Sandra is married to Charles and they have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. From the age of 8 she attended St Luke’s Church Victoria Docks. At 17 she was encouraged by the Vicar to run a weekly children’s group for those aged 7 +, which she ran for the next 18 years.
At St Luke’s she was a member of the PCC and Deanery Synod. The family moved to Hornchurch in 1978 when they started attending St Andrew’s. Sandra and Charles ran ‘Saltire’, a teenage Youth Group at St Andrew’s, for nearly 20 years. During this time, they also led three groups of teenagers (from Saltire, Guides and Scouts) to Kenya to work on development projects. She has been involved with Girlguiding for more than 40 years in Victoria Docks and Hornchurch.