Judith Griffies Chair
Judith is a retired teacher currently working part-time in care and hospitality. She has previously worked in counselling, training, social and community work. She and her family have lived in West Dorset for 37 years. For seven years Judith was a director of a local rural CLT which built eight affordable homes. She is an experienced leader, organiser and administrator.
Vince O’Farrell Treasurer
Vince lives in Bridport and is Treasurer of Bridport Cohousing Limited and a founding board member of Symene CLT Limited, another local community-led affordable housing project which was completed in 2015. He was previously a software developer, project manager and primary school teacher. He is also Secretary or Treasurer of a number of other volunteer-led organisations and charities in Bridport.
Monica King Secretary
Monica is a retired Higher Education Administrator. She has developed organisational skills in various roles, managing teams and HR processes within large and small organisations. She is one of our founder members and a recent recipient of a National CLT Network award!
Emily Richmond Director
Emily works as a Family Liaison Officer in a local school for children with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability). She is a parent carer. With a background in mental health and a trained counsellor, she is invested in the linkage between secure housing, healthy community and well-being.
Julian Jones Director
Julian is a retired civil servant and local government officer and has spent three years seconded to the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution working on the landmark Transport and the Environment report. He has held the position of Treasurer in three organisations, including Bridport Cohousing Limited.