Current Membership:

The District Executive is made up of four types of members:

  • Ex-officio members: due to their role:
    • District Chair;
    • District Commissioner;
    • Deputy District Commissioners;
    • District Youth Commissioner;
    • District Secretary;
    • District Treasurer;
    • District Explorer Scout Commissioners
  • Elected members: stand at the AGM
  • Nominated members: selected by the DC
  • Co-opted members: due to specific skills

The current members of the District Executive Committee (as at the May 2019 AGM) are:

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Michele LawrenceDistrict Chair
Liz MappersonDistrict Secretary
Rob PooleDistrict Treasurer
Dale HarrisonDistrict Commissioner
Don LonghurstDeputy District Commissioner
Colin GreatbatchDeputy District Commissioner
Barry WalkerDeputy District Commissioner
Imogen BooteDistrict Youth Commissioner
Sara WalkletDistrict Explorer Scout Commissioner
Peter WhitehouseElected
Mike SmithElected
Richard HawthorneElected
Steve TraversElected
Amy RatcliffeNominated
Matt CluttonNominated
Shay NormanNominated
Judith HunterCo-opted

Minutes of Executive:

17 09 2019 Minutes - APPROVED
17 09 2019 Minutes – APPROVED
03 12 2019 Minutes - DRAFTED
03 12 2019 Minutes – DRAFt







The District Executive make decisions to ensure that the best quality Scouting can be delivered in Potteries North. Members of the Executive must act collectively as charity trustees of the Scout District to:

  • Comply with the Policy, Organisation and Rules.
  • Manage District finances and insurance.
  • Promote the development and image of Scouting
  • Appoint and manage sub committees:
    • Awards,
    • Events,
    • Heath & Safety,
    • Appointments Advisory Committee,
    • Finance,
    • Burdi Boys Gang Show
  • Ensure that Young People are involved in decision making at all levels
  • Supervising the running, opening and closing of Groups
  • Present the Annual Report and Accounts at the AGM