Who’s Who

Scouting in Durham City is managed by the District Commissioner – commonly known as the DC.

The DC is assisted by Several Assistant District Commissioners (or ADCs) each of whom has an area of specific responsibility. The ADCs take responsibility for coordinating the District program. The District is managed and overseen by the executive committee which consists of a Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary.





District Commissioner Jayne Gibson
District Youth Commissioner Matthew Taylor
Assistant District Commissioners (ADC’s) – Sections
Beavers Sarah Dodds
Cubs Sarah Dodds
Scouts Slimer (Acting)
Explorers (DESC) Nick Bucknall
Network Andy Carr
Assistant District Commissioners (ADC’s) – Other Roles
Communications (O365/Website/etc) Slimer
Social Media Slimer
Training Darren Melroy
Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls