Like a governing body of a school, the District Executive oversees the overall priorities for the District ensuring adherence to national policies and rules and ensuring members see good management of District finances and assets.

The Executive are trustees of the District and as such meet quarterly to review District finances, receive updates from the DC and sections, and to help the long-term development of the District.

The membership of the Executive is a mixture of elected, nominated and co-opted members from the District. It presently consists of leaders, parents, District officials and lay members.

  • Chair – Alastair Edge
  • Secretary – Vancant
  • Treasurer – Grant Bailey
  • Nominated Member – Jonathan Tones (aka, Slimer) (ADC Comms)
  • Nominated Member – Matthew Taylor (District Youth Commissioner)
  • Nominated Member – Alfie Baker (DUSAGG Liaisons)
  • Ex-Officio Member – Jayne Gibson (DC – District Commissioner)
  • Ex-Officio Member – Nick Bucknall (DESC – District Explorer Scout Commissioner)
  • Ex-Officio Member – Andy Carr (DNSC – District Network Scout Commissioner)


Not Executive Committee Members

  • Appointments Secretary – Darren Melroy
  • Appointments Chair – Vacant
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