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The Deputy Mayor of Worthing

2017-18 Deputy Mayor & Mayoress of Worthing Cllr Paul Baker and Mrs Sandra Baker

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Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Worthing

2017-18 Deputy Mayor of Worthing Cllr Paul Baker

Cllr Paul Baker

Paul was brought up in Durrington and attended Durrington Primary School, West Tarring County Secondary School, Northbrook College and Brighton Technical College where he obtained an HNC in Electrical Engineering.

He served an Electrical Engineering apprenticeship at Beecham Pharmaceuticals and went on to be a hospital field service engineer. He then moved into technical electrical sales as a specification engineer and became an area sales manager.

Paul took a career break in 2000 and purchased a small hotel in Worthing which he ran with his wife Sandra for 10 years, selling the business in 2010.

He moved back into electrical sales and now works as a technical support engineer for ABB UK Ltd in both Solar Energy and Electric Vehicle Charging.

Paul's hobbies include singing and he has sung with several local choirs and the Ovation Vocal Group. He is also a past president of Worthing Rugby Club where he played 1st XV rugby in the 1980s.

He was elected to Worthing Borough Council as councillor for Broadwater Ward in 2016.

Paul said:

“I am honoured to have been elected to serve as Deputy Mayor and I am looking forward to supporting the Mayor Alex Harman and promoting the wonderful town and people of Worthing.”

See also: Cllr Paul Baker's webpage

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Deputy Mayoress of the Borough of Worthing

2017-18 Deputy Mayoress of Worthing Mrs Sandra Baker

Mrs Sandra Baker

Sandra was brought up in Broadwater and was educated at Broadwater C of E Primary School, Worthing County Secondary School for Girls and Chichester College.

She moved into retail management with Royal Doulton and Bentalls. Whilst at Bentalls she met Paul and they were married in 1987 at St Mary's Church Broadwater and settled in Broadwater.

After working at Glaxosmithkline in the technical drawing project engineers' department, Sandra moved into her current career in estate agency and has worked for two local independent estate agents and is currently with Michael Jones Estate Agents.

Sandra's interest include going to the gym, swimming and running.

Sandra and Paul will be celebrating their Pearl wedding anniversary in September 2017.

Sandra said:

“I am looking forward to supporting Paul in his role as the Deputy Mayor.”

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