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Meet Our Team…

We have a large dedicated group of adult volunteers throughout the District making Scouting possible for local young people! Below are details of the team responsible for Scouting within our District.
Kerry Clark
District Commissioner

I was a Cub and Scout in my native New Zealand and came back to Scouting as a leader in Potters Bar when I heard of a need for more adults.

I truly value the life skills and confidence Scouting gave to me as a child, and I wanted to be sure those opportunities were there for my children.

My role as District Commissioner is to manage other volunteer leaders in the District to ensure good quality Scouting is available for children and adults alike.

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Gordon Marshal
Deputy District Commissioner

Gordon Marshall Deputy DC

I have been involved in Scouting since 1964 as a young person in Potters Bar & District, becoming a Leader in 1976. I have been a Scout Leader, Group Scout Leader, Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts), Assistant County Commissioner (Scouts), National Scout Team Member and County World Scout Jamboree Leader (WSJ 1995 – The Netherlands). Lots of valuable experience but I still believe that the Movements greatest assets are our young people. We lead and empower them but it is their ability to use this training to accept the challenges we give them and their ability to make things happen that is what makes Scouting the great organisation that it is today. Our Young People are the greatest advert that we can produce.

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Margaret Roper
Assistant District Commissioner - Beavers

My name is Margaret Roper and I have been part of Scouting in Potters Bar for almost 30 years. I was Beaver Leader for 10 years at 5th PB then a District Scouter for 2 years before taking on the ADC role in February 2000.

I am the Local Training Manager for the District and oversee the training of new leaders and support existing leaders in their ongoing learning.

I am also on the Appointments Committee which interviews prospective new leaders and those members wishing to change roles. As part of the DART (District Adult Recruitment Team) I assist in the recruitment of adults to help maintain existing sections or to start new sections within a group.

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Alison Heatley
Assistant District Commissioner - Cubs

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Chris Brunning
Assistant District Commissioner - Scouts

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James Sanderson
District Explorer Scout Commissioner

Having grown up passing through the ranks of the 5th Potters Bar Scout Group, I became a leader with the Group’s Scout Troop at age 18 and then ran the Tartan Phoenix Explorer Scout Unit following my return from University in 2011. I am honoured to have been made a Queen Scout in 2015, following the completion of the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.

In 2008, I represented the United Kingdom at the International Scouting and Humanitarian Aid Conference in the United Arab Emirates and have attended a number of the fantastic international expeditions on offer within Scouting. In 2018, I will be part of the leadership team on an Explorer Belt Expedition to Oman.

Scouting is a bright light in a world which can be particularly daunting for young people. Our business is in building confidence, skills and friendships and so I am proud to be ensuring that 14 to 18 year olds within the District have a very beneficial Scouting experience.

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Paul Scott
District Scout Network Commissioner

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Latest News

A Report on the Switzerland Expedition this summer with the 5th Potters Bar, 1st Little Heath, 3rd Potters Bar and Tartan Phoenix Explorers
16th August 2017