District Executive Committee

The District Executive Committee exists to support the District Commissioner in meeting the responsibilities of the appointment and to provide support for Scout Groups, Explorer Scout Units and any District Scout Network in the District. The Committee is specifically responsible for:

  • Promoting the development of Scouting in the District and arranging for harmonious co-operation with other organisations;
  • The raising of funds and the administration of the District’s finance and property, including Explorer Scout Units, the District Scout Network and District Scout Active Support Units;
  • Appointing a District Appointments Advisory Committee, Appointments Chairman and Appointments Secretary as per Policy, Organisation & Rules: the Appointment Process;
  • Appointing other sub-committees and their chairmen as the Committee may require;
  • Supervising the administration of Groups, particularly in relation to finance and the trusteeship of property;
  • Attending to District administration, particularly:

–       matters relating to Leader, Manager and Supporter appointments;

–       the appointment of Section Assistants and Skills Instructors, Administrators and Advisers;

–       registrations, membership of the Movement, appointing an Assistant Secretary as Badge Secretary for the District; and the

–       presentation of an Annual Report and annual statement of accounts to the Annual General Meeting of the District Scout Council.