WHO WE ARE

Meet the team behind Watchet Coastal Community Team.

Jan Ayers

Jan Ayers

Community Coordinator

Bio coming soon…

Donna Stevens

Donna Stevens

Transport Coordinator

Donna is our community transport coordinator acting as a focal point matching volunteer drivers with those needing local transport.

This is for both the WCCT’s own vehicle the Nissan Leaf, and the wheelchair compatible EVIE owned by Watchet Town Council and operated by the partnership with Bicknoller and Sampford Brett Councils.

 

Martin Stevens

Martin Stevens

Director

Martin Stevens representing Watchet Boat Owners’ Association.

Retired electrical engineer, lifelong resident of Watchet and passionate about our beautiful town and its people.

John Irven

John Irven

Director

John retired to Watchet with wife Rachel who grew up here. An industrial technologist, he is visiting professor at Queen Mary, University of London, and has been a Watchet Town Councillor since 2011, and mayor from 2018. He leads WCCT finance and governance & delivered the 7 Esplanade rebuild project.

Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy

Director

Peter is a founder member of WCCT and leads the community transport programme. He is a Watchet Town councillor where he has served as mayor, as well as being a district councillor for some years. Locally he is also a trustee of the Watchet Market House Museum.

Kate Williams

Kate Williams

Director, Leading The Learns Project

I have lived in Watchet for ten years after previously living in various parts of the South East of England. After a career in children and family social care I now work part time as a therapist working with children and adults. I have volunteered and fundraised for a variety of national charities and local good causes over the years. A highlight was trekking with the Masaai in Tanzania and volunteering in an orphanage there.

I have been part of WCCT since July 2022, and am currectly the director leading the Learns project, helping to bring both formal and informal learning opportunities to our community in Watchet.

Bernice Scott-Field

Bernice Scott-Field

Director

Bio coming soon…

Jane Armstrong

Jane Armstrong

Director

Bio coming soon…

Ian Aldridge

Ian Aldridge

Director

Ian recently joined the WCCT as a director, bringing with him a wealth of experience as a district councillor and local resident.

He has a passion for achieving the best for our local area within West Somerset.

All the Directors have experience and expertise in different areas and work hard for other community organisations. If there is a specific project you’d like to see or would like help with, please contact us.

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