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ISS leadership team

Meet the leaders of the International Staff Songsters

Songster Leader Dorothy Nancekievill

Dorothy was appointed ISS Songster Leader in 2003.

She is Head of Farringtons a Methodist School in Chislehurst, Kent and a former Director of Music at Wells Cathedral School where she worked with many of the best young musicians and teachers from around the world. Her work with young people also includes being part of Salvation Army music schools in the UK and the Western, Eastern and Southern Territories in the United States.

Dorothy grew up in Glasgow, Scotland, and attended Paisley, Parkhead and Govan Corps (churches). She studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Glasgow University. Postgraduate study subsequently bringing her to the South-West of England and Bristol Easton Corps. She currently attends Bromley Temple Corps.

Dorothy is married to Gary and they have two sons, Matthew and David. She attends our Bromley Temple Corps.

Executive Officer Lieut-Colonel Jayne Roberts

The ISS is delighted to be supported by Jayne, who is the Secretary for Spiritual Life Development. Her role includes teaching at various events includes the Brengle Institute and working closely with The Salvation Army's Prayer Network. 

Jayne has been a Salvation Army officer for more than 30 years and is married to Jonathan, the current Editor of Salvationist. They have served as corps officers at Caterham, Plumstead, Cwmbran and Cardiff Canton and in divisional leadership in East Midlands. 

Service at our International Headquarters as Editor of The Salvation Army Year Book was followed by personnel work in East Scotland. Jayne was appointed Assistant Chief Secretary before taking up her current role in July 2018.

Jayne has a a son who lives in Brazil and three daughters. Jayne attends our Croydon Citadel Corps.

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