, he now runs a plant nursery in Bisley. An atheist since schooldays, his other interests include singing with Hart Male Voice Choir, and computing with the Linux Operating System.

Social Secretary and Member: Oksana Grushkovskaya