District Commissioners Team

 
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James Pugh

District Commissioner

James manages and supports the Scout District to ensure it runs effectively and that Scouting within the District develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association so that that the District provides good quality Scouting for young people and proactively supports and manages adults in the District.

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Gemma Norman

District Youth Commissioner

Gemma's role is to ensure that young people from 6 – 25 years are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience locally and to empower young people to share their ideas and have a meaningful voice in planning, implementing and reviewing their programme and opportunities.

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David Smith

Deputy District Commissioner

David supports James in managing the district, liaising closely with our program team to help them deliver a fun, quality district program. David supports the District by overseeing leader appraisals and reviews. 

District Executive Committee

 
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Moley Brown

District Chair

Moley leads the Executive Committee, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities within the District  She works closely with James  to achieve the purpose of The Scout Association through the development of local Scouting, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

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Julie Brennan

District Secretary

Julie supports the Chair of the Executive Committee to ensure the smooth functioning and sound administration of the district in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

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Robert Harris

District Treasurer

Robert provides sound financial administration, support and information to the Executive Committee and Group, District or County/Area/Region in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

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District Trustee

contributes to the running of district, by providing administrative support, strategic direction, compliance with relevant legislation and completion of the duties set out in The Scout Association’s Policy, Organisation and Rules.

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District Trustee

contributes to the running of district, by providing administrative support, strategic direction, compliance with relevant legislation and completion of the duties set out in The Scout Association’s Policy, Organisation and Rules.

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District Trustee

contributes to the running of district, by providing administrative support, strategic direction, compliance with relevant legislation and completion of the duties set out in The Scout Association’s Policy, Organisation and Rules.

Assistant District Commissioners

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Dawn Davey

Assistant District Commissioner

(Beavers)

Dawn helps to oversee the running of Beavers throughout the district, she manages District Events for the Beaver section and works to promote county events and provide strategic support for Beaver leaders, including the induction of section leaders.

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Paul Norman

Assistant District Commissioner

(Scouts)

Paul helps to oversee the running of cubs throughout the district, he manages District Events for the scouts section and works to promote county events and provide strategic support for scout leaders, including the induction of section leaders.

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Carol Denbigh

Assistant District Commissioner

(Cubs)

Carol helps to oversee the running of cubs throughout the district, she manages District Events for the cub section and works to promote county events and provide strategic support for cub leaders, including the induction of section leaders.

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Julie Lloyd

District Explorer Scouts Leader

Julie runs, and is responsible for the program our the District Explorer Scouts Unit, 'BEARS'. She works closely with scout leaders to promote joint events and help explorers in the transition period from scouts to explorers.

District Support Team

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Helen Hawthorne

Appointments Advisory Committee Chair

The Appointments Advisory Committee’s main function is to assist with the process of appointing adults in Scouting by advising on their suitability.

Helen oversees the AAC and chairs all meetings, working closely with James to support new adults in the district

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The Appointments Advisory Committee’s main function is to assist with the process of appointing adults in Scouting by advising on their suitability.

Ann helps to arrange AAC meetings and ensure there is a welcoming environment for all new leaders

Ann Hale

Appointments Advisory Committee Secretary

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Simon Pyzer

Local Training Manager

Simon helps to oversee leader training and development in the District, ensuring that each leader is assigned a training advisor and is supported through their journey.

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Paul Norman

Nights Away Advisor

Paul is responsible for meeting  with adults to assess them against the eight core skills and as required assist them in gaining an appropriate Permit and providing general advice on camping and residential matters and to promote nights away opportunities within the District

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Timbo Rusby

Water Activities Advisor

Timbo helps to support and arrange water activities for groups within the district, as well as assisting leaders who wish to gain water activities permits.

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Safety Advisor

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Jodie Cox

Explorer Scouts Administrator

Maintaining a free flow of information across the District to ensure that every Explorer Scout has

Title: District Explorer Scout Administrator

access to the full Explorer Scout Programme offered by every Explorer Scout Unit and across the District.

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Nights Away Advisor

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Inclusion for SEN Advisor

Charlie Brown

District Quartermaster

Charlie helps to look after all of our district equipment, and ensure it is well maintained and ready for use when needed by groups.

As Scouts, we believe in preparing young people with skills for life. we encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more.
 

Safety and Safeguarding   Our Number 1 Priority

Report concerns directly to the District Commissioner

dc@elstreescouts.org.uk

or the UK Safeguarding Team

safeguarding@scouts.org.uk

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