Diocesan Board of Education

Our work supporting Schools, Children and Chaplaincies in universities and colleges is guided by the Diocesan Board of Education (DBE)

DBEs are constituted by a Measure of Parliament. Download the Diocesan Boards of Education Measure 2021.

DBE Scheme

Terms of Reference

The Chelmsford DBE meets three times per year and in chaired by the The Ven Robin King, Archdeacon of Stansted. Its work is supported by its Executive Committee and the Schools Organisation and Resources sub-committee.

DBE Members

DBE Chair

  • The Ven Robin King, Archdeacon of Stansted

Bishops Appointments

  • Revd Andy Griffiths

Co-Opted Members

  • John Hayes
  • Aleishia Lewis


  • Revd Lee Batson
  • Heather Housden


  • Revd Sue Wise
  • Laity - vacancy


  • Clergy - vacancy
  • Laity - vacancy