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New Appointments in Durham Scout County

10 May 2018

We are pleased to announce the following appointments in the county:

  • Kevin Wilson has been appointed as the new District Commissioner for Houghton-le-Spring District. Kevin has previously seen great success as Group Scout Leader with 1st Fatfield Group.
  • Steven Gibson is appointed as Deputy District Commissioner for Houghton-le-Spring District and will also continue as Group Scout Leader of 1st Herrington Scout Group.

David Stokes, County Commissioner said "I am delighted to appoint Kevin and Steven to continue some excellent work in Houghton-le-Spring District, which has seen a doubling of youth numbers in less than ten years. I would also like to place on record my thanks to Carl Hickman, Bryan Johnson and especially Jonathan Chicken for their excellent work in Houghton-le-Spring District over the past decade"

We are also pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Pelling to the role of Assistant County Commissioner (Scout Active Support). Victoria joins the County Team with a great deal of experience with busy Scout Active Support Units and her main role will be to support groups and districts to set up and manage Scout Active Support Units (SASUs).

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