Meet The District Team

District Commissioner

Neil Kidd
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

Assistant District Commissioner (Support)

Phil Sumner
Works in partnership with the District Commissioner to ensure District provides good quality Scouting for young people and proactively supports and manages adults in the District.

Assistant District Commissioner (Development)

Jon Handby
Works in partnership with the District Commissioner to ensure that Scouting within the District develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association.

Assistant District Commissioner (Special Needs)

David Shields
Responsible for helping more young people with special needs integrate into mainstream Scouting and being aware of how young people with severe disabilities are enjoying their Scouting .

District Youth Commissioner

Dan Nickerson
Works in partnership with the District Commissioner and Chairperson of the District Executive Committee. Ensures 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.

District Scout Network Commissioner

Currently Vacant
the Manager of the Network Section and is responsible for proactively enabling Scout Network members to shape and participate in the Scout Network programme in accordance with the Purpose, Principles and Policies of The Scout Association.

District Explorer Scout Commissioner

Andrew Hughes
Manager of the Explorer Scout Section. Responsible for its effective operation of the developing of quality Explorer Scouting in the District in accordance with the Purpose, Principles and Policies of The Scout Association. This may be with the help of District Explorer Scout Administrators, District Explorer Scout Leaders and Explorer Scout Leader (Young Leaders) as appropriate. Some of the tasks for which the Explorer Scout Leader is responsible may be delegated to others in the District, including Explorer Scout Leaders, Assistant Explorer Scout Leaders and Section Assistants.

Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts)

John King
To work in partnership with the District Commissioner to ensure that effective operation of the Scout Section in their District in accordance with the rules as laid down in POR of The Scout Association.

Acting Assistant District Commissioner (Cubs)

Helen Hallworth
To work in partnership with the District Commissioner to ensure that effective operation of the Cub Scout Section in their District in accordance with the rules as laid down in POR of The Scout Association.

Assistant District Commissioner (Beavers)

Peter Metcalfe
To work in partnership with District Commissioner to ensure that effective operation of the Beaver Scout Section in their District in accordance with the rules as laid down in POR of The Scout Association.

District Communications Manager (Media)

Emma Handby
To work in partnership with District Team to manage and maintain the media options available to us, including website, newsletters and e-communications.

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