Group Executive Committee The Executive Committee (aka the exec) is a small group of volunteers who have overall responsibility for the running of the 167th Scout Group. The Exec are like a driving committee to represent the parents and get the best for their kids within the parameters of scouting. They look after the finances, membership records, policies and charitable activities. They are ultimately responsible for Health and Safety – though the section leaders take responsibility for risk assessing all activities. The Exec performs a similar function the the Governors of a school or the Trustees of a charity. Setting Vision, Holding Responsibility, Being a Supportive Critical Friend to the leaders who deliver scouting. Every year we hold an annual general meeting where members of the charity executive committee (our board of trustees), are appointed or elected. Acting Group Section Leader – Maddie Jenkins Following the unexpected and very sad death of our Group Scout Leader Phil, Maddie has kindly offered to act as GSL in the intermediate term. The GSL supports all the volunteers, and particularly the Section Leaders, in the delivery of the scouting programmes that we provide. Maddie … Short Bio Here Chairperson – Sally Greenland The chairperson works with the Group Scout Leader to manage the running of the group Sally has two boys who are part of the 167th Group and absolutely love attending, so when a Chair was needed she offered to take on the role. As Chair she can help support this wonderful organisation and in particular this group in a small way. Secretary – Kate Allen The Secretary assists in providing amazing administrative support to the group … further description Kate … Short Bio Here Membership Secretary – Jo Savery The Membership Secretary looks after our waiting lists and makes sure that joining and transitions between sections happen smoothly. Jo … Short Bio here Treasurer – Lara Morris The Treasurer provides robust and effective financial support to the group; helping ensure subs are paid and expenses reimbursed to the volunteers. The Treasurer will also support the setting of an annual budget and completing annual accounts to be shared at the group’s AGM Lara’s son started at 167th as a Beaver and is now an Explorer and also a Young Leader with the Scouts. Lara wanted to give something back to the group by way of saying thank you for the amazing time her son is having and when the role of treasurer came up accepted Phil’s request to step in. Section Leaders The Exec will have representation from the leaders involved in the Beaver, Cub and Scout section leadership teams. Community Rep – Adele Baker Community representation on the Exec provides additional support and skills as well as another external voice to help challenge and encourage. Adele’s children enjoyed and moved out the top of 167th scouting a few years ago. Beaver Parent Rep – Vacant Parent Reps help the Exec hear the voice of children and their parents. They can provide an easy channel for parents to feedback to the leaders of the group and can be a critical friend with their parental viewpoint. Cub Parent Rep – Vacant Parent Reps help the Exec hear the voice of children and their parents. They can provide an easy channel for parents to feedback to the leaders of the group and can be a critical friend with their parental viewpoint. Scout Parent Rep – Vacant Parent Reps help the Exec hear the voice of children and their parents. They can provide an easy channel for parents to feedback to the leaders of the group and can be a critical friend with their parental viewpoint.