Chris was born in Papakura and has lived here all his life.
He is married to Jenny and they have two adult children (Matthew and Rebecca).
Chris is a Mechanical Engineer and runs his own business.
Before attending First Church the Lees family attended Rosehill Presbyterian Church for 7 years, and Chris became an elder in 1977.
Chris and Jenny moved to First Church in 1979. He has also served on Board of Managers for many years and is currently the Outreach Team Elder.