Who's behind OSCAR?
Mike Frith - Founding Director
Mike works full-time with OSCAR and is involved in just about every aspect of the organisation. Originally from Dunstable, he worked as a pilot/engineer with Mission Aviation Fellowship in Madagascar & Uganda before returning to the UK to set up OSCAR. He has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Grad. Diploma in Mission Aviation Technology. He has also been involved in church planting and pioneer mission initiatives. Mike is married to Cheryl and they have two grown up children, Joanna & Will.
Sarah Nahrwold-Harrison - Admin & Marketing
Sarah joined OSCAR in 2021 and comes from a strong marketing background. She lives in Dorset and is a member of Poole Gateway Church where she helps with the Kids and Youth Groups. She also remotely works for Menadue, a Christian activity centre based in North Cornwall and volunteers for Transformed Ministries.
Tracey Ryland - Social Media
Tracey has helped OSCAR in various roles since 2013 including social media, research, project management and admin support. She has previously run her own company, Ekiliya Ltd, providing event management services and administration support and has also been on the team organising the Big Church Day Out. Tracey is married to Mark.
Kieran Metcalfe - Website Development
Kieran has been working as OSCAR's web developer since 2016. When he's not working for OSCAR, he's also a Freelance Graphic and Web Designer, Amateur Photographer and Worship Leader. He is married to Susie and they have two boys.
Joan Thomson - Admin & Data Checking
Joan has been a volunteer since 2018, helping with various admin and database tasks. Retired now following a career in education, she is actively involved in church life doing a variety of roles. She lives in south-west Scotland and is married to John.
Heather Snoek - Northern Ireland Representative
Heather has represented OSCAR in Northern Ireland since 2019 and has recently retired from teaching. She is married to Frank (former missionary pilot) whom she met while they were both serving in Ivory Coast with WEC. Since then they have served with JAARS in the USA and Kenya. They have three grown-up children: Nathan, Aimee and Rebekka.
- Sue O'Dell
- Tracey Ryland
- Mike Frith
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