College clerk is retiring

Richard Coombs
Richard Coombs
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THE CLERK to the Corporation at Sussex Downs College is stepping down.

Richard Coombs will be retiring at the end of the year. He has been clerk to the Corporation at Park College and Sussex Downs College for 14 years. In total Richard has worked at the college and its predecessors for 43 years.

Dick Holste, chairman of the Corporation, said, “Richard has been an excellent clerk, undertaking his duties in a diligent and highly professional manner. The Corporation will miss his advice and guidance and wish him well in his retirement. We are fortunate, therefore, to have appointed such an experienced replacement in Sara Hamilton-Burns and we look forward to welcoming her in the New Year.”

Sara Hamilton-Burns will take up her role on January 1. Ra as she likes to be known, is an experienced and well qualified clerk.