SBRA Committee

Current committee:

Joss Loader (Chair), Julia Watts (Vice-Chair), Val Veal (Treasurer), Tony Wallington (Minutes Secretary), Joyce Willson, Joan Moore, John Bradshaw, Pat Hand, Maureen Ashley, Keith Fayers-Morissey, & Joshua Baxendale.

Joss Loader

Chairman: Joss Loader

Joss has lived in Shoreham for much of her life and raised her son and daughter locally. She is currently in her third term of office as ADC's Vice Chair.

Joss represents Shoreham Beach on Adur District Council, as an elected Independent councillor. She is also the Adur Chair of the Councils' Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Joss was Chairman of ADC during 2018/19 and ran a highly-successful public defibrillator appeal, working with community groups, businesses and individuals to install 16 life-saving machines across the towns and villages of Adur.

A qualified journalist, she currently works as a freelance writer and PR consultant. She also teaches English as a Foreign Language.

Previous roles include working as Assistant Editor at the Worthing Herald Series; as a Communications Manager for the former West Sussex Primary Care Trust (NHS) and as PR manager for Shoreham Power Station, during its construction.

Joss is currently Chair of Shoreham Beach Residents' Association and is a Trustee for both the Shoreham and Adur Foodbank and Worthing Cat Welfare Trust. She is also an academy councillor (governor) at the Sir Robert Woodard Academy.

To contribute articles or photographs for inclusion in Beach News, please email Joss at or call 07838-379599 (during office hours).

Julia Watts

Vice-Chair of SBRA: Julia Watts

Julia has lived in Shoreham for most of her life, with a 10 year-old stint working and training in London.

After years of commuting, she now runs her small tax practice from her home on Shoreham Beach.

Julia has two adult children, a husband, one cat and two horses, which she rides on the beach whenever she can.

Julia has enjoyed her SBRA committee membership because she has a strong interest in local affairs and gets pleasure from contributing to our community.

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